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    I realize this isn't in Biomechanics, but please forward on to those
    individuals for whom you think it is appropriate.

    John Blackwell

    >Health and Fitness Promotion
    >Pending approval and funding the Department of Exercise and Sport Science
    >at the University of San Francisco invites applications for a tenure-track
    >position in health and fitness promotion at the Assistant Professor level
    >to begin in the Fall of 2004.
    >Department: The Department of Exercise and Sport Science currently serves
    >approximately 120 undergraduate students. We offer both a Bachelor of
    >Arts and a Bachelor of Science degree. The Department also offers
    >undergraduate physical activity courses for majors and non-majors. The
    >majority of our students are interested in post-baccalaureate work in
    >health-related fields, as well as the exercise and fitness
    >industry. Faculty interests include physical activity and aging, motor
    >behavior, sports biomechanics and performance, community health issues,
    >and pedagogy in physical education.
    >The Department also offers a Master's degree program in Sport Management.
    >This program is designed for working professionals and graduate students
    >interested in professional advancement and management opportunities in
    >professional and intercollegiate sports, fitness, recreational sports, and
    >sports and fitness marketing.
    >Teaching Responsibilities may include, inter alia, courses covering areas
    >such as physical activity and public health, nutrition and public health,
    >and health promotion strategies. Additional responsibilities may include
    >supervising structured internships for ESS students who are engaging in
    >supervised work in community settings relevant to exercise, fitness, and
    >health. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an
    >independent and ongoing research program in the area of health and fitness
    >promotion or public health issues. Opportunities are available to involve
    >undergraduate students in faculty research.
    >Qualifications: University teaching experience; evidence of research
    >scholarship; an earned doctorate in health education, exercise science, or
    >a related field by Fall 2004; experience working with community groups on
    >health and fitness promotion projects; willingness to work in a culturally
    >diverse environment; and an understanding of and commitment to support the
    >mission of the University are required.
    >We particularly encourage minority and women applicants for all
    >positions. The University of San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity and
    >Affirmative Action Employer, and provides reasonable accommodations to
    >individuals with disabilities upon request.
    >Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae,
    >graduate transcripts, brief description of research plans, statement of
    >teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching ability (including available
    >student evaluations), and three letters of recommendation to:
    >Exercise and Sport Science Search Committee
    >Department of Exercise and Sport Science
    >University of San Francisco
    >2130 Fulton St
    >San Francisco, CA 94117-1080
    >Applications should be received by November 3, 2003 to ensure full

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