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Biomechanics Position Announcement

This is a repost. The search stalled during the spring, but is now up and running again. We invite additional applicants.

The Kinesiology faculty at the University of Texas of the Permian Basin is searching for a colleague with expertise in the area of Biomechanics/Kinesiology. While biomechanics is the primary area of expertise desired, the successful candidate is expected to have additional areas of expertise within the discipline and interest in online course development. The Biomechanics/Kinesiology position would begin in fall 2004.

The original ad as listed in The Chronicle is for an appointment at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor. Candidates for the rank of assistant professor must have a terminal degree in the field (ABDs near completion will be considered), evidence of quality teaching, and evidence they will be productive in research/scholarship. To be considered for the rank of associate professor a candidate must have a terminal degree in the field, evidence of quality teaching, and a significant record of accomplishment in externally funded research or scholarship.

The Kinesiology program at the University includes an undergraduate B.S. degree program with emphases in pedagogy/coaching, exercise sciences, athletic training, and sport studies. The master's degree program is a M.S. in Kinesiology degree with emphases in exercise sciences, sport and exercise psychology, and teaching/coaching/administration. The graduate program is part of a highly successful collaborative online program with faculty at other University of Texas System universities (UT El Paso, UT Arlington, UT San Antonio, UT Pan American, and UT Tyler). The biomechanics laboratory includes a PEAK motion analysis system with six camera synchronization, eight channel EMG, and two force plates.

The University of Texas of the Permian Basin is a master's comprehensive University located in Odessa-Midland, a metropolitan area with a population near 238,000. The University has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution and seeks to become a center of energy studies, leadership studies, distance education, and educator preparation. U.T. Permian Basin values diversity in its faculty and encourages all who would like to be part of a growing, dynamic institution to apply. Information about the University can be found at

Applications should include a letter describing interest in the position, a current vita, and the names and contact information for at least three references. The position will be open until filled. Screening of applicants will begin immediately. Applications should be mailed to:

Dr. Lois Hale
Chair, Kinesiology Search Committee
The University of Texas of the Permian Basin
4901 E. University Blvd.
Odessa, Texas 79762

Electronic submissions are welcomed and should be emailed to Dr. Hale at UTPB is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from individuals in historically underrepresented groups.

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