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    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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