Assistant, Associate or Full Professor - Exercise Physiology - Fall 2023
University of Mary Hardin-Baylor
Location: Belton, Texas
Type: Full Time
The University of Mary Hardin Baylor’s Mayborn College of Health Sciences seeks qualified faculty for its School of Exercise & Sport Science beginning in July of 2023. Faculty rank at time of initial appointment (Assistant, Associate or Full Professor) will be offered commensurate with experience. UMHB seeks faculty who are active Christians and dedicated teacher-scholars to prepare students for leadership, service, and faith-informed discernment in a global society.
The School of Exercise & Sport Science offers three undergraduate degree programs with five major options. Specifically, the undergraduate degrees offered include the Bachelor of Sport Management (B.S.M.), the Bachelor of Science in Public Health (B.S.P.H.), and the Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences (B.S.H.S.), which includes three options: the B.S.H.S. in EC-12 Physical Education, the B.S.H.S. in Exercise Physiology, and the B.S.H.S. in Health Science. Additionally, the School offers three graduate degrees that include the Master of Science in Exercise Physiology, the Master of Science in Sport Administration, and the Master of Public Health. Our goal is to engage students in a Christ-centered learning environment where they will develop the knowledge, skills, and interprofessional competencies to become leaders in the complex and dynamic environment of health sciences.
UMHB is conveniently located in Belton, an historic town of 22,000 in the heart of central Texas. Nearby cities are Temple (5 miles), Waco (45 miles), Austin (65 miles), San Antonio (130 miles) and Dallas/Ft. Worth (130 miles). Excellent schools, abundant cultural and recreational opportunities, and a high quality of life are hallmarks of the local community.
Faculty Responsibilities: Activities required of all faculty include exemplary teaching, curriculum development, student recruitment and advising; professional attainment; and service to department, college, university, and the community.
Specific Responsibilities: Teach both undergraduate and graduate level courses in the Exercise Physiology and Health Science Degree Programs. Such courses may include Exercise Physiology, Exercise Prescription, Clinical Exercise Physiology, Anatomical Kinesiology, Strength and Conditioning, and/or other courses in the related field. The teaching load is typically 12 hours per semester. Other responsibilities may include graduate student mentorship, and clinical supervision of students and/or internship sites.
Doctorate in Exercise Physiology, Health Science or related discipline from an accredited institution is required.
Candidates with evidence of teaching repertoire in more than one exercise physiology-related area (exercise physiology, exercise prescription, biomechanics, strength and conditioning, nutrition, etc.) are strongly encouraged to apply.
Excellent teaching and communication skills, a dedication to professional attainment, and commitment to quality improvement are essential.
For appointment at Associate Professor rank, a minimum of six (6) years full-time teaching in a related discipline in an institution of higher education at the rank of assistant professor is required.
For appointment at full Professor rank, a minimum of four (4) years full-time teaching in a related discipline in an institution of higher education at the rank of associate professor is required
Must be an active, and committed Christian.
Salaries & Benefits: Competitive salary commensurate with experience, excellent benefits including medical and dental insurance, retirement plan with match and UMHB tuition benefits for employees and their dependents.
TO APPLY: Visit www.umhb.edu/careers for more details and to apply. Please submit a cover letter, CV, transcript copies and evidence of quality teaching performance with your online application. Your letter of interest should also respond to UMHB’s mission and values, found at http://about.umhb.edu/our-mission. In addition, include in one page or less, a description of your own Christian beliefs and commitments. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.
Founded in 1845, the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor has traditionally been known for producing excellent educators, nurses, business leaders and missionaries. That has not changed, but today UMHB is also earning recognition for its talented science and music graduates, for top-notch graduate programs in counseling, physical therapy and more.
Research done in the university's Human Performance Laboratory is being applauded for its contributions to the field of sport nutrition. The university's new competency-based education program for adult learners is the first of its kind among private colleges and universities in Texas. And enrollment at UMHB has set new records every year for the last seven years.
What's behind this success? An unapologetic dedication to Christian principles. An emphasis on inspired teaching, on making each student's learning experience the best it can be. A commitment to excellence in every aspect of university life.
If one word could be chosen to summarize what is happening at UMHB today, that word would be "MOMENTUM."
It takes a powerful force to gain momentum in an upward trajectory, and that force is present and real at UMHB today. ... Mary Hardin-Baylor is moving forward, offering Christian higher education in compelling new ways to a growing number of students. UMHB has nearly 4,000 students pursuing degrees at the undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral degree levels and nearly 500 employees including 190 full-time faculty members.
UMHB is conveniently located in Belton, an historic town of over 20,000 in the heart of central Texas. Excellent schools, abundant cultural and recreational opportunities, and a high quality of life are hallmarks of the local community.