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.
The School of Health Sciences serves over 2000 undergraduate, masters, doctoral, and post-professional students through a singular model of advancing community-engaged translational relationships, connecting theory to best practices in four thematic areas. Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences – programs include medical laboratory science, histotechnology, radiologic technology, nuclear medicine, and pre-clinical professions. Human Movement Science – the doctor of physical therapy, and the master of exercise science programs offer post-professional certificates and support undergraduate health sciences program concentrations. Public and Environmental Wellness – comprehensive programs consist of undergraduate wellness and health promotion, undergraduate and graduate environmental health and safety, and the master of public health. Interdisciplinary Health Sciences – the undergraduate health sciences degree program offers concentrations in nutrition, holistic health, and interdisciplinary pre-health professions, while the applied health sciences program offers degree completion opportunities for health specialized associate degree holders. Our beautiful platinum LEED-certified campus facilities and broad clinical and community-based opportunities offer an ideal supportive environment for students, faculty, staff and partners to create and enjoy innovative learning, meaningful service, and vibrant research pursuits – in purpose for health.
Oakland University is a nationally recognized doctoral research institution located on 1,443 acres of scenic land in the cities of Rochester Hills and Auburn Hills in Oakland County, Michigan. The University has 132 bachelor’s degree programs and 138 graduate degree and certificate programs. Academics include programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business Administration, School of Education and Human Services, School of Engineering and Computer Science, School of Health Sciences, School of Medicine and School of Nursing.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.