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    Dean, College of Health & Human Performance
    University of Maryland, College Park

    The University of Maryland invites applications and nominations for
    the position of Dean of the College of Health & Human Performance. The
    College is composed of the Departments of Family Studies, Health
    Education, and Kinesiology. The College houses a Wellness Clinic for
    Faculty and Staff and the Family Service Center for area families.

    The Dean has responsibility for approximately 65 faculty, 920
    undergraduate students, and 233 graduate students in the three
    departments. Health Education offers bachelor's, master's, and
    doctoral degrees and a Gerontology Certificate through the Center on
    Aging housed within that department. Kinesiology, which has been
    consistently ranked in the top 20 programs nationally since 1930,
    offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees. Family Studies
    offers a bachelor's degree and two master's degree programs, a program
    in Family Studies and an accredited Marriage and Family Therapy
    program. The College has an annual budget of approximately $5.1
    million and has experienced substantial growth in research
    productivity over the past several years, with currently $4 million
    per year in research support. The College is housed in modern
    facilities and possesses state-of-the-art experimental laboratories
    and facilities.

    The Dean is expected to provide innovative leadership to build upon
    the excellent research and educational activities within the College.
    The primary responsibilities of the position include academic
    leadership, maintaining and enhancing relations with alumni and
    government and industrial partners, and administrative oversight and
    direction. Candidates should have qualifications for a tenured full
    professorship in one of the College's departments, a distinguished
    record of scholarly achievement, a strong commitment to excellence in
    teaching, research, and service, demonstrated administrative ability,
    a demonstrated record of promoting diversity, and excellent
    interpersonal and communications skills. The Dean reports directly to
    the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, the chief
    academic officer for the University.

    College Park is the flagship campus of the University of Maryland
    System with over 2,000 faculty, 24,000 undergraduates and 9,000
    graduate students and has a proud tradition of academic excellence.
    The University is located in College Park, Maryland approximately 7
    miles from the Capitol.

    The preferred starting date for this position is July 1, 1999. Review
    of applications will continue until the position is filled. For best
    consideration, applications should be received by December 15, 1998.
    Applications and nominations, including a cover letter, curriculum
    vitae, and the names of at least three references should be sent to:
    Search Committee, Dean for Health and Human Performance, 1119 Main
    Administration Building, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
    20742.

    For more information about the College of Health and Human
    Performance, please visit their web site
    at:[www.inform.umd.edu/HLHP/].

    The University of Maryland is an equal opportunity employer, and women
    and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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