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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader in Sport & Exercise Psychology
Loughborough University
School of Sport & Exercise Sciences

A Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader in Sport & Exercise Psychology is sought to join a thriving team and world-class Department. The successful candidate will be required to lead the new MSc programme in Sport & Exercise Psychology, have a specialism in applied sport psychology, and be expected to have a substantial track record of excellent research and teaching for appointment at SL/Reader level.

Starting date: September 1st 2003 or soon thereafter.

Salary: up to £39,958 per annum

School details via WWW: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/departments/sses

Informal enquiries to the Head of School, Professor Stuart Biddle (E: s.j.h.biddle@lboro.ac.uk; P: 01509 226311).

For further details of the post and an application form, see http://www.lboro.ac.uk/admin/personnel/appform.html or contact Personnel Services, Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3TU. Tel: 01509 222173 (24 hours) or email: Personnel@lboro.ac.uk. The closing date for receipt of applications is TBA (see website).

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Senior Lecturer/Reader in Physical Activity & Health
Loughborough University
School of Sport & Exercise Sciences

A Senior Lecturer/Reader in Physical Activity & Health is sought to join this world-class School. You will be expected to have a substantial track record of excellent research and demonstrate the ability to attract external funding commensurate with a 5* department. You will provide leadership in research and teaching initiatives, including the new MSc programme in Physical Activity & Health. You will work closely with the British Heart Foundation National Centre for Physical Activity & Health, based in the School. Expertise in the social and behavioural sciences is preferred, such as multidisciplinary perspectives that use behavioural physical activity approaches for health promotion and management, or epidemiology, but candidates with other expertise will also be welcomed.

Starting date: September 1st or as soon as possible thereafter.

Salary: £35,251-£39,958 per annum

School details via WWW: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/departments/sses

Informal enquiries to the Head of School, Professor Stuart Biddle (E: s.j.h.biddle@lboro.ac.uk; P: +44 (0) 1509 226311).

For further details of the post and an application form, see http://www.lboro.ac.uk/admin/personnel/appform.html or contact Personnel Services, Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3TU. Tel: 01509 222173 (24 hours) or email: Personnel@lboro.ac.uk. The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday, June 6th 2003.

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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor
Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU)
Department of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Safety (HPERS)

The Department of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Safety (HPERS) at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) has an opening for a tenure-track Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor who has a doctorate and research experience in physical education, exercise science, health, recreation, human performance, or a related field. Ability to teach graduate-level courses in applied statistics, expertise with technology in the classroom, and extensive knowledge and experience with SPSS and other statistical packages are required. Candidates must have one or more recent research publications and will be expected to teach at the doctoral level. Candidates are expected to be active in their own independent research program.

Primary teaching responsibilities at the Ph.D. and masterís level include (a) advanced statistics and data analysis, (b) design and analysis of experiments and quasi-experiments, (c) measurement theory, (d) program evaluation, and (e) quantitative and qualitative research methods. The candidate will serve as statistical consultant for masterís theses, doctoral dissertations, and faculty research.

Review of applications begins April 19, 2003, and will continue until the position is filled. Rank and salary are commensurate with education and experience. Proof of U.S. citizenship OR eligibility for U.S. employment will be required prior to employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986). Send application materials to Dr. Dianne Bartley, Interim Chair, HPERS Department, P.O. Box 96, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN 37132.

Letters of application should reference the applicable position number and should include a resume, transcripts of all college work, two reprints of articles recently published in refereed journals, and current reference letters sent directly from three individuals.

Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) is a fast-growing comprehensive institution with more than 20,000 students located 30 miles southeast of Nashville. MTSU offers, through six colleges and thirty-six academic departments, baccalaureate instruction in the liberal and fine arts, the sciences, education, business, communication, and a variety of other fields. Graduate offerings are varied and vital to the Universityís mission. Programs in the College of Graduate Studies are offered at the Masterís, Ed.S., D.A., and Ph.D. levels. Please visit our web site at www.mtsu.edu for more information. MTSU, a culturally diverse university, is an equal opportunity, affirmative action educational institution and employer. Women, ethnic minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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

The Department of Human Movement Sciences at the University of Wisconsin Ė 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 chancellorís fellowship for 2003-2004 will be awarded to support a masterís 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

Program application may be made online (http://www.uwm.edu/Dept/Grad_Sch/) or materials may be obtained by contacting the Graduate School (414.229.4982)) or the departmentís Graduate Program Coordinator, Dr. Barbara Hart (414.229.6080 or hart@uwm.edu). Our web-site (http://www.uwm.edu/SAHP/gp/hk/ghkmenu.html) 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 candidateís 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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Physical Education Generalist -
Tenure Track appointment at rank of Assistant Professor
California State University, Stanislaus

POSITION: Teaching courses as Physical Education generalist in the undergraduate and graduate programs in the Department of Physical Education and Health. Responsibilities may include, but not be limited to: teaching courses in sports psychology, sociology of sports and adapted physical education, courses taught at the main Turlock campus as well as in Stockton in the undergraduate Physical Education Subject Matter Program. Courses taught in the Supplemental Authorization in Health will be based upon Department needs or candidate qualifications and competencies. Additional responsibilities include participation in Physical Education and Health program development and implementation, scholarly activity, and university and community service.

