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  • Assistant Professor position at University of Oregon

    Position Announcement
    The Department of Human Physiology at the University of Oregon invites applications for a tenure track faculty position, the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin fall 2022. We are seeking a colleague with research interests in Athletic Training, Sports Medicine, Motor Control, Biomechanics and Musculoskeletal Physiology who can complement existing areas of excellence within the department. Competitive candidates will be broadly trained and have experience with the mechanical principles underlying movement, rehabilitation, motor control or other aspects of neuromechanical function. Applicants with a research program focused on orthopaedic injury, injury prevention, movement dysfunction, or concussion are strongly encouraged to apply. Competitive salary support and start-up funds will be provided.

    Questions about the application process should be addressed to Grace Golden ( To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by November 1, 2021. The position will remain open until filled. Applications are encouraged from women and members of other underrepresented groups.

    The Department of Human Physiology is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse community that is committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. Applicants will include a statement focusing on their knowledge, experience and future plans related to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Candidates should describe their experience with successful mentoring, teaching or outreach aimed at reducing barriers for under-represented groups, and specific plans for how they could contribute to our department’s goal to create a diverse and inclusive community through current campus programs or new activities, or through national or off-campus organizations. Please include examples of you supporting or leading activities promoting interest and retention in the sciences by individuals from under-represented groups and/or your future plans to do so. Additionally, candidates are encouraged to provide information of how their research agenda addresses or incorporates issues that involve or affect diverse groups.

    Minimum Requirements
    • PhD in Kinesiology, Exercise Science, Human Performance, Athletic Training, Sports Medicine, Biomechanics, Motor Control, Physiology, or related field
    • 2 years postdoctoral research experience

    Preferred Qualifications
    • Demonstrated commitment and contribution to institutional diversity, equity, and inclusion
    • Previous experience with university-level teaching and service
    • Promising publication record and experience with grant writing
    • Certification from the Board of Certification (BOC) for the Athletic Trainer, and/or Licensed Physical Therapist, and/or prior clinical experience

    Required Application Materials
    Apply at Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, three representative publications, and three statements: (1) research accomplishments and future plans, (2) teaching philosophy, and (3) statement focusing on your experience and future plans to contribute to diversity, equity, and inclusion for students, staff, and faculty from diverse backgrounds, as described above.