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Thomas Oxland
11-01-2000, 12:46 AM
University of British Columbia
Department of Orthopaedics
Department of Mechanical Engineering

Grant Tenure Track Faculty Position

The Departments of Orthopaedics and Mechanical Engineering at the
University of British Columbia invite applications for a joint grant
tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the area of
Biomedical Engineering. It is expected that the successful candidate will
collaborate with ongoing research activity in orthopaedic biomechanics with
a special focus on joint replacement.

Applicants must demonstrate exceptional research potential and teaching
ability. The successful applicant will preferably have relevant industrial
experience, and will be expected to play a leadership role in enhancing
educational and research links within the biomedical community. The
successful candidate is expected to pursue an active research program,
perform both undergraduate (mechanical engineering) and graduate teaching
(biomedical engineering), and supervise graduate students. A Ph.D. or
equivalent in an appropriate area is required and the successful candidate
will be expected to have or seek registration as a Professional Engineer in
British Columbia. The position is available for July 1, 2001, and salary
will be commensurate with experience.

The Department of Orthopaedics recently established the Division of
Orthopaedic Engineering Research at Vancouver Hospital to conduct
collaborative research between engineers and clinicians (
www.mech.ubc.ca/DOER ). The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers a
full range of undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Additional
information about the Departments is available at www.orthosurgery.ubc.ca
and www.mech.ubc.ca.

Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae, a description of teaching
and research interests (one-page), and the names and contact addresses of
at least three references to:
Chair, BME Recruiting Committee
Department of Orthopaedics
University of British Columbia
910 West 10th Avenue, Room 3114
Vancouver, BC
Canada V5Z 4E3.

To ensure consideration, please respond by January 31, 2001. The search
will continue until the position is filled. In accordance with Canadian
Immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and
permanent residents of Canada. UBC hires on the basis of merit and is
committed to employment equity. We encourage all qualified persons to
apply.

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