The Department of Kinesiology and Health Fitness invites applications for a full-time Visiting Professor position (1 year, renewable up to 3 years) beginning August 2018.
The candidate must support the activities of the Human Performance Laboratory as they relate to course use, departmental initiatives, and student projects.
The candidate’s vitae should provide evidence of current and historical contributions to the profession through involvement in the community and in an Exercise Science related professional organization (such as the American College of Sports Medicine, ACSM).
The candidate will co-sponsor the Kinesiology major’s club, academically advise Kinesiology students, and represent the Division of Professional Studies with campus committee participation.
Candidate must provide evidence of the ability to communicate, teach, and work with undergraduates. McMurry University places high regard on quality teaching and discipline-specific community-engaged professionals. Possible Course Assignments (dependent upon candidate’s interest and educational preparation): • Anatomical Kinesiology • Introduction to Motor Learning • Nutrition for the Health Sciences • Research and Writing in Exercise Science • Adapted Physical Activity and Sport • Fitness for Living Modified • Personal and Community Health • Risk Management in Exercise Science • Professional load of teaching expected to meet a minimum of 12 hours credit per semester.
Eligible candidates will possess: • Terminal degree in Exercise Science/Exercise Physiology/Human Performance (ABD status considered). • Proficient use of a course management system (MOODLE experience preferred).
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with experience.
Internal Number: KINES001
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Founded in 1923 as a United Methodist institution, McMurry University is a vibrant and comprehensive center of undergraduate education. McMurry has a national reputation for excellence and value through the achievements of its faculty, students and graduates. The University enrolls more than 1,000 students and has an average class size of 16. No graduate assistants teach courses and 77% of our professors have achieved the highest degree in their academic discipline.
Offering a diverse academic curriculum students can choose from 45 majors in the arts, business, education and the sciences as well as our pre-professional programs in medicine, dentistry, engineering, law, pharmacy, physical therapy and others. The three-week May Term gives students an opportunity to explore a subject outside their major, and the Servant Leadership Program teaches students about ethics and helps develop leadership qualities.