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THE UNIVERSITY OF UTAH - DEPARTMENT OF EXERCISE AND SPORT SCIENCE
ANNOUNCEMENT OF FACULTY POSITION

POSITION:  Assistant/Associate Professor of Exercise and Sport Science (Tenure Track).  Begin July 1, 2000.
QUALIFICATIONS:  The Department of Exercise and Sport Science is seeking a faculty member with an earned doctorate in exercise and sport science (emphasis in social or health psychology) and expertise in teaching exercise and sport psychology.  The candidate must demonstrate scholarly productivity, a well-planned research program, potential to secure extramural funds, a background in both quantitative and qualitative research methodologies, and a strong commitment to excellence in teaching. The Department is especially interested in complementing and expanding its current research strengths, particularly applying behavioral change strategies in community and after-school physical activity programming.
RESPONSIBILITIES:  The candidate will be required to teach undergraduate exercise and sport psychology. Other teaching responsibilities will be assigned depending upon the candidate's strengths and experience. Applicants will be expected to procure extramural funding to support a focused program of scholarship consistent with the Department's research goals. In addition, all faculty are expected to direct graduate student research and balance teaching and research activities with service efforts to the department, university, and other communities.
SALARY:  Competitive and commensurate with qualifications.
DEADLINE: December 15, 1999, or until a qualified candidate is identified.
PROCEDURES:  Candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, reprints of three published articles, and a list of the names of five references to:

Progressive and innovative, The University of Utah with an enrollment of 25,000,is a sophisticated, Research I urban university in an unparalleled natural setting, the foothills of the majestic Wasatch Mountains.  Established in 1850, it is the oldest state university west of the Missouri River.  A faculty of 3,620 provides the stimulus for learning and achievement.  The University offers programs of instruction and research in more than 72 academic disciplines at the undergraduate level.  Graduate degrees are offered in 89 disciplines. The University of Utah is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and Encourages Applications from Women and Minority Candidates.

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SPORT  PSYCHOLOGY INTERNSHIP

The International Center for Achievement (I.C.A.) and its division of sport psychology (PERFORMAX) operating on-site at the Bollettieri Sports Academy in Bradenton, Florida, would like to offer your graduate students the opportunity to learn about mental skills training and become part of our team with a clinical internship during the 2 semester.  We anticipate having 3 positions available running from January through the end of May.  Performax supplies the sport psychology consulting for the Bollettieri Tennis Academy, the David Leadbetter Golf Academy, the Adidas Soccer Academy, and the baseball academy.  Interns would be responsible for the following:

Our clients benefit from a wide variety of opportunities including performance enhancement techniques, mental skills and ability assessments, video analysis and feedback, instruction in and out of the sport atmosphere, as well as an array of evaluations.  The purpose and goal of our staff is to help athletes in the following areas: Motivation, Focus, Concentration, Attention, Awareness, Confidence, Discipline, Intensity, Composure, Self-Esteem, Perspective, Communication, Time-Management, Continuous Improvement, Developing and Maintaining Professional Relationships, and Enhancing Sport Enjoyment!
We will be selecting interns sometime in November/December.
All students will be responsible for their own finances during the course of the internship.  Students will receive college credit (as much as their university allows).  Each student will work approximately 40 hours per week.

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COLBY-SAWYER COLLEGE
FACULTY POSITION PSYCHOLOGY DEPARTMENT

We seek a colleague in Psychology to teach a variety of courses including Health psychology and Sport Psychology. In addition, the candidate should be prepared to teach Developmental Psychology [adolescent development and/or life-span development] and Introductory Psychology. Our colleague will join the Social Sciences and Education Department, a multi-discipline department that offers, among others, majors in Psychology and Child Development. An appropriate doctoral degree and evidence of excellence in teaching are required. Flexibility of teaching interests is desirable. A tenure-eligible Assistant Professorship is available September 2000.
Colby-Sawyer College is a small, private, liberal arts, coeducational college located in the scenic Lake Sunapee region of New Hampshire, noted for its high quality of life. Consistent academic excellence and fine extracurricular and athletic programs have earned us the admirable reputation of being a college where individuals truly make a difference. Our faculty and staff consider it an important and welcome aspect of their jobs to get to know, encourage, inspire, and offer guidance to our students throughout their college careers.
We will begin reviewing resumes on November 1, 1999, and continue until the position is filled. Send current resume, letter of application, brief statement of teaching philosophy, and names and telephone numbers of three references to:

Colby-Sawyer College actively encourages diversity among students, faculty, and staff

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FACULTY POSITION: HEALTH PROMOTION
TENURE TRACK, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
EFFECTIVE AUGUST 2000.  

