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10-19-2009, 10:37 AM
Announcement of Faculty Position

Department of Exercise and Sport Science

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Specialization(s): Neuromechanics; Research Design and Statistics

Rank: Assistant Professor

Term: Nine-Month Tenure Track Appointment with Possibility of Summer School

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Starting Date: July 1, 2010


An earned Doctorate with emphasis in areas of neuromechanics such as
biomechanics, neuromuscular control, neuropsychology, neuroanatomy, and

Demonstrated record of research publication in sport related concussion or

Collegiate-level teaching experience in areas of neuromechanics, research
design and statistics, and/or related exercise and sport science areas.

Record of involvement in internally and/or externally funded grants;
fundable research interests.

Demonstrated ability and interest in advising undergraduate and graduate
research projects.


Teach courses in areas of neuromechanics, anatomy, research design and
statistics depending on experience.

Experience and interest to conduct independent research in area of
sport-related concussion and neurotrauma.

Contribute to current research in the area of biomechanics and neuroimaging
of sport-related head injury; symptomatology, neuropsychological and balance
testing following concussion; education and awareness for concussion
prevention; and long-term consequences of sport-related concussion.

Pursue grant funding individually and as part of a research team.

Serve as an advisor for undergraduate honors theses, masters theses and
doctoral dissertation research.

Participate collegially in departmental and university service and
governance functions.

Perform other responsibilities as may be assigned by the Chair of the

Application Instructions:

Applicants must apply online at URL: jobs.unc.edu/1002054 and attach:

1) Letter of application (including names and contact information of four
academic references)

2) Curriculum vitae

3) Statement of research interests and agenda

4) Statement of teaching philosophy and interests

In addition, four letters of reference should be submitted by mail to:

Darin A. Padua, PhD, ATC

Search Committee Chair

Department of Exercise and Sport Science

CB#8700 Fetzer

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NC 27599-8700

Email: dpadua@email.unc.edu

Phone (919) 843-5117; Fax (919) 962-0489.

Review of applications will begin December 1, 2009 and will continue until
the position is filled.

Visit the UNC Exercise & Sport Science website at:
http://www.unc.edu/depts/exercise/ for additional information about the
department and programs.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an Equal Opportunity