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Sport and Exercise Psychology Position
University of Northern Iowa
School of Health, Physical Education and Leisure Services

Division of Physical Education: Assistant Professor. Responsibilities include teaching and advising at the graduate and undergraduate levels; program and curriculum development; teaching courses in sport and exercise psychology, and statistics and/or research methodology; supervising student research and theses; conducting independent and collaborative research with a strong commitment to undergraduate research; performing professional and public service activities appropriate to the sport and exercise psychology area; and seeking extramural funding. Required: Doctoral degree in Sport and Exercise Psychology; successful record of teaching at university level; and demonstrated ability to establish a line of research. Preferred: Familiarity with state-of-the-art technology and record of scholarship and professional and public service. Applications are encouraged from minority persons, women, Vietnam era veterans and disabled persons. Applications received by March 1, 2003 will be given full consideration. The position is available starting August 26, 2003. Send cover letter, resume, three letters of recommendation, and official transcripts to:

Dr. Mick Mack
Chairperson
Search Committee
Physical Division
School of Health, Physical Education and Leisure Services
203 Wellness/Recreation Center
University of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0241
(319) 273-6129 or (319) 273-6475
Fax: (319) 273-5958,
e-mail: mickey.mack@uni.edu

The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a comprehensive plan for affirmative action. For further information, please see website (www.uni.edu).

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Graduate Fellowship in Movement Sciences
University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee
Department of Human Movement Sciences

Department of Human Movement Sciences at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee offers a MS in Kinesiology degree emphasizing research in the human movement sciences. The program provides instruction and research opportunities for students interested in studying the biopsychosocial aspects of human movement. The thrust of the curriculum is the integration of the body of knowledge fundamental to the science of human movement through study in at least three of the five sub-disciplines represented by faculty in the program (Biomechanics, Exercise Physiology, Motor Control, Psychological Aspects of Physical Activity and Sociological Aspects of Physical Activity). The chancellor’s fellowship for 2003-2004 will be awarded to support a master’s student who wishes to pursue human movement research and scholarship as a means to contribute to the scientific foundation of one or more of the five sub-disciplines and/or their professional application. The fellowship recipient will be selected from the applicant pool on the basis of academic credentials, career goals, and research focus. Only students accepted to the Kinesiology graduate program will be considered for Fellowship support.

Criteria for consideration:

  1. GRE scores (Verbal + Quantitative = c.1000)
  2. Undergraduate grade point average (minimum of 3.00 on 4.0 scale)
  3. Appropriate coursework history

gram application may be made online or materials may be obtained by contacting the Graduate School (414.229.4982)) or the department’s Graduate Program Coordinator, Dr. Barbara Hart (414.229.6080 or hart@uwm.edu). Our web-site has additional helpful information.

Fellowship applicants shall also submit:

  1. A formal letter requesting consideration for fellowship support including description of academic and professional goals
  2. A resume/vita
  3. Two letters of recommendation attesting to the candidate’s academic and professional abilities.

Candidates may include their Fellowship application materials along with their documentation for admission to the program. For full consideration for Fellowship support, materials must be received by March 29, 2003.

The appointment begins August 25, 2003 for one academic year (9 months), renewable, and dependent on funding. The fellowship recipient will be required to enroll in a minimum of 6 credits per semester to maintain eligibility. The fellowship carries a stipend of approximately $20,000 per academic year. The recipient is responsible to pay tuition and fees.

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Ohio State University Sports Medicine Center
Postdoctoral Fellowship
Counseling & Applied Sport Psychology

The Ohio State University Sports Medicine Center is pleased to offer this unique one-year position beginning August 4, 2003. The fellow will work at a large NCAA Division I athletic department with 35 teams, and emphasis will be placed on experiences with applied sport psychology, counseling of student-athlete issues, and consultation with coaches and medical staff. This position also includes a .25 FTE appointment at Ohio State's Counseling & Consultation Service, the mental health facility for OSU enrolled students providing a wide range of mental health services. Applicants must have a Ph.D./Psy.D. in Counseling or Clinical Psychology from an APA-accredited program, and must also demonstrate academic preparation in sport psychology.

Deadline for application is March 10, 2003. Send curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and graduate transcripts to:

Jennifer Carter, Ph.D.
Psychologist for Athletics
The Ohio State University Sports Medicine Center
2050 Kenny Rd.
Columbus, OH 43221
Email: Carter-6@medctr.osu.edu.

Salary is competitive and includes health benefits; interview expenses will not be covered. The Ohio State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Position Announcement
Faculty Position In Socio-Cultural Foundations Of Sport And Leisure
University of Tennessee, Knoxville

RANK: Assistant Professor (tenure track)

RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach graduate and undergraduate courses dealing with The socio-cultural context of sport and leisure (e.g., sociological and psychological bases, philosophical ethos, historical influences, ethical dilemmas, ethnic and gender patterns, etc.). Conduct independent and collaborative research that merits publication in scholarly, refereed journals. Mentor graduate students and supervise theses and dissertations. Participate in professional, university, and community service.

QUALIFICATIONS: An earned doctorate with a concentration in sport studies, kinesiology, or exercise science. Evidence of scholarly achievement/productivity. College teaching experience preferred. Ability to gain approval to direct theses and dissertations. Qualified minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

SALARY: Commensurate with experience. Opportunity to teach additional Courses during summer term.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Review of applicants will begin February 15, 2003 And will continue until position is filled. Position effective August 2003 (pending approval). Interested persons should submit a letter of interest addressing their credentials as they relate to the position along with a copy of their vita, up to three reprints of scholarly work, and the names and contact information (mailing address, phone number, e-mail address) of at least three reference persons. Submit all correspondence to:

Craig A. Wrisberg
Chair, Sport Studies Search Committee
344 HPER
1914 Andy Holt Avenue
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN 37996-2700
Phone: (865) 974-1283
Fax: (865) 974-8981
E-mail: caw@utk.edu

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability or veteran status in provision of educational programs and services or employment opportunities and benefits. This policy extends to both employment by and admission to the University. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities pursuant to the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990.

