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jensen65
11-09-2010, 11:59 PM
The Department Head is an administrator within the HPER Department at
Northern Michigan University.

RANK: Full Professor

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Terminal degree within the fields of study contained
in the HPER department (athletic training, community health education,
exercise science, fitness & health management, health education, leisure
services, physical education) or related fields. Candidates must meet
minimum qualifications for appointment at the Full Professor level, with
tenure. This requires a demonstrated history of leadership, scholarship, and
teaching experience at the university level. Preference will be given to
candidates with a record of administrative experience and an ability to work
in an interdisciplinary environment.

SALARY: Commensurate with experience. NMU offers competitive compensation
and a very generous benefits package.

POSITION BEGINS: July 1, 2011

DOCUMENT REQUIRED: Documents required: (1) a letter of application outlining
qualifications, specifically addressed to the requirements and preferences
identified in the position description; (2) curriculum vita; (3) a list of
at least three references; (4) transcripts. Please do not have reference
letters sent until requested.

All material should be submitted online at the Northern Michigan University
Human Resources website at http://employme.nmu.edu. Refer to Position #
6000120

Questions regarding the Department Head duties and responsibilities may be
emailed to hper@nmu.edu.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of completed applications will begin December
1, 2010. The position will be posted until December 10, 2010.

Northern Michigan University enrolls 9400+ students, and is located in
Marquette, Michigan, on the south shore of Lake Superior, the grandest
freshwater lake in the world. NMU is proud of its high-tech campus: wireless
Internet access campus-wide and technology-friendly classrooms. Students
receive laptops upon enrollment. Marquette County has a very good cost of
living, excellent health care and educational facilities, affordable
housing, and easy connections from the local airport to Chicago, Detroit,
and Minneapolis. Marquette County was selected among top 30 "Most Livable
Communities" in the nation." Information about the area may be found at
www.marquettecountry.org. Additional information about the university may be
found at www.nmu.edu.
The Department of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation is a
multidisciplinary academic department with 14 faculty. The department offers
undergraduate degrees in Athletic Training, Community Health Education,
Management of Health and Fitness, Outdoor Recreation Leadership and
Management, Physical Education - Coaching, Sports Science, Secondary
Education Health Education, and Physical Education Teacher Education (K-12).
The department also offers a graduate degree in Exercise Science. The
Health, Physical Education and Recreation Department is one of the largest
and most longstanding programs at Northern Michigan University. Faculty
research areas are diverse and include local, regional and global
directions. Several faculty members study issues pertaining to surrounding
communities and the Great Lakes region. For more information on the
department see http://webb.nmu.edu/Departments/HPER

NMU IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY, AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER AND IS STRONGLY
COMMITTED TO INCREASING THE DIVERSITY OF ITS FACULTY.

Randall Jensen, PhD, FACSM, FISBS, CSCS
Professor of Sport and Exercise Science
Dept. HPER
Northern Michigan University
Marquette, MI 49855

email: rajensen@nmu.edu
Phone: 1-906-227-1184
Fax: 1-906-227-2181