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J.buckley
06-26-1998, 02:19 AM
PRINCIPAL LECTURER IN BIOMECHANICS
THE MANCHESTER METROPOLITAN UNIVERSITY
DEPARTMENT OF EXERCISE AND SPORT SCIENCE


OUTLINE OF POST

The Department of Exercise and Sport Science is seeking to appoint an
individual who can contribute to the further development of academic
scholarship within the Department. Specifically, the intention is to
appoint a Biomechanics specialist who can contribute to the
Departmentís Research Strategy and teach Biomechanics on postgraduate
and undergraduate courses.

The post is expected to be very attractive to well qualified sport and
exercise scientists who wish to further develop their career within a
large and supportive Department. It is expected that the successful
candidate will be well placed to make a realistic internal application
for a Readership within a relatively short period of time.

∑ Conduct research in the field of Exercise and Sport Biomechanics.

∑ Maintain or establish collaborative links and research projects with
other internationally recognised groups.

∑ Lead research projects and teams.

∑ Prepare and submit applications for significant external research
funds.

∑ Teach in Biomechanics at postgraduate and undergraduate levels with
preference given to those who can contribute to teaching in exercise
science and interdisciplinary issues.

∑ Supervise postgraduate and undergraduate research projects.


As with all posts some flexibility is required to accommodate staff
and institutional changes and developments. These are normally agreed
through an annual Professional Development and Review meeting.





DEPARTMENT

Department of Exercise and Sport Science


RESPONSIBLE TO

Head of Department


CATEGORY OF TEACHING

Category I, II and III


GRADE OF POST/SALARY RANGE

Salary Scale: Principal Lecturer £26,973 - £33,915 (Bar at £29,282)


Proposed interview date Monday, 20 July, 1998



PERSON SPECIFICATION


∑ Doctorate in Biomechanics or related discipline.

∑ Record of published research in SCI journals in the field of
Biomechanics.

∑ Preferably, BASES Research Accreditation in Biomechanics.

∑ Preferably, evidence of effective grant writing skills.

∑ Preferably, research leadership experience and qualities.

∑ Proven record of teaching in relevant areas including successful
supervision of postgraduate and undergraduate students.

For further information and informal discussion, contact Professor L
Burwitz, on +44 161 2474573
email: L.Burwitz@mmu.ca.uk
fax: +44 1612476375

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