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  • Biomechanics Position at The University of Auckland : ImportantDeadline- August 31st

    Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Biomechanics
    University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

    The Department of Sport and Exercise Science seeks applicants for a
    permanent position in the area of biomechanics.

    The Department houses a state of the art biomechanics and gait
    laboratory with modern 8-camera Motion Analysis system, multiple force
    plate and EMG capabilites suitable for all gait, sport and related
    biomechanics research. Information on the Department is also available

    The University of Auckland is New Zealand's largest research and
    teaching institution and is based in New Zealand's major city. The
    University has agreements and alliances with over 70 universities around
    the world and maintains a wide range of international contacts at
    institutional and faculty level and between individual academic staff.
    The University of Auckland is the only New Zealand university invited to
    become a member of Universitas 21, an international network of research
    intensive universities which cooperate towards high educational quality
    and international visibility.

    The successful applicant will be expected to develop a strong
    independent research program in his/her area of expertise, and teach
    biomechanics at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Applicants must
    hold a doctoral qualification, have experience in biomechanics and a
    demonstrated record of publication in international peer-reviewed
    journals. A particular emphasis in sport biomechanics and/or physical
    ergonomics may also be desirable, as well as clearly identifiable
    potential synergies with current research activities in the Department.
    The appointee will be expected to contribute to both undergraduate and
    postgraduate teaching as well as supervise postgraduate students.
    Applicants should have a demonstrated ability to attract external
    research grants and be prepared to develop and strengthen relationships
    with industry and government agencies. Appointment at Senior Lecturer
    level will be considered for applicants with a significant track record
    in research, teaching and postgraduate supervision.

    Further information and conditions of appointment can be obtained from
    Academic Appointments Office, telephone 64 9 373 7599 ext 5788, fax 64 9
    373 7023, email:

    Three copies of applications must reach the Academic Appointments
    Office, Human Resources Registry, The University of Auckland, Private
    Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand, by the closing date of the 31st August
    2002. Please quote the vacancy number A081-02 in all correspondence.

    Note: For applicants from the North-American system unfamiliar with the
    lecturer scale, Lecturer is comparable to Assistant Professor, and
    Senior Lecturer is comparable to Associate Professor.

    Winston Byblow, PhD
    Head of Department
    Department of Sport & Exercise Science
    University of Auckland
    Auckland, New Zealand
    Ph: 64 9 373 7599 x6844
    Fax:64 9 373 7043

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