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    The University of Tennessee

    College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences

    Position: Assistant/Associate Professor (Exercise Physiology) in the
    Department of Exercise, Sport, and Leisure Studies (nine month
    tenure-track position beginning August 1, 2008)

    Qualifications: Required: Earned doctorate in exercise physiology or
    related discipline; research specialization in the application of
    exercise physiology to combat current problems such as obesity, chronic
    disease, or youth inactivity; effective interpersonal and communication
    skills; and evidence of scholarly productivity. Desired: University
    teaching experience; post-doctoral research experience; evidence of
    extramural support for research; and commitment to professional

    Responsibilities: Teach undergraduate and/or graduate classes in
    exercise physiology and related topics. Establish research agenda
    leading to publications in refereed journals and to extramural funding.
    Advise students and direct graduate projects, theses and dissertations.
    Provide professional, university, and community service.

    University: Designated a Carnegie doctoral/research extensive
    university, UT is the oldest, largest and most comprehensive institution
    of higher education in Tennessee. Academic programs on the Knoxville
    campus enroll approximately 20,000 undergraduate students and 6,000
    graduate students. Detailed information about the University of
    Tennessee may be obtained by visiting the Web site:

    Salary: Competitive and commensurate with experience.

    Application: Review of applications will begin November 15, 2007 and
    continue until the position is filled. Submit a letter of application
    addressing the required and desired qualifications as stated in the
    position announcement, a curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, and
    telephone numbers of three references to:

    David Bassett, Chair of Exercise Physiology Search Committee

    Dept. of Exercise, Sport, and Leisure Studies

    The University of Tennessee

    1914 Andy Holt Avenue

    Knoxville, TN 37996-2710

    865-974-9045 (office) 865-974-8981 (fax)

    Songning Zhang, Ph.D., FACSM

    Associate Professor

    Director, Biomechanics/Sports Medicine Lab Department of Exercise,

    Sport and Leisure Studies The University of Tennessee

    1914 Andy Holt Avenue, 341 HPER

    Knoxville, TN 37996-2700