University of Houston
Department of Health and Human Performance

Faculty Position Available

Position: The Department of Health and Human Performance is seeking
to enhance its position as a premier teaching and research department with
an emphasis in health and fitness in urban settings. The scope of the
program is health and fitness across the lifespan with diverse urban
populations. Toward this end, we are conducting a search for a
tenure-track Assistant Professor of Health and Human Performance with
emphasis in urban fitness and expertise in applied exercise physiology.

Qualifications &
Resonsibilities: An earned doctorate in exercise physiology is
required of applicants. Preference will be given to candidates with
experience in applied exercise physiology, particularly in urban settings.
Candidates should demonstrate a focused research agenda on the role of
physical activity and exercise as an effective method for achieving and
maintaining a healthy lifestyle in an urban environment. The ability to
teach exercise physiology to undergraduate and graduate students is
required and post-doctoral research experience is preferred. Candidates
must have a demonstrated history of scholarship, including the ability to
generate external funding and an independent research agenda.

Compensation: Competitive and commensurate with qualifications of
the applicants.

Application Process: Submit a letter of application, curriculum vita,
and three letters of reference to:

Chair of the Human Performance-Exercise Physiology Search Committee
Department of Health and Human Performance
104 Garrison Gymnasium
University Of Houston
Houston, TX 77204-6321

Review of application materials will begin December 1, 1999 and continue
until the position is filled.

University Description: The Department of Health and Human Performance is a
component of the College of Education at the University of Houston. The
University is a major urban, research institution that meets the needs of
31,000 students across 14 colleges. The University is a leader in the
public system of higher education in Texas, with excellent faculty and
programs. The University is located near the world renowned Texas Medical
Center and NASA's Johnson Space Center. Houston is the largest city in
Texas and offers a large variety of professional and personal opportunities.

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action
Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are
encouraged to apply.

Charles S. Layne
Associate Professor
Department of Health and Human Performance
University of Houston
office 713.743.9868
fax 713.743.9860

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