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  • University of Florida New Faculty Position Opening

    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 Floridašs ŒGovernment in the
    Sunshineš 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 nationšs 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.