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C. Roger James, Phd
10-05-2000, 12:07 AM
Announcement of Faculty Position Beginning Fall 2001

The Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation at Texas Tech
University is seeking a tenure-track faculty member in Biomechanics.
Individuals having an applied emphasis including exercise, sport, and
general integrative movement applications (e.g., performance enhancement,
injury prevention, rehabilitation, etc.) are particularly encouraged to

RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach undergraduate and graduate courses and direct
graduate students in Biomechanics. Conduct research and seek external
funding in the area of specialization. Provide service to professional
organizations. Responsibilities also include department, college, and
university committee assignments.

QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate should possess a terminal degree
with an emphasis in biomechanics, demonstrated potential to establish a
focused line of research to meet university research expectations, evidence
of effective teaching, and the ability and willingness to teach Biomechanics
and other exercise and sport science courses at the graduate and
undergraduate levels.

RANK AND SALARY: Assistant or Associate Professor. Salary is commensurate
with qualifications.

EFFECTIVE DATE OF APPOINTMENT: Appointment will be effective August 20,

THE DEPARTMENT AND THE UNIVERSITY: The Department of HPER is housed in the
College of Arts and Sciences. The Bachelor of Science is offered, as well as
the Master of Science and the interdisciplinary Master of Science in Sports
Health. Seven-hundred and seventy undergraduate students are currently
enrolled in programs in fitness and wellness promotion, physical education
teacher education, movement studies, and health education. Approximately 60
graduate students, at various stages of matriculation, take advantage of
specialties in motor behavior, sport psychology, biomechanics, exercise
physiology, educational foundations, and sport management. Texas Tech
University is a state-supported, coeducational institution with a student
population of 25,000 located in the West Texas city of Lubbock. The campus
is a 1,839 acre tract, making it one of the largest in the nation. The
Spanish Renaissance-style red-tile roofed buildings are surrounded by
expansive lawns and impressive landscaping. The university offers
opportunities not only for research and study, but also for varied cultural
and recreational activities.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Screening of applicants will begin January 22, 2001
and continue until the position is filled. Send application letter,
curriculum vita, transcripts, and three or more letters of recommendation

C. Roger James, PhD, Texas Tech University, HPER, Box 43011
Lubbock, TX 79409-3011 (e-mail: chjames@ttacs.ttu.edu).

Find us on the web at www.hper.ttu.edu

Texas Tech University is an Affirmative Action / Equal Employment
Opportunity / American with Disabilities Act Employer and is sensitive to
the unique needs of career couples.

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