Department Chair / Exercise Science (025184)
- Posted: October 26, 2009
- Location: New York
- Category: Kinesiology/ exercise physiology/ physical education, Other health/ medicine
- Position Description:Tenure Track
- Employment Level: Full Time
- Website: http://www.sujobopps.com
- Salary: Not Provided
The department supports a number of academic programs and pursues a range of project and research interests. It is one of seven departments in the School of Education and offers undergraduate majors in physical education and health and exercise science, and a master's degree program in exercise science. A program in physical therapy is offered through an articulation agreement with a neighboring medical university. Currently, students may pursue doctoral studies in exercise physiology through the Ph.D. program in Science Education. The department consists of seven faculty members, 150 undergraduate students and 60 graduate students.
Candidates must have demonstrated or have the potential to lead and administer such an academic department. This includes interacting effectively with students, faculty members, and other administrators; collaborating with others in a multidisciplinary teaching and research environment; engaging in the local community and promoting the engagement of others; showing a commitment to diversity in the actions and plans of the department. Unique opportunities exist for participation in translational and interdisciplinary research, collaborating with basic science departments on campus and the neighboring medical university. In such an environment, candidates must have and be able to express a vision for the department that will move it forward.
Although outstanding candidates in all areas of exercise science will be considered, special consideration will be given to investigators with a record of research in human cardiovascular, ventilatory, or metabolic physiology, as well as those that complement the new institutional commitments in cell signaling and disability studies. Special consideration will also be given to those applicants with experience in both applied and basic physiology.
Initial screening of applications is ongoing and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
IMPORTANT: As part of the application process, you must complete a Dean/Senior Executive/Faculty Application at http://www.sujobopps.com and apply to job# 025184; to be considered, a CV must be attached to the application.
You must also send letter of application outlining your accomplishments and future directions, and 3 letters of recommendation to Dr. James Bellini, Search Committee Chair, Exercise Science, Room 201 Women's Bldg, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244-5040; firstname.lastname@example.org; (315) 443-2114 fax (315) 443-9375; for additional information on the department go to http://www.soe.syr.edu.
Syracuse University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.