Tuesday, December 19, 2006

JOB: California State University - East Bay

Position: Full time lecturer Sport History/Sport Sociology/Sport Philosophy
Salary: $50,000 to less than $70,000
Institution: California State University - East Bay
Location: California
Date posted: 12/18/2006



Full time Temporary Annual Lecturer

THE UNIVERSITY: California State University, East Bay is known for award-winning programs, expert instruction, small classes, a highly personalized learning environment, and a choice of more than 100 career-focused fields of study. There are two scenic campuses - one in the Hayward Hills overlooking San Francisco Bay and the other in the Concord foothills of Mt. Diablo - plus a professional center in dynamic downtown Oakland. The two campuses' proximity to the major Bay Area cities provides unique cultural opportunities including museums, art galleries, aquariums, planetariums, plays, musicals, sports events, and concerts. Their nearness to the Pacific Ocean and Sierra Nevada Mountains offers recreational diversion as well as excellent laboratories for educational studies. The ten major buildings of the Hayward Hills campus, on 342 acres, contain over 150 classrooms and teaching laboratories, over 177 specialized instructional rooms, numerous student oriented computer labs and a library, which contains a collection of over one million items accessible through HAYSTAC, its on-line catalog. CSUEB's Concord Campus provides full instructional support for over 1,600 upper division and graduate students. Its five buildings on 395 acres feature lecture halls, seminar rooms, computer labs, science labs, an art studio, theatre and library. The University has an enrollment of approximately 13,000 students and 600 faculty. CSUEB is organized into four colleges: Arts, Letters, and Social Sciences; Business and Economics; Education and Allied Studies; and Science. The University offers bachelor's degrees in 45 fields, minors in 66 fields, and master's degrees in 31 (in addition to Special Majors). Other programs lead to teaching specialist, pupil personnel services, and administrative services credentials. To learn more about CSUEB visit http://www.csueastbay.edu.

THE DEPARTMENT: The mission of the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education is to prepare graduates who are knowledgeable, professional, experienced, and idealistic regarding the significance and value of sport and exercise. The department is one of five within the College of Education and Allied Studies and offers Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Kinesiology. The department takes a disciplinary approach to the study of Kinesiology and its related professions.

·Instruct undergraduate and graduate-level courses across at least two of the following areas: sport history, sport sociology, and sport philosophy.
·Advise students, and participate in department, college, and university committees.
·Other duties as assigned.
Please note that teaching assignments at California State University, East Bay include courses at both the Hayward and Concord campuses.

RANK AND SALARY: Lecturer B. Salary is dependent upon educational preparation and experience. Subject to budgetary authorization.

DATE OF APPOINTMENT: Fall Quarter, 2007

QUALIFICATIONS: Candidate must expect to have an earned doctorate in Kinesiology no later than the effective date of the appointment with specialized preparation in the following areas: Sport History, Sport Sociology, and Sport Philosophy. Candidates with successful teaching experience at the university level are preferred. Demonstrated ability to teach, advise, and mentor students from diverse educational and cultural backgrounds.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Screening of applicants will begin February 15, 2007 and continue until the position is filled. Please submit a letter of application; a complete and current vita; graduate transcripts; and three letters of recommendation to:

Dr. Rita Liberti, Chair
Department of Kinesiology & Physical Education
25800 Carlos Bee Blvd.
California State University, East Bay
Hayward, CA. 94542-3062
Phone: (510) 885-3061; Fax: (510) 885-2423
Email: rita.liberti@csueastbay.edu

Note: California State University, East Bay hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. All offers of employment are contingent upon presentation of documents demonstrating the appointee's identity and eligibility to work, in accordance with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, CSUEB does not discriminate on the basis of any protected categories: age, ancestry, citizenship, color, disability, gender, immigration status, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran's status. The University is committed to the principles of diversity in employment and to creating a stimulating learning environment for its diverse student body.

Wednesday, December 13, 2006

JOB: Chair, School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York U

Chair, School of Kinesiology and Health Science
Faculty of Health

York University offers a world-class, modern, interdisciplinary academic experience in Toronto, Canada’s most multicultural city. York is at the centre of innovation, with a thriving community of almost 60,000 faculty, staff and students who challenge the ordinary and deliver the unexpected.

Applications are invited for the position of Chair of the School of Kinesiology and Health Science. The successful candidate will hold a full-time tenure-track position at the Associate or Full Professor level. The position of Chair is for a five-year term, commencing July 1, 2007, with the possibility of renewal.

The School of Kinesiology and Health Science is one of the founding units of the new Faculty of Health (www.health.yorku.ca) at York University, and has an international reputation for the quality of its research and graduate and undergraduate education programs. This is a unique opportunity to be part of the leadership team building a world-leading Faculty that will accelerate the knowledge and practice for promoting health, globally and locally. The School, with a full-time faculty complement of 41, has approximately 2,800 undergraduate students in the Honours-only BA or B.Sc. program, and 100 graduate students in the MA, M.Sc. and PhD programs (see www.kinesiology.yorku.ca and www.yorku.ca/kahs for program descriptions). Also, the School is the home of the Sport and Recreation programs (www.sport.yorku.ca ), which operate independently under the auspices of the Director of Sport and Recreation.

