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Kj Fairchild
10-29-1998, 07:53 AM
University of Oregon
College of Arts and Sciences
DEPARTMENT OF EXERCISE AND MOVEMENT SCIENCE

Position Announcement: Biomechanics

Rank: Assistant Professor, tenure track. Appointment begins September 16,
1999.
The best qualified candidate with expertise in biomechanics will be
considered.
Qualifications and responsibilities: This position fills important existing
undergraduate and graduate instructional needs in biomechanics, and
contributes
to the broader focuses of the department which includes preventive and
rehabilitative medicine. Candidates who can provide clinical expertise to
majors seeking careers in the health sciences are especially encouraged to
apply.

Earned doctoral degree with specialization in biomechanics. Postdoctoral
experience preferred. The appointee will be expected to have expertise to
teach undergraduate and graduate courses in biomechanics. The development
of a strong independent research program that is competitive for extramural
funding
is expected. The department is seeking a biomechanist with a mechanics and/or
bioengineering background with training and expertise in orthopedics,
rehabilitation, ergonomics/human factors, and/or modeling. Other
responsibilities include supervision of student research, including advising
masterís theses and doctoral dissertations, academic counseling of
undergraduate and graduate students, service on faculty committees, and other
duties as appropriate.

General Information: The Department of Exercise and Movement Science (EMS)
offers a cross-disciplinary undergraduate degree which emphasizes the
development of students interested in pursuing medicine and health science
careers. The degree program consists of courses in exercise science with
supporting course work in the biological, and physical sciences. Graduates in
EMS seek positions in medicine, physical therapy, nursing, dentistry and other
health sciences, and research/teaching at the university level.

Salary: Competitive and commensurate with experience.

Applications: Direct e-mail inquiries to kjf@oregon.uoregon.edu. Send
letter of application, curriculum vita, samples of scholarly work, and 3
letters of
reference to:

Search Committee Chair, Biomechanics Search
Department of Exercise and Movement Science
1240 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-1240

Deadline: Initial screening of applications will begin Jan 4, 1999, and the
search will continue until a suitable candidate is selected. To insure full
consideration of an application, we recommend that materials be received by
Jan 4, 1999.

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

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