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  • Lecturer position in the area of biomechanics- Department ofKinesiology, USC

    Non-Tenure-Track Faculty Position: The Department of Kinesiology of the
    University of Southern California seeks outstanding candidates to fill
    one full-time nine-month-Lecturer position in the area of biomechanics.
    Responsibilities will include instruction at the undergraduate level and
    teaching 20 semester credits per academic year. Courses will be assigned
    based on the candidate's expertise and program needs.

    The Department of Kinesiology has two undergraduate programs: a Bachelor
    of Science in Kinesiology and a Bachelor of Arts in Human Performance.
    Overall, the program houses approximately 200 majors with five full-time
    faculty members and up to four non-tenure-track lecturers. For more
    information on the Kinesiology Program, please visit our website at:

    Qualifications: Candidates who have fulfilled all requirements for their
    PhD degree will be given preference. The degree earned should be
    relevant to the area of muscle mechanics and biomechanics, and motor
    control. Applicants must be broadly trained in the exercise and sport
    science field, possess a strong commitment to undergraduate education
    and have demonstrated excellence in teaching.

    Salary: Salary and benefits competitive.

    Start Date: Fall 2010

    Applicants should provide a cover letter that addresses their teaching
    philosophy and areas of specialization, a current curriculum vitae, and
    3 letters of reference that speak to teaching abilities, to:

    Dr. Lorraine Turcotte

    Department of Kinesiology

    University of Southern California

    3560 Watt Way, PED 107

    Los Angeles, CA 90089-0652


    Fax: 213-740-7909

    The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is located
    in the heart of downtown L.A. and is the largest private employer in the
    City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a
    world-class research university and a member of the "Trojan Family,"
    which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the
    university what it is. The Department of Kinesiology is housed in the
    USC College of Letters, Arts and Sciences.

    The University of Southern California strongly values diversity and is
    committed to equal opportunity in employment. Women and men, and
    members of all racial and ethnic groups, are encouraged to apply.