The role of the Chair is to foster an environment in which education, research and service can flourish, while advocating for the School’s interests in all aspects of University affairs. On behalf of the Dean, the Chair will assign workloads to faculty, establish teaching budgets for part-time faculty and graduate students, provide leadership in all undergraduate and graduate programs, and, in a collegial process, develop and promote hiring priorities and initiatives. The Chair will work with colleagues, other Chairs and the Dean in the Faculty of Health in strategic planning and development of innovative programs. Applicants should have academic leadership and administrative experience, an internationally recognized research record, and broad experience in, and a passion for, teaching.

York University is an Affirmative Action Employer. The Affirmative Action Program can be found on York’s website at www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or a copy can be obtained by calling the affirmative action office at 416.736.5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

All positions at York University are subject to budgetary approval. Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, a covering letter, and three letters of reference, by February 15, 2007, to: Chair of the Search Committee, 333 Bethune College, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M3J 1P3. E-mail: kinchair@yorku.ca

Tuesday, December 12, 2006

JOB: Health - Physical Education & Kinesiology, Tennessee State U

Tennessee State University
Location: Nashville, TN
* Faculty - Health - Physical Education & Kinesiology
* Faculty - Health - Sports Mgmt, Recreation & Leisure Studies

Posted: 12/11/2006
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time

The Head of the Department provides leadership for the degree programs in the department and is responsible for working with other departments to provide required and elective health and recreational instruction for all students at the University. The department offers instruction leading to BS (with a K-12 licensure option) and the MS degrees. The department head reports to the Dean of the College of Education.

An earned doctorate is required. Graduate degree in at least one area closely related to health or physical education. Educational background and experience must reflect knowledge of health, wellness, and sports programs. Documentation of leadership ability is required. Administrative experience preferred. Teaching of courses in either health, physical education, recreation, or sports administration is required. Developing program diversity and growth is a primary expectation for the department head.

Application Information
Contact: Office of Human Resources
Tennessee State University
Phone: 615-963-5281
Online App. Form: http://www.jobs.tnstate.edu

JOB: Chair, Department of Physical Education and Exercise Science, U North Dakota

Position: Chair, Department of Physical Education and Exercise Science (Kinesiology
Salary: Unspecified
Institution: University of North Dakota
Location: North Dakota
Date posted: 12/12/2006
Application deadline: 1/15/2007

Position:Chair, Department of Physical Education and Exercise Science (Kinesiology). Tenure-track, 9 month appointment.

Responsibilities: Provide vision and leadership to the department; advance research initiatives (especially related to physical activity and wellness) including pursuit of external funding; teach and advise where appropriate; provide meaningful service to the department, college, university and community.

Qualifications:Required: earned doctorate in related field; a record of successful teaching, scholarly and service accomplishments commensurate with Associate / Full Professor rank; demonstrated ability to secure external funding.

Preferred: Experience as a department chair or comparable administrative leadership position.

Salary:Competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Starting Date:Preferably July 1st, 2007, but negotiable up to August 15, 2007

The Department:The Department of Physical Education and Exercise Science is one of six departments in the College of Education and Human Development (EHD). The department has a core faculty of 7 members. Degrees offered are the BS major in Physical Education (with three options: teaching certification for K-12, non-teaching with an approved minor, exercise science applications), two minors (Athletic Coaching and Health Education) and a MS in Kinesiology. The department is committed to supporting and promoting ties with the Wellness initiative that are on-going at UND.

Application Process:Submit letter of application, vita, copies of transcripts (official transcripts will be required upon hire), and list of three professional references to Dr. Sandra Short, Chair; Department of Physical Education and Exercise Science, University of North Dakota, Hyslop Sports Center Room 114, 2751 2nd Avenue North Stop 8235, Grand Forks, ND, 58202-8235. (Tel: 701 777 4325; Fax: 701 777 3531; Email: sandra_short@und.nodak.edu).

The beginning date for reviewing applications has been extended to January 15, 2007 and will continue until the position is filled.

CFP: Conference of Sports History Ireland

Sports History Ireland
Third Annual Conference
16-17 February 2007


The Third Annual Conference of Sports History Ireland will be hosted by
the Centre for Irish Studies, National University of Ireland, Galway in
February 2007. This open themed conference will provide a platform for
both established and emerging scholars to engage with new ideas and
approaches to the history of sport in Ireland and beyond. Submissions are
welcome from all relevant disciplines.

Anyone wishing to submit a twenty minute paper for consideration should
send a 200 word abstract no later than the 30 November 2006 to
sportshistoryireland@gmail.com, or to:

David Doyle, Centre for Irish Studies, National University of Ireland, Galway
Paul Rouse, School of History and Archives, University College Dublin
William Murphy, Department of Irish Studies, Mater Dei Institute of Education, DCU.

JOB: D'Youville College

The Liberal Arts Department at D'Youville College is seeking an Assistant Professor of Sociology able to teach Principles of Sociology, Sociology of Sport/Exercise/Fitness, and Sociology of Medicine/ Social Epidemiology. Ability to teach Social Theory, Statistics, and Research Methods a plus. Interest in program and course development in crosscultural studies desirable.

Applications by underrepresented groups welcomed. PhD required. Tenure Track. 4/4 teaching load. Begin 8/07. Applications by 31 January 2007 preferred, but applications welcome until position is filled. Interviews to begin 21 February 2007.

Send letter of application including teaching philosophy, CV, references to: Dr. Phil Gray, Chair, Sociology Search Committee, Liberal Arts Department, D'Youville College, 320 Porter Avenue, Buffalo NY 14201