College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences Health and Human Performance

Clinical Assistant Professor - Exercise Physiology


The Department of Health and Human Performance at the University of Houston is seeking an individual to serve as a clinical assistant professor, primarily teaching in the area of exercise physiology. The position consists of a 9 month academic appointment with opportunities to teach in the Summer semesters.


A PhD in exercise physiology or closely related academic field with teaching and scholarship experiences appropriate for appointment as a clinical assistant professor. Evidence of creative teaching procedures and management of large numbers of students; evidence of the use of innovative on-line, hybrid, and face-to-face classroom teaching; demonstrated ability to teach basic physiologically-based health related classes. Evidence or the ability to conduct and publish articles is desired.


The successful candidate will teach a variety of physiologically-based courses using a variety of classroom styles; develop new courses as needed, serve on select departmental committees and serve as faculty advisor of the student major society. May participate in research endeavors as appropriate.


Competitive and commensurate with qualifications.

Application Procedures:

Submit a letter or Application, Curriculum vitae, academic transcripts and three letters of reference to:

Dr. Yoonjung Park, Chair: Clinical Assistant Search Committee
Department of Health and Human Performance
3855 Holman Street
104 Garrison Gymnasium
Houston, Texas 77204-6015

Review of application materials will begin August, 21, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.

Position will begin January 1, 2015

University Description:

The University of Houston is a major urban research institution with a focus on urban issues and problems. The University has over 40,000 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.

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.