Professor, Kinesiology

Job Title: Professor, Kinesiology
Position No.: ACAD-KINE-FT-06082012
Department(s):   Kinesiology
Reports To: Dean, School of Nursing and Allied Health
Job Status: Exempt

Position Summary:

The School of Nursing and Allied Health is currently seeking faculty in Kinesiology who are passionate about teaching and student learning in a Christian work environment. With the growth of our programs and the HBU student population as a whole, we are preparing to offer a wider variety of sections at the undergraduate level.  Rank is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Job Responsibilities:

In accordance with program objectives, policies and procedures, the faculty member is responsible for planning, implementing and evaluating classroom experiences for students in a designated content area as per University policy. Assessment of student performance utilizes the process of making practice judgments.  In addition, faculty competence is to be maintained through continuing education, scholarly activity, and/or practice. The Professor in Kinesiology is responsible directly to the Dean for coordinating learning activities within a particular content area in accord with the total program of studies, and expertise in selected areas to enhance student learning.


 Applicants must have an earned doctorate degree in Kinesiology or related field.  We are currently seeking faculty who can teach one or more courses in Biomechanics, Motor Learning, Wellness Programming and Research. Additional responsibilities may include program assessment, committee service, student advising and supervision of Kinesiology student interns. 

Additional Info:

The University is in the process of implementing its Ten Pillars vision ( and anticipates significant growth in enrollment and programs. The successful candidate will also be able to articulate a vision for the role of his or her discipline at HBU that is supportive of the Ten Pillars vision statement.

HBU is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).


Houston Baptist University is committed to maintaining a teaching faculty and staff who share an active Christian faith. The Preamble to the By-Laws of the University sets forth a statement of belief which each University employee is expected to support and personify. Your submittal of an application for employment indicates your acceptance and affirmation of these statements.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and requirements of personnel.


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