Department Name: 7N600:HEALTH SCIENCES - REHABILITATION SCIENCE
The Sports Medicine Research Institute within the College of Health Sciences, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Kentucky is accepting applications for a position at the rank of Assistant Professor. This position is Department of Defense funded and will focus on research with Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command (MARSOC) at Camp Lejeune, NC.
The position will be appointed to the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences within the College of Health Sciences and located at Camp Lejeune, NC. The activities shall be limited to those under the scope of work outlined in the Sports Medicine Research Institute's contract with the Office of Naval Research and include evaluation of physical performance, musculoskeletal health, cognitive performance, and psychosocial health and constructing an executable tool to inform on these variables relative to operational preparedness.
Salary is commensurate with experience and all benefits including health insurance, retirement benefits, and tuition discounts at the University of Kentucky for both self and family. This position will be a 12-month appointment with option to renew contingent upon review and grant funding.
Additional information describing the Sports Medicine Research Institute is located at https://www.uky.edu/chs/smri. Questions can be directed to Dr. John Abt (email@example.com). Please include a CV and cover letter when applying to this position.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
The candidate must hold a minimum of master's degree or other degree in Sports Medicine-related area of study (biomechanics, kinesiology, exercise physiology, athletic training, physical therapy, nutrition) from an accredited institution of higher education.
Required Related Experience:
Experience in conducting applied research that is consistent with the research agenda of the Sports Medicine Research Institute is expected.
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Preferred experience or familiarity with military.
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