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Department of Teaching & Learning

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Department of Dispute Resolution & Counseling

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Department of Applied Physiology and Wellness

Southern Methodist University 
Assistant Professor of Applied Physiology/Biomechanics 
Department of Applied Physiology and Wellness


Southern Methodist University offers an exciting and unique opportunity for an emerging scholar to join the faculty offering a new undergraduate major in Applied Physiology and Sport Management while developing his/her program of research.   We have a specific interest in individuals whose research complements that of our existing faculty in the fields of integrative physiology (http://www.smu.edu/Simmons/Research/APL), biomechanics, human performance (http://www.smu.edu/Simmons/Research/LPL), exercise physiology, or motor control. We are open to promising scholars with expertise in other areas of Physiology or Biomechanics as broadly defined.  Applicants with advanced training in medicine or engineering in addition to the life science disciplines all qualify for consideration.  Candidates must have a PhD or other terminal degree, a record of scholarly research, evidence of success in, or strong potential for, obtaining external funding, a desire to provide high quality undergraduate instruction, and a willingness to play an integral role in the growth and development of the new program launched in the fall of 2009.  We have a strong interest in applicants with a clear research agenda, a strategy for seeking external funding, successful post-doctoral experience, primary or secondary expertise in Anatomy, Physiology, Exercise Physiology, Biomechanics, Motor Control/Neuroscience or a related area and an ability to work with faculty colleagues.  Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities:  The successful candidate will be expected to develop an active research program, teach undergraduate courses in at least two of the following areas: anatomy & physiology, exercise physiology, biomechanics, and research methods, contribute to the development of the new graduate program and work collaboratively to help further develop the new undergraduate major.  The candidate should have outstanding interpersonal and communication skills that will promote strong collaborations in research within the department, university and in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications.  This Assistant/Associate professor tenure-track position, #00052555, begins fall semester 2014.  To ensure full consideration for the position, applicants should submit their application by January 10, 2014, but the committee will continue to accept applications until the position is filled.  The committee will notify applicants of its employment decision after the position is filled.

Interested applicants should submit their application package through the online system: http://apply.interfolio.com/22079.  The application package should include the following: 1) a letter of application highlighting the candidate’s qualifications, 2) complete curriculum vitae, and 3) three letters of recommendation. Letters of recommendation should be submitted directly from the author through the online system: http:www.interfolio.com. Candidates may submit websites, CDs, DVDs that showcase samples of their work to Chair of Search Committee, Simmons School of Education and Human Development, Southern Methodist University, PO Box 750382, Dallas, Texas 75275-0382. All digital material/files/media must be fully functioning on both PC and Mac platforms. 

For questions about the search submission process, the department or the position, please contact Megan Murphy, Search Committee Chair, at mnmurphy@smu.edu.


Office of the Dean

No positions are open at this time. Thank you.


Department of Education Policy and Leadership

No positions are open at this time. Thank you.

 

About Southern Methodist University

SMU is an inclusive and intellectually vibrant community of teachers and scholars that values diverse research and creative agendas. The University is nonsectarian in its teaching and committed to academic freedom and open inquiry. SMU offers excellent benefits including full same-sex domestic partner benefits. Explore SMU at http://www.smu.edu.  Our beautifully shaded campus of Georgian-Revival-inspired architecture is situated in the heart of Dallas. The Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, a culturally rich arts and global business center, is home to many universities, arts organizations, and Fortune 500 corporations. Visit http://www.dallaschamber.org.

SMU will not discriminate in any employment practice, education program, or educational activity on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status.  SMU’s commitment to equal opportunity includes non-discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity and expression.

Hiring is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a background check.