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03-11-2011, 10:50 AM
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF SPORTS SCIENCE
Available August 2011

POSITION SUMMARY. The Loras College Division of Physical Education and Sport Studies invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track position in Sport Science available August 2011. The successful candidate should be able to teach a variety of sport science courses, with preference afforded to those who can teach courses in Biomechanics and Human Anatomy using cadavers. The person will also be asked to teach and/or create courses in the Loras College general education program. The successful applicant will be expected to manage a high advisee load and develop partnerships with community resources.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE. Ph.D. in hand from a related field preferred; ABD required. Successful teaching experience required.

COMPENSATION. Commensurate with qualifications, education and experience. Fringe benefits include medical/dental/life/disability insurance, flexible spending plan, TIAA-CREF retirement plan, tuition remission program, membership at Wellness Center and Graber Sports Center/San Jose Pool, free admission to many college events and free off-street parking.

DIVISION OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND SPORT STUDIES. The Sport Science Program consists of two full-time faculty members and is housed within the Physical Education and Sport Studies division consisting of seven full-time faculty. The Physical Education and Sport Studies Division offers majors in Athletic Training Education, Physical Education, Sport Science, and Sport Management.

THE COLLEGE. Founded in 1839, Loras College is a Catholic, four-year, coeducational, liberal arts institution that includes pre-professional and career preparation and is dedicated to high academic, ethical and moral standards. The student body consists of approximately 1,600 students, over 90 percent of whom are full-time undergraduates. The college is a wireless, laptop campus and there will be opportunity for developing technology-rich, interdisciplinary courses for the general education curriculum.

THE COMMUNITY. Loras College's 60 acre campus is located on one of Dubuque's highest bluffs, overlooking the Mississippi River at the junction of the states of Iowa, Illinois, and Wisconsin, about 3 hours west of Chicago. Dubuque's population is approximately 60,000 and its nineteenth century architecture is woven into limestone bluffs and provides a picturesque backdrop to the river landscape. Many residential and commercial areas have been designated as historical districts to preserve Dubuque's unique heritage. Its strong education base supports numerous cultural activities, and in addition, there are sporting events, shopping facilities, schools, and churches that are convenient to its residents. The climate has marked seasons with a comfortable summer, cool spring and fall, and a winter that encourages a variety of sports that have in recent years attracted a growing tourism industry.

APPLICATION DEADLINE. Applications received until position is filled. For more information contact, Chairperson, Sports Science Search Committee, Matt Garrett at (563) 588-7165 or matthew.garrett@loras.edu.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE. Must go to: http://loras.iapplicants.com to apply. Please upload: your letter of application and curriculum vitae using the UPLOAD resume feature. Do not send reference letters until requested. Please contact the Loras College Human and Organizational Development (HOD) office at (563) 588-7110 if you have any questions.

AA/EOE. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Please visit Loras at: www.loras.edu for additional information about Loras College. Must pass a detailed background check.