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ihunter56
01-16-2004, 05:32 AM
ANNOUNCEMENT OF FACULTY POSITION
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 2004. 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, Peak Performance motion analysis system, two
AMTI force plates, BioSys EMG system, and a Biodex System 3 isokinetic
dynamometer. Current research in the Biomechanics Lab includes injury
rehabilitation, movement dysfunction, exercise adaptation, and sport
biomechanics.

Responsibilities


C Teach undergraduate biomechanics to a variety of majors
C Teach graduate biomechanics courses
C Advise and mentor undergraduate and graduate students in
the department.
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.

Qualifications



C Earned doctorate with emphasis in biomechanics.
C Record of published research and external funding.
C Successful record of teaching both undergraduate and
graduate students

Desired Qualities

C History of mentoring undergraduate and graduate students.
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 Involvement in national and regional professional
organizations (e.g., American College of Sports Medicine; American,
European, Canadian, or International Society of Biomechanics)
C To encourage current PhD students to apply, the position
beginning date could be delayed up to one year if needed.

Salary and Rank

C Commensurate with qualifications and experience

How to Apply
Submit 1) letter of application, 2) BYU employment application (found online
at byu.edu), 3) vita,
4) 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 to:

Ruel Barker, Department Chair,
Brigham Young University
Department of Physical Education, 221 RB
Provo, UT 84602

Application Deadline: 6 February 2004

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.




Iain Hunter
120D Richard's Building
Provo, UT 84602
(801) 422-1434
Fax (801) 422-0555
iain_hunter@byu.edu


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