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  • Assistant Professor Biomechanics-Louisiana Tech University

    Louisiana Tech University
    Ruston, LA
    Faculty - Health -Physical Education and Kinesiology
    Application Due:
    Open Until Filled
    Full Time
    Louisiana TechUniversity

    The Department of Kinesiology at Louisiana Tech University invites applicationsfor a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Kinesiology with an emphasis in Biomechanicswith support expertise in Exercise Physiology, Exercise and Sport Science, orMotor Control to begin as early as September 2017.

    Assistant Professor. Tenure-track. Nine-month appointment.

    Faculty Responsibilities:

    • Teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in Kinesiology.
    • Courses will include an emphasis in biomechanics, applied anatomy and kinesiology, laboratory techniques in sport performance, and mechanisms of sport injury and rehabilitation.
    • Mentoring graduate student directed research projects, graduate administrative duties, and curriculum development.
    • Conduct research.
    • Committee service at departmental, college, and/or university levels.

    • Candidate must have an earned doctoral degree in Kinesiology or related discipline, emphasis in biomechanics.
    • ABD applicants will be considered with the expectation that the doctorate will be completed within the first year of employment.
    • Successful candidates must show ability to develop a focused line of research, publish in relevant peer-reviewed journals, and a record of submitting proposals for internal or external funding.
    • A commitment to excellence in teaching, service, and scholarly productivity.
    • Willingness to work collaboratively with departmental research projects.

    Department andUniversity Information:

    The Department of Kinesiology ( at Louisiana Tech University, which is inthe College of Education, is housed within Scotty Robertson Memorial Gym and currentlyhas three lab spaces for teaching and research (

    The Department offers three Bachelor of Science degrees; Exercise & HealthPromotion, Health & Physical Education (K-12 NCATE accredited teachinglicensure program), and Kinesiology & Health Sciences, and a Master ofScience degree with concentrations in Administration of Sport and PhysicalActivity or Sports Performance. Louisiana Tech University ( a selective admissions public university with approximately 12,000 students.The university is accredited to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, anddoctoral degrees. Located in North Central Louisiana between Shreveport andMonroe, Ruston (, a town of over22,000, is known for its arts, historic downtown district, life-enrichingrecreational and athletic activities, and friendly college town atmosphere.Louisiana Tech University provides a technology-rich, interdisciplinaryteaching and research environment to ensure student and faculty success.

    Application Process:

    Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position isfilled. Applicants must submit a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, and thenames and contact information of three references (electronic submissionpreferred). Official transcripts will be required from the successfulcandidate.

    Email required materials to:

    Dr. Jean Chen, Search Committee Chair
    Department of Kinesiology
    Louisiana Tech University
    P.O. Box 3176
    Ruston, LA 71272
    Phone: 318-257-5463
    Fax: 318-257-4950

    Louisiana Tech University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employerwith a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence anddiversity among its faculty and staff. Women and minority candidates areencouraged to apply. As a Louisiana public university, Louisiana TechUniversity makes all application materials and selection procedures availableto the public upon request.

    Postal Address:
    Dr. Jean Chen, SearchCommittee Chair
    Department of Kinesiology
    Louisiana Tech University
    P.O. Box 3176
    Ruston, LA 71272

  • #2
    Re: Assistant Professor Biomechanics-Louisiana Tech University

    Dear Sir,

    I am faculty at Department of Industrial and Production Engineering at National Institute of Technology Jalandhar, Punjab (India). My area of research interest is Occupational Health and Ergonomics. I have done my PhD in Occupational Health, till date guided 35 M Tech and PhD students. I have organised four International conferences, one is very prestigious;

    I am interested to work with your prestegious university, If you find any vanacny under you, kindly provide me one opportunity.

    Your prompt Response will be highly appreciated.

    Kind Regards

    Dr L P Singh