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12-11-2007, 02:34 AM
THE POSITION:
The Chair of Exercise and Sport Science serves as the administrator for the
Department of Exercise and Sport Science and engages in research/scholarly
activity, teaching, and professional service. The Chair reports directly to
the Dean of the College of Health and Human Performance. This is a
nine-month position that begins August 18, 2008.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Earned doctorate in Exercise and Sport Science or related field. Record of
scholarship and teaching effectiveness commensurate with tenure at the rank
of Associate or Full Professor and appointment to the University Graduate
Faculty. Demonstrated commitment to diversity, administrative
effectiveness, and ability to interact effectively with faculty,
administrators, students and the community. Understanding of a department
with a wide range of academic and research programs.

DEPARTMENT OF EXERCISE AND SPORT SCIENCE: www.ecu.edu/exss/


Exercise and Sport Science is comprised of 45 part- and full-time faculty
members, with 23 tenured and tenure-track and 22 fixed-term faculty. There
are approximately 970 intended and declared undergraduate majors within five
degree programs: exercise and sport science, exercise physiology, health
fitness specialist, physical education, and sport studies. The Departmentıs
graduate program, encompassing 100 students, offers an MS with six
concentrations: adapted physical education, biomechanics, exercise
physiology, physical activity promotion, physical education pedagogy, and
sport management and an interdisciplinary PhD in bioenergetics/ exercise
physiology. The Department also offers an MAEd in physical education in
conjunction with the College of Education. EXSS is one of the universityıs
most productive departments in terms of research and external funding.

COLLEGE OF HEALTH AND HUMAN PERFORMANCE: www.ecu.edu/hhp


The College of Health and Human Performance is home to three departments:
Exercise and Sport Science, Health Education and Promotion, and

Recreation and Leisure Studies, as well as, the Human Performance
Laboratory. There are approximately 100 faculty members in the College,
with excellent opportunities for interdisciplinary collaborations within the
College and with other units on campus.

EAST CAROLINA UNIVERSITY: www.ecu.edu

East Carolina University, the third largest institution in the 16-member
University of North Carolina system has a mission to serve, with emphasis on
service to eastern North Carolina. Enrollment has grown to nearly 26,000
students with over 3,600 graduate students. ECU offers 104 bachelorıs
degree programs, 73 masterıs degree programs, 4 specialist degree programs,
2 first-professional programs (MD, DDS), and 17 doctoral programs in eight
professional colleges, the Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences, the
Brody School of Medicine, and the recently established School of Dentistry.
ECU is located in Greenville, NC, a diverse and progressive city of
approximately 75,000 that is within two hours driving distance of the
Atlantic coast to the east and the Research Triangle area of Raleigh,
Durham, and Chapel Hill to the west.

SALARY:

Salary is competitive and commensurate with professional background and
experience.

APPLICATIONS:

Application screening begins on January 14, 2008, and will continue until
the position is filled. To apply, candidates must submit a candidate
profile, a letter of application addressing the position description, a
current curriculum vita, and names and contact information for three
references online at http://www.jobs.ecu.edu .

Questions about the position may be directed to:

Dr. David White, Search Committee Chair

Phone (252) 328-1552 e-mail: whited@.ecu.edu

EAST CAROLINA UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AFFIRMATIVE ACTION
UNIVERSITY AND ACCOMMODATES INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES. APPLICANTS MUST
COMPLY WITH PROVISIONS OF THE IMMIGRATION AND REFORM ACT. OFFICIAL ACADEMIC
TRANSCRIPTS ARE REQUIRED UPON EMPLOYMENT