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Dr V. Baltzopoulos
04-26-1995, 02:18 AM
Lecturer in Biomechanics

Department of Movement Science
Faculty of Medicine
University of Liverpool

Outline of the post
The Department of Movement Science is part of the School of
Health Sciences in the Faculty of Medicine and there are
excellent research links and cooperation with other departments
such as Physiotherapy, Orthopaedics, Human Anatomy, Radiography,
Clinical Engineering, Computer Science etc. There are fully
equipped Biomechanics, Exercise Physiology/Kinanthropometry and
Motor Control laboratories. The Biomechanics laboratory includes
a gait analysis centre and is equipped with a force plate system,
an automatic optoelectronic kinematic analysis system,
electromyography systems, passive and active isokinetic
dynamometers and video systems with associated computer/software
for data collection and analysis. The Department of Movement
Science achieved a rating of 3 in the 1992 Research Assessment
Exercise conducted by the Higher Education Funding Council,
placing it within the top six British University Departments for
research in this area.
The courses offered include a BSc in Movement Science, full and
part-time research degrees (MPhil/Phd) and part-time taught MSc
in Movement Science and MSc in Health Sciences courses.
The person appointed will be expected to teach under- and
postgraduate courses in Biomechanics and contribute to Research
Methods and Information Technology modules. The Biomechanics
Lecturer will be expected to develop a significant research
programme, publish high quality papers in relevant peer refereed
journals, generate external research income and supervise
postgraduate students.

Qualifications-Experience
The successful applicant will have a good publication record,
biomechanics teaching/supervision experience at both under- and
postgraduate level and successful research grant applications.

Salary Range
The starting salary will be in the Lecturer A/B scale depending
on qualifications and experience

Appointment Date
1 September 1995

For an informal discussion about the post and further
information, please contact or sent a recent CV to:

Dr V. Baltzopoulos
Department of Movement Science
University of Liverpool
Liverpool L69 3BX
U.K.

Tel: +44 151 794 3223
Fax: +44 151 794 3229
Email: baltz@liverpool.ac.uk