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Full time position at CSU East Bay in Social Sciences of Kinesiology







THE UNIVERSITY: California State University, East Bay is known for award-winning programs, expert instruction, a diverse student body, and a choice of more than 100 career-focused fields of study.  The ten major buildings of the Hayward Hills campus, on 342 acres, contain over 150 classrooms and teaching laboratories, over 177 specialized instructional rooms, numerous computer labs and a library, which contains a collection of over one million items. The University also has campuses in Contra Costa County, Online, and in Oakland, California.  With an enrollment of approximately 13,000 students and 600 faculty, CSUEB is organized into four colleges: Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences; Business and Economics; Education and Allied Studies; and Science.  The University offers bachelor’s degrees in 50 fields, minors in 61 fields, master’s degrees in 37, and 1 doctoral degree program.

THE DEPARTMENT: Our department approaches kinesiology from the humanities, psychological/behavioral sciences, and life sciences perspective. We are a vibrant department experiencing substantial growth and currently serve over 700 majors, offering a bachelor and master’s degree. The department prides itself on its student-centered focus with an emphasis on teaching and a multidisciplinary, collaborative approach to the study of kinesiology. Undergraduate options include: Therapeutic Studies (for the allied health fields); Exercise, Nutrition, & Wellness; Physical Education Teaching; Social Justice in Sport; and Physical Activity Studies. The program offers the opportunity to teach and conduct research with a diverse student body. The department takes a cross-disciplinary approach to the field of kinesiology and requires a broad core for all students.

DUTIES OF THE POSITION: The position calls for teaching undergraduate and graduate classes in the areas of sport sociology, sport history, sport philosophy and sport psychology and potentially activity classes. Please specify educational and teaching experience in each of these areas or other areas of specialty. Please note that teaching assignments at California State University, East Bay include courses at the Hayward, Concord, and Online campuses.

RANK AND SALARY: Lecturer. Salary is dependent upon educational preparation and experience. Subject to budgetary authorization.

DATE OF APPOINTMENT: Fall Quarter, 2015

QUALIFICATIONS: Earned doctorate in kinesiology or related discipline with a specialization aligned with the position’s teaching requirements by effective date of the appointment is required. An appreciation for a cross-disciplinary approach to kinesiology is highly desired. Candidates with experience in teaching, mentoring, research, or community service that has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence is preferred. This University is fully committed to the rights of students, staff and faculty with disabilities in accordance with applicable state and federal laws. For more information about the University’s program supporting the rights of our students with disabilities see:

APPLICATION DEADLINE: August 31st, 2015. All positions will be considered open until filled. Applications received after the deadline cannot be guaranteed full consideration. Please submit a letter of application that addresses the qualifications noted in the position announcement, a list of the specific classes in our curriculum you are qualified to teach, and a complete and current vita to:

Dr. Paul Carpenter, Chair

                                                Department of Kinesiology

California State University, East Bay

25800 Carlos Bee Blvd.

Hayward, CA 94542

Office Phone No.:510-885-3050

Office Fax No.: 510-885-2423

E-Mail Address:

Additionally, include the following:

1) Copies of graduate transcripts (unofficial records are satisfactory)

2) Names and contact information of three professional references

When called upon, you will need to provide letters of reference in a timely manner.

You may refer questions regarding the position to Dr. Paul Carpenter.

NOTE: California State University, East Bay hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. All offers of employment are contingent upon presentation of documents demonstrating the appointee’s identity and eligibility to work, in accordance with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act. If you are considered as a finalist for the position, you may be subject to a background check.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, CSUEB does not discriminate on the basis of any protected categories: age, ancestry, citizenship, color, disability, gender, immigration status, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran’s status. The University is committed to the principles of diversity in employment and to creating a stimulating learning environment for its diverse student body.