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Assistant/Associate Professor in Exercise Physiology Emphasis in Cardiovascular Physiology
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX US
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Sep 10, 2021
Position Description: The Department of Health and Kinesiology at Texas A&M University invites applications for a Tenure Track Faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in Exercise Physiology with a primary emphasis in cardiovascular physiology. We seek candidates with emerging or established research programs that study the role of exercise on cardiovascular function and health in the prevention, treatment or management of chronic disease, aging, or rehabilitation. Areas of focus may include, but are not limited to, the role of exercise on cardiovascular physiology, human performance, myocardial metabolism and function, and/or diseases affecting the heart and cardiovascular system. Candidates with cutting-edge research expertise in human, animal, and/or cellular models are encouraged to apply. Candidates should also have the ability to collaborate with faculty within the department and enhance our cross-disciplinary research efforts related to cardiovascular physiology and health throughout the university. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in exercise science, as well as topics related to their research. Engagement in professional, university, and/or community service is also expected. Rank: Assistant or Associate Professor Responsibilities: Candidates are expected to contribute to the teaching of kinesiology courses within the Department and mentor undergraduate and graduate students. This typically involves maintaining a 30% - 40% teaching, a 50% - 60% research, and 10% service load. Candidates are expected to publish high quality scholarly products from research conducted at Texas A&M University, obtain extramural funding (local, state, and/or external) to support their research program, recruit and train grant-supported doctoral students and postdoctoral fellows, build bonds with collaborators, and maintain a national presence in appropriate professional societies. Successful candidates will be expected to meet department, college, and university service expectations. Appointment: Nine-month tenure-track position with a starting date of August 2022. Salary, benefits, and compensation packages are highly competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Qualifications: PhD in kinesiology or related field. Candidates should have the ability and/or experience to be effective teachers and mentors in formal and informal settings. The successful candidate will possess an emerging (Assistant) or established (Associate) record of peer reviewed publications in high quality scientific journals with evidence of the potential (Assistant Professor) or an established record (Associate Professor) of local, state, and/or federal funding to support their research program. Preferred: Postdoctoral experience or an established publication and funding record. Experience advising undergraduate and/or graduate students and directing student research. A successful record of teaching and working with diverse students including underrepresented minority students, and other underserved populations. Application Instructions Application Process: Applications should be submitted online via Interfolio ( and include the following required documents (pdf file/s): (1) letter of application including discussion regarding your interests/experience in research, teaching, and service, (2) a short statement on your experiences and commitment to inclusion, diversity, equity, and access (IDEA), (3) current, comprehensive vitae, and (4) names, addresses (including email) and telephone numbers of three references. Review Date: Review of candidates will begin on October 15, 2021, with an expected start date of August 2022. Questions, letters of inquiry, and nominations should be submitted directly to the committee chair: Steven Riechman, Professor Search Committee Chair email: