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  • Assistant/Associate Professor, Biomechanics, Kinesiology; Boise State University, ID

    Assistant/Associate Professor, Biomechanics
    Department of Kinesiology
    Search #HS-0028-14

    Boise State University, powered by creativity and innovation, stands uniquely positioned in the Northwest as a metropolitan research university of distinction. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply for a 10 month tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor in Biomechanics. This position begins August 1, 2015.

    At a minimum you should have:
    • ​Earned doctorate in Biomechanics or related field.

    The preferred candidate will have:
    • Experience teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels in the areas of biomechanics, to include both quantitative and qualitative mechanical analysis of motor activities.
    • A history of funded research and an active research agenda, including a commitment to collaborative scholarly activities.
    • Experience supervising graduate student research.
    • Experience with a Vicon Motion Capture System, Delsys EMG and AMTI and Kistler force plates.

    Duties include:
    • Teach undergraduate and graduate course in biomechanics.
    • Administrative oversight in the Center for Orthopaedic and Biomechanics Research (COBR), jointly sponsored by the College of Health Sciences and the College of Engineering. Additional responsibilities associated with COBR include securing external funding and pursuing a scholarly agenda.
    • Chair Masters’ theses and graduate research projects within the area of biomechanics as well as serve on graduate thesis and/or dissertation committees.
    • Participate in institutional and professional service.

    Salary and benefits: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. For more information about benefits visit:

    If you are interested in this position: Please submit a cover letter indicating your interest and qualifications for this position. Attach a CV that includes employment history (including dates of employment) and three letters of professional recommendation. Required documents should be emailed to Laura Petranek at:

    Review of applications will begin November 7, 2014, and will continue until finalists are identified. Applications received after that point may be considered if the position is not filled from the finalist pool.

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