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    Asst Professor in Physical Education
    Dept. of Physical Education, Health and Recreation
    Western Washington University

    Assistant Professor in Physical Education. Full-time tenure-track,
    beginning September 2006. Competitive salary.

    Doctorate in Exercise Science-related field (Biomechanics, Exercise
    Physiology, etc.) by August 2006.
    Capacity to teach a range of courses in the Exercise and Sport Science
    Evidence of successful teaching at the university level, scholarly
    contribution to the field, or potential for scholarly contribution, and
    professional involvement/service.

    Extensive student involvement (e.g., advising, student-faculty research,
    Ability and/or experience working with a diverse student body and staff
    Capacity to seek internal and external funding.

    The teaching role involves undergraduate instruction in kinesiology,
    biomechanics, exercise physiology, statistics in exercise and sport
    sciences, and a survey of physical education and health course. In
    addition, teaching of a wellness course and/or graduate courses in the
    applicant's area of expertise may be required. The applicant will also
    be expected to: conduct research in exercise and sport science and
    disseminate findings through professional channels; seek internal and
    external funding; provide professional service for the department,
    university, community, and profession; advise Exercise and Sport Science
    majors; and contribute to the leadership and design of the Exercise and
    Sport Science program.

    The PEHR Department, located within the College of Humanities and Social
    Sciences, has a full-time faculty of 13, and offers five degree programs
    including a B.A. in Education in Physical Education and Health, B.S. in
    Exercise and Sport Science, B.S. in Community Health, B.A. in
    Recreation, and M.S. degree in Human Movement and Performance. The
    department is one of the oldest and largest programs at Western
    Washington University.

    Western Washington University is a public four-year institution with
    competitive admissions and is nationally recognized for its educational
    programs, students, and faculty. Enrollment is approximately 12,500
    students. The University has a strong tradition of faculty involvement
    in governance and in participation in professional and community

    The University is located in Bellingham, a city of approximately 67,000,
    and is nestled near the water and mountains in a scenic area between
    Puget Sound and the Canadian mountains. The University site offers easy
    access to major research libraries and a variety of recreational and
    cultural opportunities, including greater Seattle and Vancouver, B.C.

    Application: Application materials must be received by February 1,
    2006 to ensure full consideration.

    Interested candidates should submit a letter of application establishing
    their qualifications; curriculum vita; graduate school transcripts; and
    three letters of recommendation addressing the candidate's
    qualifications in teaching and scholarly endeavor. Candidates are
    encouraged to address each required and preferred qualification listed
    in the job description.

    Address inquiries and send materials to:
    Lorrie Brilla, Ph.D., Exercise Science Search Chair (#05PEHR-02)
    PEHR Department
    Western Washington University
    516 High Street
    Bellingham, WA 98225-9067

    Tel: 360.650.3056
    Fax: 360.650.7447

    For additional information about Western Washington University, visit

    WWU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to
    assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. Women,
    minorities, persons with disabilities, Vietnam-era veterans and disabled
    veterans are encouraged to apply. For disability accommodation, call
    the Employee Relations-Disability Specialist/ADA Coordinator at (360)
    650-7410 or (360) 650-7696 (TTY). All employees must show employment
    eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and
    Immigration Services before beginning work at WWU.

    WWU is committed to fostering a safe learning and working environment.
    Our Annual Campus Security Report can be viewed at and includes information on campus crime
    and WWU safety policies and procedures. For a paper copy, call Human
    Resources at (360) 650-3774, TTY (360) 650-7696.

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    Gordon Chalmers, Ph.D.
    Dept. of Physical Education, Health and Recreation
    Western Washington University
    516 High St.
    Bellingham, WA, U.S.A.
    Phone: 360-650-3113
    Email: Gordon-dot-Chalmers-at-wwu-dot-edu
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