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Department Head – Kinesiology & Dance

New Mexico State University, Kinesiology and Dance Department

Job Title: Department Head – Kinesiology & Dance
Reference Code: DH
Job Location: Las Cruces , NM
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Education: at Schools/Colleges of Education
Health sciences, nursing, kinesiology
Application Closing Date: October 15, 2018
Date Posted: 2018-09-10
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Department Head – Kinesiology & Dance
New Mexico State University

Tenure track, 12 month appointment. Candidates must have an earned doctorate and must have academic experience and qualifications meriting tenured appointment of professorial rank within the department. Candidates with a Kinesiology or similar background are preferred. Responsibilities include: (a) facilitate the professional growth of the faculty, particularly the junior faculty; (b) recruit and support a diverse faculty and student body; and (c) increase sponsored research, private and external funding opportunities for the department..

Job Requirements

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have an earned doctorate in an area comprising the department, and must have academic experience and qualifications meriting tenured appointment of professorial rank. Candidates with a Kinesiology and/or similar background are preferred. The successful candidate will show strong evidence of 1) administrative and leadership abilities; 2) teaching skills; 3) scholarship record in both publications and funded research; and 4) commitment to undergraduate and graduate professional studies and basic instruction programs.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Foremost the successful candidate will be a dedicated leader, demonstrating the capacities of leadership. Teaching, research, service, and administrative experience in an academic setting. Other preferred qualifications include:

  • Ability to teach courses offered by the Department
  • Experience in fiscal and personnel management
  • Willingness to represent the Department at University and College events
  • Demonstrates a commitment to scholarly research

Information and Application Process Instructions

For further information and to apply online, visit our website visit Req# 1800274F or call 575-646-3660

Offer of employment contingent upon verification of individual’s eligibility for employment in the US and upon completion of applicable background review.

For a complete job description and to apply visit Requisition #1800274F.

Only electronic applications are accepted and must include 1) your letter of interest setting forth your academic qualifications; 2) your curriculum vita, unofficial graduate transcripts, along with names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of at least three people who can provide information as to your qualifications; 3) a one to two page written statement, in addition to your letter of application, describing highlights of your administrative experience.

Deadline Date: October 15, 2018. NMSU is an EO/AA Employer.

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Phone: 575-646-3660

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