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Louisiana State University-School of Kinesiology, Assistant Professor- Motor Behavior

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  • Louisiana State University-School of Kinesiology, Assistant Professor- Motor Behavior


    The School of Kinesiology announces the availability of a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Motor Behavior with a commitment to teaching excellence, scholarly productivity, and service. The appointment will be effective August 15, 2015.

    Websites: The LSU website address is The Kinesiology website address is

    Qualifications: Earned doctorate in Kinesiology or a related field, and possess a willingness to work with other faculty on collaborative projects. The candidate is expected to have, or develop an externally funded research program which will complement the current research foci of the four faculty members in motor behavior. Furthermore, the candidate must have an aptitude to teach undergraduate classes in motor learning, motor development, and/or biomechanics, as well as graduate courses related to the candidate’s expertise. Additional responsibilities include mentoring graduate students and performing professional service to the university, community, and profession. Preferred qualifications: Preference will be given to a candidate with post-doctoral experience bringing a unique aspect of research to augment current faculty research foci, such as motor aspects of physical training and safety, assistive robotics, overuse training, and/or rehabilitation.

    Responsibilities: (1) Conduct scholarly research; (2) teach undergraduate and graduate classes; (3) advise graduate students; (4) direct theses and dissertations; (5) seek external support for scholarly activities; and (6) perform service to the department, college, university, and profession.

    Rank: Assistant Professor

    Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

    Application Deadline: Evaluation of applications will begin December 1, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

    Application Procedures: Applicants should access, to submit an online a letter of application including previous university teaching experience, a research statement, a current curriculum vita, copies of graduate study transcripts, and the names and contact information of three people who could be asked to write letters of recommendation.
    For further information regarding this position please contact Arend W. A. Van Gemmert, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair Motor Behavior,

    LSU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disabilities, or veteran’s status.

    Assistant Professor Motor Behavior, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, USA