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  • Research Professor Position, UK

    CENTRE FOR REHABILITATION AND HUMAN PERFORMANCE
    RESEARCH

    University of Salford, UK.

    Position available: PROFESSOR

    The successful candidate will work with the existing senior staff to
    lead the continuing strategic development of the Centre for
    Rehabilitation and Human Performance Research (CRHPR) as a
    key national and international player in its field.

    The Centre boasts over £2 million external research funding from
    EPSRC, EU, Dept of Health and other agencies since 2001 and
    £900K of infrastructure investment from the University. There is a
    strong community of scholars, including the Professors, four
    permanent Senior Research Fellows, 20 academic staff, nine
    contract research staff, over 25 post graduate research students
    and an established list of international collaborators. Growth
    continues to be very strong.

    The current research within the Centre is diverse and the Chair will
    be appointed in any subject area that facilitates its continued
    growth. Key areas include lower and upper limb biomechanics,
    human movement modelling, assistive device design, gait, balance
    and posture, laboratory and clinical measurement science, sports
    performance and injury, and evaluation of therapy interventions from
    clinical and patient focused perspectives. Clinical areas of current
    interest include (but are not restricted to) stroke, diabetes and
    musculoskeletal disease. Applications are welcome from
    individuals from all relevant backgrounds.

    Working across traditional academic and health care boundaries is
    central to the success of CRHPR and there are active links with
    the following groups within the University: engineering, biomedical
    sciences, robotics, virtual reality, informatics and the 6* built
    environment group.

    Please see http://www.healthcare.salford.ac.uk/crhpr/ for further
    details of the Centre’s activities.

    Further details of the post, the Centre and the University are
    available in a candidate pack. Potential candidates should contact
    Centre Director Professor Peter Bowker in the first instance to
    discuss their research interests and arrange a visit where
    appropriate. Email: p.bowker@salford.ac.uk.

    For further details and an application form visit the Personnel
    Division website and apply online at www.personnel.salford.ac.uk.

    Alternatively please call 0161 295 2122 (24hrs) or e-mail
    Personnel@salford.ac.uk quoting reference number HSC/28. CVs
    will not be accepted without a completed application form.

    The University of Salford is committed to an inclusive approach to
    promoting equality and diversity. We aim to have a more diverse
    workforce at all levels of the institution and welcome applications
    from people from minority ethnic backgrounds and people with
    disabilities.

    Forms to be returned by 24 February 2006.

    Dr Christopher Nester BSc PhD
    Senior Research Fellow
    Brian Blatchford Building
    School of Health Care Professions
    Centre for Rehabilitation and Human Performance Research
    University of Salford
    Salford
    M6 6PU
    England
    http://www.healthcare.salford.ac.uk/crhpr/
    http://www.realprof.eu.com
    TEL:0161 295 2275
    FAX:0161 295 2668
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