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Assistant, Associate, Full Professor in Human Performance and Data Science

Assistant or Associate Professor
25 Oct 2021
25 Oct 2021
San Antonio, TX
United States
The University of Texas at San Antonio

Assistant, Associate, Full Professor in Human Performance and Data Science


Location: San Antonio, TX


Regular/Temporary: Regular


Job ID: 6738


Full/Part Time: Full Time


Department Marketing Statement

The University of Texas at San Antonio is a Hispanic Serving University specializing in cyber, health, fundamental futures, and social-economic development. With more than 34,000 students, it is the largest university in the San Antonio metropolitan region. UTSA advances knowledge through research and discovery, teaching and learning, community engagement and public service. The university embraces multicultural traditions and serves as a center for intellectual and creative resources as well as a catalyst for socioeconomic development and the commercialization of intellectual property—for Texas, the nation and the world.


UTSA is situated in a global city that has been a crossroads of peoples and cultures for centuries, values diversity and inclusion in all aspects of university life. As an institution expressly founded to advance the education of Mexican Americans and other underserved communities, our university is committed to ending generations of discrimination and inequity. UTSA, a premier public research university, fosters academic excellence through a community of dialogue, discovery and innovation that embraces the uniqueness of each voice.



The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) has embarked on a cluster hiring plan in the area of Human Performance to establish research and educational excellence focused on improving human performance for health, elite sport and military applications. The Human Performance Initiative (HPI) is a collaboration between UTSA's College of Engineering and Integrated Design and College for Health, Community and Policy.


Successful candidates for the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professorship in Human Performance and Data Science will demonstrate (1) a record of high-quality research and scholarship, and external funding capabilities, (2) excellence in undergraduate and graduate education or evidence of the ability to teach, and (3) a commitment to inclusion and diversity. The Human Performance Initiative will serve as the nexus for leading biomedical innovators to provide real world instruction, thought leadership and research domain expertise to solve intractable problems in Human Performance.


Posting End Date

Review of applications begins November 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.



Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Required Application Materials

Application packages must contain the following: Applicants should submit applications via the UTSA People Excellence website:


1. A Curriculum Vitae


2. A research and teaching statement, which includes a short discussion on the role diversity and inclusion play in an academic environment (4-page limit)


3. Complete contact information for at least three professional references


Please submit all documents together in a single PDF in order to be considered.


Questions and nominations for any position should be sent to:


Amina Ann Qutub, PhD, Search Committee Chair


Required Qualifications


• A doctorate degree in a related field, outstanding research, teaching and funding record appropriate for appointment at the desired rank (for those seeking appointments with tenure, this is contingent upon Board of Regents' approval)

• Demonstrated commitment to inclusion and diversity.

• Moreover, the successful candidate must demonstrate their ability to work with and be sensitive to the educational needs of diverse urban populations and support the University's commitment to thrive as a Hispanic Serving Institution and a model for student success.


Preferred Qualifications


• Expertise in engineering (biomedical, mechanical, environmental, chemical, systems), artificial intelligence, and/or data science applied to the following domains: exercise physiology, kinesiology or biomechanics; sports medicine; rehabilitation; neurosensory or behavioral sciences; and/or sports science.


Working Conditions

On Campus: Primary work location will be on campus


Additional Information


• UTSA is a tobacco free campus.

• This is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.

• Applicants selected must be able to show proof of eligibility to work in the United States by time of hire.


EO/AA Statement

As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, it is the policy of The University of Texas at San Antonio to promote and ensure equal employment opportunity for all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or genetic information, and veteran status. The University is committed to the Affirmative Action Program in compliance with all government requirements to ensure nondiscrimination. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. UTSA campuses are accessible to persons with disabilities.


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