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School of Physical Education, Wellness, and Sport Studies

Faculty Position in Biomechanics

POSITION: The School of Physical Education, Wellness, and Sport Studies is
seeking an individual for a 9-month tenure seeking assistant/associate
professor in biomechanics.

RESPONSIBILITIES: This is a 9-month appointment with the possibility of
summer session employment. The individual will have the responsibility
of teaching in the undergraduate and graduate programs. The applicant
will teach biomechanics as well as courses in other areas such as
wellness and/or motor learning, conduct research to be published in
refereed journals, make presentations at professional meetings, secure
external funding, develop collegial relationships with other
departments on campus, advise students, engage in student activities,
and serve on school, college and university committees.

QUALIFICATIONS: Earned doctorate with a specialization in biomechanics
required. Prefer an individual who can also teach courses in wellness
and/or motor learning, has demonstrated competence in university level
teaching, established a research agenda, published in refereed journals,
secured external funding, and has expertise in technology.

GENERAL INFORMATION: The University of South Florida is a
comprehensive metropolitan university and serves nearly 36,000
students with nearly 200 degree programs. The School of Physical
Education, Wellness, and Sport Studies undergraduate program areas
include: Physical Education Teacher Preparation, Wellness Leadership,
Athletic Training, and Elective Physical Education. Degrees are
offered at the baccalaureate and masters levels. There are 12 full-time
faculty members on the professional faculty and 17 supporting adjunct
faculty members. The School is part of the College of Education, which
is the largest urban college in the U.S. and has nationally and
internationally recognized programs and faculty. The College of
Education received over $12 million in external funding last year.

SALARY: Negotiable (9-month position)

STARTING DATE: August 20, 2001

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Application materials must be received
(electronic transmission or fax acceptable with hard copy to follow)
by February 16, 2001 at 5:00 p.m. Screening of applications will begin
February 16, 2001.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Submit a letter of application which addresses
the responsibilities mentioned above; vitae; the name, address, and
phone number of three references; and official transcripts of all
college/university level work to:

Nell Faucette, Ed.D.
Chair, Search Committee
School of Physical Education, Wellness, and Sport Studies
University of South Florida
4202 East Fowler Ave., PED 214
Tampa, Fl 33620-8600
Phone: (813) 974-3443 Fax: (813) 974-4979

The State of Florida has a Public Meeting Law and a Public Records
Law and all university searches are conducted under the terms thereof.
All meetings of the search committee are publicly announced and
conducted. All documents submitted to the committee are treated as
open material with the exception of evaluative documents specific to
the performance of the faculty of the State University System of Florida.

The University of South Florida is an equal opportunity, affirmative
action, equal access institution. For disability accommodations,
contact Charlene Robinson at (813) 974-3297 at least five working
days in advance of need.

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