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Open Rank position in Kinesiology (Biomechanics) - University of Texas Permian Basin

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  • Open Rank position in Kinesiology (Biomechanics) - University of Texas Permian Basin

    Faculty, Kinesiology - Biomechanics (Open Rank)
    Dept of Kinesiology
    The Department of Kinesiology at The University of Texas Permian Basin is pleased to announce an opening for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate/Full Professor beginning August 2020. The department is seeking a candidate with a PhD in Biomechanics who has research experience and the ability to engage in a productive program of research. The incumbent will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in his/her area of interest and must have a willingness to develop and teach both face-to-face and on-line courses.
    The Kinesiology Department has six (6) full-time faculty members, with over 300 enrolled majors. In addition to teaching, faculty members are required to develop productive research agendas, encouraged to pursue research funding through grant development, and provide departmental, college, and University service.
    A finalist for an Associate or Full professor position will be required to have previous grant funding at the national level and, when hired, submit a grant proposal to The University of Texas Science and Technology Acquisition and Retention (STARs) grant program, which offers substantial research start-up funding. A finalist for an Assistant professor position will be required to show evidence of fundable research and submit a Rising STARs grant proposal, which also offers start-up funding. (More information at:
    Questions may be directed to Dr. David Morris at
    Review of application will begin January 13, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. Each applicant should send a curriculum vitae, a statement of current and projected research interests, a teaching statement, and graduate transcripts, and arrange for three letters of recommendation.
    The University of Texas Permian Basin is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and applications from all groups of qualified individuals are encouraged. This position is security sensitive and subject to Section 51.125 of the Texas Education Code. A criminal background check will be conducted prior to employment.
    The University of Texas Permian Basin (UTPB) values the great variety of intellectual and cultural perspectives that contribute to our success. We strongly believe that our future depends heavily on our ability to embrace diversity and leverage the strength of inclusion. The University prohibits unlawful discrimination against a person because of their race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation and gender identity. The University’s commitment to equal opportunity extends its nondiscrimination protections to gender expression.
    UTPB participates in E-Verify.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the following address: