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11-10-2010, 02:31 AM
ACADEMIC POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT--ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF MOTOR BEHAVIOR
Department of Health and Human Performance University of Houston
Houston, Texas
Position: Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) Motor Behavior. The
Department of Health and Human Performance at the University of
Houston is seeking a motor behavior specialist with demonstrable
skills in the area of human movement measurement for a tenure-track
position. The position is a 9-month appointment with Summer school
teaching optional.
Effective date of appointment will be August, 2011.

Qualification:Ph.D. in biomechanics, motor control or bioengineering
with a strong interest in the measurement of human performance.
Ability to conduct and publish high quality research. Potential to
engage in cooperative research projects with medical and governmental
agencies located in Houston. Web and programming skills are
desirable.
Research interests involving clinical populations is preferred.

Responsibilities: Teach graduate and undergraduate courses in motor
control and learning, biomechanics and/or rehabilitation. Train
graduate students in motor behavior, broadly defined. Develop and
maintain a vigorous scholarly research program that will facilitate
acquisition of external funding and enhance graduate student
recruitment. Perform service to the department, college, university
and the profession.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications.
Application Process: Submit a letter of Application, Curriculum
vitae, academic transcripts and three letters of reference to:

Dr. William Paloski, Chair Motor Behavior Search Department of Health
and Human Performance
3855 Holman Street
104 Garrison Gymnasium
Houston, Texas 77204-6015
e-mail: whpalosk@central.uh.edu

Review of application materials will begin December 1, 2010 and
continue until the position is filled.
University Description:

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.