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06-16-2010, 10:31 PM

Please note the position announcement for a Chair of the newly-formed
Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology in the College of
Health Sciences at the University of Delaware.


Irene Davis

Department of Kinesiology & Applied Physiology
Department Chair Position Announcement
Appointment effective September 1, 2011

The Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology at the
University of Delaware invites nominations and applications for a
department chair. We seek a visionary senior scientist with a
vigorous research program and significant extramural funding who can
provide strong, dynamic, and innovative leadership to advance
excellence in research, teaching and service to the professional
community. In addition to a proven record of funded research, the
candidate must also possess a commitment to undergraduate and
graduate education, as well as effective management and interpersonal
skills. The candidate should have an earned doctorate in kinesiology
or a related field with specialization in athletic training,
biomechanics, exercise physiology, or motor control and be eligible
for appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor.

The Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology (http://
www.udel.edu/kaap) is a thriving academic unit of 20 faculty,
approximately 500 undergraduate students pursuing a B.S. in Exercise
Science or Athletic Training, and 60 graduate students pursuing a
M.S. in Exercise Science or Ph.D. in Applied Physiology or
Biomechanics and Movement Science. The department is part of the
College of Health Sciences, which also includes the departments of
Behavioral Health and Nutrition, Medical Technology, and Physical
Therapy, and the School of Nursing. The college is poised to
establish an exciting new comprehensive clinical research complex on
a recently acquired 272-acre tract of university property (http://
www.udel.edu/udaily/2010/nov/chrysler112309.html) that is slated for
joint development as a research and technology campus by the
university and our health science alliance partners http://

Founded in 1743, the University of Delaware combines tradition and
innovation, offering students a rich heritage along with the latest
in instructional and research technology. Located in scenic Newark,
Delaware, within 2 hours of New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and
Washington, D.C., the University is a state-assisted, privately
governed institution. One of the oldest land-grant institutions in
the nation, one of 19 sea-grant institutions, and one of only 13
space-grant institutions, the University has nationally recognized
research (Carnegie rated, very high research activity) and
educational programs supported by state-of-the-art facilities and an
expansive library. External funding at the University exceeds $160
million. More information is available at www.udel.edu.

Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2010. Nominations
and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Nominations and expressions of interest will be held in confidence,
and references will not be contacted without a candidate’s
permission. Candidates should submit a letter of interest, a detailed
resume, and the names and contact information for four references
to: Debbie Sage, Dept. of Kinesiology & Applied Physiology, Rm. 148
Human Performance Laboratory, University of Delaware, Newark, DE
19716 (dsage@udel.edu). Questions may be addressed to: Professor
Irene Davis, Search Committee Chair, 305 McKinly Lab, University of
Delaware, Newark, DE 19716, (302-831-4263 or mcclay@udel.edu).

The UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE is an Equal Opportunity Employer and
encourages applications from Minority Group Members and Women.

Irene Davis, PhD, PT, FAPTA, FACSM
Director of Research, Drayer Physical Therapy Institute
Professor, Dept. of Physical Therapy
305 McKinly Lab
University of Delaware
Newark, DE 19716

(302)831-4263 (ph)
(302)831-4234 (fax)