05-25-2010, 01:21 AM
Auburn University
Department of Kinesiology
Auburn, Alabama

Position: Assistant/Associate Professor (Exercise Science and/or
Physical Activity & Health) in the Department of Kinesiology (nine month
tenure-track position) beginning no sooner than January 1, 2011. The
Auburn University Department of Kinesiology is seeking a tenure-track
Assistant/ Associate Professor to develop an externally-funded research
program in exercise and/or health sciences that augments current
departmental research.

Qualifications: Enthusiastic, ambitious, and successful candidates
with strengths in the basic and applied sciences related to kinesiology,
exercise health, and exercise science are encouraged to apply.
Applicants who specialize in the interaction of exercise, health, and
disease are particularly invited to respond. However a wide range of
specializations will be considered and may include exercise physiology,
aging and pediatric populations, physical activity interventions,
clinical assessments, preventive medicine, biomechanics, muscle
physiology, neural physiology, biostatistics, epidemiology,
translational research, and anatomical kinesiology. The successful
candidate is expected to teach a variety of courses within his or her
expertise, plus initiate and maintain a program of research,
scholarship, and professional and community service.

Required: Applicant must have a Ph.D. in Kinesiology or related field.
The candidate must show evidence of or potential in grant scholarship
and external funding, a have a strong publication record based, and
evidence of innovative research in either human or animal models. The
applicant is also required to exhibit excellent interpersonal
communication skills and work place collegiality. The candidate selected
for this position must meet eligibility requirements for work in the
United States at the time appointment begins, be able to continue
working legally for the proposed term of employment.

Desired: University teaching experience; active participation in
professional organizations; Post-doctoral research experience, Clinical
experience and professional certifications/memberships are valued where
Responsibilities: Establish a successful research program leading to
publications in premier refereed journals, presentations in national and
international venues, and extramural funding; teach graduate and
undergraduate classes in exercise science and related topics of
expertise; recruit, advise, and train students in the M.Ed., M.S., and
Ph.D. tracks, including supervision of graduate research; perform
professional, university, and community service as appropriate.

University: Auburn University (AU) is ranked in the top fifty public
universities (U.S. News & World Report) and the Department of
Kinesiology doctoral program is ranked in the top thirty (AAKPE Ranking
of Doctoral Programs, 2005). Academic programs at AU enroll
approximately 21,000 undergraduate students and 3,400 graduate students.
Detailed information may be obtained by visiting the Web site:
http://www.auburn.edu. AU is centrally located in the southeastern
United States in Auburn, AL, a city with a population of about 40,000.
Auburn’s size offers numerous advantages to its residents and is a
quintessential college town with attractive demographic makeup and
geographic location. Excellent recreational and cultural opportunities
are available
Salary: Competitive and commensurate with experience; excellent health
benefits and retirement package.

Application: Review of applications will begin July 15, 2010 and
continue until the position is filled. Submit a letter of application
addressing the required and desired qualifications as stated in the
position announcement, curriculum vitae, a copy of transcripts, and the
names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three individuals who will be
sending letters of recommendation to support the application:
Dr. David D. Pascoe, Chair of Search Committee
Department of Kinesiology
2050 Memorial Coliseum
Auburn University
Auburn, AL 36849-5323
334-844-1479 (office); 334-844-1467
Email: pascodd@auburn.edu