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Jay L. Alberts
05-25-2004, 05:58 AM
Assistant/Associate Professor in Applied Physiology

The School of Applied Physiology at the Georgia Institute of Technology
invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track position in the
area of biomechanics at the Assistant/Associate Professor level. Applicants
for this position should have well-documented interests in basic and
applied research in biomechanics and movement control. Applicants with
research interests in aging, rehabilitation medicine, Parkinson's disease
and/or prosthetics, are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will
be expected to contribute to the development of a graduate program in
Applied Physiology, teach and mentor Ph.D. students, and contribute to the
teaching of a core biomechanics course in gait analysis within the Masters
Degree Program in Prosthetics and Orthotics. Applicants must have an earned
PhD and a strong record of publication.

The School of Applied Physiology is in a growth phase with strong support
at all levels of Institute administration. Current faculty members are
active in the areas of biomechanics and the neural control of movement,
motor control and motor behavior, clinical prosthetics and orthotics,
muscle physiology, and systems physiology as applied to exercise.
Collaborations currently exist at
Georgia Tech with the Center for Human Movement Studies (CHMS), the Center
for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access (CATEA), the School of
Psychology and the College of Engineering, and at Emory University School
of Medicine with the departments of Physiology, Cell Biology, Neurology,
Pharmacology , Internal Medicine, Vascular Surgery, Dermatology,
Orthopedics, Rehabilitation Medicine. Numerous opportunities for
prosthetics and orthotics collaborations exist between the School and The
Atlanta Veterans Administration Hospital, Grady
Memorial Hospital and local prosthetics/orthotics patient care facilities.
Interested individuals should send a letter of application, curriculum
vitae, and three recent publications and the names, addresses, email
addresses and phone numbers of at least three individuals we could contact
for letters of recommendation. Applications will be reviewed beginning
immediately and
continue until the position is filled, but all material must be received by
7/15/04 to be assured of full consideration. Anticipated start date is Fall
2004 or Spring 2005.

For further information, please contact:
Jay Alberts, PhD
Assistant Professor
School of Applied Physiology
Georgia Institute of Technology
281 Ferst Dr.
Atlanta, Georgia 30332-0356
(404) 385-2339
jay.alberts@ap.gatech.edu

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