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Assistant Professor of Practice (Biomechanics/Applied Anatomy) - U of Tenn Knoxville

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  • Assistant Professor of Practice (Biomechanics/Applied Anatomy) - U of Tenn Knoxville



    : Assistant Professor of Practice (Biomechanics/Applied Anatomy). This is a nine-month non-tenure-track position in the Department of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport Studies beginning August 1, 2019. This faculty member will be hired to support the growing Kinesiology undergraduate program. The University’s commitment to excellence is outlined in the Vol Vision/Top 25 Initative:

    The Department of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport Studies is housed in the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences. The department offers BS, MS and PhD degrees in Kinesiology.


    • Earned doctorate in a biomechanics, anatomy, or a related kinesiology sub-discipline
    • Evidence of successful university teaching in large undergraduate courses. The department has needs in biomechanics, applied anatomy, and other required and elective courses in the Kinesiology major
    • Effective interpersonal and communication skills
    • Commitment to the values and priorities described in the collegiate Strategic Plan:
    • Familiarity with laboratory instruction and procedures

    • Demonstrated commitment to professional organizations
    • Record of scholarship in biomechanics or anatomy
    • Experience with instructional technology
    • Experience in routine maintenance of lab equipment

    • Teach undergraduate courses in kinesiology
    • Advise and mentor undergraduate students
    • Provide professional and institutional service
    • Pursue research activities as time permits

    SALARY: Competitive and commensurate with experience.

    Review of applications will begin October 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants must submit a letter of application addressing the required and desired qualifications as stated in the position announcement, a curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of three references to Scott Smith ( Electronic submissions are required. For questions regarding the position contact:

    Songning Zhang, Chair of Biomechanics Search Committee
    Dept. of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport Studies
    The University of Tennessee
    1914 Andy Holt Avenue
    Knoxville, TN 37996-2700
    (865) 974-4716

    Designated a Carnegie doctoral/research extensive university, UTK is the oldest, largest and most comprehensive institution of higher education in Tennessee. Academic programs on the Knoxville campus enroll approximately 22,000 undergraduate students and 6,000 graduate students. Detailed information about the University of Tennessee may be obtained by visiting the Web site:
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