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Job announcement: Senior Lecturer – Kinesiology, Health Promotion, and Recreation, The University of North Texas

Senior Lecturer – Kinesiology, Health Promotion, and Recreation

The University of North Texas    

Rank and Salary:
The Department of Kinesiology, Health Promotion, and Recreation is recruiting a highly motivated individual who will bring strengths in teaching and service to support the department’s programs. The individual selected will serve a nine-month, non-tenure track appointment beginning Fall semester 2014 with continuing renewals possible based on annual reviews of performance and available financial resources. An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory criminal history background check. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and background. Summer employment is contingent on student demand and funding.

Master’s degree in Kinesiology or related field at the time of appointment. Candidates with teaching experience at the College level and a doctoral degree are preferred.

Primary responsibility will be teaching a variety of courses in Kinesiology. The primary areas of instruction will be sport administration, facilities and management; and coaching and leadership in sport. In addition to teaching, the lecturer will serve the program by participating in such duties as recruiting and advising students, developing curricular relationships with other programs and colleges, serving on committees, cultivating internship and practicum sites, coordinating internship placement and paperwork, supporting students in community service projects, contributing to continuing education and professional development content delivery, reviewing and submitting changes to the program website, and contributing to the marketing and development of the programs. The successful candidate will teach four (4) organized classes per long semester. Other assignments may include (1) Advise students; (2) Supervise interns and/or student teachers; and (3) Serve on department, college, or university-wide committees, and participate in the periodic review and assessment of programs.

Application Information:
Review of applications will begin immediately; completed applications will be considered until the search is closed. To be considered, applicants must apply via For questions, please e-mail:

The University:
The University of North Texas is a recognized student-centered public research university with over 36,000 students. UNT is located in the vibrant and rapidly growing Denton-Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.

The University of North Texas is an EOE/ADA/AA institution committed to diversity in its educational programs, thereby creating a welcoming environment for everyone.