College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences Health and Human Performance

Clinical Assistant Professor - Exercise Physiology

Description:

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.

Qualification:

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.

Responsibilities:

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.

Salary:

Competitive and commensurate with qualifications.

Application Procedures:

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

Dr. Yonjung Park, Chair: Clinical Assistant Search Committee
Department of Health and Human Performance
3855 Holman Street
104 Garrison Gymnasium
Houston, Texas 77204-6015
E-mail: ypark10@uh.edu

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.