The School of Health Sciences at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan invites qualified persons with a passion for Exercise Science and expertise in Biomechanics to apply for a full-time, tenure track appointment with rank and salary commensurate with experience. A doctoral degree relevant to the field of Biomechanics, such as Kinesiology, Biomedical Engineering or Exercise Science is required. Candidates with University teaching experience and/or evidence of scientific research productivity are especially encouraged to apply.
The successful candidate will be part of a growing Human Movement Science Department at Oakland University. This department houses teaching and research laboratories that include 3D motion capture technology, in-ground (and mobile) force plates, electromyography, as well as capabilities for metabolic, pulmonary, cardiac and body composition assessment. The department offers graduate degrees (Master of Science, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Doctor of Science), and undergraduate programs. The selected faculty member will develop/deliver coursework in an area of expertise, initiate/maintain a program of scholarly research, and collaborate in the implementation of a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science degree.
Pursuit or attainment of a terminal academic degree (e.g. PhD, DSc). Candidates who are ABD and nearing completion will be considered if they can demonstrate evidence of completing degree requirements by August 15, 2019.
Special Instructions to Applicants::
Application Information: Position begins August 15, 2019. Review will begin Dec 1, 2018 and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Inquiries are encouraged. Please contact Dr. Daniel Goble, Ph.D. by email [email protected]
Candidates will provide a Diversity Statement that describes their interest or efforts in furthering diversity and inclusion, e.g., through mentoring, pedagogy, activism, faculty recruitment/retention, or research on issues related to diversity and social inequality.
Internal Number: 15120
About Oakland University
As a state-supported institution of higher education, Oakland University has a three-fold mission. It offers instructional programs of high quality that lead to degrees at the baccalaureate, master?s and doctoral levels, as well as programs in continuing education; it advances knowledge and promotes the arts through research, scholarship, and creative activity; and it renders significant public service. In all its activities, the university strives to exemplify educational leadership in a diverse and inclusive environment.