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10-15-2007, 07:43 AM
The Department of Health, Exercise and Sport Sciences at Texas Tech
University is seeking a tenure-track faculty member specializing in
Biomechanics. The position allows for potential collaboration in the
areas of engineering, pedagogy, and allied health sciences
(rehabilitative sciences and other areas).

Responsibilities: Teach undergraduate and graduate courses and advise
graduate students in the area of biomechanics. Conduct research and
seek external funding in the area of specialization. Provide service to
professional organizations. Responsibilities also include department,
college, and university committee assignments.

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor

Qualifications: The successful candidate will possess a terminal degree
with an emphasis in Biomechanics by the time of appointment (ABD will be
considered). The candidate will able to teach undergraduate and
graduate courses in Biomechanics. Teaching experience in higher
education is preferred. The successful candidate will have demonstrated
potential to establish a focused line of research, teaching experience,
and potential for obtaining external funding. Consideration for
associate professor status will be dependent upon qualifications.

EFFECTIVE DATE OF APPOINTMENT: Appointment will be effective August 18,

THE DEPARTMENT AND THE UNIVERSITY: The Department of Health, Exercise,
and Sport Sciences is housed in the College of Arts and Sciences.
Bachelor of Science programs are offered, as well as Master of Science
and collaborative PhD programs. The department currently enrolls over
1000 undergraduate students in programs of Exercise and Sport Sciences
(Physical Education/Teacher Education, Exercise and Health Promotion,
Exercise Sciences, and Sport Studies) and Health (School Health and
Community Health). Approximately 60 graduate students are currently
enrolled in the two Master's degree programs of Exercise and Sport
Sciences (specializations include motor behavior, exercise and sport
psychology, biomechanics, exercise physiology, sport management, and
pedagogy) and Sports Health (specializations include clinical exercise
physiology and clinical exercise science). Additionally, the department
participates in collaborative Ph.D. programs with the College of
Education in Curriculum/Instruction and Educational Psychology, and the
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Department of Physiology.
Texas Tech University is a state-supported, coeducational institution
with a student population of around 28,000 located in the West Texas
city of Lubbock. The campus is on a 1,839-acre tract, making it one of
the largest in the nation. The Spanish Renaissance-style red-tile roofed
buildings are surrounded by expansive lawns and impressive landscaping.
The university offers opportunities not only for research and study, but
also for varied cultural and recreational activities.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Applications must be submitted online at:
http://jobs.texastech.edu . Refer to
requisition number 75099 when applying.

A complete application will include the online applicant form, a letter
of application, a current curriculum vitae, and a list of a minimum of 3
references (name, position, address, email address, and phone number).

Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the
position is filled. For additional information regarding this position

Dr. Melanie A. Hart

e-mail: melanie.hart@ttu.edu

806-742-3371 ext 238

Find us on the web at http://www.depts.ttu.edu/hess

Texas Tech is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment
Opportunity/American with Disabilities Act Employer and is sensitive to
the unique needs of career couples.


Rhonda L. Boros, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Biomechanics

Health, Exercise, & Sport Sciences

Texas Tech University

207 Exercise Science Center

Box 43011, MS 3011

Lubbock, TX, USA 79409-3011

office: 113 Sports Studies Center

phone: 806-742-3361 ext. 222

fax: 806-742-0877

E-Mail: rl.boros@ttu.edu


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