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    Dear List Members,

    Please pass the following position announcement on to your colleagues who
    might be interested in a Pedagogy position.

    Northern Michigan University
    Assistant Professor of Physical Education

    Position: Expected Assistant Professor of Physical Education Pedagogy. The
    starting date is January 7, 2009. This is a full-time, 9 month, tenure track

    Qualifications: Earned doctorate in Physical Education. One year minimum
    K-12 public school physical education experience required, college teaching
    experience preferred.

    Responsibilities: Candidates will coordinate the undergraduate physical
    education program, advise majors and minors, serve on university committees,
    and develop a personal program for scholarship/research and service.
    Teaching responsibilities include the following undergraduate courses: Intro
    to P.E., Teaching Methods, Measurement & Evaluation, Motor Development,
    Adapted PE, and supervision of student teachers.

    Salary: Competitive and commensurate with experience.

    The Department: The Department of HPER offers majors in physical education,
    school & community health education, outdoor recreation leadership &
    management, athletic training, sports science, health & fitness management,
    and a master of science degree in exercise science. There are 12 full-time
    faculty as well as 9 graduate assistants and a number of adjunct instructors
    and more than 500 majors.

    The University: NMU is a state-assisted university founded in 1899. It is
    located in the city of Marquette (population 21,000) in Marquette County
    (population 64,000), a 2003 All-American County recipient and honored as one
    of America's Most Livable Communities in 2004. The area is located along
    the shores of Lake Superior in Michigan's beautiful Upper Peninsula. On a
    323 acre campus, NMU offers 200 majors for programs that range from diploma
    to the master's level. There are more than 320 faculty members in our three
    colleges and a college of graduate studies. The HPER faculty is represented
    by the AAUP collective bargaining unit.

    Application: By email, submit a letter of application, resume, a list of
    three professional references with e-mail and telephone numbers, and
    transcripts from highest degree to:

    Harvey Wallace, Ph.D.
    Head, Department of HPER
    Northern Michigan University
    1401 Presque Isle Avenue
    Marquette, MI 49855
    Phone: (906) 227-2528

    Preference given to applications received by October 13, 2008
    Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

    NMU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and is strongly
    committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty.