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mgrabiner
01-13-2011, 03:54 PM
Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition
College of Applied Health Sciences
University of Illinois at Chicago


Open-Rank, Tenure-Track Position in Integrative/Exercise Physiology

The Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition at the University of Illinois at Chicago invites applications from candidates with established research records in integrative or exercise physiology for a tenure-track faculty position. Start-up support and teaching load will be highly competitive. This is an open-rank position with a nine-month appointment that will begin on August 16, 2011. Rank/tenure will be commensurate with qualifications.

The University of Illinois at Chicago offers a varied, dynamic academic environment within a vibrant, cosmopolitan city. UIC is a research-intensive university that boasts a rich interdisciplinary health science community located in one of the largest medical centers in the country. Faculty in the Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition (www.ahs.uic.edu/kn/) maintain productive lines of research that are supported by funding from NIH, industry and private foundations. Our faculty enjoy collaborations with investigators in the Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, and Engineering; in the School of Public Health; and in the Physical Therapy Department and the Department of Disabilities and Human Development. This exceptionally fertile environment contributed to a top-ten ranking of the Kinesiology doctoral program in a report recently released by the National Research Council.

The successful candidate will be expected to successfully compete for external funding, mentor and teach graduate and undergraduate students and contribute to the exercise physiology curriculum. They will join an active faculty conducting diverse research on physical activity and nutrition. On-going projects examine musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, metabolic and brain health and disease at levels of analysis ranging from the cell to the community (www.ahs.uic.edu/ahs/php/section.php?sitename=mvsc&id=535).

Applicants must hold an earned doctorate with an emphasis in exercise physiology or a closely related area. Using https://jobs.uic.edu/default.cfm?page=job&jobID=5187 interested candidates should submit PDF-formatted applications including a curriculum vitae, a statement of accomplishments and future priorities in research, and the names and contact information for at least four individuals who have agreed to provide letters of reference. Review of applications will begin February 1, 2011. The University of Illinois at Chicago is an AA/EO Employer.