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The Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology at the University of Delaware invites nominations and applications for a tenure track faculty position (open rank, nine-month academic year appointment). We seek a biomechanist to develop an innovative, extramurally funded research program and collaborate within the department, college, and university. The successful applicant will also contribute to the Department’s teaching efforts at the undergraduate and/or graduate level. Other responsibilities include student mentoring and service to the department, college and university. A PhD in a related field is required and post-doctoral training or independent research experience is preferred. Senior faculty applicants must have an established record of scholarship and research funding. All faculty are expected to contribute to a welcoming campus environment that embraces diversity.

GENERAL INFORMATION: The Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology ( is comprised of 26 faculty, approximately 750 undergraduate students pursuing a B.S. in Exercise Science or Sports Health, and 40 graduate students pursuing an M.S. in Exercise Science, an M.S. in Athletic Training, an M.S in Clinical Exercise Physiology, a Ph.D. in Biomechanics and Movement Sciences or a Ph.D. in Applied Physiology. The Department provides an environment that supports and fosters the development of focused, productive and high-quality research programs. Delaware actively participates in the Institutional Development Award (IDeA) program, which builds research capacities supporting basic, clinical, and translational research; faculty development; and infrastructure improvements. Faculty in our department have been supported by funding from the Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE), IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE), and the IDeA Program Infrastructure for Clinical and Translational Research (IDeA-CTR) programs.

Ranked in the top 1%, nationally, among the best places to study the health professions by College Factual, the College of Health Sciences is a thriving academic unit of over 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students and 150 faculty with outstanding research and teaching facilities. The College has recently opened an exciting new 100,000 sq. ft. clinical research facility and will occupy 7 floors in an adjacent 10-story tower opening in fall 2018. The College also includes the departments of Behavioral Health and Nutrition, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Medical and Molecular Sciences, Physical Therapy, and the School of Nursing. With annual research expenditures of approximately $19 million, the college currently houses a number of large, interdisciplinary grants with significant funding from the NIH and DoD. The college boasts strong research teams in the areas of cardiovascular health, rehabilitation science, concussion, communication and related disorders, neurological disorders and other chronic disease conditions. There are also numerous collaborative linkages with our clinical partners.

With roots tracing back to 1743, the University of Delaware combines tradition and innovation, offering students a rich heritage along with the latest in instructional and research technology. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with diversity as one of its core values and, in that spirit, seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, minorities and people with disabilities. The University of Delaware is the recipient of a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Grant, focused on enhancing the climate of the university for women and underrepresented minority faculty. Located in scenic Newark, Delaware, within 2 hours of New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C., the University is a Land Grant, Sea Grant, Space Grant, and Carnegie Research University (with very high research activity, a designation accorded to fewer than 3% of degree-granting institutions in the U.S.), and with external funding exceeding $200 million. A state-assisted, privately governed institution, the University enrolls approximately 19,000 undergraduates and 4,000 graduate students.

SALARY AND BENEFITS: Compensation packages are competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Faculty at the University have regularly received annual cost-of-living and merit salary increases and the benefits package is one of the best in the nation. Relocation and start-up funds are available. Appointment date negotiable; fall classes begin August 27, 2019.

TO APPLY: Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2018 and will continue until positions are filled. Nominations and expressions of interest will be held in confidence and references will be contacted only with the candidate’s permission. Using the Interfolio system at UD, , applicants should upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references. The letter of application and CV will be shared with the search committee. For inquiries, contact: Todd Royer, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair, 302-831-4351,