University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Department of Exercise and Sport Science
Department Head Position for August 2008
Position: Full Professor, Head, Department of Exercise and Sport Science
The Department of Exercise and Sport Science invites nominations and applications from talented and dynamic national leaders who will cultivate excellence in research, teaching and service and serve as a strong departmental advocate. The Department of Exercise and Sport Science at UNCG has a long historyof excellence in teaching and scholarship and is one of 5 departments in the School of Health and Human Performance. The Department houses 20 full-time faculty and nearly 600 undergraduate and 150 graduate students, and offers B.S., M.S., M.Ed., Ph.D. and Ed.D. degrees (see http://www.uncg.edu/ess for more information).
Required qualifications: Earned doctorate in Exercise and Sport Science/Kinesiology or related area; demonstrated record of nationally recognized scholarship, external funding and excellence in teaching meriting the rank of full professor with tenure. Candidates with interest and experience in cross-disciplinary, collaborative research and teaching, and who have demonstrated success working with diverse groups of students and faculty are desired.
Candidates should have strong democratic leadership qualities and appreciation for the diversity of sub-disciplines across exercise and sport science and kinesiology. Previous academic administrative experience is desirable (e.g. gaining and maintaining academic
accreditation, curriculum planning and evaluation, experience facilitating or leading
Duties include administration and oversight of the general operations of the Department, including: curricular and budgetary management; ongoing program development,
evaluation, and accreditation; faculty recruitment, development, and evaluation; student recruitment and retention; development and outreach activities. Heads also serve as members of the School of HHP administrative team.
Review of applications will begin July 1st, 2007 and continue until the position is filled.
Applications should include a letter of interest, current vitae and the names, addresses, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of five references. Candidates will be notified before references are contacted. All applications should be submitted electronically to: Dr. Sandra Shultz, Search Committee Chair, Dept of Exercise & Sport Science, firstname.lastname@example.org. UNCG is an EEO/AA employer.
UNC Greensboro, one of 16 campuses in the University of North Carolina system,
is a Research University-High Research Activity with over 16,000 students, including 3,000 graduate students. Among UNC Research Universities, UNCG ranks 4th in average SAT scores. The diversity of the faculty and students of HHP is 20% and 30%, respectively, from non-white ethnic groups, well above the national average in both categories. The department has a strong commitment to curriculum and faculty diversity. There is a particular interest in identifying members of underrepresented minorities to join the UNCG faculty. The department is located in a modern facility with state of the art laboratory, gymnasia and classroom space. For details and current information, please check the UNCG job postings
Please address questions to Dr. Sandra Shultz via email: