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    Asst Prof Tenure Track - Kinesiology Neuroscience - Univ of NC Greensboro

    The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
    Department of Kinesiology
    Faculty Position: Assistant Professor in Kinesiology
    POSITION NUMBER: 998703


    POSITION: Applications are invited for a 9‐month, tenure‐track faculty position at the rank of assistant professor in the
    Department of Kinesiology with a specialization in Neuroscience.


    POSITION DESCRIPTION: We are seeking an energetic faculty member with expertise in neuroscience to strengthen
    interdisciplinary research focused on the neuroanatomy and neurophysiological processes connecting brain function
    with human movement. Responsibilities include establishing and maintaining an active line of research, including
    engagement in interdisciplinary collaborations; teaching, advising, and supervising student research in areas of
    expertise; and engaging in collaborative departmental, university, and professional service activities.


    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have 1) an earned doctorate in exercise or motor neuroscience or related
    field, and 2) evidence of a focused line of research with potential to seek external funding to support research activities.
    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience in teaching and mentoring students in scholarly endeavors. Encompass a
    broad view of neuroscience with strong interest in interdisciplinary collaborations across Department sub‐disciplines.
    Expertise in fMRI and related neuroimaging techniques is also highly desirable.


    START DATE & SALARY: August 1st, 2019; Competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.


    THE DEPARTMENT OF KINESIOLOGY has 31 full‐time faculty and is one of nine departments or programs in the School
    of Health and Human Sciences (http://www.uncg.edu/hhs/). The faculty are strongly committed to curriculum and
    scholarly diversity, and to increasing faculty representation among colleagues from historically under‐represented
    groups. The department has a history of excellence in teaching, scholarship, external funding, professional service, and
    collegiality. Advances in health and wellness, a historical strength of the Department, is one of three cross‐cutting,
    cross‐disciplinary areas of focus in the University’s Strategic Plan (https://strategicplan.uncg.edu/). The department is
    located in a modern facility with extensive classroom, laboratory, and gymnasia space, and offers B.S., M.S., M.S.A.T.,
    Ed.D, and Ph.D. degrees http://www.uncg.edu/kin. The University’s Gateway MRI Center is a dedicated facility for
    faculty and student research. The center houses a 3T magnetic resonance scanner with capabilities for a variety of
    functional, quantitative, and structural imaging (https://mricenter.uncg.edu/).


    GENERAL INFORMATION: UNCG is one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system with a current
    enrollment of more than 20,000 students. The campus is located 1 mile from the center of Greensboro, a city with a
    population of ~290,000. Located in the heart of the North Carolina Piedmont, UNCG and the City of Greensboro take
    great pride in their family‐ and military‐friendly environments. With its temperate weather and hiking and biking trails,
    lakes, parks, and greenways located in the city and surrounding counties, Greensboro is an ideal place to work and live.


    APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Review of applications will begin December 10th, 2018 and continue until the position is
    filled. Applications should include a detailed letter speaking to both required and preferred qualifications, current
    curriculum vitae, and 3 letters of recommendation. Applications should be submitted through the UNCGjobsearch at
    https://spartantalent.uncg.edu/postings/12482. Questions regarding the position or application process should be sent
    to Dr. Sandra Shultz, (sjshultz@uncg.edu), search committee chair.


    AA/EOE: UNCG is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive
    consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual
    orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. Individuals
    with disabilities requiring disability‐related accommodations in the application and interview process, please email us at
    askeeo@uncg.edu. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also
    require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are
    required to have their degree verified prior to start date. UNCG participates in E‐Verify. Federal law requires all
    employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.
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