• Assistant/Associate Professor - Comparative Biomechanics and/or Quantitative Motor Control, Department of Anatomy

    Job Location(s) US-NY-Old Westbury
    Posted Date 1 month ago(10/5/2018 10:21 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-1617
    # of Openings
    1
    Position Type
    Faculty
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Category
    College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Overview

    NYIT (New York Institute of Technology) offers 90 degree programs, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees, in more than 50 fields of study, including architecture and design; arts and sciences; education; engineering and computing sciences; health professions; management; and osteopathic medicine. A non-profit independent, private institution of higher education, NYIT has 9,000 students at campuses in New York City (Manhattan) and Long Island (Old Westbury) in New York; Jonesboro, Arkansas; Vancouver, British Columbia; and in various programs around the world. NYIT sponsors 13 NCAA Division II programs.

     

    NYIT is guided by its mission to provide career-oriented professional education, offer access to opportunity to all qualified students, and support research and scholarship that benefit the larger world. More than 100,000 graduates have received degrees from NYIT. For more information, visit nyit.edu.

     

    Responsibilities

    The New York Institute of Technology, College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYIT-COM, Long Island, NY campus) Department of Anatomy invites applications for a full-time, 12-month faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level specializing in Comparative Biomechanics and/or Motor Control. Candidates with strong research and funding records of accomplishment at the level of Full Professor will also be considered.

    Successful candidates are expected to contribute to medical school teaching, including courses in the newly approved DO/PhD program, and to develop and maintain a productive research program able to attract extramural funding.

    Qualifications

     

    Successful candidates will possess a PhD, MD, DO, DVM, DO/PhD, or MD/PhD at the time of start. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in computational methodologies (e.g. inverse/forward dynamics, musculoskeletal modeling/SIMM, control theory). Previous teaching experience in Anatomy, Neuroanatomy, or Embryology is preferred but not required. The successful candidate will join the Department of Anatomy with strengths in functional morphology, evolutionary biology, and vertebrate paleontology and will add to the current research strengths of the newly-formed Biomechanics and Motor Control group specializing in human, primate, and reptile locomotion, human upper limb coordination, and functional/clinical anatomy.

    Applications should include: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, and contact information for 3 professional references including e-mail addresses (letters are not solicited at the time of application).

     

     

    To apply send an electronic copy of the applicaion (as a single PDF document).

     

    Applications should be submitted by November 16, 2018 to receive full consideration.

     

    NYIT is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

     

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