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John Blackwell
08-28-2003, 08:07 AM

I realize this isn't in Biomechanics, but please forward on to those
individuals for whom you think it is appropriate.

John Blackwell

>Health and Fitness Promotion
>Pending approval and funding the Department of Exercise and Sport Science
>at the University of San Francisco invites applications for a tenure-track
>position in health and fitness promotion at the Assistant Professor level
>to begin in the Fall of 2004.
>Department: The Department of Exercise and Sport Science currently serves
>approximately 120 undergraduate students. We offer both a Bachelor of
>Arts and a Bachelor of Science degree. The Department also offers
>undergraduate physical activity courses for majors and non-majors. The
>majority of our students are interested in post-baccalaureate work in
>health-related fields, as well as the exercise and fitness
>industry. Faculty interests include physical activity and aging, motor
>behavior, sports biomechanics and performance, community health issues,
>and pedagogy in physical education.
>The Department also offers a Master's degree program in Sport Management.
>This program is designed for working professionals and graduate students
>interested in professional advancement and management opportunities in
>professional and intercollegiate sports, fitness, recreational sports, and
>sports and fitness marketing.
>Teaching Responsibilities may include, inter alia, courses covering areas
>such as physical activity and public health, nutrition and public health,
>and health promotion strategies. Additional responsibilities may include
>supervising structured internships for ESS students who are engaging in
>supervised work in community settings relevant to exercise, fitness, and
>health. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an
>independent and ongoing research program in the area of health and fitness
>promotion or public health issues. Opportunities are available to involve
>undergraduate students in faculty research.
>Qualifications: University teaching experience; evidence of research
>scholarship; an earned doctorate in health education, exercise science, or
>a related field by Fall 2004; experience working with community groups on
>health and fitness promotion projects; willingness to work in a culturally
>diverse environment; and an understanding of and commitment to support the
>mission of the University are required.
>We particularly encourage minority and women applicants for all
>positions. The University of San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity and
>Affirmative Action Employer, and provides reasonable accommodations to
>individuals with disabilities upon request.
>Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae,
>graduate transcripts, brief description of research plans, statement of
>teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching ability (including available
>student evaluations), and three letters of recommendation to:
>Exercise and Sport Science Search Committee
>Department of Exercise and Sport Science
>University of San Francisco
>2130 Fulton St
>San Francisco, CA 94117-1080
>Applications should be received by November 3, 2003 to ensure full

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