View Full Version : Job Posting: Assistant Professor in Biomedical Engineering atSimon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada (new position)

04-07-2003, 09:22 AM

The School of Kinesiology at Simon Fraser University invites
applications for a position as an assistant professor in the field of
Biomedical Engineering. Applicants are expected to have an
outstanding and innovative research program and a strong commitment
to excellence in research and teaching. The Faculty of Applied
Sciences at Simon Fraser University has made a commitment to develop
a new biomedical engineering program which will build upon existing
strengths in biomedical engineering in the Schools of Kinesiology
(http://fas.sfu.ca/kin/) and Engineering Science
(http://www.ensc.sfu.ca/). The candidate will be expected to
contribute to the development of a new Centre for Biomedical
Engineering which will encourage interdisciplinary research and build
upon existing strengths at Simon Fraser University in areas such as,
but not limited to, engineering for independent living (assistive and
health monitoring devices) gerontology, neuroprosthetics,
physiological systems, rehabilitation engineering, robotics and

Applicants should note that other positions in this field are also
advertised, including a Canada Research Chair, Tier II. These
advertisements may be located at http://fas.sfu.ca/kin/ and

The School of Kinesiology takes a scientific approach to the study of
human structure and function and their relation to health and
movement. The School has over 25 faculty and is committed to
excellence in research and teaching. There are well established
research programs and excellent research facilities available within
the School and the University. Faculty are also actively involved in
the new Institute of Health Research and Education at SFU. Our
undergraduate teaching program includes concentrations in Active
Health, Health and Physiological Science, and Human
Factors/Ergonomics, as well as the new program for Biomedical

Simon Fraser University is situated on Burnaby Mountain in Greater
Vancouver. It is consistently one of the top-ranked Universities in
Canada. The Vancouver area is renowned as one of the most desirable
places in the world to live and work.

Applications will be accepted until June 15, 2003 or until the
position is filled. The intended start date is January 1st, 2004.
Applicants should send a letter summarizing research contributions
and goals in research and teaching, curriculum vitae, copies of three
journal articles that are most representative of the applicant's
research, and the name and contact information for 3 referees, to:
Dr. J. Dickinson, Director, School of Kinesiology, Simon Fraser
University, Burnaby, BC, V5A 1S6, Canada.

Simon Fraser University is committed to employment equity and
welcomes applications from all qualified men and women, including all
sexual orientations, visible minorities, aboriginal people, persons
with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply;
however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
All appointments are subject to budgetary authorization.

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