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Tenure track, Assistant or Associate Professor of Biomechanics

Assistant or Associate Professor Position in
09 Feb 2020
09 Feb 2020
Fort Worth, TX
United States
Texas Christian University

Position:                      Tenure track, Assistant or Associate Professor of Biomechanics appointment beginning August 2020.



Requirements:             Earned doctorate (ABD considered) in Kinesiology with a concentration in Biomechanics. Applicants should have a record of scholarly work and ability to develop a focused agenda for independent research in their discipline. Previous university-level teaching experience at the undergraduate and graduate levels is highly desirable.


Professional                 Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Biomechanics and related areas such as Anatomical Kinesiology.  


Duties:                         The successful candidate is expected to establish a strong research program supported by internal and external funding, engage in collaborative research endeavors with existing faculty members, contribute to the mission of the department in undergraduate and graduate education, supervise/advise undergraduate and graduate majors, and engage in departmental, college, and university service.


Salary:                          Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application                  Screening of applicants will begin March 1, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.        

Application:                 Candidates should provide the following documents: 1) letter of interest; 2) curriculum vita; 3) statement of teaching philosophy; 4) statement of your existing or proposed program of research; and 5) names and contact information for three professional references. The submission is through  Select “Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences” to find the position announcement.

Contacts:                      All questions regarding the application process and position should be directed to Human Resources at Applications must be submitted online in order to be considered.

The Department of Kinesiology offers a variety of undergraduate majors/degrees, a M.S. degree in Kinesiology, and a PhD in Health Sciences ( Distinctive characteristics of the department can be explored at

TCU is a leading, private teaching and research institution located about 3 miles from downtown Fort Worth and 25 miles from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. By virtue of TCU’s location and resources, opportunities for growth and success as an academic leader are vast. The Chronicle of Higher Education recently selected Texas Christian University as one of the top universities honored as a “Great Colleges to Work For” institution for the 9th consecutive year. TCU has established a new medical school in collaboration with the University of North Texas Health Sciences Center. TCU has a unique focus on global learning, an emphasis on multicultural training and interprofessional education. In addition, the benefits package offered by TCU is one of the best in the country, including substantial tuition benefits for employees and family members. 

TCU is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying our workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ethnic origin, disability, genetic information, covered veteran status and any other basis protected by law.