QUALIFICATIONS:
The successful candidate should have the following required qualifications:

  • An earned doctorate (ABD may be considered with completion at time of appointment)
  • K-12 teaching/coaching experience and/or college teaching experience
  • Demonstrated ability to work with culturally diverse population
  • Excellent teaching and interpersonal skills
  • Evidence of scholarly research/statistical background

SALARY: Minimum $43,632.00 - Commensurate with experience.

APPOINTMENT DATE: August 30, 2003

DEADLINE: Screening begins March 31, 2003 and will remain open until filled.

INFORMATION REQUESTED: Send (1) a detailed letter of application addressing qualifications (2) a complete and current vita (3) 2 copies of official transcripts verifying highest degree (3) three letters of reference or a current placement file to:

Dr. J. Sue Fletcher, Chair
Search Committee
Department of Physical Education and Health
California State University Stanislaus
801 W. Monte Vista Ave.,
Turlock, CA 95382

DEPARTMENT: The Department of Physical Education and Health of the College of Education offers a B.A. in Physical Education, the Subject Matter Program for Teacher Credentialing, and Concentrations in Health and Wellness Management. In addition, the Department offers a Concentration in Physical Education in the Master of Arts in Education.

CAMPUS and AREA: California State University, Stanislaus is a liberal arts university with applied and professional studies. The University has a year-round calendar featuring a Winter Term, which concentrates on a single course during January. Thanks to its size (7,500 students), Stanislaus offers a quiet atmosphere, small classes, and individual attention. Academic innovations, flexibility, and quality are the goals. Located in a friendly, affordable San Joaquin Valley community of 60,000, Stanislaus offers modern facilities on a beautiful 230-acre campus within convenient driving distance of the cultural activities of San Francisco and the recreational areas of the High Sierras. The Stockton campus and Merced Centers are integral parts of the University program and persons hired may be assigned to teach some of their courses there and via interactive instructional television.

CSU, STANISLAUS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION TITLE IX/SECTION 503/504 EMPLOYER. QUALIFIED WOMEN, MINORITIES, AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. CSU, STANISLAUS HIRES ONLY INDIVIDUALS LAWFULLY AUTHORIZED TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES. CLERY ACT; IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE JEANNE CLERY DISCLOSURE OF CAMPUS SECURITY POLICY AND CRIME STATISTICS ACT, CRIME REPORT STATISTICS ARE AVAILABLE AT www.bf.csustan.edu/dps/statistics/htm

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Professor In Sport And Leisure Studies
Department of Sport and Leisure Studies
School of Education

This is a newly established position located within the Department of Sport and Leisure Studies in the School of Education. The School has seven departments, 120 academic staff and offers undergraduate programmes in sport and leisure studies, teacher education, and education studies. The Department consists of seventeen full-time academic staff who teach both undergraduate and post-graduate programmes in sport and leisure studies and physical and health education.

All departments within the School are currently strengthening their capacity for undertaking high quality research, attracting external funding for research and for mentoring graduate students to participate in the research process. The Department of Sport and Leisure Studies is seeking applicants who can facilitate this process.

Applicants should have a demonstrated record of excellence in scholarship and research publications.

The Department supports a range of research interests but is particularly noted for having strength in qualitative and critical research. Applicants should be committed to giving impetus to the development of postgraduate programmes, research and consultancy and the establishment of research teams as well as contributing to teaching. The appointee will be expected to develop links, and strengthen working relationships, with related departments across the university as well as community and national organisations.

The current salary range for a Professor is NZ$94,300 to $120,000 per annum.

Enquiries of an academic nature can be made to Associate Professor Bevan C Grant telephone ++64 7 8384500 ext 6206, fax ++64 7 8384555, email bcg@waikato.ac.nz

Applications close on Friday, 25 July 2003.

For application information please visit our website jobs.waikato.ac.nz or contact HRM - email: jobs@waikato.ac.nz phone ++64 7 8384003, fax ++64 7 8560135.

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Lectureship/Senior Lectureship in the Exercise/Health Psychology
The University Of Birmingham (Uk)
School Of Sport And Exercise Sciences

As part of a planned expansion, the School of Sport and Exercise Sciences is seeking to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Exercise/Health Psychology. Candidates must have a PhD and strong research background and experience in Exercise and/or Health Psychology research. While not essential, research experience in the area of social cognition and/or a focus on exercise behaviour and promotion would be an advantage.

