Assistant Professor of Biomechanics / Kinesiology

Rhode Island, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Dec 02, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The position is academic year, full-time, tenure-track, permanent.

The Department of Kinesiology at The University of Rhode Island invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Biomechanics position starting in the 2021-2022 academic year.

The Kinesiology department is located within the recently formed College of Health Sciences, which is part of the University’s Academic Health Collaborative ( and the Institute for Integrated Health and Innovation ( The Kinesiology department includes undergraduate programs, a graduate program (M.S. in Kinesiology) and has a specialization track in the College of Health Sciences Ph.D. in Health Sciences. In addition, the College values interdisciplinary research efforts and the College and Department align with the URI Ryan Institute for Neuroscience ( The College and University also have a growing interest in offering courses through an online format.

The successful candidate will teach in the undergraduate and graduate (M.S.) exercise science program, seek and secure external funding while developing an independent line of research in biomechanics or related movement science field, advise students, participate in collaborative research projects and participate in service activities at the university, college, and department levels along with service to the profession.

Visit the URI jobs website at to apply and view complete details for posting (F00213).  Please attach only the following 4 (pdf) documents to your online Faculty Employment Application: (#1) Cover letter addressing the qualifications for the position, (#2) Curriculum Vitae, (#3) Two page five-year research plan, and (#4) “Other Document” – Three names and contact information for three references.



The University of Rhode Island is an AA/EEOD employer. 
Women, persons of color, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other protected groups are encouraged to apply.