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02-16-2007, 03:11 AM
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Department of Exercise and Sport Science
Department Head Position for August 2008
Position: Full Professor, Head, Department of Exercise and Sport Science

The Department of Exercise and Sport Science invites nominations and
applications from talented and
dynamic national leaders who will cultivate excellence in research,
teaching and service and serve as a
strong departmental advocate. The Department of Exercise and Sport Science
at UNCG has a long history
of excellence in teaching and scholarship and is one of 5 departments in
the School of Health and Human
Performance. The Department houses 20 full-time faculty and nearly 600
undergraduate and 150 graduate
students, and offers B.S., M.S., M.Ed., Ph.D. and Ed.D. degrees (see
http://www.uncg.edu/ess for more

Required qualifications: Earned doctorate in Exercise and Sport
Science/Kinesiology or related
area; demonstrated record of nationally recognized scholarship, external
funding and excellence
in teaching meriting the rank of full professor with tenure. Candidates
with interest and
experience in cross-disciplinary, collaborative research and teaching, and
who have demonstrated
success working with diverse groups of students and faculty are desired.

Preferred Qualifications: Candidates should have strong democratic
leadership qualities and
appreciation for the diversity of sub-disciplines across exercise and
sport science and kinesiology.
Previous academic administrative experience is desirable (e.g. gaining and
maintaining academic
accreditation, curriculum planning and evaluation, experience facilitating
or leading
interdisciplinary collaborations).

Administrative Responsibilities: Duties include administration and
oversight of the general operations
of the Department, including: curricular and budgetary management; ongoing
program development,
evaluation, and accreditation; faculty recruitment, development, and
evaluation; student recruitment and
retention; development and outreach activities. Heads also serve as
members of the School of HHP
administrative team.

Application: Review of applications will begin July 1st, 2007 and continue
until the position is filled.
Applications should include a letter of interest, current vitae and the
names, addresses, e-mail addresses
and telephone numbers of five references. Candidates will be notified
before references are contacted.
All applications should be submitted electronically to: Dr. Sandra Shultz,
Search Committee Chair, Dept
of Exercise & Sport Science, sjshultz@uncg.edu. UNCG is an EEO/AA

General Information: UNC Greensboro, one of 16 campuses in the University
of North Carolina system,
is a Research University-High Research Activity with over 16,000 students,
including 3,000 graduate
students. Among UNC Research Universities, UNCG ranks 4th in average SAT
scores. The diversity of
the faculty and students of HHP is 20% and 30%, respectively, from
non-white ethnic groups, well above
the national average in both categories. The department has a strong
commitment to curriculum and
faculty diversity. There is a particular interest in identifying members
of underrepresented minorities to
join the UNCG faculty. The department is located in a modern facility with
state of the art laboratory,
gymnasia and classroom space.. For details and current information, please
check the UNCG job postings
at: http://provost.uncg.edu/epa/JobLists/index.asp.. Please address
questions to Dr. Sandra Shultz via email:

Randy Schmitz
Dept of Exercise and Sport Science
250 HHP
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Greensboro, NC 27401
Ph:336.334.3031 fax:334.334-3238