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Assistant Professor - Human Motor Neuroscience (University of Maryland)

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  • Assistant Professor - Human Motor Neuroscience (University of Maryland)

    The Department of Kinesiology (, School of Public Health, University of Maryland, College Park invites applications for a 9-month Assistant Professor tenure-track position in the area of human motor neuroscience. The successful candidate is expected to conduct research within the broadly defined area of human motor control and learning. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated potential for collaboration with other faculty in the Department of Kinesiology. In addition, the potential to collaborate with faculty from outside the department, such as those who are part of our campus program in Neuroscience and Cognitive Science (NACS) and/or faculty at the University of Maryland, School of Medicine, would be desirable. Additional research opportunities are enabled through partnerships with a large number of academic institutions throughout the Baltimore-Washington D.C. region.

    Requirements & Expectations
    Candidates must possess a doctoral degree in kinesiology or a related field.

    Preference will be given to applicants with post-doctoral training and grant writing experience. The applicant must demonstrate evidence of a sustainable research program and a strong publication record. Evidence of teaching abilities and student mentorship is also desirable.

    The successful candidate will be expected to develop and maintain an internationally recognized and extramurally funded research program, teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses, and provide service to the university and profession.

    Campus Information
    Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

    Additional Information
    Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants must apply electronically to specifying title; Assistant Professor in Human Motor Neuroscience (Position # 106004), listed under the faculty section. The start date is flexible, but may be as early as January 2014. For best consideration, candidates are expected to submit materials by August 15, 2013. The application package should include the following documents: 1) cover letter describing qualifications and experience, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) a statement of research focus including current and planned research, 4) a statement of teaching experience and interest, and 5) contact information for three people who can provide professional academic references, and 6) copies of the three most significant publications.

    Inquiries about the position should be directed to Dr. Jae Kun Shim ( or Dr. Ben Hurley (, Search Committee Co-Chairs.
    Last edited by Ross Miller; July 31, 2013, 07:57 AM.

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    Re: Assistant Professor - Human Motor Neuroscience (University of Maryland)

    Update: please reference the official title of the position ("Human Motor Neuroscience") in communications. An older title was mistakenly included in the original post.