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Ben Sidaway
01-27-1992, 09:31 AM
Biomechanics Position Announcement

Louisiana State University. Department of Kinesiology

POSITION: Assistant Professor in Biomechanics


1. Conduct and supervise research in biomechanics that relates to
current issues in motor control and learning; develop a biomechanics
laboratory in which to conduct this research.

2. Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in biomechanics and
techniques of movement analysis; teach undergraduate course in
anatomy; develop courses and seminars in area of expertise.

3. Advise graduate students (MS and PhD) in the Motor Behaviour
area of the graduate program who have a major research emphasis in
biomechanics; serve as a member of the Motor Behaviour faculty
group within the graduate program of the Dept. of Kinesiology.

4. Develop proposals seeking external funding for research.

5. It will be an advantage if already initiated ties can be
developed with related areas on campus, such as industrial and
mechanical engineering, and in the community, such as with
rehabilitation groups.


1. Earned doctorate with emphasis in biomechanics.

2. Evidence of scholarly activity appropriate for an Assistant
Professor at a research university.

3. Research interest in biomechanics that addresses motor control
and learning issues.

4. Ability to relate to persons of both genders and varied
ethnic backgrounds.


LSU is a research university that is rated as a Carnegie I
institution. The Dept. offers MS and PhD degrees with specializations
in Motor Behaviour, Exercise Physiology, and Pedagogy. The Motor
Behaviour lab has an excellent core of eqiuipment for developing a
biomechanics section of the lab., including a Peak Performance 3D
movement analysis system, an AMTI force platform, eye movement
recording equipment, emg equipment, and an array of microcomputers
and video equipment.


Applications received by March 15 1992 will be given first consideration
but all applications will be considered until the position is filled.
Send letter of application indicating how research and teaching
capabilities relate to this position, a current vita, relevant
reprints, and a list of three references to:

Dr. Richard Magill
Search Committee Chair
Department of Kinesiology
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge
Louisiana 70803

For additional information contact:

Dr. Ben Sidaway
(504) 388-2639
Fax: (504) 388-3680