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10-25-2004, 05:48 AM
The College of Health Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
(UWM) seeks faculty (Asst./Assoc./Full Professor) in support of
research and new graduate programs including a Ph.D. in Health Sciences
which emphasizes collaboration and multidisciplinary teams of

The College of Health Sciences is one of twelve Schools/Colleges at UWM
which is a doctoral research-extensive university situated just a few
blocks from beautiful Lake Michigan in a wooded residential
neighborhood. The campus has over 26,000 students, and offers 20 Ph.D.
and 47 masters degree programs. The College actively engages the
greater Milwaukee community through its teaching, research and service
activities. Milwaukee is a city of culture, with summer festivals, arts
and architecture, theaters, professional sports teams, and lively ethnic
and civic traditions. The health care industry as our partner,
comprises the single largest private employer in Southeastern Wisconsin.

Multiple faculty positions in each of the following areas are being
sought as an investment to enhance current strengths within the College.
Positions are nine-month, full-time, tenure/tenure-track faculty
positions with opportunities for support during the summer. We seek
individuals with the ability to establish extramurally-funded research
programs, and prefer applicants with evidence of post-doctoral
experience or equivalent, and demonstrated records of research, grant
writing, and scholarship. All positions will have primary
responsibilities for developing active research programs and teaching at
the graduate level, with opportunities to interact or provide
instruction at the undergraduate level.

Diagnostic & Environmental Health Sciences: Applicants for faculty
positions in this area will hold a doctoral degree in the biomedical
sciences or related areas which may include biochemistry, molecular
biology, microbiology, immunology, epidemiology or biostatistics, with
research interests pertaining to human or environmental health and the
pathogenesis and prevention of human disease. Responsibilities include
teaching and supervising graduate students and enhancing and expanding
existing multidisciplinary and highly collaborative research programs
relevant to disease prevention and the health of people in Milwaukee and
the state of Wisconsin.

Nutrition &/or Exercise Psychology: Applicants for faculty positions
in this area will hold a doctoral degree in one of the following
disciplines: exercise/health psychology, nutrition, nutritional
biochemistry/epidemiology, public health, or related areas that promote
health and wellness. Responsibilities include developing coursework and
providing instruction at the undergraduate and graduate levels, as well
as providing oversight in the College's nutrition certificate program.
Additional responsibilities include assuming an active role in the
stimulation of interdisciplinary research that bridges the gap between
science and practice to promote health and wellness.

Rehabilitation Sciences, Neurosciences, & Disability & Design:
Applicants will hold a doctoral degree in a discipline related to either
the rehabilitation related professions, design professions such as
engineering or architecture, or health-related disciplines such as the
applied neuroscience, biomechanics, or related social sciences.
Additional responsibilities include enhancing existing programs with a
translational research orientation that addresses improving the lives of
people with disabilities or enhancing quality of life through
prevention, rehabilitation, or technology.

Health Informatics: Applicants must hold a doctoral degree in health
informatics, MIS or related field. At the assistant professor level
applicants must exhibit the potential for establishing an active funded
research program, whereas at an associate or full professor, this should
be already demonstrable. Responsibilities include program planning and
management, teaching, developing and maintaining an active line of
sponsored research, and engagement in university, professional and
community activities.

How to apply: Send letter of intent, curriculum vitae and the names and
contact information of three references to: Attn. Linda Miller,
University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, College of Health Sciences-Enderis
479, P.O. Box 413, Milwaukee, WI 53201-0413. Review of applications
will begin November 8th, 2004 and will continue until positions are
filled. More information can be obtained by contacting ljm@uwm.edu or
visiting the College of Health Sciences website at www.chs.uwm.edu. The
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is an AA/EO employer committed to
maintaining a diverse workforce. For the UWM campus security report see
www.cleryact.uwm.edu or contact the UWM Office of Student Life

Kristian M. O'Connor, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Human Movement Science
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
P.O. Box 413
Milwaukee, WI 53201
(414) 229-2680
(414) 229-2619 fax

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