University of Oregon, Department of Human Physiology

Position ID:UO-Department of Human Physiology-ASSTPROF [#14123]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Human Physiology
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Eugene, Oregon 97403, United States [map]
Subject Area: Human Physiology / Biomechanics
Appl Deadline:2019/10/28 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/07/26, finished 2020/05/03)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications is accepted. ***

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 Qualifications: • PhD in Biomechanics, Physiology, Kinesiology, Exercise Science, Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Neuroscience or related field 
• 2 years postdoctoral research experience

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

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
1240 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-1240

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