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Sandy Willmott
10-29-2006, 07:50 AM
Dear Biomch-L subscribers:

I have been asked to post the following announcement for a Biomechanics
position at Indiana University. The Biomechanics Lab currently has one
faculty member (Dr. Jesus Dapena); this opening is for a second
position. Anyone interested in the job should contact Dr. Dapena at the
address given in the announcement.

Sincerely,

Sandy Willmott
Biomechanics Lab
Indiana University


ANNOUNCEMENT

Department of Kinesiology, Assistant or Associate Professor,
Biomechanics, tenure track. Begins August, 2007. Qualifications include
doctorate in biomechanics or related field, publications in appropriate
journals, and demonstrated ability to attract external funding.
Preference will be given to candidates with research emphasis in gait
analysis, ergonomics, or musculoskeletal modeling. Responsibilities
include: Maintain a research program in biomechanics, publish research
in refereed journals, pursue external funding to support research
activities, advise graduate students, direct master's theses and
doctoral dissertations, and teach courses in biomechanics and related
topics. Send letter of application with a brief statement of
professional objectives, curriculum vitae, representative publication
reprints, transcripts, and a listing of at least three professional
references to Dr. Jesus Dapena, Chair, Search and Screen Committee,
Department of Kinesiology, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405
(phone: 812-855-8407; email: dapena@indiana.edu). Applications received
by January 1, 2007 will be assured of consideration. However,
applications will be considered until the position is filled. Indiana
University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Maintain a research program in biomechanics. Preference will be
given to candidates whose research emphasis is in gait analysis,
ergonomics, or musculoskeletal modeling.

2. Publish research in refereed journals.

3. Pursue external funding to support research activities.

4. Advise graduate students.

5. Direct master's theses and doctoral dissertations.

6. Teach courses on biomechanics and related topics at graduate and/or
undergraduate level.

7. Engage in other teaching and service duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

1. An earned doctorate in biomechanics or related field.

2. Record of publications in appropriate journals.

3. Demonstrated ability to attract external funding.

4. Capacity and willingness to interact effectively with faculty of
diverse academic backgrounds.

EMPLOYMENT DATE: August, 2007