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Exercise Science - Tenure Track Assistant Professor

The Department of Health, Exercise, and Sport Sciences at Texas Tech University invites applications for a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor position in Exercise Science. Qualifications include an earned doctorate in exercise sciences/kinesiology or closely related areas, and relevant post-doctoral experience is required. We are seeking applicants with particular expertise in cellular and molecular adaptations of cardiac muscle in response to pathophysiological stimuli including exercise. Experience with the biology of sex-differences and/or murine biology is desirable. Preference will be given to an individual who has higher education teaching experience and is able to teach in the area of exercise physiology specifically cardiac muscle and applied, laboratory techniques in exercise physiology and molecular biology. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing Molecular Exercise Physiology Laboratory.


The Department and the University

The department offers BS and MS degrees, and participates in collaborative PhD programs. The department is one of the largest departments at Texas Tech University and enrolls over 1,400 undergraduates in programs of Exercise and Sport Sciences (Physical Education/Teacher Education, Exercise and Health Promotion, Exercise Sciences, and Sport Management). Approximately 80 graduate students are enrolled in the Master’s degree program in Exercise Sciences and Sport Management. Texas Tech University is a large state-supported institution located in Lubbock, Texas, a center of cultural, commercial, medical, and professional services. In addition to nearly all traditional colleges and schools, the University has nationally recognized law and medical schools. Texas Tech University has achieved Tier One status as a national research university. Successful candidates would be expected to contribute to this status by virtue of their scholarly research and external funding For further information see the department’s and university’s web sites at, and, respectively. 


Application Procedures

Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue until April 24, 2013. Position to begin August 15, 2013. Applications must be submitted on line at: Applications must be submitted on line at: and include a cover letter and CV. Refer to requisition number 88396 when applying. A list of three references with current contact information must be sent via email to Matt Stock (e-mail below).


For More Information

Matt S. Stock, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Exercise & Sport Sciences, Rm 103C
(806) 834-1485


As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university welcomes applications from minorities, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples.