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01-16-2007, 08:08 AM
Please find below a posting for a tenure track position at The
University of Mississippi. Please respond to the given address at the
end of the announcement.

The Department of Health, Exercise Science, and Recreation Management
at the University of Mississippi invites applications for a full-time
(9-month), tenure track faculty position in Exercise Science at the
Assistant/Associate Professor level. Individuals with training and
experience in basic, applied, clinical or occupational biomechanics
are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications: Qualified applicants should possess (1) a doctorate
in Biomechanics, Bioengineering, Biomedical Engineering or a related
field, (2) teaching ability and experience in higher education, (3)
an established record of scholarship, and (4) potential to obtain
external funding for scholarly activities. Post doctoral training encouraged.

Responsibilities: The primary role of the position is to add further
critical mass to the dynamic applied biomechanics research program,
driven by the Applied Biomechanics and Ergonomics Laboratory (ABEL),
while contributing to and developing interactions within the
department's teaching and research program in areas such as
neurophysiology, exercise physiology, motor control, and health
promotion. Areas of focused research excellence within the Department
of Health, Exercise Science, and Recreational Management are listed
at http://www.olemiss.edu/hesrm/es.htm. Responsibilities of the
position include teaching undergraduate and graduate classes in area
of expertise, publishing research in area of specialization, pursuing
external funding, developing resources to provide on-going support
for research activities, and contributing to interdisciplinary
research collaborations.

Program: The Department of Health, Exercise Science, and Recreation
Management offers a B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in Exercise Science. The
Department houses laboratories in Applied Biomechanics and
Ergonomics, Applied Physiology, Biochemistry, Bone Mineral Density &
Body Composition, and Cognitive Neurophysiology. Detailed
information, including faculty, laboratory resources and
instructional programs, is available at the following
website: http://www.olemiss.edu/depts/hesrm/es.htm.

Availability: The position is available August, 2007.

Application: Review of applications will begin immediately and will
continue until filled or an adequate applicant pool is established.
Competitive salary is commensurate with experience. Submit online
applications at www.olemiss.edu/depts/HR including:

1) letter of application highlighting your academic expertise,
professional accomplishments, research focus, and teaching experience
2) three examples of scholarly work
3) a current vita
4) contact information for five professional references

Direct questions to:

Scott Owens, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair
215 Turner Center
University of Mississippi
University, MS 38677

The University of Mississippi is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Section
504/ADA/ADA employer.

Dwight E. Waddell, PhD
Division of Exercise Science
Director, Cognitive Neurophysiology Laboratory
University of Mississippi
Turner Room 230
University, MS 38677-1848
Office: (662) 915-5563
Fax: (662) 915-5525
Email: waddell@olemiss.edu