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08-04-2010, 06:09 AM
University of Oregon Faculty Position

Full time tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Human Physiology,
in the area of Neural Control of Movement or Neuromuscular Physiology,
beginning Fall 2011.

The Department of Human Physiology at the University of Oregon has
strengths in biomedical and rehabilitation research that span the fields
of biomechanics, physiology, motor control, and athletic training
(http://physiology.uoregon.edu). The Department has undergone a
substantial expansion over the last 5 years and now has over 800
undergraduate majors. In addition, the department has primary
responsibility for developing a Human Health and Performance Initiative
that is one of only five focus areas across campus that the President
and Provost have targeted for external funding and philanthropic giving
over the next 3-5 years. As part of our growth, the department invites
applications for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant

The ideal candidate for this position will have a proven record of
research investigating the neural principles underlying human movement
or other aspects of neuromuscular physiology. All areas of research
related to neural control will be considered; however, experience with
clinical populations with central and/or peripheral nervous system
disorders is highly desirable. Candidates with expertise in human-based
research using state of the art techniques are strongly encouraged to

A PhD or MD in a related field and at least two years of postdoctoral
training or independent university research experience are required.
Previous university-level teaching experience is highly desirable. A
demonstrated ability or high potential to attract external funding is
required. 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 also have the ability to work effectively with faculty, staff and
students with diverse backgrounds. Competitive salary support and
start-up funds will be provided.

Located 110 miles south of Portland, the University of Oregon has an
enrollment of 22,000. The Eugene metro area population (215,000) is in a
region noted for its high quality of life and progressive cultural
environment. We are about an hourís drive from the Pacific Coast and the
Cascade Mountains. The University is an AAU research institution and a
member of the Pac-10 Conference.

Applicants should prepare a curriculum vitae, a statement describing
their research goals, a statement of their teaching philosophy,
representative recent publications, and three letters of reference and
apply online for our positions at:


Questions about the application process should be addressed to Andy
Karduna (karduna@uoregon.edu). Review of applications will begin October
11, 2010 and will continue until a suitable candidate is hired. The
University of Oregon is an EO/AA/ADA institution committed to cultural