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Stephanie Jones
11-29-2001, 08:22 AM
POSITION VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Position: Exercise Physiology/Physical Therapy
Contractual Period: Academic Year (9 months)
Salary: Negotiable and competitive
Rank: Assistant Professor (tenure-track)
Starting Date: August 19, 2002

Qualifications:
1. Earned doctorate with emphasis in Physiology of Exercise
(therapeutic exercise and rehabilitation emphasis), or
closely related field (ABD considered).
2. Undergraduate or graduate degree in Physical Therapy.
3. Active research record related to physiological aspects of
preventive and rehabilitative exercise, or related area.
4. Post-doctoral appointment and extramural funding experience
desirable.
5. Teaching experience in higher education preferred.
6. Demonstrated commitment to related scholarly/professional
organizations.

Responsibilities:
1. Instruct undergraduate and graduate students in the area of
Physiology of Exercise.
2. Direct and advise graduate students in Physiology of Exercise.
3. Teach in the areas of therapeutic exercise and rehabilitation,
or related area.
4. Contribute to development and implementation of course work
relevant to Physical Therapy.
5. Develop and maintain an active line of research; seek extramural
funding.
6. Develop and maintain liaisons with other academic units and
nonacademic agencies.
7. Engage in university and scholarly/professional service
activities.

Overview:
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is an urban research university
and one of two doctoral degree-granting institutions in the University
of Wisconsin System. The 90-acre campus is located on Milwaukee's
northeast side near Lake Michigan. The Department of Human Kinetics
offers BS and MS degrees in the Human Movement Sciences, a Physical
Therapy program has been approved, and a Ph.D. program is in
development. The BS Kinesiology Program provides academic and
professional preparation for students entering the field of Athletic
Training, Exercise and Fitness, Health & Fitness Management, and
academic preparation for those intending to pursue advanced study in the
health professions or human movement research (MS, PhD). A
multidisciplinary Human Movement Science MS degree is offered to
students who include, among others, practicing allied health
professionals (e.g., ATC, OT, PT, RN, MD, DC) and educators. The
Department also offers academic certificate programs in the following
areas: Strength and Conditioning, Older Adult Fitness, Nutrition, and
the Study of Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Consistent with
the campus goal of connecting to the community, the department maintains
a collaborative service learning partnership with the Milwaukee County
Department on Aging that involves delivery of fitness programs through
senior centers in the metropolitan area. Departmental
instructional/research facilities include Biomechanics, Motor
Control/Learning, Psychology, Sociology, Athletic Training, Exercise
Physiology, and Human Performance Laboratories. The Exercise
Physiology Laboratory is home to a portable metabolic system and
designated chemistry space. The Human Performance Laboratory contains
stress testing and pulmonary function equipment, and underwater weighing
tank. A 10,000 square foot facility including offices and laboratories
for Physical Therapy related research and instruction is in the design
phase.

Application Materials Required
1. Letter of application including a description of the applicant's
research program.
2. Curriculum vitae.
3. Official graduate transcripts.
4. Names, addresses, and phone numbers for three individuals
willing to serve as references.
5. Copies of recent, representative published research papers (up
to three).

Review of applications to begin January 25, 2002 and continue until the
position has been filled.

Inquiries and applications should be directed to:
Dr. Barbara B. Meyer, Chair, Search and Screen Committee
Department of Human Kinetics - PO Box 413
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Milwaukee, WI 53201-0413
Telephone: 414.229.4591 FAX: 414.906.3942 email:
bbmeyer@uwm.edu

For complete information on this position, see
http://www.uwm.edu/Dept/BUSOFC/positions/position.html

For additional information on the Dept. of Human Kinetics, see
http://www.uwm.edu/SAHP/ugp/kin/kinmenu.html
UWM is an AA/EO employer and educator strongly committed to maintaining
a climate supporting equality of
opportunity and respect for difference based on gender, culture,
ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, marital
status, race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, age and
lawful activities. We particularly encourage
applications from individuals who would enhance and diversify our
workforce.

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