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Health Fitness

Position Title:

Asst.Professor-Kinesiology with Emphasis in Gerokinesiology

Position Description:

The Department of Kinesiology at California State University, Fullerton, invites applications for a full-time tenure track faculty position in one of the following sub-disciplines: Motor control and learning; Motor development; or Biomechanics. We especially are seeking applicants with teaching expertise and research interest in the role of physical activity/exercise in the prevention and/or management of chronic disease in older adults. Fullerton’s large Kinesiology Department (> 1,200 majors) offers B.S and M.S. degrees in Kinesiology, with both programs having several focus areas related to specific career objectives and sub-disciplinary specializations. Opportunities for research collaboration exist through a number of active centers within the College of Health and Human Development including the Center for Successful Aging, the Institute of Gerontology, and the Health Promotion Research Institute. Please visit the Department ( and University ( websites for additional information about our activities and faculty.

Position Teach undergraduate and graduate kinesiology courses in the Gerokinesiology focus area and sub-disciplinary area. Provide leadership in the Center for Successful Aging (CSA). Visit the CSA website ( for more information. Conduct research and engage in other scholarly activities focused on physical activity/exercise and the aging process; physical assessment; and/or physical activity/exercise programming for older adults. Advise and direct student research and graduate theses/projects/exams. Provide service to the department, college, and university.

Qualifications Earned doctorate in Kinesiology, Exercise Science, or related field with a specialization in the role of physical activity/exercise in the prevention and/or management of chronic disease in older adults. Evidence of successful teaching, focused ongoing scholarly and creative activity with a record of scholarly publications and presentations, potential for obtaining grants and external funding, and leadership activities in professional associations. Research and professional track record focused on the role of physical activity/exercise in the prevention and/or management of chronic disease in older adults. Ability to work successfully with students, colleagues, and the community in a multicultural environment.

Rank & Salary This is a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor. Salary is highly competitive and commensurate to rank, experience and qualifications. Periodic salary adjustments are enacted by the state legislature. Additional teaching in summer and intersession is often available. An excellent, comprehensive benefits package is available which includes health/vision/dental plans, spouse, domestic partner and/or dependent fee-waiver; access to campus child-care as well as new affordable housing programs; a defined-benefit retirement through the state system along with optional tax sheltering opportunities. For a detailed description of benefits, go to Job Control Number 23603G-13-007 Appointment Date August 22, 2013

Application Procedure Applicants should submit 1) a letter of application summarizing relevant experiences and qualifications; 2) a current vitae; 3) transcripts of graduate work; 4) copies of most recent teaching evaluations; 5) a sample of scholarly work; and 6) three letters of reference. Send application materials to:

Chair, Kinesiology Search Committee Department of Kinesiology, KHS-121 California State University, Fullerton 800 N. State College Blvd. Fullerton, CA 92831-3599

Application Deadline Review of application materials will commence immediately. To assure full consideration, materials should be received by December 1, 2012. Positions are open until filled.

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Exercise Science and Sport Studies

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California State University, Fullerton




Department of Kinesiology


PO Box 6870







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