The following is an advertisement for a full-time instructor position in
the Department of Kinesiology at the University of Massachusetts. While
not specifically mentioned in the advertisement, teaching
responsibilities can possibly include undergraduate biomechanics and/or
motor control. Please direct inquires to Dr. Patty Freedson (contact
information provided below).

Cheers, Brian

Brian Umberger, Ph.D.
Department of Kinesiology
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA 01003-9258, USA
ph: 1.413.545.1436
fx: 1.413.545.2906

University of Massachusetts Amherst
Department of Kinesiology
Lecturer Position

Position: Lecturer in Kinesiology with a concentration in the area of
Health and Fitness and Wellness.

Appointment: Non-tenure track, nine-month appointment, starting
September, 2010. Two year renewable contract.

Qualifications: Masterís Degree in Kinesiology, Exercise Science, or
related field with experience in fitness facility management (including
generating revenue, budget management, and supervision of undergraduate
students), exercise testing and prescription for healthy individuals,
individuals with controlled disease and athletes. College teaching
experience and ACSM and/or NSCA certification is desirable. Preference
will also be given to an individual with a proven track record of
successful work with faculty and staff in a broad range of Kinesiology
academic programs and a commitment to teaching and training a diverse
student body.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate is expected to teach a
variety of undergraduate courses such as (but not limited to) Exercise
Testing and Programming, Principles and Practice of Personal Training,
Principles and Practice of Strength and Conditioning, Diet and
Supplements for Athletic Performance, and Anatomy and Physiology. The
successful candidate is also expected to lead and develop undergraduate
internships opportunities, develop outreach programs for the campus
community and beyond, develop and edit the annual departmental
newsletter, and collaborate with members of the faculty and fitness
industry on various research projects. Interpersonal and communication
skills that promote strong collaborations in research, teaching and
program development with established faculty within the Department of
Kinesiology, School of Public Health and Health Sciences and the
university are essential.

Application Process: Applicants should mail a letter of application,
curriculum vitae, and teaching philosophy and 3 letters of
recommendation to: Lecturer in Health and Fitness, c/o Dr. Patty
Freedson, Department of Kinesiology, Totman 107, University of
Massachusetts, 30 Eastman Lane, Amherst, MA 01003 (or by email to Review of applications will begin June 15th and will
continue until the position is filled.

Women, minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
The University of Massachusetts is an Affirmative Action/Equal
Opportunity Employer. The Department of Kinesiology is committed to
increasing the diversity of the faculty, student body and curriculum.