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09-20-2007, 05:37 AM
Assistant Professor - Kinesiology
University of North Texas--Denton, Texas

Rank and Salary:

Assistant Professor. The Department of Kinesiology, Health Promotion,
and Recreation is recruiting a highly motivated individual who will
bring strengths in research and teaching to support the department’s
research initiative in physical activity and health. The individual
selected will serve a nine-month, tenure track appointment beginning
fall semester 2008. An offer of employment is contingent on a
satisfactory criminal history background check. Salary is competitive
and commensurate with experience and background. Summer employment is
contingent on student demand and funding.

Qualifications:

Doctorate in kinesiology or closely related field. ABD considered.
Preference will be given to candidates who can teach a variety of
exercise physiology courses at undergraduate and graduate levels. An
ability to teach biomechanics is also desirable. Candidate must
demonstrate evidence of effective college teaching. ACSM or other
professional certifications are desirable but not required.

Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities include, but are not be limited to, the
following: (1) Producing a focused line of research leading to
publications in refereed journals; (2) Demonstrating a willingness to
work with faculty members towards extramural funding in physical
activity and health; (3) Teaching courses in exercise physiology
and/or
biomechanics; (4) Directing master’s theses and research projects;
and
(5) Serving on department, college, university-wide committees, and
providing professional service.

The Exercise Science Laboratories:

The laboratories are equipped with a MedGraphics Ultima metabolic cart
for measurement of oxygen uptake, pulmonary function, and cardiac
output; a Welch Allyn CardioPerfect work station for automated EKG and
blood pressure; a Biodex isokinetic dynamometer; a Biodex stability
system; a force platform; a Quinton research treadmill; a Lode
Excalibur
Sport 0 to 2500 W programmable cycle ergometer equipped with force
transducers; an upper body ergometer; an underwater weighing tank;
various other ergometers; and basic resistance exercise equipment.
There
are dedicated lactate analyzers, an ultra-low freezer, a refrigerator,
a
refrigerated centrifuge, and a UV-vis spectrophotometer. In addition
to
the resources within the Department, there are over 6 million
residents
in the Denton-Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex providing numerous
opportunities for collaborative research efforts (e.g., sports teams,
hospitals, school districts, rehabilitation centers).

Application Information:

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2007; if position is not
filled, completed applications will be considered on the 1st and 15th
of
each month thereafter until the search is closed. To be considered,
applicants should provide a letter of application, curriculum vita,
samples of published writings, official transcript(s) verifying
academic
preparation, and three letters of recommendation to: Dr. Christy
Greenleaf, Search Committee Chair, Department of Kinesiology, Health
Promotion, and Recreation, The University of North Texas, P.O. Box
310769, Denton, TX 76203-0769. Phone: 940-565-3415. Email:
christy.greenleaf@unt.edu. Electronic applications in pdf format are
preferred.

The University:

The University of North Texas is a recognized student-centered public
research university with over 34,000 students. UNT is located in the
vibrant and rapidly growing Denton-Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.
Additional information about the Department of Kinesiology, Health
Promotion, and Recreation can be found at www.coe.unt.edu/khpr.

The University of North Texas is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Institution committed to diversity in its educational programs,
thereby creating a welcoming environment for everyone. The University
of North Texas encourages applications from women and underrepresented
groups.