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12-06-2005, 07:40 AM
Asst Professor in Physical Education
Dept. of Physical Education, Health and Recreation
Western Washington University

Assistant Professor in Physical Education. Full-time tenure-track,
beginning September 2006. Competitive salary.

Doctorate in Exercise Science-related field (Biomechanics, Exercise
Physiology, etc.) by August 2006.
Capacity to teach a range of courses in the Exercise and Sport Science
Evidence of successful teaching at the university level, scholarly
contribution to the field, or potential for scholarly contribution, and
professional involvement/service.

Extensive student involvement (e.g., advising, student-faculty research,
Ability and/or experience working with a diverse student body and staff
Capacity to seek internal and external funding.

The teaching role involves undergraduate instruction in kinesiology,
biomechanics, exercise physiology, statistics in exercise and sport
sciences, and a survey of physical education and health course. In
addition, teaching of a wellness course and/or graduate courses in the
applicant's area of expertise may be required. The applicant will also
be expected to: conduct research in exercise and sport science and
disseminate findings through professional channels; seek internal and
external funding; provide professional service for the department,
university, community, and profession; advise Exercise and Sport Science
majors; and contribute to the leadership and design of the Exercise and
Sport Science program.

The PEHR Department, located within the College of Humanities and Social
Sciences, has a full-time faculty of 13, and offers five degree programs
including a B.A. in Education in Physical Education and Health, B.S. in
Exercise and Sport Science, B.S. in Community Health, B.A. in
Recreation, and M.S. degree in Human Movement and Performance. The
department is one of the oldest and largest programs at Western
Washington University.

Western Washington University is a public four-year institution with
competitive admissions and is nationally recognized for its educational
programs, students, and faculty. Enrollment is approximately 12,500
students. The University has a strong tradition of faculty involvement
in governance and in participation in professional and community

The University is located in Bellingham, a city of approximately 67,000,
and is nestled near the water and mountains in a scenic area between
Puget Sound and the Canadian mountains. The University site offers easy
access to major research libraries and a variety of recreational and
cultural opportunities, including greater Seattle and Vancouver, B.C.

Application: Application materials must be received by February 1,
2006 to ensure full consideration.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application establishing
their qualifications; curriculum vita; graduate school transcripts; and
three letters of recommendation addressing the candidate's
qualifications in teaching and scholarly endeavor. Candidates are
encouraged to address each required and preferred qualification listed
in the job description.

Address inquiries and send materials to:
Lorrie Brilla, Ph.D., Exercise Science Search Chair (#05PEHR-02)
PEHR Department
Western Washington University
516 High Street
Bellingham, WA 98225-9067

Tel: 360.650.3056
Fax: 360.650.7447
E-Mail: brilla@cc.wwu.edu.

For additional information about Western Washington University, visit

WWU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to
assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. Women,
minorities, persons with disabilities, Vietnam-era veterans and disabled
veterans are encouraged to apply. For disability accommodation, call
the Employee Relations-Disability Specialist/ADA Coordinator at (360)
650-7410 or (360) 650-7696 (TTY). All employees must show employment
eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and
Immigration Services before beginning work at WWU.

WWU is committed to fostering a safe learning and working environment.
Our Annual Campus Security Report can be viewed at
www.wwu.edu/depts/vpsa/asr.htm and includes information on campus crime
and WWU safety policies and procedures. For a paper copy, call Human
Resources at (360) 650-3774, TTY (360) 650-7696.

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Gordon Chalmers, Ph.D.
Dept. of Physical Education, Health and Recreation
Western Washington University
516 High St.
Bellingham, WA, U.S.A.
Phone: 360-650-3113
Email: Gordon-dot-Chalmers-at-wwu-dot-edu
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