Assistant Professor jobs – Applied Muscle Physiology and Biomechanics – SDU, Denmark

    Assistant Professor jobs - Applied Muscle Physiology and Biomechanics - SDU, Denmark

    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)


    Overview

    PositionAssistant Professor
    No. of Position(s)1
    Research Area– Applied Muscle Physiology
    – Biomechanics 
    SalaryAccording to standard norms
    WorkplaceThe Research Unit of Muscle Physiology and Biomechanics (MoB)
    Department of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics (IOB)
    University of Southern Denmark
    Denmark
    Contract Period2 Years
    Starting dateJune 01, 2021

    Qualifications

    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

    Preference

    • 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.

    Documents Required

    • 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. 

    Note

    • 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

    Inquiries

    Head of Research Unit
    Professor Niels Ørtenblad
    Telephone: +45 6550 3433
    E-mail: nortenblad@health.sdu.dk

    Head of the Department, professor Jens Troelsen
    E-mail: jtroelsen@health.sdu.dk
    Telephone: +45 6550 3493

    Official advertisement

    Assistant Professor in Applied Muscle Physiology and Biomechanics

    Post expires at 8:59am on Monday May 17th, 2021 (GMT+9)