Assistant Professor Department of Health & Human Performance – Tarleton State University 5/23

May 23rd, 2022

Tarleton State University

Assistant Professor

Department of Health & Human Performance

School of Kinesiology

Job Title

Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track position)



Department of Health & Human Performance


Proposed Minimum Salary

$55,000 – 9 month Salary

Proposed hire date is September 1, 2022.  Hiring is contingent upon current budget environment.


Job Description


  • 80% Teaching/Service – Required to teach four courses (12 hours) in each long term (Fall & Spring). Summer term teaching will be based on need and budget availability. Primary teaching will be within the Master of Science in Athletic Training but other appropriate courses will be assigned based on need to serve the Department of Health & Human Performance and School of Kinesiology. This position involves other related teaching duties, such as mentoring students within the department, curriculum evaluation and development, program development, and other duties related to teaching as assigned. Teaching also requires faculty to remain current in their field, align courses to innovations in the field, and maintain relevance and rigor. All programs associated with the Department of Health & Human Performance are offered face-to-face, hybrid, and   Service responsibilities would include serving on a variety of committees at the departmental, school, college, university, professional, and community levels commensurate with the rank of Assistant Professor.
  • 20% Scholarship – Produce a record of sustained scholarship in the form of discipline-specific publications, presentations, seeking internal and external to support research efforts and the department.


Required Qualification:

Candidate must hold terminal degree in Athletic Training, Biomechanics, Kinesiology, Human Performance, Exercise Science, Exercise Physiology, Movement Science, Rehabilitation Science or closely related field by time of appointment.  Candidate must also be a certified athletic trainer (BOC) and be eligible for Texas state licensure (LAT) upon hire.


Preferred Qualification

  • Teaching experience at the college-level.
  • Demonstrated experience in service and scholarly activities.

Applications accepted only online at “ and you will need to include the Affirmative Action statement: Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

For more information, contact:


Assistant Professor

MSAT Program Director

Department of Health and Human Performance – Interim Head 


Box T-0370, Stephenville, TX 76401   254-918-7673


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