Assistant/Associate Professor Exercise Science


Website University of Mary Hardin-Baylor

The University of Mary Hardin Baylor’s Mayborn College of Health Sciences seeks qualified  faculty for its School of Exercise & Sport Science beginning Fall 2021, with initial appointment at  the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, commensurate with experience. UMHB seeks  faculty who are active Christians and dedicated teacher-scholars to prepare students for  leadership, service, and faith-informed discernment in a global society. 

The School of Exercise & Sport Science offers six undergraduate degree programs that include  the B.S. in Health Science (Pre-Physical Therapy, Pre-Occupational Therapy, Pre-Physician  Assistant, Pre-Medicine), the B.S. in Exercise Physiology, the B.S. & B.A. in Sport Management,  the B.S. in Physical Education with teaching certification, and the B.S. in Public Health with a  concentration in Health Promotion. Additionally, the School offers three graduate degrees that  include a Master of Science in Exercise Physiology, a Master of Science in Sport Administration,  and a Master of Public Health degree. Our goal is to engage students in a Christ-centered  learning environment where they will develop the knowledge, skills, and inter-professional  competencies to become leaders in the complex and dynamic environment of health sciences. 

UMHB is conveniently located in Belton, an historic town of 22,000 in the heart of central  Texas. Nearby cities are Temple (5 miles), Waco (45 miles), Austin (65 miles), San Antonio (130  miles) and Dallas/Ft. Worth (130 miles). Excellent schools, abundant cultural and recreational  opportunities, and a high quality of life are hallmarks of the local community. 

Faculty Responsibilities: Activities required of all faculty include exemplary teaching,  curriculum development, student advising; professional attainment; and service to department,  college, university, and the community.  

Specific Responsibilities: Teach a range of undergraduate and graduate level courses in the  Exercise Physiology and Health Science Degree Programs. Such courses may include, but are  not limited to Pathophysiology, Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Exercise, Human Anatomy, Research Methods, Exercise Prescription, Kinesiology, and/or other courses in the related field.  The teaching load is typically 12 hours per semester. Other responsibilities may include student  advising, graduate student mentorship, and clinical supervision of students and/or internship  sites. 

Qualifications: Doctorate in Exercise Science or related discipline from an accredited institution  is required. ABD will be considered (tenure-track status requires terminal degree in hand).  Candidates with evidence of teaching repertoire in more than one exercise science-related area 

(exercise prescription, pathophysiology, biomechanics, strength and conditioning, nutrition,  etc.) are strongly encouraged to apply.  

Excellent teaching and communication skills, a dedication to professional attainment, and  commitment to quality improvement are essential. Must be an active, and committed  Christian.  

Salaries & Benefits: Competitive salary commensurate with experience, excellent benefits  including medical and dental insurance, retirement plan with match and UMHB tuition benefits  for employees and their dependents. 

TO APPLY: Visit for more details and to apply. Please submit a  cover letter, CV, transcript copies and evidence of quality teaching performance with your  online application. Your letter of interest should also respond to UMHB’s mission and values,  found at In addition, include in one page or less, a  description of your own Christian beliefs and commitments. Review of applications will begin  immediately and continue until position is filled.

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