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  • Assistant Professor: Biomechanics

    Colleagues,

    The Department of Kinesiology at the California State University, Chico
    is pleased to announce a tenure-track position in biomechanics. The
    details of the position are below.
    __________________________________
    Duane Knudson, Ph.D.
    Associate Dean, College of Communication and Education
    Professor, Department of Kinesiology
    California State University, Chico
    Chico, CA 95929-0330 USA
    530-898-6069 (TR) 265 Yolo Hall
    530-898-4252 (MWF) 281 Tehama Hall
    530-898-4932 Fax
    dknudson@csuchico.edu
    http://myweb.csuchico.edu/~dknudson/
    _______________________________________


    Assistant Professor Position in Biomechanics
    Department of Kinesiology

    The Position: The Department of Kinesiology at California State
    University, Chico announces a tenure-track position as an Assistant
    Professor in Biomechanics beginning August 2008.

    As a university that educates students of various ethnic and cultural
    backgrounds, we value a diverse faculty and staff. CSU, Chico welcomes
    applicants who are knowledgeable about and interested in working within
    a cross-cultural learning environment. We also welcome those who share a
    passion and commitment to the University's 6th Strategic Priority that
    focuses on sustainability, stewardship, and the environment.
    http://www.csuchico.edu/sustainablefuture/

    Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree with a specialization in
    Biomechanics or a closely related field. Candidates nearing completion
    of the doctorate may be considered. Ability to teach a variety of
    undergraduate and graduate courses in Biomechanics. Evidence of
    research and publication commensurate with academic experience.
    Knowledge and application of instructional technology.

    Preferred/Desirable Qualifications: Evidence of or potential for
    successful teaching in Biomechanics. Experience or interest in teaching
    qualitative and applied Biomechanics. Evidence of a current scholarly
    agenda. Experience in or potential for applying scholarly interests to
    practical settings. Experience in or potential for working with
    software, hardware and equipment appropriate for graduate instruction in
    Biomechanics. Participation in relevant professional organizations.
    Ability to communicate and work effectively with an ethnically and
    culturally diverse campus community. Experience or interest in
    acquiring and administering grants.

    Responsibilities: This tenure-track position carries responsibilities in
    the areas of teaching, scholarship and service. These include teaching
    undergraduate and graduate courses in Biomechanics and related areas;
    developing an area of scholarship leading to publications and
    presentations; advising undergraduate and graduate students and serving
    on master's committees; engaging in faculty governance and serving on
    department/university committees; and working cooperatively with faculty
    and contributing to the goals of the department/university.


    Teaching assignments are dependent upon the needs of the Department and
    the background of the individual.

    Salary: Commensurate with qualifications, experience, and rank.

    The Department: The Department of Kinesiology seeks to be a national
    leader in communicating and creating knowledge about physical activity
    to enhance the quality of life for all. We are a learning community of
    17 full-time faculty, numerous part-time faculty, and students. Nearly
    500 students major in Physical Education Teacher Education, Exercise
    Physiology, Movement Studies, or pursue a master's degree. Department
    faculty hold national and international leadership positions and are
    known for excellence in teaching and applied research as well as
    professional service. The department has numerous labs and classrooms
    in the recently constructed Yolo Hall.

    Closing Date: Review of applications will begin November 30, 2007.
    Applications received after that date may be considered.

    How to Apply: Please submit a letter of interest, 3 letters of
    recommendation; a complete and current curriculum vitae including names,
    addresses and telephone numbers of 3 additional references; and the
    Academic Employment Form, which is available on-line at
    http://www.csuchico.edu/hr/Forms/VPHR-FacultyEmplApp.doc to:

    Dr. Jackie Hudson
    Department of Kinesiology
    California State University, Chico
    Chico, CA 95929-0330
    Phone: (530) 898-4896 Fax: (530) 898-4932
    Email: jhudson@csuchico.edu

    An annual security report disclosing crime statistics for California
    State University, Chico
    can be obtained by contacting the Chico State University Police
    Department (530-898-5372)
    or by accessing the following website:
    http://www.csuchico.edu/up/html/jeanne_clery.html

    For disability related accommodations please call Human Resources at:
    (530) 898-5029

    CSU, Chico is an EOE Employer and also only employs individuals
    authorized to work in the U.S.
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