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Alan Hreljac
10-23-2002, 05:55 AM
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Announcement of a Vacancy
Department of Kinesiology and Health Science
Tenure Track Position in Strength and Conditioning
Beginning August, 2003
Position #150

California State University, Sacramento (CSUS) invites applications from
individuals interested in joining our dynamic and growing faculty. With a
current student population in excess of 28,000, CSUS, the capital University
is one of the larger campuses in the 23 campus California State University
system, the largest system of higher education in the nation. The
University is organized around seven colleges. There are approximately
1,500 faculty who provide programs of instruction leading towards bachelor's
degrees in 60 disciplines and master's degrees in 40 disciplines and one
joint doctoral program.

Sacramento is a high growth metropolitan area with a population of
approximately 1.7 million. As California's capital, Sacramento is an
advantageous setting for premier academic programs. As a major metropolitan
University, CSUS is committed to providing leadership in addressing
significant regional needs and to enriching our liberal arts tradition. The
proximity of CSUS to the California legislature and other agencies of state
and federal government provides unparalleled opportunities for faculty and
students to participate in public service through policy research,
internships, and employment.

Minimum Qualifications


Doctorate in Kinesiology or closely related field. ABD candidates will be
considered, but degree must be completed within two years of appointment.

Special Knowledge and Abilities:

The applicant is required to have a strong academic background necessary to
teach a variety of courses related to strength and conditioning. Preference
will be given to applicants that are Certified Strength and Conditioning
Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association
(NSCA). Preference will be given to applicants that have the USA
Weightlifting (USAW) Level I (Club Coach Course) certification. The
applicant should have the ability to conduct research/scholarly activity,
and the ability to work with diverse student populations.


Preference will be given to applicants with successful university teaching
experience related to the position assignment and a record of
research/scholarly activity.


The applicant will be expected to teach beginning weight training,
intermediate weight training, advanced weight training, analysis of weight
training, scientific basis of physical conditioning, beginning Olympic
lifting, and weight training for life-long fitness. The applicant will be
expected to teach a graduate course in strength and conditioning. The
ability to serve as chair of theses committees is desirable.
The applicant may be asked to teach in other areas based on departmental
needs which might include required and elective courses in the major or in
general education. The applicant will be expected to be involved with the
CSUS Weight Lifting Team. The faculty member will serve on departmental
committees, advise students, pursue scholarly/creative activities in area of
expertise, and engage in community service.


The position is tenure-track and will be at the Assistant Professor level.
Salary range: $43,632-$55,008 (based on academic degree, teaching and
professional experience).

Application Procedure:

Review of applications will begin January 13, 2003: position open until

An applicant must submit letter of application, official transcripts of all
college work (unofficial copies accepted until invited for interview), a
curriculum vita, telephone numbers of at least five references who will
speak to the professional qualifications of the applicant, and a statement
of teaching and scholarly interests (can be included in the letter of
application). Send materials to:

Dr. Fred D. Baldini, Chair
Department of Kinesiology and Health Science
California State University, Sacramento
6000 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95819-6073

California State University, Sacramento (CSUS) is a regional comprehensive
public university. The Department of Kinesiology and Health Science at CSUS
offers three degree programs: B.S. in Health Science, B.S. in Kinesiology,
and a M.S. in Kinesiology.
Options in the undergraduate program include Physical Education, Exercise
Science, and Athletic Training. Options in the graduate program include
Exercise Science and Sports Performance. The KHS Department is one of seven
units in the College of Health and Human Services (Nursing, Social Work,
Criminal Justice, Physical Therapy, Speech Pathology and Audiology,
Recreation and Leisure Studies).

A successful California State University, Sacramento (CSUS) faculty member
will promote the values of CSUS as a public, regional, comprehensive,
metropolitan university. The CSUS Strategic Plan notes that "teaching and
learning infuse and motivate all that we do." In addition to positive
contributions to teaching and learning, faculty are expected to engage in
scholarship and to provide service to the university and to the greater
community. At CSUS the quality of the education we provide is our top
priority. Our campus community represents the broad diversity of our state
and we believe that all are enriched and unified by this diversity.

California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal
Opportunity employer, and has a strong institutional commitment to the
principle of diversity in all areas. In that spirit, we are particularly
interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified
people who would assist the University in meeting its Strategic Plan goal of
pluralism: "To develop a campus community whose diversity enriches the
lives of all and whose members develop a strong sense of personal and
community identify as well as mutual respect." CSUS hires only those
individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and
Campus Crime Statistics Act, California State University, Sacramento has
made crime reporting statistics available on-line at
www.csus.edu/police/SRTKRPT.html. Print copies are available in the
library, and by request from the Office of Public Safety and the Office of
the Vice President for Student Affairs.

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