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    Assistant Professor - Kinesiology
    University of North Texas--Denton, Texas

    Rank and Salary:

    Assistant Professor. The Department of Kinesiology, Health Promotion,
    and Recreation is recruiting a highly motivated individual who will
    bring strengths in research and teaching to support the department’s
    research initiative in physical activity and health. The individual
    selected will serve a nine-month, tenure track appointment beginning
    fall semester 2008. An offer of employment is contingent on a
    satisfactory criminal history background check. Salary is competitive
    and commensurate with experience and background. Summer employment is
    contingent on student demand and funding.


    Doctorate in kinesiology or closely related field. ABD considered.
    Preference will be given to candidates who can teach a variety of
    exercise physiology courses at undergraduate and graduate levels. An
    ability to teach biomechanics is also desirable. Candidate must
    demonstrate evidence of effective college teaching. ACSM or other
    professional certifications are desirable but not required.


    Primary responsibilities include, but are not be limited to, the
    following: (1) Producing a focused line of research leading to
    publications in refereed journals; (2) Demonstrating a willingness to
    work with faculty members towards extramural funding in physical
    activity and health; (3) Teaching courses in exercise physiology
    biomechanics; (4) Directing master’s theses and research projects;
    (5) Serving on department, college, university-wide committees, and
    providing professional service.

    The Exercise Science Laboratories:

    The laboratories are equipped with a MedGraphics Ultima metabolic cart
    for measurement of oxygen uptake, pulmonary function, and cardiac
    output; a Welch Allyn CardioPerfect work station for automated EKG and
    blood pressure; a Biodex isokinetic dynamometer; a Biodex stability
    system; a force platform; a Quinton research treadmill; a Lode
    Sport 0 to 2500 W programmable cycle ergometer equipped with force
    transducers; an upper body ergometer; an underwater weighing tank;
    various other ergometers; and basic resistance exercise equipment.
    are dedicated lactate analyzers, an ultra-low freezer, a refrigerator,
    refrigerated centrifuge, and a UV-vis spectrophotometer. In addition
    the resources within the Department, there are over 6 million
    in the Denton-Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex providing numerous
    opportunities for collaborative research efforts (e.g., sports teams,
    hospitals, school districts, rehabilitation centers).

    Application Information:

    Review of applications will begin November 1, 2007; if position is not
    filled, completed applications will be considered on the 1st and 15th
    each month thereafter until the search is closed. To be considered,
    applicants should provide a letter of application, curriculum vita,
    samples of published writings, official transcript(s) verifying
    preparation, and three letters of recommendation to: Dr. Christy
    Greenleaf, Search Committee Chair, Department of Kinesiology, Health
    Promotion, and Recreation, The University of North Texas, P.O. Box
    310769, Denton, TX 76203-0769. Phone: 940-565-3415. Email: Electronic applications in pdf format are

    The University:

    The University of North Texas is a recognized student-centered public
    research university with over 34,000 students. UNT is located in the
    vibrant and rapidly growing Denton-Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.
    Additional information about the Department of Kinesiology, Health
    Promotion, and Recreation can be found at

    The University of North Texas is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
    Action Institution committed to diversity in its educational programs,
    thereby creating a welcoming environment for everyone. The University
    of North Texas encourages applications from women and underrepresented