Inquiries and charges of violations concerning Title VI, Title IX, Section 504, ADA or the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) or any of the other above referenced policies should be directed to the Office of Diversity Resources & Educational Services (DRES), 2110 Terrace Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996-3560, telephone (865) 974-2498 (TTY available). Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Human Resources Management, 600 Henley Street, Knoxville, TN 37996-4125.

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Position Announcement
Faculty Position In Applied Motor Learning And Control
University of Tennessee, Knoxville

POSITION: Assistant Professor of Applied Motor Learning and Control (tenure track)

RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach graduate and undergraduate courses in applied motor learning and control. Conduct independent and collaborative research that merits publication in scholarly, refereed journals. Mentor graduate students and supervise theses and dissertations. Participate in professional, university, and community service.

QUALIFICATIONS: An earned doctorate in motor learning/control and evidence of scholarly achievements in these areas. University/college teaching experience preferred. Demonstrated expertise in specific topics in applied motor learning and control. Interest in applications of motor learning and control to a variety of everyday contexts (e.g., sport, leisure, therapeutic settings, programs for disabled or special populations, etc.). Ability to gain approval to direct theses and dissertations desired and to secure external funding. Qualified minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

SALARY: Commensurate with experience. Opportunity to teach additional courses during summer term.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Review of applicants will begin February 15, 2003 and will continue until the position is filled. Position effective August 2003. Interested persons should submit a letter of interest addressing their credentials as they relate to the position along with a copy of their vita, up to three reprints of scholarly work, and the names and contact information (mailing address, phone number, e-mail address) of at least three Reference persons. Submit all correspondence to:

Craig A. Wrisberg
Chair, Motor Learning/Control Search Committee
344 HPER
1914 Andy Holt Avenue
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN 37996-2700
Email: caw@utk.edu
Phone: (865) 974-1283
Fax: (865) 974-8981

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability or veteran Status in provision of educational programs and services or employment opportunities and benefits. This policy extends to both employment by and admission to the University. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities pursuant to the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990.

Inquiries and charges of violations concerning Title VI, Title IX, Section 504, ADA or the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) or any of the other above referenced policies should be directed to the Office of Diversity Resources & Educational Services (DRES), 2110 Terrace Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996-3560, telephone (865) 974-2498 (TTY available). Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Human Resources Management, 600 Henley Street, Knoxville, TN 37996-4125.

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Academic Coach
"Play It Smart" Program

The "Play It Smart" program, underwritten by the National Football Foundation, is now accepting applications for an "Academic Coach" position in the Kansas City, Missouri, Buffalo and New York area to begin after Jan. 1. Ten positions in the Washington D.C. area are also anticipated for July 2003. These positions are part time and require about 20-25 hours/week for the entire school year. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: the development and coordination of a comprehensive support program for high school student athletes, academic, career, and personal counseling, and community service projects. The annual salary is approximately $15,000. The academic coach position requires a minimum of a bachelor's degree, and experience working with or a demonstrated appreciation of interscholastic athletics. To apply, please send a letter of application, resume, and the names of three references to:

Jim Presbrey
Play It Smart National Director
National Football Foundation
22 Maple Avenue
Morristown, NJ 07960.

You may also fax your resume to (973)829-1737. For more information, please visit www.playitsmart.org

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Applied Internship
IMG Academies / Mental Conditioning
Bradenton Florida

The IMG Academies in Bradenton Florida in conjunction with Mental Conditioning would like to offer your graduate students an opportunity to learn about mental skills training and become part of our team with an applied internship this summer. We anticipate having 4 positions available running from mid June until the end of August. The IMG Academies Mental Conditioning supplies all of the performance enhancement consulting for the world renowned Bollettieri Tennis Academy, David Leadbetter Golf Academy, The IMG Soccer, Baseball, Basketball, Hockey Academies, and IPI. This is an excellent opportunity for students to gain hands on experience in the following areas:

  • Lecturing to groups on mental conditioning topics (e.g. goal setting, relaxation, etc.)
  • Program development
  • Marketing the IMG Academies Mental Conditioning
  • Sport Psychology Research
  • Video-Analysis
  • Supervised consultation with individual athletes
  • Educating coaches on a variety of mental conditioning topics
  • And much more!

Our clients benefit from a variety of opportunities including performance enhancement, mental skills and abilities assessments, video analysis and feedback, as well as instruction in and out of the sport atmosphere. The goal of our program is to provide athletes with the knowledge in some of 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!

Please inform your graduate students of the internship and have them send a resume/vitae, cover letter, references, a personal statement that includes their sport background, interest in the field, experience with the sports we offer here at the academy and future goals in the field, and a video tape of some kind of interaction with athletes (i.e. conducting a group lecture, consulting an individual client, or coaching) to the address below. Please include all languages you speak as we consider bilingual individuals highly important for the position. Application materials must be received by March 14th. We will be selecting interns during the week of April 7th.

Room and board will be provided by the academy. Students will be responsible for all other expenses. Students must receive college credit (as much as their university allows). Each student will work approximately 40 hours per week.

If you have any questions about our services and/or internship programs, please do not hesitate to e-mail me at cbenson@imgworld.com

IMG Academies Mental Conditioning
Attn: Carey Benson
5500 34th Street West
Bradenton, FL 34210
Phone: (941) 752-2451.
Fax: (941) 752-2527

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