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Assistant/Associate Professor: Biomechanics or Motor Behavior

Category
Assistant or Associate Professor
Posted
08 Nov 2017
Modified
08 Nov 2017
City
Arlington, TX
Country
United States
Organisation
The University of Texas at Arlington

The University of Texas at Arlington, Department of Kinesiology in the College of Nursing and Health Innovation is seeking applications from outstanding research scientists to fill a tenure track position at either the Assistant or Associate Professor level. The department currently offers multiple undergraduate and graduate programs in the general area of kinesiology including: integrative physiology and applied kinesiology, movement and rehabilitation science to over 1,100 students (combined undergraduate, masters, and doctoral level). Our faculty's vast teaching experience, research expertise, and dedication to service provide rich learning experiences for students across the department's academic programs. Being housed in the College of Nursing and Health Innovation offers the department a unique opportunity to play an integral role helping the Univesity succeed in its mission to achieve goals laid out in the UT Arlington's strategic plan: https://www.uta.edu/strategicplan/


The Department of Kinesiology is particularly interested in individuals who can make a significant contribution to the department's overaching theme of research in health and disease across the lifespan with a BIOMECHANICS or MOTOR BEHAVIOR focus. Competive candidates should have a demonstrated academic interest and research background in one or more of the following areas relating to biomechanics/motor behavior/neuroscience, with expertise in one of the following fields (but not limited to): biomechanics, motor development, motor learning, motor control, rehabilitation sciences, or a closely related discipline by the date of appointment.


An earned doctoral degree in Kinesiology, or a closely related field. Competitive applicants at the Assistant Professor level are expected to have a demonstrated track record of scholarly achievement as evidenced by a publication history as well as a record of obtaining external grant funding or a strong promise for obtaining future external funding. Competitive applicants at the Associate Professor level are also expected to have a strong history and are expected to have current external funding with a strong promise for continued external funding in the future.


Preferred areas of scholarship include, but are not limited to, biomechanics, motor behavior and health of special populations and/or motor disorders. Successful candidates are expected to demonstrate a committment to divesity and equity in education through their scholarship, teaching and/or service. A dedicated commitment to teaching and mentorship for undergraduate and graduate students is preferred.


UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalistls. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.


The position annoucement is located at the following link:


https://uta.peopleadmin.com/postings/4418


Information about the Department of Kinesiology can be found at


www.uta.edu/conhi/academics/kinesiology/index.php