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10-05-2007, 12:07 AM

Department of Health and Human Performance

University of Houston

Houston, Texas

Assistant/Associate (Tenure Track) in Human Space Exploration Sciences. The Department of Health and Human Performance at the University of Houston is seeking a life scientist with demonstrable research skills in the area of human space life sciences. The position is a nine-month appointment with summer school teaching optional. Effective date of appointment will be August, 2008. The position is expected to be filled at the Assistant Professor level, but outstanding candidates at the Associate Professor level will also be considered

Required: Earned doctorate in biomechanics, motor control, muscle, cardio or bone physiology, with an established record of investigating facets of the physiological and/or movement problems resulting from human exposure to low gravity environments; demonstrated ability to conduct and publish high quality research; demonstrated potential to engage in collaborative research projects with medical and governmental agencies located in Houston; a record of externally funded research; graduate and undergraduate teaching and student mentorship.

Teach graduate and undergraduate courses in human space life sciences. Train graduate students in area of specialization with an emphasis on human response to space flight. Develop and maintain a rigorous and externally funded scholarly research program. Perform service to the department, college, university and the profession. Contribute to the development and supervision of a Master's of Science curriculum in Human Space Exploration Sciences.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications.

Application Process: Submit a letter of Application, Curriculum vitae, academic transcripts, three letters of reference, and (1) a reprint of a representative publication and/or précis of grant award (if applicable) to:

Dr. Mark Clarke, Chair, Human Space Life Sciences Search

Department of Health and Human Performance

University of Houston

Houston, Texas 77204-6015

e-mail: mclarke@mail.uh.edu

Review of application materials will begin November 1st, 2007 and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Houston is a major urban research institution with a focus on urban issues and problems. The University has over 35,000 students in 14 colleges. The University of Houston is located near the renowned Texas Medical Center and NASA/Johnson Space Center providing faculty with a variety of opportunities to conduct interdisciplinary research. Houston is the largest city in Texas and offers a large variety of professional, cultural and personal opportunities. The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.