Assistant Professor in Applied Muscle Physiology and Biomechanics, in the Research Unit of Muscle Physiology and Biomechanics (MoB), Department of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics (IOB), University of southern Denmark
Deadline to Apply
May 16, 2021 (23: 59 GMT +1)
|No. of Position(s)||1|
|Research Area||– Applied Muscle Physiology|
|Salary||According to standard norms|
|Workplace||The Research Unit of Muscle Physiology and Biomechanics (MoB)|
Department of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics (IOB)
University of Southern Denmark
|Contract Period||2 Years|
|Starting date||June 01, 2021|
Applicants must have a completed PhD degree and be able to show documented research work that complies with the research profile described above, and it will be expected that the new assistant professor develops her/his research area in these research areas
- The applicant will be expected to demonstrate highly profiled and documented research experience within the scientific field of myocellular physiology and biomechanics (mechanical muscle function) with emphasis on exercise, training and health.
- Research activities will be expected to comprise both basic mechanistic and applied studies, using invasive as well as non-invasive methodologies.
- It will be expected that the applicant has in-depth experience with research activities related to contractile muscle function and plasticity in vivo, myocellular properties of importance for exercise-induced muscle growth, as well as broad hands-on knowledge of microscopic and macroscopic muscle physiological assessment methods and human testing modalities.
- In addition, the applicant must have experience with research project management
Responsibilities/ Job Description
The Research Unit of Muscle Physiology and Biomechanics carries out research and teaching with focus on the adaptive plasticity of skeletal muscle and neuromuscular function in response to physical performance, inactivity, musculoskeletal injury, aging and health. These aspects are illustrated through basic research, but also in the form of more translationally-oriented research, including clinical research.
How to Apply?
- Applications – including the required attachments – must be sent via the below-mentioned link “Apply online”. Only online applications will be accepted.
- Attached files must be Adobe PDF or Word format.
- Each field in the application form can contain up to max. 10 Mb.
Only applications written in English will be accepted for evaluation.
- a motivation letter
- a detailed CV
- degree certificates (inclusive of Ph.D.-diploma)
- a complete and numbered list of publications
- 3 (up to 5) scientific peer-reviewed publications considered by the applicant to the most important for this position. Please notice that one pdf.- or docx.-file must be attached for each publication.
- a teaching portfolio detailing the candidate’s prior teaching experience, teaching skills, and teaching philosophy
- a research plan detailing the candidate’s ideas and plans for her/his future research work.
- The successful applicant will be employed in accordance with the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and AC (the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations).
- Read the guideline for applicants
Head of Research Unit
Professor Niels Ørtenblad
Telephone: +45 6550 3433
Head of the Department, professor Jens Troelsen
Telephone: +45 6550 3493
Post expires at 8:59am on Monday May 17th, 2021 (GMT+9)