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Department of Applied Physiology and Wellness


Southern Methodist University
Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development
Lecturer, Sport Performance Leadership
Department of Applied Physiology and Wellness 

The Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development at Southern Methodist University is seeking one full-time lecturer for an exciting and unique opportunity in the new Sport Performance Leadership concentration, within the Applied Physiology and Sport Management program (http://www.smu.edu/apsm). The position is non-tenured, Position No. 00053613, and begins fall semester 2014. While not required, special consideration will be given to candidates who hold a PhD or equivalent degree. Minimal qualifications include a Master’s Degree in Health/Human Performance, Kinesiology, Exercise Science, Coaching or closely allied field of study. Preference will be given to candidates with evidence of excellence in teaching at the college level, having broad experiences in coaching sport, as well as relevant certifications and/or teaching experience. The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. We have a strong interest in applicants with outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, teaching and coaching experience, as well as primary or secondary expertise in Anatomy, Physiology, Exercise Physiology, Biomechanics, Motor Learning, Exercise Program Design or a related area. It is desirable for the applicant to have an ability to work synergistically with faculty colleagues. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities: The candidate will be expected to teach four courses per semester in the following Sport Performance Leadership disciplines: Anatomy for Movement, Motor Learning, and Biomechanics. Special consideration will be given to candidates who are also qualified to teach Nutrition and/or Legal & Ethical Aspects of Fitness and Sport. The candidate must have a desire to provide high quality undergraduate instruction and a willingness to play an integral role in the growth and development of the new concentration launching in the fall of 2014. The candidate will work collaboratively with the Program Director to help further develop the new undergraduate major. Additional responsibilities may include creating course proposals and advising students.

To ensure full consideration for the position, applications should be submitted by June 29, 2014. However, the committee will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. The committee will notify all applicants of its employment decision after the position is filled. Please refer to Position No. 00053613 on all application materials.

Hiring is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a background check. 
 
Interested applicants should submit their application package through the online system: http://apply.interfolio.com/25119. 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: https://secure.interfolio.com. Candidates may submit websites, CDs, DVDs that showcase samples of their work to Chair of SPL Search Committee, Simmons School of Education and Human Development, Southern Methodist University, PO Box 750353, Dallas, Texas 75275-0353. 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 David Bertrand, Search Committee Chair, at dbertrand@smu.edu.


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.


Southern Methodist University 
Lecturer of Wellness 
Department of Applied Physiology and Wellness


The Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development at Southern Methodist University is seeking a full-time lecturer for the 2014-2015 academic year.  This position is a non-tenured, 1 year appointment in the Department of Applied Physiology & Wellness.  Lecturer contracts are renewable annually. The candidate’s primary responsibility will be teaching Personal Responsibility & Wellness I (PRW-I), an information-oriented course which focuses on a multi-dimensional model of wellness and success in college and later in life.  PRW-I classes feature a series of lectures, discussions, personal assessments, and other action-oriented activities designed to increase awareness of the effects of our personal choices. Additionally, the successful candidate will be able to teach Personal Responsibility and Wellness II (PRW-II) health-related fitness classes. The more physically oriented PRW-II courses include conducting pre- and post-course health related fitness assessments with students; guiding and monitoring students through the development of a personal fitness plan; and being available for health/fitness counseling. The position requires teaching six 1-hour courses per semester in a combination of the PRW-I and PRW-II models with emphasis on PRW-I, maintaining high levels of instructional quality, assessing and reporting student learning outcomes, and generally working closely with the Chairperson, Director, and other faculty colleagues in the ongoing design and implementation of the Personal Responsibility and Wellness courses which are a graduation requirement for all students entering SMU.  The position requires successful classroom teaching experience in the field of wellness, health education, exercise science or related field. Preference will be given to candidates with evidence of excellence in teaching at the college level.  Minimal qualifications include a Master’s Degree in Health Promotion, Wellness, Kinesiology, Exercise Science or closely allied field of study. Doctoral degree preferred. Preference will be given to candidates who have broad experiences in teaching Wellness, as well as certifications and teaching experience in physical activity/fitness courses. The salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Hiring is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a background check. 
 
Interested applicants should send a letter of application detailing qualifications for the position, a current vita, examples of syllabi, and contact information for three references to:  Director of Wellness Programs, Department of Applied Physiology and Wellness, Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development, Southern Methodist University, wellness@smu.edu, or mail to P.O. Box 750353, Dallas, TX  75275.
 
We encourage digital applications: E-mailed files should be saved to smallest size to wellness@smu.edu. To retain font and formatting integrity, save documents in .pdf format. Letters of recommendation may be scanned and sent as .jpg files. Candidates may submit websites, CDs, DVDs that showcase samples of their work. All digital material/files/media must be fully functioning on both PC and Mac platforms.

To ensure full consideration for the position, applicants should submit their applications by Thursday, May 22, 2014, but the committee will continue to accept applications until the position is filled.  The committee will notify the applicants of its employment decision after the position is filled.


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