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Assistant Professor - KN (Job ID #26014)
The Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition at the University of Illinois at Chicago has strengths in biomedical and rehabilitation research that span the fields of biomechanics, neuroscience, and motor control. With over 650 undergraduate majors, the Department has a thriving undergraduate program. The doctoral program in Kinesiology was ranked among the top five in the U.S. by a recent survey conducted by the National Research Council. In addition, there is strong campus-wide support for Neuroscience through an interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Neuroscience that is housed in the Graduate College. We seek a candidate who will develop and sustain an independent research program in the neural control of movement, and who will collaborate with faculty members with similar research interests. Competitive salary support and start-up funds will be provided.
The successful candidate is expected to establish a vigorous research program supported by extramural funding, to contribute to the mission of the department in undergraduate and graduate teaching, and to engage in departmental and university service. The successful candidate will also have the ability to work effectively with faculty, staff and students with diverse backgrounds.
The ideal candidate for this position will have a strong background in movement neuroscience, as evidenced by a strong publication record. Experience with the neural principles underlying movement, neurorehabilitation or other areas of Neuroscience is highly desirable. A PhD or MD in a related field and at least two years of postdoctoral training or independent university research experience are advantageous.
Applicants should upload a curriculum vitae, a statement describing their research goals, a statement of their teaching philosophy, three recent publications, and the names, addresses, email and telephone numbers of three professional references.
Please click on the "Apply Now" button below to submit your materials. Questions about the application process should be directed to Daniel Corcos (email@example.com). Candidates should submit their materials by December 15, 2012 for fullest consideration. The closing date for the submission of applications is February 1, 2013.
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