Faculty Openings : The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
Health and Human Performance
Associate or Assistant Professor - Exercise Physiology - Tenure-Track
The Department of Health and Human Performance at the University of Houston is seeking an exercise physiology specialist with demonstrable academic skills for a tenure-track position.
The position is a 9-month appointment with Summer school teaching optional.
Effective date of appointment will be January, 2013 but will consider candidates available to start August 2013.
Qualification: Ph.D. in exercise physiology or related biological or clinical science. Ability to conduct and publish quality, high-impact research. Potential to engage in cooperative research projects with medical, community and governmental agencies located in Houston. Graduate and undergraduate teaching, web/technology skills and postdoctoral experience are desirable.
Preference will be given to candidates with an interest in cardiovascular physiology that can both complement and expand existing research capabilities within the department.
Responsibilities: Teach graduate and undergraduate courses in exercise physiology studies. Mentor graduate students in exercise physiology. Develop and maintain a vigorous scholarly research program that will foster acquisition of external funding and enhance graduate student recruitment and training. Perform service to the department, college, university and the profession.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications.
University Description: The University of Houston is a major urban research institution with a focus on urban issues and problems. The University has over 35,000 students in 13 colleges. The University of Houston is located near the renowned Texas Medical Center and NASA/Johnson Space Center providing faculty with a variety of opportunities to conduct interdisciplinary research. Houston is the largest city in Texas and offers a large variety of professional, cultural and personal opportunities.
Submit a letter of Application, Curriculum vitae, academic transcripts and three letters of reference to:
Dr. Richard Simpson, Exercise Physiologist Search Committee
Department of Health and Human Performance
3855 Holman Street
104 Garrison Gymnasium
Houston, Texas 77204-6015
Review of application materials will begin November, 2012 and continue until the position is filled.
Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action:
The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.