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  • Tenure-track position in biomechanics at California State University, Long Beach

    College of Health and Human Services
    Department of Kinesiology
    Tenure-Track Position Opening


    POSITION: Assistant Professor of Kinesiology (Biomechanics)

    EFFECTIVE DATE: August 20, 2018 (Fall Semester)

    SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. with specialization in biomechanics or highly related field. Degree at time of application or official notification of completion of the doctoral degree by August 1, 2018. Demonstrated potential for effective teaching and research, scholarly and creative activities in biomechanics and a working knowledge of biomechanics specific computer hardware and software, as well as technologies specific for teaching and research in biomechanics. Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population.

    DESIRED/PREFERRED: Teaching experience in biomechanics at undergraduate and graduate level at a four-year college. Ability to teach courses such as introductory biomechanics, applied biomechanics, research methods in biomechanics and/or clinically-oriented courses in biomechanics. Development and maintenance of software, hardware, and other technologies related to teaching and research in Biomechanics. Demonstrated record of published research and evidence of a current research agenda in biomechanics. Record of collaboration in completing research, scholarly and creative activities. Additional teaching experience at the undergraduate level in at least one of the following areas: strength and conditioning, measurement and statistics, exercise physiology, and/or motor learning.

    DUTIES: Teach undergraduate and graduate biomechanics courses as well as other kinesiology courses as assigned; apply for external funding to support research and instruction; assist with management of the Movement Science Laboratory (MSL); collaborate with kinesiology faculty in research, scholarly and creative activities; serve on master's thesis and comprehensive examination committees; advise undergraduate and graduate exercise science students; Participate in service to the department, college, university, and community.

    CSULB seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the University’s strong commitment to the academic success of all of our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are first generation to college, veterans, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientations and gender expressions. CSULB seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the People of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students a rich variety of expertise, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.


    • A Student Success Statement about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population (approximately one page, single-spaced)
    • Letter of application addressing the minimum and desired/preferred qualifications
    • CV (including current email address)
    • Names and contact information for three references
    • Copy of transcript from institution awarding highest degree
    • Finalists will also be required to submit a signed SC-1 form, three current letters of recommendation, and an official transcript

    A background check (including criminal records check and telephone reference check with most recent employer) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of the applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

    Applications, required documentation, and/or requests for information should be addressed to:
    Dr. Jill A.Crussemeyer, Search Committee Chair
    California State University, Long Beach
    Department of Kinesiology
    1250 Bellflower Boulevard
    Long Beach, CA 90840-4901
    (562) 985-4051 or

    APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications to begin October 16, 2017
    Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled)

    CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veteran's status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
    Last edited by Jill Crussemeyer; April 3, 2018, 08:06 PM. Reason: THIS POSITION IS NOW CLOSED