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

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
M6 6PU
TEL:0161 295 2275
FAX:0161 295 2668