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Open Rank Faculty Motor Behavior, School of Kinesiology, Louisiana State University

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  • Open Rank Faculty Motor Behavior, School of Kinesiology, Louisiana State University


    The School of Kinesiology announces the availability of a tenure-track open rank position (i.e., Assistant/Associate/Full Professor level) in Motor Behavior with a commitment to teaching excellence, scholarly productivity, and service. The appointment will be effective August 15, 2017.

    Websites: The Louisiana State University (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 at the Associate/Full professor level to have a proven track record to attract external research funding, and at the Assistant professor level 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 current external funding and/or post-doctoral experience with a focus on a topic that is both unique and augments current faculty research foci, such as motor behavioral/biomechanical aspects of physical training and safety, assistive robotics, overuse training, adult aging, 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 or at the Associate/Full professor level build a scholarly externally funded research program; and (6) perform service to the department, college, university, and profession.

    Rank: Open rank (i.e., Assistant/Associate/Full Professor)

    Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

    Application Deadline: Evaluation of applications will begin November 21, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.

    Application Procedures: Applications should include 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. The application materials should be submitted on line at:

    Questions should be directed to:

    Dr. Arend W. A. Van Gemmert
    Motor Behavior Search Committee Chair
    School of Kinesiology
    112 HP Long Fieldhouse
    Louisiana State University
    Baton Rouge, LA 70803-7101
    Phone: 225-578-9142 Fax: 225-578-3680 E-mail:

    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.