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Assistant or Associate Professor in Biomechanics/Motor Control
Department of Health and Human Performance
Iowa State University

We are seeking an Assistant or Associate Professor in a combination of
biomechanics and motor control with particular interests in children who are
learning disabled or ADHD or in aging and related diseases such as
Parkinson's or Alzheimer's. Applicants should have a doctorate with a
research focus on analysis and control of movement. Post doctoral
experience and a neurological background is desirable. If the application
is for Associate Professor rank, previous experience, significant
publications, and an on-going record of external funding is required.
Teaching responsibilities will be in undergraduate core courses in
biomechanics and motor control as well as graduate courses in the area of

Iowa State University is a land grant, AAU, and research extensive
university (Research I using previous terminology) located in Ames, Iowa.
The University has approximately 28,000 students and HHP has the 5th largest
undergraduate major with over 800 students. We offer the B.S., M.S.
(thesis), M.Ed. (non-thesis), and Ph.D. and have about 50 graduate students.
Our laboratories in biomechanics and motor control have the latest visual
recoding equipment for both rapid fine movements and large body movements as
well as capacity in eye-tracking, force and EMG measurement. We have
excellent facilities and a sizable faculty and staff. Ames is a delightful
small city of about 50,000 and is regularly listed in the top 10 small U.S.
cities. Des Moines is the State capitol, the largest city, and is located
30 miles south of Ames.

Applicants are expected to develop and continue a program of research and
scholarship, teach, participate in departmental activities, be active
professionally, and purse external funding. Candidates will be judged on
past experience and willingness to work effectively in a cohesive academic
department that values balanced faculty contributions to discovery,
teaching/learning, and engagement/outreach/service.

Starting date is fall semester of 2002. For full consideration, materials
must be received by November 12, 2001.

Send letter of application, vita, sample publications, and the names and
addresses (including email and phone number) of five references to:

Dr. Jerry R. Thomas
Chair, Department of Health and Human Performance
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011

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