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Faculty Positions: Fitness, Conditioning and Performance Track

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  • Faculty Positions: Fitness, Conditioning and Performance Track

    Auburn University. Three Assistant Professors, tenure track in Fitness, Conditioning and Performance in the Department of Kinesiology to start no sooner than January 2012. Required: Ph.D. in Kinesiology or related field. Enthusiasm, ambition, and a history of success. Expertise in fitness, conditioning, and performance. Specialties may include biomechanics, exercise physiology, exercise and sport psychology, and motor learning. Evidence of potential in grant scholarship and external funding; strong publication record, and evidence of innovative research. Excellent interpersonal communication skills and work place collegiality. Must meet eligibility requirements for work in the United States at the time appointment begins, and be able to continue working legally for the proposed term of employment. Desired: University teaching experience; active participation in pertinent professional organizations; relevant practical/clinical experience and certifications; experience with on-line teaching and learning.

    Responsibilities: Establish a successful research program leading to publications in premier refereed journals, presentations in national and international venues, and extramural funding; teach graduate and undergraduate classes in exercise science, particularly the fitness, conditioning, and performance track; participate in curriculum development; recruit, advise, and train students in the M.Ed., M.S., and Ph.D. degree plans, including supervision of graduate research; perform Department, College, University, community, and professional service.

    Schedule: Review of applications will begin November 1, 2011 and continue until the position is filled. Submit a letter of application addressing the required and desired qualifications as stated in this position announcement, curriculum vitae, transcripts; and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three individuals who will be sending letters of recommendation to support the application: Dr. L. Bruce Gladden, Search Committee Chair, Department of Kinesiology, 2050 Beard Eaves Memorial Coliseum, Auburn University, Alabama 36849 5323. E mail: Phone: (334) 844 1466. Auburn University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.