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THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND KINESIOLOGY


The Department of Health and Kinesiology (HLKN) is the largest academic department at Texas A&M University and generates over 98,000 credit hours and 203,000 (Modified) weighted student credit hours each year.

As one of four departments in the College of Education and Human Development, HLKN is currently home to over 3,000 undergraduate students, 246 master’s students, 70 doctoral students (3,921 total), 179 minor students, 103 faculty members, 32 staff members and 90 funded graduate assistants.

Divisions of Health & Kinesiology

The department is comprised of four divisions: Health EducationKinesiologySport Management and the Physical Education Activity Program. Each division offers various degrees and outreach programs promoting continuing education for students and the community.

Division of Health Education

Prepares students to help people improve their health, and thereby the quality of life, through effective health education, powerful networking, strong leadership, meaningful research and selfless service to others.

Division of Kinesiology

We give students access and appreciation for all things kinesiology, emphasizing the biological basis to exercise and movement.

Division of Sport Management

The Sport Management Program is one of the top 5 programs in the country.

Division of Physical Education Activity Program

PEAP offers health and fitness activity classes to every Texas A&M student.

Former Student Highlight


KOURTNEY MARTIN


During her time as a Group Fitness Instructor at Texas A&M Rec Sports, she was presented with the opportunity to instruct WELLNESS WORKS! fitness sessions to faculty and staff at Texas A&M. She went on to complete her graduate internship with WELLNESS WORKS! before being named Employee Wellness Coordinator in 2017.

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FROM OUR FORMER STUDENTS


Chandler Stout ’15 discusses her experience as a Sports Management Major at the College of Education and Human Development. Chandler has been heavily involved in student organizations such as Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority, Freshman Leaders in Progress, Conference on Student Government Association Committee, Big Event, Relay for Life-Aggieland and Fish Camp.

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Employment

Faculty Positions


Tenure Track Positions

Assistant Professor of Sport Management

The Division of Sport Management (SPMT) at Texas A&M University seeks qualified applicants for a newly created Assistant Professor position to serve as a core tenure track faculty member and play an integral role in the SPMT program.

Applicants must possess an earned Doctorate in Sport Management or an appropriate and closely related discipline. Through their research, demonstrated by publications in medium to high impact journals, applicants must also indicate their potential for funded research (i.e., Local-, State-, and Federal-level). In addition to research, applicants must have a record of outstanding teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, demonstrated existing expertise (or the potential for) online teaching, and demonstrated expertise in statistical and research methods necessary for effectively mentoring MS (i.e., thesis) and PhD students.

The appointment will be a nine-month tenure-track position with a start date of September 2021.

To apply, please provide (1) a letter of application, (2) a current, comprehensive vitae, (3) Research and Teaching Statement, (4) names, addresses, and emails of at least three references. Incomplete application will not be considered. Submit the application materials to http://apply.interfolio.com/78399.

Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.

Questions about this position should be submitted directly to Calvin Nite, PhD, Search Committee Chair, at calvin.nite@tamu.edu, or Kayla Jones at KaylaDJones@tamu.edu.

SPMT Asst. Professor Full Announcement

 

 

Assistant Professor of Health Education

The Division of Health Education at Texas A&M University seeks a Tenure Track Scholar in the College of Education and Human Development. We seek an emerging scholar who is well versed in health-related and translational research with interdisciplinary research experience and a solid research foundation to further advance the Division’s strong and expanding research portfolio.

This Assistant Professor will be an integral part of the Division of Health Education’s faculty, with expectations to expand research efforts, engage in interdisciplinary collaborations, aggressively seek funding opportunities, provide research mentorship for graduate students, and facilitate undergraduate research activities. This individual will teach graduate and undergraduate courses based on faculty expertise, experience, and the needs of the academic unit.

Successful applicants will hold a doctoral degree relevant to the research and teaching mission of the Division of Health Education, have a strong record of research, and a commitment to dynamic graduate and undergraduate teaching. Preferred areas of scholarship include but are not limited to innovative approaches/methodologies and/or content areas. For example, innovative approaches/methodologies could include system science, complex systems, and big data. Content areas could include health inequities, health disparities, and social determinants of health among diverse populations and settings.

Salary, benefits and compensation packages are competitive, and the position will begin in September 2021.

To apply, please provide (1) a letter of application, (2) a current, comprehensive vitae, and (3) names, addresses, and emails of at least three references. Incomplete application will not be considered. Submit the application materials to http://apply.interfolio.com/78451.

Review of candidates will begin on October 15, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. Questions about this position should be submitted directly to the committee chair: Idethia Shevon Harvey, Search Committee Chair, isharvey@tamu.edu.

HLTH Asst. Professor Full Announcement

 

Non-Tenure Track Positions

Instructional Assistant Professor
Visiting Lecturer
(Full, Associate, or Assistant)
All Divisions

The Department of Health & Kinesiology is authorized to hire several full time, non-tenure track faculty with the titles listed above.

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Staff


Looking to work at Texas A&M University? Campus colleges and departments are responsible for hiring of student workers and staff. Full employment information for current and external candidates can be found on the University’s employment page.

Student Workers


Current student employment opportunities are posted on Jobs for Aggies.

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