Position announcement Mississippi State


The Department of Kinesiology at Mississippi State University has an open nine-month, tenure-track faculty position (Assistant Professor of Kinesiology) to be filled by August 2014. The tenure-track position requires a doctorate (ABD’s will be considered at the instructor level until the degree is in hand) in kinesiology or a related science discipline. The specialty area is open, but the successful candidate should be prepared to teach undergraduate motor behavior classes and exercise psychology. Preference will also be given to those individuals who can teach departmental graduate courses in research methods and statistics. Other duties include providing service to the department, university and profession, mentoring students, and following a scholarly agenda that entails publishing in peer-reviewed venues.

Evaluation of applications is ongoing and will continue until the position is filled. Submit a letter of interest, a current vita, contact information for three references, and the most recent research manuscripts (for the tenure-track position) to: Stanley P. Brown, Faculty Search Committee, Department of Kinesiology, Mississippi State University, P. O. Box 6186, Mississippi State, MS 39762. Applicants must also apply online at the HRM site (https://www.jobs.msstate.edu) to be considered. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Applicants should have a commitment to excellence in higher education teaching and service. Mississippi State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

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About Jeffrey T. Fairbrother, Ph.D.

Director of Graduate Studies; Associate Professor; Director of Motor Behavior Laboratory; Department Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport Studies
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