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10-17-2007, 03:02 PM
The Department of Kinesiology and Health Science at Sacramento State is
pleased to announce a vacancy for an Assistant Professor Tenure-Track
Position in Kinesiology/Biomechanics beginning August 2008.

California State University, Sacramento (SACRAMENTO STATE) invites
applications from individuals interested in joining our dynamic and
growing faculty. With a current student population in excess of 28,000,
SACRAMENTO STATE, the capital University, is one of the larger campuses
in the 23-campus California State University system, the largest system
of higher education in the nation. The University is organized around
seven colleges. There are approximately 1,700 faculty who provide
programs of instruction leading towards bachelor's degrees in 60
disciplines and master's degrees in 40 disciplines and one joint
doctoral program.

Education: Doctorate in Kinesiology/Biomechanics or closely related
field. Individuals who are verified ABD at the time of application will
be considered but degree must be completed by August 1, 2010.

Required Qualifications: The applicant should have a strong academic
background necessary to teach Kinesiology (Anatomical Kinesiology).

Preferred Qualifications: Preferences will be given to applicants with a
background in neuromuscular development, structural anatomy, and
biomechanics. Preference will be given to applicants with successful
university teaching experience and a record of research, grant, and
scholarly activity. Applicants with experience working with diverse
student populations and the ability to work with graduate students
through thesis supervision will also be given preference. The ability
to teach at the graduate level and knowledge of assessment/accreditation
(ACSM) of exercise science programs are highly desirable.

Assignment: The applicant will be required to teach undergraduate
Kinesiology. The applicant may be asked to teach Biomechanics and other
courses in the department based on departmental needs. The applicant may
also have the opportunity to teach and develop courses at the graduate
level. The successful candidate will also be required to supervise
master's theses, advise students, conduct research and scholarly
activities, serve on Department, College and University committees, be
active in community service relevant to teaching and research, and work
as a cooperative member of the faculty.

Application Procedure: Review of applications begins January 14th, 2008
and will continue until the position is filled. Interviews should take
place early in the spring of 2008. The applicant must submit a letter of
application, curriculum vita, official transcripts of all college work
(unofficial copies accepted until invited for interview), the contact
information of at least five references who will speak to the
professional qualifications of the applicant, and a statement of
teaching and scholarly interests. Send materials to:

Dr. Fred Baldini, Chair
Department of Kinesiology and Health Science
California State University, Sacramento
6000 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95819-6073

For additional information: http://www.csus.edu/hr/faculty/HHS/index.htm