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Assistant Professor of Human Physiology - Biomechanics

Assistant Professor
29 Jul 2019
29 Jul 2019
Eugene, Or
United States
University of Oregon
The Department of Human Physiology at the University of Oregon invites applications for a tenure track faculty position (at the Assistant Professor level), to begin fall 2020. We are seeking colleagues with research interests in Biomechanics that complement existing areas of excellence within the department. Competitive candidates will be broadly trained and have experience with the mechanical principles underlying movement, rehabilitation, or other aspects of neuromechanical function. Applicants with a research program focused on orthopaedic or movement disorders are strongly encouraged to apply. Competitive salary support and start-up funds will be provided.

Questions about the application process should be addressed to Mike Hahn ( To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by October 14, 2019. 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 or disadvantaged 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 supporting or leading activities promoting interest and retention in the sciences by individuals from under-represented groups and/or 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 Biomechanics, Physiology, Kinesiology, Exercise Science, Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Neuroscience or related field
• Postdoctoral research experience (2 years)

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 or potential for grant writing

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) diversity statement focusing on your experience and future plans to contribute to diversity, equity, and inclusion issues for students, staff, and faculty from diverse backgrounds, as described above.