Assistant Professor, Research Title Series

Lexington, KY
Jul 03, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The College of Health Sciences is currently seeking applicants for an Assistant Professor, Research Title Series position located at the Warrior Human Performance Research Laboratory located at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.

This individual will be responsible for the implementation of the identified research agenda and interaction with Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command. This research will focus on preventing unintentional musculoskeletal injury and improving physical readiness and performance. Research includes the use of motion analysis, isokinetic dynamometry, musculoskeletal examinations, proprioceptive and balance assessment modalities, metabolic and physiological assessment techniques, and nutritional evaluation and prescription for the purpose of preventing musculoskeletal injury and optimizing physical readiness.

The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Job Title
Assistant Professor, Research Title Series

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Department Name

Work Location
Camp Lejeune, NC

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Position Time Status

Required Education

Ph.D. in clinically-related field (athletic training, physical therapy) from an accredited institution of higher education OR Master's in Sports Medicine in a clinically-related field (athletic training, physical therapy) plus demonstrated research experience specifically related to unique injury mitigation and performance optimization, preferrably of military personnel.

Required Related Experience

Evidence of recent scholarship and familiarity with human subject protections policies and procedures.

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Open Untill Filled

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As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
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