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11-18-2002, 01:50 AM
Brigham Young University
Department of Physical Education

A tenure-track faculty position in Exercise Science with an emphasis in
Biomechanics is available in the Department of Physical Education at
Brigham Young University beginning fall semester 2003. The Department
of Physical Education has undergraduate majors in Exercise Science,
Athletic Training, Fitness and Wellness, and Pedagogy. Masters and
Doctoral degrees are offered in Exercise Science with emphases in
Exercise Physiology, Health Promotion, Physical Medicine and
Rehabilitation, and Pedagogy.

A newly renovated 10,000 sq. ft. Human Performance Research Center
(HPRC) is available to conduct applied and basic individual and
collaborative research. The HPRC includes exercise physiology, exercise
biochemistry, body composition, biomechanics, therapeutic modalities,
and public health laboratories. The 1800 square foot biomechanics lab
contains a six-camera Motion Analysis video system, two AMTI force
plates, Noraxon EMG system, and a Biodex System 3 isokinetic
dynamometer. Current research in the Biomechanics Lab includes injury
rehabilitation, movement dysfunction, exercise adaptation, and sport


C Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in biomechanics.
C Advise and mentor undergraduate and graduate students in the
C Serve, when appointed, on department, college and/or
university committees.
C Conduct and publish research in area(s) of specialization and
seek external funding.


C Earned doctorate with emphasis in biomechanics.
C Record of published research and external funding.
C Successful record of teaching.
C Demonstrated abilities in computer programming (i.e., Visual
Basic, C++, etc...), EMG (fine-wire and/or surface electrode), and
tissue mechanics are sought.

C History of mentoring undergraduate and graduate students.
C Involvement in national and regional professional
organizations (e.g., American College of Sports Medicine; American,
European, Canadian, or International Society of Biomechanics)

Salary and Rank

C Commensurate with qualifications and experience

How to Apply: Submit 1) letter of application, 2) vita, 3) statement of
research interests, and 4) a list of names of individuals (with mailing
and email addresses, phone and fax numbers) who may be contacted for
letters of reference by January 6th, 2003 to:
Ruel Barker, Department Chair,
Brigham Young University
Department of Physical Education, 221 RB
Provo, UT 84602

Brigham Young University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action
employer, is sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day
Saints (LDS) and requires observance of Church standards. Preference is
given to LDS applicants.

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