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Ray White
07-08-1998, 10:58 PM
Dear Professor Burwitz,
I have been out of the country for the past 10 days and I
would like to apply for the Principal Lectureship in
Biomechanics. Am I too late?






On Fri, 26 Jun 1998 16:19:59 GMT "J.BUCKLEY"
wrote:


> 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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Ray White
r.white@biomed.abdn.ac.uk

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