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  • Full Professor of Kinesiology, Georgia Southern University

    College of Health and Human Sciences

    Department of Health and Kinesiology

    Full Professor in Kinesiology

    The Department of Health and Kinesiology at Georgia Southern University invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the rank of Professor. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses in Biomechanics or Exercise Physiology;provide mentorship to department faculty in the areas of scholarship and grant writing; secure external grant funding; provide thesis advisement to graduate students; promote and sustain interdisciplinary dialogue and service; hold membership in professional associations/organizations; and serve on committees and participate in official activities at the departmental, college, and university levels. Teaching load will be conducive to scholarly productivity. The position is a 9-month, tenure-track appointment, and the salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. A start-up package is available.

    Applicants must hold an earned doctorate in Kinesiology or closely related area; have a proven record of productive scholarship including external funding, publications, and presentations in professional venues; and a minimum of 5 years of college/university teaching experience in either Biomechanics or Exercise Physiology at the Associate Professor Level. Preference will be given to applicants with research emphasis in areas of NIH, CDC, and/or NSF funding interest.

    For the complete position description including all required and preferred qualifications, please see;

    Screening of applications begins October 15, 2010, and continues until the position is filled. The position starting date is August 1, 2011. A complete application consists of a letter addressing the qualifications cited above; curriculumvitae; and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least three professional references. Other documentation may be requested. Georgia Southern University seeks to recruit individuals who are committed to working in diverse academic and professional communities. Applications and nominations should be sent to:

    Dr. Barry Joyner, Search Chair, Search #59315
    Department of Health and Kinesiology
    Georgia Southern University
    P. O. Box 8076
    Statesboro GA 30460-8076
    Electronic mail:
    Telephone: (912) 478-0200

    Georgia SouthernUniversity seeks individuals who are committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and professional service within the University and beyond.Finalists will be required to submit to a background investigation. The names of applicants and nominees, vitae, and other non-evaluative information may be subject to public inspection under the Georgia Open Records Act. Georgia Southern University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity institution. Individuals who need reasonable accommodations under the ADA to participate in the search process should contact the Associate Provost.

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    Thomas Buckley, Ed.D., ATC
    Graduate Athletic Training Program Director
    Georgia Southern University
    2121C Hollis, P.O. Box 8076