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Faculty Position In Human Movement Neurosceince/Rehabilitation Sciences At The University Of Georgia

Faculty Position in Human Movement Neurosceince/Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Georgia

The Department of Kinesiology at the University of Georgia (UGA) is seeking a full-time faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor (tenure-track) in the area of Movement Neuroscience and Rehabilitation. This position will begin in Fall 2020. The position requires an earned doctorate in kinesiology, neuroscience, physiology, psychology, biomedical engineering, biomechanics, or another appropriate field. The position requires a minimum of one year of postdoctoral experience as of October 31, 2019.

The Assistant Professor in the area of movement neuroscience and rehabilitation will:
o Establishanationallyrecognizedclinicalresearchprograminmovementneuroscienceand

rehabilitation
o Pursueexternalfundingtosupportaresearchprogram
o Adviseandmentorkinesiologyandothergraduatestudentspursuingresearchandcareersinmovement

neuroscience and rehabilitation.
o Maintainacommitmenttoprofessionalserviceandteachingexcellence,includingteaching

undergraduate and graduate kinesiology courses as directed by the Kinesiology Department Head

Preference will be given to candidates who:
o Havepublishedresearchcombiningmovementbehaviorwithneuroimagingand/orneuromodulation

techniques in high-impact journals
o Havepublishedresearchfocusedonindividualswithclinicalconditions
o Haveobtainedextramuralfundingorshowstrongpotentialforobtainingextramuralfunding
o DemonstratestrongpotentialtocollaboratewithfacultymembersintheBiomedicalandHealth

Sciences Institute (http://bhsi.uga.edu), Bio-Imaging Research Center (https://birc.uga.edu), the Augusta University/University of Georgia Medical Partnership (http://medicalpartnership.usg.edu; https://ctru.uga.edu/), College of Veterinary Medicine (http://vet.uga.edu), or Regenerative Bioscience Center (http://rbc.uga.edu)

Applicants should submit all of the following within the “applicant documents” portion of the application:o Acoverletterlinkingyourexperiencetothequalificationsandresponsibilitiesoftheposition
o Acurriculumvitae
o Astatementoffutureresearchplans(2-pagemaximum)

o Astatementofteachingabilities,approachesandinterests(2-pagemaximum)o Copiesoftworesearcharticles

Transcripts and letters of reference will be required only from finalists. Direct inquiries about the position to the search committee chair, Patrick J. O’Connor, poconnor@uga.edu. Applications received by November 1, 2019 are assured of full consideration. Please apply at the following link:https://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/108007 .

The Department of Kinesiology has 26 full-time faculty members and offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. programs in the academic areas of exercise science, physical education and sport management. Department faculty members are nationally and internationally recognized for their research accomplishments and teaching excellence. More information about the department can be found at www.coe.uga.edu/kinesiology .

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The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (http://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

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