Earned doctorate in Health Promotion, Health Education, or a closely related behavioral science or expected completion date of August 2000 required.  Demonstrated ability to conduct research and teach in the area of health behavior including the design of health education interventions required.  Focused scholarship and research in the area of health behavior change including procurement of external funds expected.  Content expertise in physical activity, diet, tobacco, or alcohol preferred.  Excellent opportunities exist at The University of Iowa for collaborative, interdisciplinary research within the College of Liberal Arts, College of Public Health, College of Medicine, College of Nursing, and with health promotion programs in the community.  Teaching duties include introductory personal health, health behavior theories, and advising undergraduate and graduate health promotion students including honors projects and M.A. theses. Typically teach two courses per semester.  Send a letter of application, vita, academic transcripts, projected research program for the next 3 to 5 years, and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references to the search committee chair:

Screening of candidates begins January 30 and continues until appointment is made.  The University of Iowa is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.  We especially encourage women and minorities to apply.

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TWO-YEAR POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP IN SPORTS PSYCHOLOGY
UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND

A two-year postdoctoral fellowship is available in Sport Psychology in the School of Sport and Exercise Sciences at the University of Birmingham, England.  The person appointed will work with Professor Joan Duda and carry out research on motivation and other aspects of Sport Psychology.  Other members of the sport psychology research team at Birmingham include one Lecturer, Dr. Steven Bray, and four post-graduate (Ph.D.) students. Evidence of published research and strong writing and statistical skills are desired from successful candidates for this post.
The School of Sport and Exercise Sciences at Birmingham has been distinguished by its accomplishments in and commitment to scholarship.  It was rated 5A in the last national Research Assessment Exercise.  This was the highest research rating achieved by any Sport and Exercise Sciences department in the United Kingdom.
The post is available from January 2000 (Fall 2000 start date preferred). Salary will be 16,286 - 18,185.  For further information contact:

Professor Duda is currently on sabbatical leave (through December 1999) at the University of Valencia, Spain, and her e-mail address is joan.duda@uv.es

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SPORT STUDIES SPECIALIST (TENURE TRACK)
CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LONG BEACH

California State University, Long Beach is a large, comprehensive university, with a student body approaching 30,000 and 1,500 full and part time faculty, offering 70 baccalaureate and 61 master's degrees in the liberal arts, applied and professional fields. the College of Health and Human Services in which this position resides has twelve departments, 5,000 majors, 6 centers for research/service and graduates approximately 1,500 students per year.
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 23, 2000-
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A doctorate degree with specialization or strong preparation and expertise in the- Historical and sociological foundations of sport. Ability to teach undergraduate and graduate course work in the area of sport history and sport sociology and either gender related sport topics or sports management.
DESIRED/PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Evidence of successful undergraduate and/or graduate teaching- Experience in the sport studies area at a four year college or university. Record of published research and evidence of a current research agenda. Knowledge of and experience with computer languages and software related to the sports studies subdisciplines and multimedia technology. It is also expected that the candidate would have the ability to teach one or more activity classes.
DUTIES: Teaching  sport studies courses at the undergraduate and graduate level, applying for external funding,- Advising undergraduate Physical Education majors, advising graduate students in the Sport Studies option, and serving on Department, College, and University committees.  In addition, they will be expected to chair or serve on committees for masters' and graduate student research projects and assist with the preparation and development of curriculum for the sports studies committees. In addition, they will be expected to chair- or serve on committees for masters' theses and graduate student research projects and assist with the preparation and development of curriculum for the sports studies area.
SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with experience and level of employment.
REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION: Letter of application addressing qualifications, professional resume, three letters of-recommendation, and an official transcript from the institution awarding highest degree (at time of appointment). Employment is contingent upon proof of the legal right to work in the United States. This proof must be provided prior to employment at the University.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Position open until filled (or recruitment canceled).  Review of applications to begin- January 10, 2000. Applications, required documentation, and/or requests for information should be addressed to:

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to economic status, ethnic background, political views, sexual orientation, or other personal characteristics or beliefs.  California State University, Long Beach is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Title IX employer.

