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08-20-2007, 04:35 AM
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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position, Skeletal Muscle Physiologist

The Department of Human Physiology, University of Oregon, invites
applications for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant
Professor. The department has strengths in biomedical and rehabilitation
research that span the fields of biomechanics, physiology, motor control,
and athletic training. The ideal candidate will have a proven record of
research investigating skeletal muscle function, preferably in human
subjects, and a demonstrated ability or high potential to attract external
funding. All areas of research related to muscle physiology will be
considered including cellular/molecular, metabolic, and integrative studies
of normal and altered skeletal muscle function and processes, and their
impact on human mobility, exercise, injury, rehabilitation, and health. A
PhD or MD in a related field and two years of postdoctoral training or
independent university research experience are required. Previous
university-level teaching experience is highly desirable. The successful
candidate is 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
provided. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a statement
describing their research goals and teaching philosophy, representative
recent publications, and three letters of reference to: Search Committee,
Department of Human Physiology, 1240 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
97403-1240. Application materials can be submitted electronically to:
janb@uoregon.edu. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2007 and
will continue until a suitable candidate is hired. The University of Oregon
is an EO/AA/ADA institution committed to cultural diversity.





Li-Shan Chou, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Human Physiology
University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-1240

(541) 346-3391 Phone
(541) 346-2841 Fax
E-mail:chou@uoregon.edu
Web site: http://biomechanics.uoregon.edu/MAL/