Faculty Position at Tennessee
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Gene A. Hayes, PhD, CTRS
Exercise, Sport & Leisure Studies
The University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN 37996-2700
(865) 974-8918 - Fax
THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE
College of Education, Health and Human Sciences
Position: Assistant Professor (Recreation and Leisure Studies) in the Department of Exercise, Sport and Leisure Studies (nine month tenure-track position beginning August 1, 2008)
Qualifications: Required: Earned Doctoral Degree in Recreation and/or Leisure Studies with an emphasis in Therapeutic Recreation by time of appointment. The applicant should have a commitment to developing a research agenda that contributes to the mission of the program area. The ability to engage in interdisciplinary collaborative efforts; effective interpersonal and communication skills. Desired: University teaching experience; community service; and national certification as CTRS and/or CPRP.
Responsibilities: Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in therapeutic recreation and the required core, advise undergraduate and graduate students and develop a line of scholarly inquiry that results in refereed publications; pursue external funding to support research, conduct applied work with special populations.
University: Designated a Carnegie doctoral/research extensive university, UT is the oldest, largest and most comprehensive institution of higher education in Tennessee. Academic programs on the Knoxville campus enroll approximately 20,000 undergraduate and 6,000 graduate students. Detailed information about the University of Tennessee may be obtained by visiting the Web site:
Application Process: The review of the applications will begin February 1, 2008 and will continue until the position is filled. Submit a letter of application addressing the required and desired qualifications as stated in the position announcement, a curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references to the chair of the search committee.
Contact Person: Direct all correspondence to: Dr. Dennie Kelley, RLS Search Committee Chair, Department of Exercise, Sport and Leisure Studies. 1914 Andy Holt Avenue. The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996-2700. (865)974-3340.Fax (865) 974-8981