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03-03-2008, 08:47 AM
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Krystyna Gielo-Perczak, Biomch-L Co-moderator
The University of Texas at Tyler invites applications for a faculty
position in kinesiology in the Department of Health and Kinesiology.
Position will be tenure-track for qualified individual. Application
review is ongoing and will continue until the position is filled.

Responsibilities/Duties: Teach undergraduate and graduate (if
qualified) courses in one or more of the following areas: biomechanics
(preferred), motor control, motor development, motor learning; do
research; and serve the University, profession and community.

Required Qualifications: Graduate degree in a field related to
exercise science, biomechanics preferred (doctoral degree or ABD
required for tenure-track appointment); experience and expertise with
relevant instrumentation; excellent written, oral and interpersonal
skills; willingness and ability to work collaboratively and
cooperatively with faculty colleagues and others. Desired
qualifications: experience with college-level teaching and scholarly
writing; potential for independent research and external funding of
research; experience with and skills in grant-writing.

General Information: The Department of Health and Kinesiology, within
the College of Nursing and Health Sciences, offers three undergraduate
and three master's degrees: B.S.-Health Studies, B.S.-Kinesiology,
B.A.-Health and Kinesiology, M.Ed.-Health and Kinesiology,
M.S.-Clinical Exercise Physiology, and M.S.-Kinesiology. The
Department currently has nine full-time faculty, and a tenth position
will be added soon. Enrollment in Department courses has increased
dramatically over the past 5-6 years; semester credit hours surpassed
6,000 in the 2007-08 academic year. The Department is housed in the
Jean Lancaster Academic Wing of the beautiful Herrington Patriot
Center, which was completed in 2003.

UT Tyler is one of 15 components of the University of Texas System.
Another component, The University of Texas Health Center at Tyler, a
clinical and research institution, is also located in Tyler. Tyler
(population ca. 85,000) is located in northeast Texas, about 90 miles
east of Dallas, an area known for its lakes, rolling hills, piney
woods and beautiful flowers. UT Tyler (ca. 6,000 students) is in a
period of rapid growth and transition, changing in recent years from
an upper-division and master's degree-granting university for commuter
students to a comprehensive, more-traditional university. The first
doctoral program will start in fall 2008.

Starting Date: August 2008.

Salary: Negotiable and commensurate with qualifications. A nine-month
contract is standard. Additional summer employment is probable.

Application: To apply, submit (1) cover letter that addresses
qualifications and professional goals; (2) curriculum vitae; and (3)
list of three professional references, with current position and
contact information for each, to Chair, Kinesiology Search Committee,
Department of Health and Kinesiology, The University of Texas at
Tyler, 3900 University Blvd., Tyler, TX 75799.

The University of Texas at Tyler is an EEO Employer. Women and
minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.
__________________________________________________ ________________
Jim Schwane

James A. Schwane, Ph.D., FACSM
Professor and Chairman
Department of Health and Kinesiology
The University of Texas at Tyler
3900 University Blvd.
Tyler, TX 75799
FAX: 903-566-7065
Email: James_Schwane@uttyler.edu