Assistant or Associate Professor in Health Behavior & Health Education
The Health Behavior and Health Education program in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Education at The University of Texas at Austin invites applicants for a full time (9-month) tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor level or a tenured position at the associate professor level beginning September 1, 2017.
Candidates are expected to have a doctoral degree in health education, public health, or a related behavioral or social science field. Postdoctoral experience is desirable and preference will be given to applicants with existing external funding or demonstrated potential for obtaining external funding. Expectations include teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The successful candidate will have an established area of research relevant to health behavior and health promotion that complements existing foci in the department.
Faculty members in the Health Behavior and Health Education program have diverse research interests, including child and adolescent health, physical activity, obesity prevention, substance use prevention, risk and resilience, diabetes management, women’s health, and successful aging, and funding sources include the National Institutes of Health and the Texas Department of State Health Services. Research content area is open for this position. We are open to candidates with interests and expertise in a variety of areas including population health, health disparities, behavioral approaches to health, and dissemination and implementation research. The opening of the new Dell Medical School at UT Austin offers the exciting opportunity for the selected candidate to contribute to the emerging relationship between the Department and the Dell Medical School. Austin provides many opportunities for collaboration with other researchers at UT Austin, as well as researchers at the Austin Regional Campus of the University of Texas School of Public Health.
The University of Texas Department of Kinesiology and Health Education is ranked second in the country.
Review of applications will begin on October 14, 2016.
Qualifications: A doctoral degree in health education, public health, or a related behavioral or social science field is required.
Please visit: https://apply.interfolio.com/36529 for additional information, application instructions, and to apply for this position.
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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