View Full Version : Faculty Position in Biomechanics at the University of Kentucky

12-11-2002, 11:57 PM
The Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion at the University of
Kentucky is seeking an assistant professor with an expertise in
biomechanics to become part of the faculty in our exercise science
program. This position will provide an opportunity to interact with
faculty and students from Kinesiology, Orthopaedics, Minimally Invasive
Surgery, Physical Therapy, Athletic Training, Biomedical Engineering,
Sports Medicine, Robotics and other related fields. The Biodynamics Lab is
a multi-disciplinary facility housed in the Center for Biomedical
Engineering. Current projects include analysis of landing and cutting with
and emphasis on ACL injuries, analysis of tennis serve techniques,
ergonomic analysis of surgical procedures, and equipment related to the
performance of minimally invasive surgery. Additional information about
the program and lab can be found
at http://www.coe.uky.edu/biodynamics/. The job listing below provides
application information. If you need further information please contact me
at rshap01@uky.edu.

Rob Shapiro

University of Kentucky, Kinesiology and Health Promotion -- Assistant
Professor. Responsibilities: Undergraduate and graduate teaching in
biomechanics; conduct research; advise graduate students; secure extramural
funding; serve as associate director of the University of Kentucky
Biodynamics Laboratory. Qualifications: Earned doctorate in biomechanics
required, support work in motor control preferred, evidence of successful
college teaching; potential for research and grant writing; ability to work
in interdisciplinary research. Salary commensurate with qualifications and
experience. Review of applications begins February 15,2003 and continues
until position is filled. Appointment is contingent upon
funding. Candidates should submit a letter of application, vita, a
representative writing sample, and three letters of recommendation to
Chair, Biomechanics Search Committee, Department of Kinesiology and Health
Promotion, 100 Seaton Building, University of Kentucky, Lexington,
KY 40506-0219, (859) 257-5826, jwhall0@uky.edu. The University of
Kentucky is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer; individuals
of color and women are especially encouraged to apply.

Robert Shapiro, Ph.D., FACSM
Director, Biodynamics Laboratory
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40506-0001

ph: 859.257-9795
fac: 859.323.1365

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