Sunday, October 28, 2012

JOB: University of North Carolina Greensboro

University of North Carolina Greensboro
Title: Assistant Professor with specialization in Motor Behavior
Dept: Kinesiology
Position Number: 999526
This Position Was Last Updated: 10/23/2012

Assistant Professor with a specialization in Motor Behavior
Department of Kinesiology
School of Health and Human Sciences

The Department of Kinesiology is seeking applications for an Assistant Professor, 9-month tenure-track appointment, with a specialization in Motor Behavior.

This position will be responsible for undergraduate and graduate teaching; advising and research supervision in motor behavior (including learning, control and development); maintaining an active line of research in motor behavior including collaborative and interdisciplinary projects; seeking external funding to support research and programs; and engaging in departmental, professional and university service activities.

The Department of Kinesiology is located in a modern facility with extensive classroom, laboratory, and
gymnasia space, and offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees. The B.S. degree includes concentrations in Fitness Leadership, Sports Medicine, Physical Education Teacher Education, and Community Youth Sport Development.

Further information about the Department may be found at http:/ /

Founded in 1891, UNCG is one of the three original campuses comprising The University of North Carolina system (now 17 campuses). UNCG is classified as a research university with high research activity (Carnegie classification) and in the community engagement classification under Curricular Engagement and Outreach and Partnerships. The University is an urban doctoral granting institution with an enrollment of 17,397 students, including over 3000 graduate students from approximately 38 states and over 20 countries. UNCG currently offers 26 doctoral and over 60 master's programs, including several nationally ranked programs. The Department of Kinesiology with 22 full-time faculty is one of 7 departments in the new School of Health and Human Sciences. The diversity of the faculty and students of HHS is 20% and 30%, respectively, from non-white ethnic groups, well above the national average in both categories.

Earned doctorate in motor behavior or related area; demonstrated potential for nationally recognized scholarly research in motor behavior; interest and experience teaching in one or more of the motor behavior specializations and in collaborative research; and potential for obtaining external funding.

Review of the applications will begin November 17, 2012 and continue until the position is filled.

Applications should include letter of interest, current vitae and the names, addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers of four references. Candidates will be notified before references are contacted.

All applications must be submitted ELECTRONICALLY to:
Dr. Kathy Jamieson
Search Committee Chair
Department of Kinesiology

The department has a strong commitment to intellectual, curricular and faculty diversity, and expressly seeks to identify members of underrepresented minorities to join the UNCG faculty. Please address questions to Dr. Kathy Jamieson via e-mail:


Competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Effective Date:
August 1, 2013

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