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    University of Mississippi

    Two Faculty Positions in Exercise Science

    The Department of Health, Exercise Science, and Recreation Management at the
    University of Mississippi invites applications for two full-time (9-month),
    tenure track faculty positions in Exercise Science at the
    Assistant/Associate Professor level. Individuals with training and
    experience in basic, applied, clinical, or translational exercise science
    are encouraged to apply.

    Qualifications: Qualified applicants should possess (1) an earned doctorate
    in Exercise Science or a related field as of contract start date, (2)
    teaching ability and experience in higher education, (3) an established
    record of scholarship, and (4) potential to obtain external funding for
    scholarly activities. Post doctoral training is encouraged.

    Responsibilities: Responsibilities of these positions include teaching
    undergraduate and graduate classes in area of expertise, publishing research
    in area of specialization, pursuing external funding, developing resources
    to provide on-going support for research activities, contributing to
    interdisciplinary research collaborations, advising undergraduate and
    graduate majors, and serving on departmental and university committees.
    Areas of expertise include but are not limited to the following: exercise
    biochemistry, muscle physiology, resistive exercise, strength and
    conditioning, cellular/molecular mechanisms associated with exercise and
    models of obesity, exercise behavior, endocrinology, aging, epidemiology,
    and biostatistics.

    Program: The Department of Health, Exercise Science, and Recreation
    Management offers a B.S. and M.S. in Exercise Science, a B.A. and M.A. in
    Park and Recreation Management, a M.S. in Health Promotion, and a Ph.D. in
    Health & Kinesiology with two areas of emphasis: (1) Exercise Science and
    (2) Health Behavior and Promotion. The Department houses laboratories in
    Applied Physiology, Biochemistry, Applied Biomechanics and Ergonomics, Bone
    Mineral Density & Body Composition, and Cognitive Neurophysiology. Detailed
    information, including faculty, laboratory resources and instructional
    programs, is available at the following website:

    Availability: The position is available August, 2011.

    Application: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue
    until both positions are filled or an adequate applicant pool is
    established. Salary is commensurate with experience. Please provide contact
    information for 5 references. Submit online applications at

    Address questions to:

    Scott Owens, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair
    University of Mississippi
    University, MS 38677

    The University of Mississippi is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section
    504/ADA/ADEA employer