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dsutep40
01-26-2004, 04:03 AM
Biomechanics Position Announcement

The Kinesiology faculty at the University of Texas of the Permian Basin is searching for a colleague with expertise in the area of Biomechanics/Kinesiology. The University is the fastest growing public university in Texas and anticipates the need for new faculty in fall 2004 as it grows in enrollments, instructional quality, and research productivity. The Biomechanics/Kinesiology position would begin in fall 2004.

The original ad as listed in The Chronicle is for an appointment at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor. Candidates for the rank of assistant professor must have a terminal degree in the field (ABDs near completion will be considered), evidence of quality teaching, and evidence they will be productive in research/scholarship. To be considered for the rank of associate professor a candidate must have a terminal degree in the field, evidence of quality teaching, and a significant record of accomplishment in externally funded research or scholarship.

The Kinesiology program includes an undergraduate B.S. degree program with emphases in pedagogy/coaching, exercise sciences, athletic training, and sport studies. The master's degree program is a M.S. in Kinesiology degree with emphases in exercise sciences, sport and exercise psychology, and teaching/coaching/administration. The graduate program is part of a highly successful collaborative online program with faculty at other University of Texas System universities (UT El Paso, UT Arlington, UT San Antonio, UT Pan American, and UT Tyler). The biomechanics laboratory includes a PEAK motion analysis system with six camera synchronization, eight channel EMG, and two force plates.

The University of Texas of the Permian Basin is a master's comprehensive University located in Odessa-Midland, a metropolitan area with a population near 238,000. The University has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution and seeks to become a center of energy studies, leadership studies, distance education, and educator preparation. U.T. Permian Basin values diversity in its faculty and encourages all who would like to be part of a growing, dynamic institution to apply. Information about the University can be found at www.utpb.edu.

Applications should include a current vita and the names and contact information for at least three references. The position will be open until filled. Screening of applicants will begin immediately. Applications should be mailed to:

Kinesiology Search Committee
Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs
The University of Texas of the Permian Basin
4901 E. University Blvd.
Odessa, Texas 79762


The University of Texas of the Permian Basin is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from women and other minorities.

If you would like addition information about the Kinesiology program, the University, or the Odessa-Midland area, please feel free to contact Dr. Lois Hale, Coordinator of Kinesiology Programs at 432-552-2334 or Hale_L@utpb.edu.

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