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J.buckley
04-25-2001, 12:45 AM
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POST-DOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP
IN
PERCEPTUAL – MOTOR CO-ORDINATION AND CONTROL
at
THE MANCHESTER METROPOLITAN UNIVERSITY

DEPARTMENT OF EXERCISE AND SPORT SCIENCE


(Two Year Fixed Term Contract with the possibility of extension for two more years:
in total four years)


OUTLINE OF POST
The Department research is based on the three main disciplines of Exercise and Sport Science:
Biomechanics, Physiology and Psychology.

You will be responsible to the recently appointed Professor in Perceptual–Motor Development
(Geert Savelsbergh: Email { HYPERLINK mailto:G_J_P_Savelsbergh@fbw.vu.nl }G_J_P_Savelsbergh@fbw.vu.nl or phone: +31-20-4448461
or +44-161-247-5532) and work closely with the Research Programme Leaders of
Psychology (Professor Keith Davids), Physiology (Professor Tony Sargeant), Biomechanics
(Professor Alberto Minetti) and Active Life Span Research (Professor Marco Narici), in
developing research relating to perceptual–motor coordination and control, ageing and motor
system disuse. You will also contribute to the formulation of grant applications to support such
work.

The post is available from April 2001. Start date can be negotiated, but there is a strong
preference for the appointment to be taken up by September 2001.

GRADE OF POST/SALARY RANGE
Salary Scale: Research B £15,737 - £24,011
(Starting salary dependent upon qualifications and experience)

PERSON SPECIFICATION
Essential Characteristics
The person appointed would be expected to have the following qualities:
APhD in the field of Sport and Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Psychology or a cognate
area
Anestablished research record in the field of Perceptual-Motor Co-ordination and Control
or a related area

Desirable Characteristics
It would be desirable if the person appointed had the following qualities:
Experienceof research in clinical settings
Experienceof teaching in Higher Education
Demonstrableability to establish international collaborations
Experienceof supervising postgraduate research students
Selfmotivation and organisational skills
The ability to work independently and as a member of a team


for further details contact:
Keith Davids
Professor, Psychology & Motor Control Research
K.Davids@mmu.ac.uk


John Buckley
Biomechanics Research Group
Dept of Exercise + Sport Science
Manchester Metropolitan University, UK.
email: J.Buckley@mmu.ac.uk
fax: +44 161 2476375

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