The School of Sport and Exercise Sciences was constituted in its present form in 1986 within what was then the Faculty of Science and is now a self-contained budget centre with a recurrent budget of around £3.0M. In addition, the School attracts a further £1.0M annually in external research grants and contracts. SPORTEX achieved the highest rating possible (5*A) in the 2001 national Research Assessment Exercise.

The School has four full Professors. Professor Douglas Carroll, currently the Head of School, has a Chair in Applied Psychology, Professor Joan Duda holds the Chair of Sports Psychology, Professor Anton Wagenmakers was recently appointed to a Chair in Exercise Biochemistry, and Professor David Jones holds the Chair of Sport and Exercise Sciences. The School has an overall teaching staff complement of 21, supported by 5 technical and 6 secretarial staff. In addition, there are 8 research fellows within the School and over 40 postgraduate research students.

The School has extensive and well-equipped laboratory facilities for Biochemistry, Physiology, Motor Control, Psychophysiology, Exercise/Health Psychology, and Sports Psychology, as well as clinical laboratories in the School of Medicine (Physiology, Psychophysiology), and Selly Oak Hospital (Physiology). The School has exceptionally well-developed links with the School of Medicine, including the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health and the Department of General Practice and Primary Care, and growing links with the Schools of Psychology, Biosciences, and Engineering.

The post is available from Autumn 2003, but a later starting date can be negotiated. Informal enquiries can be directed to Professor Douglas Carroll, tel: 00 44 121 4147240; email carrolld@bham.ac.uk, Dr Frank Eves, tel: 00 121 4144133; email: f.f.eves@bham.ac.uk , or Dr Chris Ring, tel: 00 44 4144275; email: c.m.ring@bham.ac.uk The School's web address is http://www.sportex.bham.ac.uk.

Starting salary on scale FULL LECTURER/SENIOR RANGE a year.

Application forms and further particulars from the Director of Staffing Services, The University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, tel: 0121 414 6486 (24 hours)

e-mail: Staffing@bham.ac.uk

web: http://www.bham.ac.uk/staffing/

Working towards equal opportunities.

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Academic Coach
Play It Smart

The "Play It Smart" program, underwritten by the National Football Foundation, is now accepting applications for "Academic Coach" positions in the following cities: Oakland & San Francisco, CA; Meriden & New Haven, CT; Belle Glade & Tampa, FL; Athens & Atlanta, GA; New Orleans, LA; Oakland, ME; Detroit, MI; Minneapolis, MN; St. Louis, MO; North NJ; Brooklyn & Syracuse, NY; Anadarko, OK; Portland, OR; Philadelphia, PA; Knoxville & Nashville, TN; Houston, TX; Charlottesville & Richmond, VA; Washington DC. These positions are anticipated for the 2003-2004 school year and are contingent on funding and availability. The academic coach is required to work 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 that includes academic, career, and personal counseling, and facilitating community service projects. Academic coaches receive stipends of up to $15,000 per year. Those applicants who wish to participate as an AmeriCorps member would also qualify for up to an additional $4,700 in educational benefits, plus medical insurance and day care reimbursements where appropriate. There is an expectation of 32-35 hours per week for AmeriCorps Academic Coaches. The academic coach position requires a minimum of a bachelor's degree, and experience working with or a demonstrated appreciation of interscholastic athletics. Successful candidates must attend a MANDATORY summer training session from July 26 Ė July 31, 2003. To apply, please send a letter of application, resume, and the contact information for three references to: Kelly OíBrien, Project Director, NFF Center, Springfield College, 263 Alden St., Springfield, MA 01109. Please indicate your site(s) of interest. For more information on Play It Smart or for a current list of the participating Play It Smart schools, please visit www.playitsmart.org.

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PhD Scholarship in Sport and Exercise Psychology
The University of Queensland
School of Human Movement Studies

A scholarship position exists for a PhD student to undertake a project on the relationship between subjective experience in physical activity and on-going physical activity involvement. A three year PhD stipend ($18,009 p.a. tax free) is available for a suitable student to work on a project led by Dr. Sue Jackson in the School of Human Movement Studies at The University of Queensland.

Applicants should possess a First Class Honours degree or completed Masters degree (with thesis) in sport or exercise psychology or a related field. Applicants should have experience with qualitative research in sport or exercise psychology.

Information about the School of Human Movement Studies at The University of Queensland can be found at http://www.hms.uq.edu.au.

Information about the University of Queensland School of Graduate Studies including scholarships and fees can be found at http://www.uq.edu.au/grad-school. Please note that students who are not Australian citizens are liable for fees as an international student. There are scholarships available through the University of Queensland for international students and information about these can be found at the website above.

Please forward your application (including covering letter, CV, academic record, and contact details of three professional referees) to: sjackson@hms.uq.edu.au

The position is available to commence mid-late 2003.

Dr. Sue Jackson
School of Human Movement Studies
The University of Queensland
Brisbane AUSTRALIA 4072
Ph. (+61 7) 3346 9710
Fax (+61 7) 3365 6877

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