Faculty Associate Adjunct - Human Performance

  • University of Texas Permian Basin
  • Odessa, TX, USA
  • Dec 06, 2023
Part time / Adjunct Health Sciences/OT/PT/Kinesiology

Job Description

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Faculty Associate Adjunct - Human Performance

Hiring Department

The University of Texas Permian Basin's Department of Human Performance welcomes applications for the position of Faculty Associate Adjunct

Salary Range

$3,000.00 depending on number of classes, semesters, & qualifications

Essential Functions

The University of Texas Permian Basin Department of Human Performance invites applications for Adjunct Faculty to meet the needs of the current undergraduate and master's programs, including Exercise Science and Athletic Training, and to assist with development of current and future courses. The department seeks passionate candidates with experience teaching in health and human performance courses in higher education. The ideal candidate demonstrates innovative approaches to online education and has strong organizational and communication skills. The successful candidate will be eager to participate in the growth and advancement of the department and college, collaborates across disciplines, is committed to student success, strives for teaching excellence and actively participates in professional development.

1. Teach a course based on program and college needs, dependent on contemporary expertise or area of specialization
2. Mentor and support undergraduate or graduate students
3. Provide timely and appropriate feedback to students
4. Develop course content consistent with institutional expectations

Required Qualifications

1. Earned Master's degree from a regionally accredited institution in health sciences or a healthcare or human performance profession or related discipline
2. Experience in teaching in higher education

Preferred Qualifications

1. Earned doctorate (e.g., PhD, EdD, DAT) from a regionally accredited institution in a science-based discipline; or practice specific doctorate
2. Experience in curriculum development
3. Experience in online course development
4. Evidence of novel approaches to education

Additional Information

Required Application Materials

1. Cover Letter
2. Curriculum Vitae (CV)
3. List of References
4. Teaching Philosophy Statement
5. Transcripts
6. Letters of Recommendation (Preferred)

Conditions of Employment

1. The job description is not a complete list of all responsibilities and duties performed by employees. Employees may perform other related duties as assigned by their immediate supervisor.
2. Employment is subject to an introductory period to monitor employee performance.
3. Once hired, the prospective employee must present documentation within three (3) days of the hire date to establish their identity and employment eligibility as required by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Applicants must be able to show proof of eligibility to work in the United States by time of hire. UTPB participates in e-Verify.
4. Employees must be able and willing to travel and perform duties away from campus as necessary and must be able to operate a licensed motor vehicle, have access to a dependable motor vehicle, and possess a valid state driver's license. Must have and maintain a satisfactory driver's record.
5. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.
6. UT Permian Basin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Schedule

Generally, the hours for this position are Monday through Thursday, 7:30 - 5:30 pm; Friday, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm with a one-hour lunch. The individual holding this position may need to be available early morning, evening, and on weekends to meet the needs of the department. Hours worked may differ with some departments.
Standard Working Conditions
1. Able to lift various materials up to 25 pounds on an occasional basis.
2. Able to bend, crouch, and reach continuously.
3. Physically able remain seated, frequently to continuously.
4. Able to remain standing up to 15% of the time.
5. Possesses dexterity abilities required to perform job duties including extensive keyboard work, operating office equipment, performing filing, and other job-related responsibilities that include extensive wrist and hand movement.
6. Standard working conditions may differ depending on department and occupation.

University Benefits

1. UT Permian Basin offers an excellent compensation package including Heath, Retirement, & Fringe Benefits for employees.
2. Coverage includes Medical, Prescriptions, Life Insurance, AD&D, and matching retirement provided by UTPB for the employee.
3. You may also add Dental, Vision, Family, Spending Accounts, Additional Retirement, and a few other coverages as options too.
4. Fringe benefits include Tuition Reimbursement (after one year of service), Wellness Breaks, Employee Assistant Program (EAP), and meal deals, among other perks and discounts!
5. Our benefits package, along with an ample leave policy, make for a great total compensation package.

About the University

The University of Texas Permian Basin is located in Odessa, Texas. It was authorized by the Texas Legislature in 1969 and founded in 1973. The Permian Basin is one of the fastest-growing, culturally vibrant, economically invigorated regions of the country - full of industry, culture, and wide-open spaces. At the academic heart of this area sits The University of Texas Permian Basin - which every year, delivers smart, savvy leaders across the U.S.

As a regional, comprehensive institution, The University of Texas Permian Basin serves a diverse community of students from the region, the state, and beyond. Through excellence in student-centered teaching, learning, research, and public service, the University cultivates engaged citizens and impacts lives while advancing the technology and public interests of West Texas.

Our vision is that the University of Texas Permian Basin will be an innovative, responsive university that thinks large and lives local. We will lead in advancing education, research, economic competitiveness, and cultural enrichment.
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