POSITION NUMBER: 998703
POSITION: Applications are invited for a 9‐month, tenure‐track faculty position at the rank of assistant professor in the
Department of Kinesiology with a specialization in Neuroscience.
POSITION DESCRIPTION: We are seeking an energetic faculty member with expertise in neuroscience to strengthen
interdisciplinary research focused on the neuroanatomy and neurophysiological processes connecting brain function
with human movement. Responsibilities include establishing and maintaining an active line of research, including
engagement in interdisciplinary collaborations; teaching, advising, and supervising student research in areas of
expertise; and engaging in collaborative departmental, university, and professional service activities.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have 1) an earned doctorate in neuroscience or related field, and 2)
evidence of a focused line of research with potential to seek external funding to support research activities.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience in teaching and mentoring students in scholarly endeavors. Encompass a
broad view of neuroscience with strong interest in interdisciplinary collaborations across Department sub‐disciplines.
Expertise in fMRI and related neuroimaging techniques is also highly desirable.
START DATE & SALARY: August 1st, 2019; Competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.
THE DEPARTMENT OF KINESIOLOGY has 31 full‐time faculty and is one of nine departments or programs in the School
of Health and Human Sciences (http://www.uncg.edu/hhs/). The faculty are strongly committed to curriculum and
scholarly diversity, and to increasing faculty representation among colleagues from historically under‐represented
groups. The department has a history of excellence in teaching, scholarship, external funding, professional service, and
collegiality. Advances in health and wellness, a historical strength of the Department, is one of three cross‐cutting,
cross‐disciplinary areas of focus in the University’s Strategic Plan (https://strategicplan.uncg.edu/). The department is
located in a modern facility with extensive classroom, laboratory, and gymnasia space, and offers B.S., M.S., M.S.A.T.,
Ed.D, and Ph.D. degrees http://www.uncg.edu/kin. The University’s Gateway MRI Center is a dedicated facility for
faculty and student research. The center houses a 3T magnetic resonance scanner with capabilities for a variety of
functional, quantitative, and structural imaging (https://mricenter.uncg.edu/).
GENERAL INFORMATION: UNCG is one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system with a current
enrollment of more than 20,000 students. The campus is located 1 mile from the center of Greensboro, a city with a
population of ~290,000. Located in the heart of the North Carolina Piedmont, UNCG and the City of Greensboro take
great pride in their family‐ and military‐friendly environments. With its temperate weather and hiking and biking trails,
lakes, parks, and greenways located in the city and surrounding counties, Greensboro is an ideal place to work and live.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Review of applications will begin December 10th, 2018 and continue until the position is
filled. Applications should include a detailed letter speaking to both required and preferred qualifications, current
curriculum vitae, and 3 letters of recommendation. Applications should be submitted through the UNCGjobsearch at
https://spartantalent.uncg.edu/postings/12482. Questions regarding the position or application process should be sent
to Dr. Sandra Shultz, (), search committee chair.
AA/EOE: UNCG is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual
orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. Individuals
with disabilities requiring disability‐related accommodations in the application and interview process, please email us at
. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also
require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are
required to have their degree verified prior to start date. UNCG participates in E‐Verify. Federal law requires all
employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.