View Full Version : Assistant Professor - Biomechanics/Motor Behavior - University ofHouston

01-27-2004, 02:23 AM
Position: Assistant Professor (Tenure Track)
Biomechanics/Motor Behavior. The Department of HHP at the University of
Houston is seeking a motor behavior specialist with demonstrable skills in
the area of human movement measurement for a tenure-track position. The
position is a 9-month appointment with Summer school teaching optional.
Effective date of appointment will be either August 2004.

Qualification: Ph.D. in biomechanics, motor learning,
control or development or bioengineering with a strong interest in the
measurement of human performance as it relates to physical activity. Ability
to conduct and publish quality research. Potential to engage in cooperative
research projects with medical and governmental agencies located in Houston.
Graduate and undergraduate teaching, web/technology skills and postdoctoral
experience are desirable. Preference given to candidates interested in
conducting research on the role of physical activity on health.

Responsibilities: Teach graduate and undergraduate courses in
biomechanics and/or motor behavior. Train graduate students in biomechanics
and motor behavior. Develop and maintain a vigorous scholarly research
program that will facilitate acquisition of external funding and enhance
graduate student recruitment. Perform service to the department, college,
university and the profession.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications.

Application Process: Submit a letter of Application, Curriculum
vita and three letters of reference to:

Dr. Warren Whisenant, Chair Motor Behavior Search Committee
Department of HHP
University of Houston
Houston, Texas 77204-60015
e-mail: wwhisenant@pioneer.coe.uh.edu

Review of application materials will begin March 1, 2004 and continue until
the position is filled.

University Description: The University of Houston is a major urban
research institution with a focus on urban issues and problems. The
University has over 35,000 students in 14 colleges. The University of
Houston is located near the renowned Texas Medical Center and NASA/Johnson
Space Center providing faculty with a variety of opportunities to conduct
interdisciplinary research. Houston is the largest city in Texas and offers
a large variety of professional, cultural and personal opportunities.

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action
Employer. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are
encouraged to apply.

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