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Lecturer-Pool Faculty of Kinesiology - up to 4 positions to be filled at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, TX

Sam Houston State University

Last Updated: 11/20/22

Job Description

Title: Lecturer-Pool Faculty of Kinesiology - up to 4 positions to be filled at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, TX

Requisition/Job Number: 202200127F

Rank: Lecturer-Pool

Hiring Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.

Position Type: Part-Time Non-Tenure Track

College: College of Health Sciences

Department: Dept of Kinesiology


Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job

The Lecturer-Pool Faculty will teach undergraduate or graduate courses within the Department of Kinesiology, dependent upon an applicant’s academic background, experience, and licensure. Pool faculty contracts are for one semester, but may be renewed based on performance and need.

The Department of Kinesiology at SHSU includes a diverse group of faculty, students, and staff ( The department offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate degrees (

The Department of Kinesiology at SHSU seeks to recruit and retain a diverse faculty. Qualified applicants with experience working in diverse settings and/or who demonstrate a commitment to serving diverse student populations are strongly encouraged to apply. The SHSU student body is over 50% first-generation college students and SHSU is a recognized Hispanic serving institution (HSI). We are seeking candidates who demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively in and with socially, culturally, and economically diverse communities.

There are multiple options for places to live near our multiple campuses. Sam Houston’s main campus is located in Huntsville. The city of Huntsville is nestled in the East Texas Piney Woods and is centrally located on a direct route between Houston and Dallas. With a population of roughly 40,000 (excluding SHSU), Huntsville offers the simplicity of small-town life and easy access to surrounding larger cities including Conroe (where the College of Osteopathic Medicine is located), The Woodlands (where the School of Nursing and The Woodlands Center is located), and Bryan/College Station. Full of Texas history and charm, this county seat is home to multiple museums, annual festivities, antique stores, year-round outdoor activities, vineyards, golf courses, lakes, and a beautiful state park. In a little over an hour after leaving main campus, you can arrive in downtown Houston. Houston has consistently ranked as one of the most diverse cities in America and as one of the best “foodie” cities. It provides access to large entertainment venues and professional sporting events. If you prefer life on the water, Lake Conroe and Lake Livingston are a short commute, and Galveston Island and the Gulf coast are a two-hour drive

Educational Requirements for the Position

Requires a minimum of Master’s degree from an accredited institution in Kinesiology, Exercise Science, Athletic Training, Sport Management or a related field for lower-level course offerings. Candidates must have their degree completed by their contract start date.

Experience Required for the Position

Teaching experience preferred. Professional experience in the specific area is preferred.

Other Requirements for the Position

Experience in online teaching and online training and certificates needed for those who will teach online courses.

Certifications and Licensure are needed for those teaching in the MSAT program.

Special Instructions Summary

Please indicate your area(s) of academic and professional expertise when applying. Areas to select from include: a) Athletic Training, b) Coaching c) Exercise Science, d) Motor Behavior, e) Sport Management, or f) Sport Psychology/Sociology. Please also upload all required supplemental documentation to your application.

EEO Statement

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.

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Huntsville, Texas, United States
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