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Jody L. Jensen, Phd
04-15-1996, 07:27 AM
The Department of Exercise & Movement Science at the University of Oregon is
opening a search for a biomechanist. This position is defined as a one-year
academic appointment. At this time, it is anticipated that a search will be
opened in the Fall of '96 to hire a biomechanist into a tenure-track line.
The successful candidate for this one-year appointment would be eligible to
apply for the tenure-track position. For inquires, please contact the Search
Committee Chair identified at the end of the position announcement.


UNIVERSITY OF OREGON
College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Exercise and Movement Science

Position Announcement: Biomechanics

Rank: Visiting Assistant Professor or Instructor, Non-tenure track (1
academic year appointment: September 16, 1996 - June 15, 1997).

Responsibilities: Primary responsibilities will be teaching undergraduate
and graduate courses in biomechanics. In addition, the candidate will be
expected to participate on master's thesis and comprehensive exam
committees, as well as contribute to the ongoing scholarly productivity of
the biomechanics area within the department.

Qualifications: Earned doctorate with emphasis in biomechanics; strong
commitment to research and teaching. Candidates who are in the final stages
of completing their doctorates (ABD) will also be considered.

General Information: The Department of Exercise and Movement Science (EMS)
offers a cross-disciplinary undergraduate degree where students take courses
in the parent science disciplines (e.g., chemistry, psychology, physics) as
well as in the exercise science discipline. Graduates of EMS seek positions
in the allied health professions (e.g., medicine, physical therapy) or
research/teaching in one of our five major areas. Graduate degree
specializations (M.S., Ph.D.) include biomechanics, exercise physiology,
sports medicine, motor control and development, and social psychology of
sport and exercise. EMS currently has about 250 undergraduate and 93
graduate students.

Salary: Competitive and commensurate with experience.

Application: Initial screening will begin May 1, 1996, and will continue
until a suitable candidate is selected. Send letter of application,
curriculum vita, a sample of scholarly work, and the names of 3 references
(with address and phone numbers):

Dr. Jody L. Jensen, Search Committee Chair
Department of Exercise and Movement Science
1240 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-1240
(541) 346-2687; Fax: (541) 346-2841; E mail: jlj@oregon.uoregon.edu

The University of Oregon is an equal-opportunity/affirmative-action
institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the
Americans with Disabilities Act