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Stephanie Jones
11-29-2001, 08:23 AM
POSITION VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

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

Qualifications:
1. Earned doctorate with emphasis in Physiology of Exercise
(cardiovascular emphasis), or closely related
field.
2. Active research record related to physiological aspects of
preventive and rehabilitative exercise with emphasis
on physiology of the cardiovascular system.
3. Experience with older adult fitness programming.
4. Post-doctoral appointment is desirable.
5. Extramural funding experience desirable at the assistant level;
necessary at the associate level.
6. Teaching experience in higher education preferred at the assistant
level; necessary at the associate level.
7. Demonstrated commitment to related scholarly/professional
organizations.

Responsibilities:
1. Instruct undergraduate and graduate students in the area of
Physiology of Exercise in courses such as:
Exercise Physiology (U), Advanced Exercise Physiology (U/G),
Exercise Testing and Prescription (U),
Advanced Cardiovascular Physiology (G).
2. Direct and advise graduate students in Physiology of Exercise.
3. Coordinate community-based service learning activities in older
adult fitness in partnership with the Milwaukee County Department on
Aging.
4. Direct existing teaching/research laboratory with cardiovascular
function assessment capability and share supervision of assistant
researcher (50%).
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 sciences 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 a
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.

Application Materials:
1. Letter of application, including a description of the applicant's
research program.
2. Curriculum vitae.
3. Graduate transcripts.
4. Letters from three professional references.
5. Copies of recent, representative published research papers (up to
three).

Review of applications will 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 additional information on the Dept. of Human Kinetics, see
http://www.uwm.edu/SAHP/ugp/kin/kinmenu.html

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is an Affirmative Action/Equal
Opportunity 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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