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Assistant Professor

UAMS Medical Center | Posted 9-06-2021

Little Rock (Education and Training)


This Assistant Professor position with the UAMS College of Medicine Department of Orthopaedics Research and will be a national expert in golf research and lead expert in Biomechanics in Swing Catalyst.

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity. We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving the health, health care, and well-being of Arkansans.

UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

  • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
  • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
  • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
  • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
  • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
  • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
  • Merchant Discounts
  • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

  • Study the biomechanics of golf with both motion capturing cameras and force monitoring plates in the ground.
  • Analyzing 3D images and studying people’s movements during their swing to study ways to make minor changes to avoid harmful body motions.
  • Perform research in golf biomechanics and swing catalyst.
  • Perform research that will provide a better understanding of how biomechanics can help golfers improve their swing and avoid injury.


Ph.D required.

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check [and drug screen]. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant except as provided by law. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity. The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (501) 686-6432 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).