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    POSITION: The Department of Health and Human Development at Montana State
    University invites applications for a nine-month, academic year, adjunct
    appointment in Biomechanics. This position may be advertised as a tenure-track
    position during AY 97-98.

    LOCATION: Montana State University-Bozeman is Montana's land-grant university
    with responsibility for teaching, research, and outreach. Enrollment is
    approximately 11,000 students.

    EMPLOYMENT DATE: August 15, 1997

    RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Biomechanics,
    Functional Anatomy and Kinesiology, Biomechanics for Physical Therapy, and
    Sports and Fitness Equipment Design; preference will be shown to candidates
    who can contribute to on-going multidisciplinary research projects, advise
    undergraduate and graduate students in Biomechanics, participate in faculty
    activities, and serve the department, college, and university through work on

    EQUIPMENT: Instruction and research activities may be performed using either
    high-speed cinematography or multiple stations of Ariel Performance Analysis
    System, two AMTI force platforms, preamplified EMG system. Equipment
    associated with the ergonomics/human factors lab includes a Lido Workset II
    isokinetic/isotonic dynamometer, various strength and range-of-motion
    assessment stations, and networked PCs with extensive engineering and
    analytical capabilities.

    REQUIRED: (1) Earned doctorate in biomechanics or related field (ABD
    will be considered for the adjunct appointment). (2) Ability to teach
    undergraduate biomechanics and functional anatomy and kinesiology.
    (3) Foundation to teach graduate biomechanics. (4) Demonstrated
    excellence in written and oral communication skills.

    PREFERRED: Preference will be given to those candidates who demonstrate:
    (1) proficiency in use of listed lab equipment, (2) willingness to
    contribute to on-going multidisciplinary research, (3) a record of
    scholarship, (4) success in obtaining external funding.

    SALARY: Commensurate with experience.

    APPLICATION: Screening of applications will begin on July 1 and will continue
    until a suitable candidate is hired. To assure consideration, candidates
    should indicate their potential interest by e-mail or fax to the address listed
    below, as soon as possible.

    A letter of application addressing the applicant's ability to meet the
    responsibilities of the position and the qualification criteria listed above,
    a detailed curriculum vitae, (official transcripts will be required at the time
    of hire) and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three professional
    references should follow addressed to:

    Dr. Ellen Kreighbaum, Head
    Department of Health & Human Development
    Montana State University-Bozeman
    Bozeman, MT 59717-0336

    Interest should be indicated to:

    Materials may be faxed to:
    (406) 994-6314

    Inquiries should be directed to:
    (406) 994-4001

    ADA/EO/AA/Veterans Preference. In compliance with the Montana Veteran's
    Employment Preference Act, MSU provides preference in employment to veterans,
    disabled veterans, and certain eligible relatives of veterans. MSU makes
    accommodation for any known disability that may interfere with an applicant's
    ability to compete in the hiring process or an employee's ability to perform
    the duties of the job. To claim veteran's preference or request accommodation,
    contact Affirmative Action, Montana Hall, MSU, Bozeman, MT 59717 [(406)
    994-2042; TDD (406)994-4191].