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  • Faculty Position: Motor Control / Motor Learning

    The Department of Health, Exercise Science, and Recreation Management at the
    University of Mississippi invites applications for a full-time (9-month),
    tenure track motor control/motor learning faculty position at the Assistant
    Professor level. Individuals with training and experience in any area of
    motor control/motor learning relevant to human movement and health are
    encouraged to apply.

    Qualifications: Qualified applicants should possess (1) a doctorate in motor
    control/motor learning or related field, (2) teaching ability and experience
    in higher education, and (3) a record of publications and grants
    commensurate with experience.

    Responsibilities: Responsibilities of the position include teaching
    undergraduate and graduate courses in motor control and motor learning,
    kinesiology, or research methods; publishing research in area of
    specialization; pursuing external funding; developing resources to provide
    on-going support for research activities; and contributing to
    interdisciplinary research collaborations.

    Program: The Department of Health, Exercise Science, and Recreational
    Management offer a B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in Exercise Science. The Department
    houses the Applied Biomechanics and Ergonomics Laboratory, Applied
    Physiology Laboratory, and Body Composition Laboratory. Detailed
    information, including faculty, laboratory resources and instructional
    programs, is available at the following website:

    Availability: The position is available August, 2006.

    Application: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue
    until filled or an adequate applicant pool is established. Competitive
    salary is commensurate with experience. Submit online applications at including:

    1) A letter of application highlighting your academic expertise,
    professional accomplishments, research focus, and teaching experience
    2) A current vita
    3) Contact information for five professional references

    Official transcripts are to be mailed to:

    Scott Owens, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair
    215 Turner Center
    University of Mississippi
    University, MS 18677

    The University of Mississippi is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Section 504/ADA/ADA