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SPORT-EXERCISE PSYCHOLOGY PROGRAM FACULTY POSITIONS
THE ARIZONA SCHOOL OF PROFESSIONAL PSYCHOLOGY
(Pending Final Budget Approvals)

The Arizona School of Professional Psychology is recruiting for 1-2 faculty openings (rank open) for their sport-exercise psychology program. It is expected that this/these position(s) will begin September 2000. Salary is competitive. Candidates should have a Doctorate in sport psychology or clinical/counseling psychology with strong training and background in applied sport psychology. Licensure (or license eligibility) as a psychologist or certification (or certification eligibility) as a professional counselor is preferred. The new faculty will be expected to teach at the graduate level, engage in active student advisement and provide supervision of masters, doctoral and post-doctoral student applied sport psychology practicum experiences.
Applicant review will begin immediately and will continue until the position(s) is/are filled. Applicants should forward a cover letter and CV along with three (3) letters of reference to:


AzSPP is an equal opportunity employer.

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THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN - COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

DEPARTMENT OF KINESIOLOGY AND HEALTH EDUCATION

SPORT MANAGEMENT POSITIONS

ASSOCIATE & ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

The Department of Kinesiology and Health Education announces the availability of 2 tenure track faculty positions in the area of Sport Management, one  associate, one assistant, both available in August of 2000.  Candidates must be committed to scholarly productivity, effective teaching, service to the profession, and professional development.
Responsibilities include an independent research program, teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in areas of expertise, advising and supervising graduate and undergraduate majors, and service.  We also seek an individual who can help our sport management program build bridges with other units of the university such as the business School, the College of Communications and Intercollegiate Athletics. Qualifications include an earned doctorate in sport management or a related field, scholarly productivity commensurate with rank, and teaching expertise in areas of sport management such as sport finance, sport marketing, organizational theory, or other sport management related courses. Candidates for the associate professor position should have experience directing dissertations and theses and in establishing and maintaining internship relationships with a variety of sport organizations.
To apply, please submit a letter, curriculum vitae, transcripts, credentials, three letters of recommendation and references to either:

Application deadline is December 10, 1999, or until a suitable candidate has been identified.
OTHER INFORMATION:  The University of Texas is located in Austin, the state capitol,  a metro area of approximately one million.  The University, founded in 1883, now has approximately 48,000 students, 2,300 faculty, and 10,300 non-teaching staff.  Austin is located in the heart of the scenic Central Texas Hill Country with rolling terrain and abundant lakes, trees, and wildflowers.  The City, ethnically diverse with an exciting cultural life, ranked second on Money  Magazine
The University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  The University does not discriminate on any basis including race, color, religion, sex, national origin, handicap, age, citizenship status, or veteran's status.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN EXERCISE SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT OF EXERCISE AND NUTRITIONAL SCIENCES
SAN DIEGO STATE UNIVERSITY

POSITION: Assistant Professor tenure-track in Exercise Sciences with primary teaching responsibilities in measurement and evaluation area beginning August 2000.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach primarily undergraduate and graduate courses in measurement and evaluation area as well as possible coursework such as growth and development, kinesiology, motor learning, exercise/sport psychology, or teaching methodology lab. Background in both classical test theory and item response theory is preferred. Professional growth through research, grant activity and service is expected. Consulting with graduate students and faculty on appropriate statistical techniques and analyses to employ in research projects is also expected.
QUALIFICATIONS: Earned doctorate in Kinesiology with specialized coursework in measurement and evaluation and computer skills required. Full time teaching experience preferred. Demonstrated excellence in (1) teaching, research, and service, (2) maintenance of positive collegial relationships, and (3) mentoring of students and colleagues.
SALARY & RANK: Salary commensurate with credentials and experience.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: The Department of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences has over 30 faculty positions and is part of the College of Professional Studies and fine Arts. Approximately 750 kinesiology and 225 foods and nutrition majors plus 140 Graduate students are currently enrolled. The Department offers Bachelor's degrees in Kinesiology and Foods and Nutrition and Master's degrees in Physical Education, Exercise Physiology, and Nutritional Sciences. San Diego State has an enrollment of over 30,000 students.
APPLICATIONS: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of materials will commence February 1, 2000. Candidates should submit a letter of application, a detailed curriculum vita, and three letters of recommendation to:

Dr. B. Robert Carlson, Chair
Department of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences
San Diego State University
San Diego, CA 92182-7251

SDSU IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY, TITLE IX EMPLOYER AND DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE AGAINST PERSONS ON THE BASIS OF RACE, RELIGION, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER, MARITAL STATUS, AGE OR DISABILITY.

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