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    Ton van den Bogert, Biomch-L co-moderator


    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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