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11-13-2001, 10:34 AM
UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS
Notice of Position

Department:
Health, Sport, and Exercise Sciences, School of Education

Position:
Assistant Professor – Biomechanics / Motor Learning

Length of Appointment:
Appointment, beginning August 15, 2002 Salary commensurate with
experience.

Required Qualification:
An earned doctorate with a specialty in Biomechanics / Motor Learning or a
related area.
· Potential for excellence in teaching at the University level.
· Potential for conducting and publishing research in recognized
publications
· Good Communication Skills.
· Ability to direct a laboratory in Biomechanics.
· Ability to direct student research leading to Theses and Dissertations.
· Ability to work with diverse populations.

Preferred Qualifications:
· Commitment to technology utilization.
· Recognized as a leader in his / her discipline or specialty
· A record of Professional Scholarship.
· Experience in college level teaching, research and service.

Responsibilities:
· Teach graduate and undergraduate courses in Biomechanics /Motor
Learning.
· Develop a research program in Biomechanics / Motor Learning that includes
collaboration with colleagues and involves students in the field.
· Advise students, both in research and program development.
· Contribute to the Service Mission of the Department, School and
University.
· Seek external funding for research and developmental initiatives in the
Department.

Application Procedures:
Submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a Copy of two recent
scholarly publications,
and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three references.
The
search committee will begin to Review applications on October 29, 2001 and
will continue
until the position is filled. All materials should be sent to: Wayne Osness,
Ph.D. Search
Committee Chair, 104 Robinson Center, Department of HSES, University of
Kansas,
Lawrence, KS 66045-3101.


The University of Kansas is a major educational and research institution with
more than
28,000 students, 1,900 faculty members, and 7,000 staff and support
personnel. In fall
1995, KU enrolled students from all 105 Kansas counties, all 50 states, the
District of
Columbia, 3 U.S. territories, and 109 nations. Two out of three KU students
are Kansas
residents. The main KU campus is on Mount Oread, a steep, tree-covered ridge
in
Lawrence, a city of about 68,000 in hilly northeastern Kansas. National
Geographic
Magazine has called it one of the most beautiful campuses in the nation. The
university’s other campuses are the Medical Center in Kansas City, The Edwards
Campus
in Overland Park, the Capital Complex Center in Topeka, and a clinical branch
of the
School
of Medicine in Wichita.

The University of Kansas is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action
employer.
Applications are sought from all qualified persons regardless of race, color,
sex, disability,
and as covered by law, veterans status.

In addition, University policies prohibit discrimination on the basis of
religion, national
origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, marital status, and parental
status.

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