College of Health and Human Performance
Department of Applied Physiology and Kinesiology
Assistant/Associate Professor

The Department of Applied Physiology and Kinesiology at the University of
Florida invites applications for a full-time, nine-month, tenure track
faculty position in the neuroscience of human movement at the rank of
Assistant or Associate Professor (requisition #0805995). The position is
open to a variety of research specializations including biomechanics, motor
control, neuroergonomics, rehabilitation engineering, and performance

Responsibilities: The new faculty member will be expected to (1) participate
in the process of acquiring external grant funding for high-impact
scholarship, (2) maintain a strong, independent, nationally /
internationally recognized research program, (3) establish interdisciplinary
collaborations that merit external funding, (4) publish in high-impact
scholarly journals, (5) teach graduate and undergraduate courses in specific
areas of expertise within the Biobehavioral Science concentration, (6)
mentor graduate students, and (7) participate in professional, university,
and community service.

Qualifications: Applicants must hold an earned doctorate in Kinesiology,
Neuroscience, or a related field, demonstrate evidence of high-impact
scholarship, and show evidence of the ability to attract external grant
funding. Priority will be given to applicants studying innovative research
questions that can be seamlessly integrated with the research aim(s) of the
existing faculty in Biobehavioral Science.

Salary: Commensurate with experience and expertise.

Effective Date of Employment: August 2011.

Application Deadline: November 5, 2010.

Application Process: Applications must be submitted on-line at and must include:
(1) a letter of application, (2) statement of research interests and career
goals, (3) curriculum vitae, (4) two relevant publications, and (5) name and
contact information of at least three university-affiliated references.
E-mail inquiries or nominations should be sent to Christopher Janelle at

The University of Florida is dedicated to building a broadly diverse and
inclusive faculty and staff. Applications and nominations from a broad
spectrum of individuals including women, members of diverse ethnic groups,
and persons with disabilities are encouraged. The selection process will be
conducted in accord with the provisions of Florida¹s ŒGovernment in the
Sunshine¹ and Public Records Laws. Search Committee meetings and interviews
will be open to the public, and applications, curriculum vitae, and other
documents related to the search will be available for public inspection. If
an accommodation because of a disability is needed to apply for this
position, then please call (352) 392-7056 or the Florida Relay System at
(800) 955-8771 (TDD).
As a member of the Association of American Universities, the University of
Florida is considered one of the nation¹s premier research institutions. The
University currently has approximately 50,000 students, of which, the
department enrolls about 587 undergraduate and 95 graduate students. The
faculty consists of 19 full-time members. The Department is housed in a
recently renovated building which includes state-of-the-art research
facilities and lecture halls. The Department is consistently ranked as one
of the top Kinesiology departments in the United States.