Tenure track faculty position in Biomechanics and Motor Control



Title Tenure track faculty position in Biomechanics and Motor Control
School Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Department/Area Materials Science and Mechanical Engineering
Position Description

The Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences seeks applicants for a position at the tenure-track level in biomechanics and motor control, with an expected start date of July 1, 2018.
We are seeking candidates working in human biomechanics and motor control. Example areas include, but are not limited to, upper and lower extremity control, motor learning, sensorimotor control, neural engineering, and computational modeling. In addition to developing a research program, the successful candidate will contribute to teaching and curriculum development at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. 

The Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences provides a highly interdisciplinary and collaborative environment, with the opportunity to work with students and colleagues from diverse fields, including strong connections to the medical school and to biological and physical science departments.  In addition, the candidate will have access to state of the art laboratory facilities for biomechanics and physiological experiments. We particularly encourage applications from historically underrepresented groups, including women and minorities.

Basic Qualifications

A doctorate or terminal degree in a related field is required by the expected start date.  

Additional Qualifications
Special Instructions

Applications should include a cover letter, CV, a statement of research interests, a teaching statement, 3-5 letters of recommendation, and up to three representative papers. We encourage candidates to apply by December 1, 2017, but will continue to review applications until the position is filled. 

Contact Information

Arlene Stevens
29 Oxford Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

Contact Email astevens@seas.harvard.edu
Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Minimum Number of References Required 3
Maximum Number of References Allowed 5

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Please list your research interests (200 character limit)

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. Will you hold a doctoral degree by the date indicated in the job advertisement?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. How did you hear about this position?
    • Academic Careers online
    • Bay State Banner
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Harvard Department Website
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • HigherEdJobs
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Nomination Letter
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional Organization or Listserv
    • Referred by a colleague

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Statement of Research
  5. Publication
  6. Publication 2
  7. Publication 3
Optional Documents
  1. Course Evaluation