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  • Faculty Position in Biomechanics at Univ of Northern Colorado

    Title: Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track, Biomechanics, School of Sport and Exercise Science
    Position Number: 99635

    Required Qualifications: Earned doctorate in exercise science or related field by the position starting date of August 20, 2007. Candidate must have a background and expertise in biomechanics.

    Preferred Qualifications: Teaching experience at the college/university level is desired.

    Position Description: This is a full-time, nine-month tenure-track appointment in the School of Sport and Exercise Science within the College of Natural and Health Sciences at the University of Northern Colorado. Responsibilities: teach relevant undergraduate and graduate courses (primarily biomechanics and anatomical kinesiology); conduct independent and collaborative research; seek and maintain extramural funding; advise and supervise research of undergraduate and graduate exercise science students; serve on school and university committees; and enhance the school's exercise science program.

    Salary and Benefits: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits include health, life, and dental insurance as well as a selection of several defined contribution retirement programs. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Other benefits may be available based on position.

    Starting Date: August 20, 2007

    Contact and Application Deadline:
    Gary D. Heise, Ph.D.
    Chair, Exercise Science Search Committee
    School of Sport and Exercise Science
    Campus Box 39
    Greeley, CO 80639

    Review of candidates will begin December 1, 2006 and will continue until the position is filled. Submit letter of application, which addresses specific areas of teaching/research competence, curriculum vitae, academic transcripts (copies are sufficient for application), and the names, with accompanying contact information, of three references. Candidates will be selected based on a comparison of qualifications and school needs. Satisfactory completion of a background check, educational check, and authorization to work in the United States is required after a conditional offer of employment has been made. Original transcripts must be submitted within one (1) month of hire.

    Federal regulations require that the University retain all documents submitted by applicants. Materials will not be returned or copied for applicants.

    Location and Environment:
    The University of Northern Colorado is a Doctoral/Research University enrolling 12,000+ graduate and undergraduate students. The University, founded in 1889, is located in Greeley, Colorado, which has a growing population of 80,000. Greeley is an hour north of Denver and 30 miles east of the Rocky Mountains. Further information about UNC and City of Greeley is available at

    The position is contingent on funding from the Colorado State Legislature, approval by the Board of Trustees, and subject to the policies and regulations of the University of Northern Colorado.

    The University of Northern Colorado is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, creed, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. For more information or issues of equity or fairness or claims of discrimination contact the UNC AA/EEO/Title IX Officer at UNC Human Resource Services, Campus Box 54, Carter Hall 2002, Greeley, CO 80639, or call 970-351-2718.

    Posted by:
    Gary D. Heise, Ph.D.
    School of Sport and Exercise Science
    University of Northern Colorado
    2790 Gunter Hall
    Greeley, CO 80639
    voice: 970-351-1738 fax: 970-351-1762