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Job Title: Assistant Professor
Company Name: Texas A&M University
Location: College Station, TX United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 10/12/2017
Expire Date: 12/12/2017
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Job Description
Assistant Professor
Texas A&M University
Department of Health and Kinesiology
Division of Kinesiology
Assistant Professor of Kinesiology
Motor Neuroscience
Position: The Division of Kinesiology within the Department of Health & Kinesiology and College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University is accepting applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. The Division offers BS, MS and PhD degrees.

We are seeking candidates who are well versed in cognitive or motor neuroscience capable of conducting independent basic or translational research. Candidates will be emerging scholars capable of advancing a solid research agenda to progress the Division’s strong and expanding research portfolio. The candidate will become an integral part of the Division of Kinesiology’s faculty, with expectations to engage in research efforts including interdisciplinary collaborations, aggressively seek funding opportunities, provide research mentorship for graduate and undergraduate students, as well as teach graduate/undergraduate courses.
Qualifications & Requirements
Qualifications: Candidates will hold a doctoral degree in Kinesiology or related academic discipline relevant to cognitive or motor neuroscience, have a strong record of research with demonstrated success publishing in high impact peer-review journals and potential to secure external funding. Post-doctoral experience highly encouraged. Preferred areas of scholarship include, but are not limited to, behavioral work which complements current faculty’s research foci while incorporating innovative methodologies in neuroscience including but not limited to neural imaging (fMRI, fNIRS) and non-invasive brain stimulation (TMS, tDCS) tools that are currently available on the TAMU campus.

Appointment: Nine-month tenure-track position with a start date of August 2018. Salary, benefits and compensation packages are competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Location: Texas A&M is located in the twin cities of Bryan and College Station, with a population of nearly 255,000, and is conveniently located in a triangle formed by Dallas, Houston, and Austin. The area boasts a low cost of living, a sun-belt environment, and is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the country. Texas A&M is the largest university in Texas with more than 58,000 students on the College Station campus. Ranked #2 nationally on the list of Best Schools of 2017 by schools.com, 17th in the nation for research expenditures by National Science Foundation, and 27th among all public universities in the nation. TAMU is also a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities, one of only 63 research institutions with this distinction.

Application Process: To apply, please send the following: (1) letter of application, (2) current, comprehensive vitae and (3) names, addresses (including email) and telephone numbers of three references. Application materials and questions about this position should be submitted directly to the committee chair:

Dr. David L. Wright
Search Committee Chair
davidwright@tamu.edu

Review: Review of candidates will begin October 12, 2017 and continue until we fill the position.

Texas A&M University: http://www.tamu.edu
Department of Health & Kinesiology: http://hlknweb.tamu.edu/
Division of Kinesiology: http://hlknweb.tamu.edu/divisions/division-kinesiology
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Contact Name:David Wright
Company Name: Texas A&M University
Contact Email:davidwright@tamu.edu
Website:Texas A&M University: http://www.tamu.edu
Company Description:
Texas A&M University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans.
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