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  • Faculty Position Announcement in Neuromechanica at the Universityof North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    Announcement of Faculty Position

    Department of Exercise and Sport Science

    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    Specialization(s): Neuromechanics; Research Design and Statistics

    Rank: Assistant Professor

    Term: Nine-Month Tenure Track Appointment with Possibility of Summer School

    Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

    Starting Date: July 1, 2010


    An earned Doctorate with emphasis in areas of neuromechanics such as
    biomechanics, neuromuscular control, neuropsychology, neuroanatomy, and

    Demonstrated record of research publication in sport related concussion or

    Collegiate-level teaching experience in areas of neuromechanics, research
    design and statistics, and/or related exercise and sport science areas.

    Record of involvement in internally and/or externally funded grants;
    fundable research interests.

    Demonstrated ability and interest in advising undergraduate and graduate
    research projects.


    Teach courses in areas of neuromechanics, anatomy, research design and
    statistics depending on experience.

    Experience and interest to conduct independent research in area of
    sport-related concussion and neurotrauma.

    Contribute to current research in the area of biomechanics and neuroimaging
    of sport-related head injury; symptomatology, neuropsychological and balance
    testing following concussion; education and awareness for concussion
    prevention; and long-term consequences of sport-related concussion.

    Pursue grant funding individually and as part of a research team.

    Serve as an advisor for undergraduate honors theses, masters theses and
    doctoral dissertation research.

    Participate collegially in departmental and university service and
    governance functions.

    Perform other responsibilities as may be assigned by the Chair of the

    Application Instructions:

    Applicants must apply online at URL: and attach:

    1) Letter of application (including names and contact information of four
    academic references)

    2) Curriculum vitae

    3) Statement of research interests and agenda

    4) Statement of teaching philosophy and interests

    In addition, four letters of reference should be submitted by mail to:

    Darin A. Padua, PhD, ATC

    Search Committee Chair

    Department of Exercise and Sport Science

    CB#8700 Fetzer

    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    Chapel Hill, NC 27599-8700


    Phone (919) 843-5117; Fax (919) 962-0489.

    Review of applications will begin December 1, 2009 and will continue until
    the position is filled.

    Visit the UNC Exercise & Sport Science website at: for additional information about the
    department and programs.

    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an Equal Opportunity