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William A. Skelly
06-10-1997, 01:53 AM

POSITION: The Department of Health and Human Development at Montana State
University invites applications for a nine-month, academic year, adjunct
appointment in Biomechanics. This position may be advertised as a tenure-track
position during AY 97-98.

LOCATION: Montana State University-Bozeman is Montana's land-grant university
with responsibility for teaching, research, and outreach. Enrollment is
approximately 11,000 students.

EMPLOYMENT DATE: August 15, 1997

RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Biomechanics,
Functional Anatomy and Kinesiology, Biomechanics for Physical Therapy, and
Sports and Fitness Equipment Design; preference will be shown to candidates
who can contribute to on-going multidisciplinary research projects, advise
undergraduate and graduate students in Biomechanics, participate in faculty
activities, and serve the department, college, and university through work on

EQUIPMENT: Instruction and research activities may be performed using either
high-speed cinematography or multiple stations of Ariel Performance Analysis
System, two AMTI force platforms, preamplified EMG system. Equipment
associated with the ergonomics/human factors lab includes a Lido Workset II
isokinetic/isotonic dynamometer, various strength and range-of-motion
assessment stations, and networked PCs with extensive engineering and
analytical capabilities.

REQUIRED: (1) Earned doctorate in biomechanics or related field (ABD
will be considered for the adjunct appointment). (2) Ability to teach
undergraduate biomechanics and functional anatomy and kinesiology.
(3) Foundation to teach graduate biomechanics. (4) Demonstrated
excellence in written and oral communication skills.

PREFERRED: Preference will be given to those candidates who demonstrate:
(1) proficiency in use of listed lab equipment, (2) willingness to
contribute to on-going multidisciplinary research, (3) a record of
scholarship, (4) success in obtaining external funding.

SALARY: Commensurate with experience.

APPLICATION: Screening of applications will begin on July 1 and will continue
until a suitable candidate is hired. To assure consideration, candidates
should indicate their potential interest by e-mail or fax to the address listed
below, as soon as possible.

A letter of application addressing the applicant's ability to meet the
responsibilities of the position and the qualification criteria listed above,
a detailed curriculum vitae, (official transcripts will be required at the time
of hire) and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three professional
references should follow addressed to:

Dr. Ellen Kreighbaum, Head
Department of Health & Human Development
Montana State University-Bozeman
Bozeman, MT 59717-0336

Interest should be indicated to:

Materials may be faxed to:
(406) 994-6314

Inquiries should be directed to:
(406) 994-4001

ADA/EO/AA/Veterans Preference. In compliance with the Montana Veteran's
Employment Preference Act, MSU provides preference in employment to veterans,
disabled veterans, and certain eligible relatives of veterans. MSU makes
accommodation for any known disability that may interfere with an applicant's
ability to compete in the hiring process or an employee's ability to perform
the duties of the job. To claim veteran's preference or request accommodation,
contact Affirmative Action, Montana Hall, MSU, Bozeman, MT 59717 [(406)
994-2042; TDD (406)994-4191].