Assistant Professor (tenure stream) - Sports Medicine and Nutrition

University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania

Deadline March 01, 2014
Date Posted December 16, 2013
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

The Department of Sports Medicine and Nutrition, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh is accepting applications for a tenure stream Assistant Professor position. The expectations of this appointment will include a clear line of scholarship supported by sponsored programs, graduate sports medicine administration and teaching, and service. The academic responsibilities will include academic/research advising and mentoring of students in Sports Medicine, teaching Sports Medicine specific course content, and assumption of the role of Associate Director of the Neuromuscular Research Laboratory with primary emphasis on Department of Defense supported research.

 

The minimum requirements include an earned doctorate in Sports Medicine or related area, and Certified Athletic Trainer. Preferred requirements include evidence of recent scholarship in Department of Defense research and coordinating human subject protections with the various military branches, and administrative activities with several Department of Defense funding agencies. The candidate should also have a record of teaching at the graduate level, service, and academic/research mentoring and supervising of Master's and PhD students.

 

Salary is commensurate with experience and all benefits including health insurance, retirement benefits, and tuition discounts at the University of Pittsburgh for both self and family. The position will be a 10 month appointment within the tenure stream. The position will hold the rank of Assistant Professor within the Department of Sports Medicine and Nutrition, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences.

 

Additional information describing the Neuromuscular Research Laboratory's current research activities is located at www.nmrl.pitt.edu. Questions and application materials including a cover letter stating interest, curriculum vitae, and three references should be forwarded to Meaghan Beck (mbeck1@pitt.edu ).

 

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality opportunity, human dignity and diversity.

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