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  • Job posting: University of Maryland Assistant/AssociateProfessor,EXERCISE NEUROSCIENCE

    Assistant/Associate Professor


    The Department of Kinesiology, School of Public Health, University of
    Maryland-College Park ( invites applications for a
    9-month tenure-track position in Exercise Neuroscience at the level of
    assistant/associate professor beginning as early as August 2011. The
    successful candidate is expected to conduct research within the broad
    area of brain function as related to physical activity. Collaborative
    opportunities within the department, school and campus including a
    campus-wide neuroscience program, and nearby institutions including NIH
    are outstanding.

    Laboratory facilities available in the department support human and
    animal exercise testing and interventions, EEG, motion analysis,
    robotics, genomics, virtual reality, and cell/molecular research.
    The campus offers whole-head MEG imaging in addition to the
    Maryland Neuroimaging Center, opening Summer 2011, housing a Siemens 3T

    Qualified candidates for the position should possess a Ph.D. in
    kinesiology, neuroscience, bioengineering, or a related field.
    Post-doctoral experience and a history of extramural funding are
    desirable. The applicant must demonstrate evidence of a sustainable and
    focused research program and a strong publication record. The candidate
    is expected to have a collaborative and interdisciplinary approach to
    research with relevance to its translational significance. Start-up
    funds are competitive, including imaging facility time.

    The successful candidate will be expected to develop and maintain an
    internationally recognized program of original research, teach related
    undergraduate and graduate courses, and develop and maintain an
    externally funded research program. Women and members of
    under-represented groups are especially encouraged to apply. The
    University of Maryland is committed to affirmative action, equal
    opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.

    Applicants must apply electronically to specifying
    Exercise Neuroscience (#106020). Review of applications will begin
    immediately and applications will be accepted until the position is
    filled. For best consideration, candidates are expected to submit
    materials by January 7, 2011. For additonal information, please contact the
    Committee Chair, Dr. John J. Jeka (