Assistant Professor of Sport Science in RELLIS

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Location: College Station, TEXAS

Job Title

Assistant Professor of Sport Science in RELLIS


Tarleton State University


Sport Science

Proposed Minimum Salary


Job Location

Bryan, Texas

Job Type


Job Description

Primarily responsible for the teaching/learning process and will also participate in the necessary operations of the institution.  Work hours: Mon-Fri; 8 AM-5 PM or as work and teaching requirements indicate.

The Department of Sport Science at Tarleton State University invites applications for a Kinesiology tenure track Assistant Professor position with an effective start date of September 1, 2022.  This position is a part of Tarleton’s expansion to the RELLIS Academic Alliance located in Bryan, TX.   This faculty member will be full-time at the RELLIS-Bryan campus. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

80% Teaching and Service: Develop, implement and review effective teaching/learning processes, incorporating appropriate methodology, technology and other tools; Remain current in discipline and update course content when appropriate to reflect current levels of student knowledge in the discipline; Develop a system for ongoing evaluation of both teaching and learning, including expectations of student competency and student learning outcomes; Work in partnership with immediate supervisor through a formal system of evaluation of instruction to identify strengths and weaknesses and identify professional development activities to improve student learning. May be required to teach at other campuses or on-line. Maintain appropriate schedule of office hours for student access and inquiry; Work in partnership with student success personnel on student advising and orientation. Participate in institutional service roles such as but not limited to, college committees, club sponsorship, advisory committees, student/faculty recruitment and mentoring of new and part-time faculty.  This individual will play an important role in the creation and implementation of a dynamic recruitment and retention strategy for students in the department’s programs at the RELLIS-Bryan campus. Developing robust partnerships with local Community Colleges, Public Schools, and Military Bases will be critical to significantly increasing enrollment in the programs.

20% Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity: Demonstrate a record of ongoing research, scholarship or creative activity appropriate to your academic discipline. 

Minimum Requirements 

Earned doctorate/terminal degree approved by the University and recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges with appropriate academic credentials verified by Tarleton’s faculty credentialing processes. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 

Demonstrated ability in the discipline and show clear promise of teaching excellence as evidenced in evaluation by peers, department head, and college dean. Demonstrated ability for continuing scholarly contribution beyond that required for completion of the terminal degree. Documented yearly progress of professional achievement in teaching, scholarship, and service.  Because of the unique service responsibilities related to recruitment and program promotion, this individual must have the ability to recruit students, effective verbal and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, planning and organizational skills, general knowledge of computer applications (MS Office), and the ability and willingness to work with a high degree of autonomy. 

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/AffirmativeAction/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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