Assistant or Associate Professor in Exercise Science

The University of Texas Department of Kinesiology & Health Education is seeking applications from outstanding academic research scientists for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position or a tenured Associate Professor position in our Exercise Science program.

The Exercise Science program is multidisciplinary and conducts scholarly research and teaching in exercise physiology, anatomy, neuromuscular control, biomechanics, motor learning/development, and sport psychology. The program offers both Doctoral and Master’s degrees as well as an undergraduate degree.

Specific research strengths include cardiovascular physiology, autonomic control of circulation, metabolic effects of exercise, biomechanics and motor control of posture, locomotion and reaching, as well as neural and muscular control of movement and coordination. There are also opportunities to collaborate with faculty members in the Health Behavior and Health Education area of the Department whose research interests include child and adolescent health, physical activity, obesity prevention, substance use prevention, risk and resilience, diabetes management, women’s health, and successful aging. Faculty pursue application of these domains with focused research in healthy and clinical populations from pediatric to older adults.  For more details, see the Exercise Science Graduate Program page.

The Exercise Science faculty are highly interactive and maintain strong collaborations with multiple units across campus, regionally, nationally, and internationally. The department also maintains unique core facilities, including the Health & Integrative Physiology (HIP) Laboratory and Fitness Institute of Texas (FIT). The person to be hired will have ample opportunities to contribute within this highly collaborative culture and will be expected to pursue an active research agenda leading to publications in quality refereed journals and external funding.

Review of applications will begin October 21, 2016. 

Qualifications: Candidates must hold a PhD in Exercise Science or a closely related field.

Please visit: https://apply.interfolio.com/37354 for additional information, application instructions, and to apply for this position.


For questions regarding the application process, please contact Beverly Weems, (512) 232-6023.


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