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    The Faculty of Human Movement Sciences
    Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands
    seeks a
    Full professor in neuromuscular control

    The Faculty of Human Movement Science offers Masters and Ph.D.-level
    education in Human Movement Science. The four-year Masters level has five
    possible specializations: the structure and function of the human motor
    apparatus, the coordination of perceptual-motor actions, and three applied
    areas related to human movement in the workplace, in sport and physical
    education, and in health care. The research is brought under the
    multi-university graduate Institute for Fundamental and Clinical Human
    Movement Science. The three main themes of research are: physical loading
    and capacity of the human action system, energy metabolism and fatigue, and
    movement coordination.
    The professor in neuromuscular control is expected to teach and to do
    research on the neural underpinnings of motor control, as well as to help
    define the teaching and research agendas in this area.

    It is expected that he or she will have
    a considerable reputation as a scholar in the field;
    a track record in the study of neuromuscular control systems and up-to-date
    knowledge of theories on motor control;
    experience in the formulation and/or testing of neuromuscular control
    models;
    experience in collaboration with researchers with other disciplinary
    backgrounds;
    affinity for biomechanical considerations in the study of motor control;
    experience in and enthusiasm for teaching neuroscience in relation to motor
    control and qualities in the supervision of undergraduate and graduate
    student research;
    qualities of leadership that will further stimulate teaching and research
    within the faculty;
    qualities in management and administration;
    a track-record of procuring external funding;
    willingness to learn the Dutch language and to teach in Dutch after a period
    of two years.

    Salary: The tenured 12-month-per-year appointment will likely begin in
    January, 2000, and carries the legally prescribed salary for full professor.

    Further information can be obtained from Prof. dr. P.J. Beek, Human Movement
    Sciences, Vrije Universiteit, van der Boechorststraat 9, 1081 BT Amsterdam,
    Netherlands or by email: P_J_Beek@FBW.VU.NL

    A letter of application together with a curriculum vitae and the names of 3
    references should be sent before within one month after publication to Mw.
    O. M. Jukema, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, Vrije Universiteit, van
    der Boechorststraat 9, 1081 BT Amsterdam, Netherlands.



    opening for professor in neuromuscular control




    The Faculty of Human Movement Sciences
    Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands
    seeks a
    Full professor in neuromuscular control


    The Faculty of Human Movement Science offers Masters and Ph.D.-level education in Human Movement Science. The four-year Masters level has five possible specializations: the structure and function of the human motor apparatus, the coordination of perceptual-motor actions, and three applied areas related to human movement in the workplace, in sport and physical education, and in health care. The research is brought under the multi-university graduate Institute for Fundamental and Clinical Human Movement Science. The three main themes of research are: physical loading and capacity of the human action system, energy metabolism and fatigue, and movement coordination.
    The professor in neuromuscular control is expected to teach and to do research on the neural underpinnings of motor control, as well as to help define the teaching and research agendas in this area.

    It is expected that he or she will have
    a considerable reputation as a scholar in the field;
    a track record in the study of neuromuscular control systems and up-to-date knowledge of theories on motor control;
    experience in the formulation and/or testing of neuromuscular control models;
    experience in collaboration with researchers with other disciplinary backgrounds;
    affinity for biomechanical considerations in the study of motor control;
    experience in and enthusiasm for teaching neuroscience in relation to motor control and qualities in the supervision of undergraduate and graduate student research;
    qualities of leadership that will further stimulate teaching and research within the faculty;
    qualities in management and administration;
    a track-record of procuring external funding;
    willingness to learn the Dutch language and to teach in Dutch after a period of two years.

    Salary: The tenured 12-month-per-year appointment will likely begin in January, 2000, and carries the legally prescribed salary for full professor.

    Further information can be obtained from Prof. dr. P.J. Beek, Human Movement Sciences, Vrije Universiteit, van der Boechorststraat 9, 1081 BT Amsterdam, Netherlands or by email: P_J_Beek@FBW.VU.NL

    A letter of application together with a curriculum vitae and the names of 3 references should be sent before within one month after publication to Mw. O. M. Jukema, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, Vrije Universiteit, van der Boechorststraat 9, 1081 BT Amsterdam, Netherlands.



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