The University of Mary Hardin Baylor's Mayborn College of Health
Sciences seeks qualified faculty for its School of Exercise & Sport
Science beginning Fall 2021, with initial appointment at the rank
of Assistant or Associate Professor, commensurate with experience.
UMHB seeks faculty who are active Christians and dedicated
teacher-scholars to prepare students for leadership, service, and
faith-informed discernment in a global society.
The School of Exercise & Sport Science offers six undergraduate
degree programs that include the B.S. in Health Science
(Pre-Physical Therapy, Pre-Occupational Therapy, Pre-Physician
Assistant, Pre-Medicine), the B.S. in Exercise Physiology, the B.S.
& B.A. in Sport Management, the B.S. in Physical Education with
teaching certification, and the B.S. in Public Health with a
concentration in Health Promotion. Additionally, the School offers
three graduate degrees that include a Master of Science in Exercise
Physiology, a Master of Science in Sport Administration, and a
Master of Public Health degree. Our goal is to engage students in a
Christ-centered learning environment where they will develop the
knowledge, skills, and inter-professional competencies to become
leaders in the complex and dynamic environment of health
UMHB is conveniently located in Belton, an historic town of
22,000 in the heart of central Texas. Nearby cities are Temple (5
miles), Waco (45 miles), Austin (65 miles), San Antonio (130 miles)
and Dallas/Ft. Worth (130 miles). Excellent schools, abundant
cultural and recreational opportunities, and a high quality of life
are hallmarks of the local community.
Faculty Responsibilities: Activities required of all faculty
include exemplary teaching, curriculum development, student
advising; professional attainment; and service to department,
college, university, and the community.
Specific Responsibilities: Teach a range of undergraduate and
graduate level courses in the Exercise Physiology and Health
Science Degree Programs. Such courses may include, but are not
limited to Pathophysiology, Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Exercise,
Human Anatomy, Research Methods, Exercise Prescription,
Kinesiology, and/or other courses in the related field. The
teaching load is typically 12 hours per semester. Other
responsibilities may include student advising, graduate student
mentorship, and clinical supervision of students and/or internship
Qualifications: Doctorate in Exercise Science or related
discipline from an accredited institution is required. ABD will be
considered (tenure-track status requires terminal degree in hand).
Candidates with evidence of teaching repertoire in more than one
exercise science-related area (exercise prescription,
pathophysiology, biomechanics, strength and conditioning,
nutrition, etc.) are strongly encouraged to apply.
Excellent teaching and communication skills, a dedication to
professional attainment, and commitment to quality improvement are
essential. Must be an active, and committed Christian.
Salaries and Benefits:
Competitive salary commensurate with experience, excellent
benefits including medical and dental insurance, retirement plan
with match and UMHB tuition benefits for employees and their
Position will remain open until filled.
Please click the "Apply Now" link to apply for this
Please submit a cover letter, CV, transcript copies, and
evidence of quality teaching performance with your online
application. Your letter of interest should also respond to UMHB's
mission and values, found at