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akarduna23
11-02-2006, 08:11 AM
The Department of Human Physiology, University of Oregon
(http://www.uoregon.edu/~hphy) invites applications for a tenure-track
position at the level of Assistant Professor created to enhance teaching
and research in a program with strengths in biomechanics, physiology,
and motor control, and athletic training. The ideal candidate will
contribute directly to one or more of these sub-disciplines, provide
expertise that will bridge across existing programs, and/or contribute
in synergistic areas that are not currently represented in the
department. A PhD in a related field (physiology, kinesiology, exercise
physiology, biomechanics) or an MD is required, as are at least two
years of postdoctoral training or independent university research
experience. Candidates are expected to demonstrate a proven record of
research investigating physiological functions in human subjects as well
as demonstrated ability or high potential to attract external funding.
Previous university-level teaching experience is highly desirable. The
successful applicant will be expected to establish a vigorous research
program supported by extramural funding, contribute to the mission of
the department in undergraduate and graduate teaching, and engage in
departmental and university service. The successful candidate will have
the ability to work effectively with faculty, staff and students from a
variety of diverse backgrounds. Competitive salary support and start-up
funds will be made available.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a statement describing
their research goals and teaching philosophy, representative recent
publications, and names and addresses of three references to:
Search Committee
Department of Human Physiology
1240 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-1240

The University of Oregon is located in Eugene, Oregon, home to more than
145,000 people and Oregonís third largest city. Within only a few hours
drive are the ocean beaches, lakes, rivers, forests, high desert, and
the Cascade and Coast mountain ranges. The Willamette River runs through
the heart of the city and joins the McKenzie River north of town. Mild
winters, long growing seasons and few drastic weather changes are
characteristic. Eugene has a high percentage of professionals, including
doctors, lawyers, architects, and educators and is home to the Hult
Center for the Performing Arts, which regularly hosts the Oregon Bach
Festival, the Eugene Symphony, the Eugene Ballet, and the Eugene Opera,
among other cultural offerings.

Review of applications will begin December 15, 2006 and will continue
until a suitable candidate is hired.

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Andrew Karduna, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Human Physiology
University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403
(541) 346-0438 (voice) (541) 346-2841 (fax)
karduna@uoregon.edu
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