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    The Department of Kinesiology announces the availability of a tenure-track
    position with a commitment to teaching excellence, scholarly productivity,
    and service to the profession in the area of Human Motor
    Control. The appointment will be effective August, 2001.

    LSU, founded in 1853, is the state's comprehensive research university.
    According to the National Research Council, LSU consistently ranks among
    the top 30 universities in total federal, state, and private expenditures.
    Student enrollment at LSU is more than 30,000 students, including about
    4,500 graduate students. The Department of Kinesiology, located in the
    College of Education, has more than 600 undergraduate majors and 90
    graduate students. Undergraduate majors receive a B.S. in Kinesiology, and
    may emphasize human movement science, fitness studies, sport studies, and
    health and physical education teacher certification. At the graduate level,
    the Department offers M.S. and Ph.D. degrees. Graduate program
    concentrations include Exercise Physiology (with specializations in
    Clinical Exercise Physiology and Basic Exercise Physiology), Motor Behavior
    (which includes specializations in Biomechanics, Motor Control, and Motor
    Learning), and Pedagogy.

    Websites: The LSU website address is The Department of
    Kinesiology website address is and
    the Motor Behavior Laboratory website address is

    Qualifications: Earned doctorate in Kinesiology, or a related field.
    Candidates must demonstrate a strong potential to establish an independent
    research program consistent with expectations of a research university, and
    to teach at least one undergraduate course in neuromotor control of human
    movement, and one or more graduate courses related to motor control.
    Preference will be given to candidates whose research focus relates to
    motor control issues as they relate to aging and/or physical

    Responsibilities: (1) Teach undergraduate and graduate classes; (2)
    conduct scholarly research; (3) advise graduate students; (4) direct theses
    and dissertations; (5) seek external support for scholarly activities; and
    (6) perform service to the department, college, university, and profession.

    Rank: Assistant Professor

    Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

    Application Deadline: Evaluation of applications will begin February 1, 2001, and will continue until the position is filled.

    Application Procedures: Applications should include a letter of
    application, a current curriculum vita, copies of graduate study
    transcripts, and the names of three people who could be asked to write
    letters of recommendation. The application material may be mailed or
    e-mailed to:

    Dr. Richard A. Magill
    Search Committee Chair
    Department of Kinesiology
    Louisiana State University
    Baton Rouge, LA 70803-7101
    Phone: 225-388-3548 Fax: 225-388-3680 E-mail:

    LSU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not
    discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national
    origin, age, disabilities, or veteran's status.

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