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Peter Keir
08-18-2003, 04:42 AM
The School of Kinesiology and Health Science, Faculty of Pure and
Applied Science and Faculty of Arts, York University, Toronto, Ontario,
is seeking seven (7) tenure-track appointments at the Assistant
Professor level in the following areas:


Including, but not limited to, neural, cardiovascular and
musculoskeletal disorders. A background in Athletic Therapy or
Biomechanics would be an asset.

Epidemiology of Physical Activity, Fitness and Health:

Expertise in physical activity, fitness and health in areas such as, but
not limited to: pediatric, geriatric, chronic disease, obesity, public
health or physical activity behaviour assessment.


Expertise in biostatistics/epidemiologic and study design relating to
health areas such as, but not limited to: pediatric, geriatric, chronic
disease and obesity.

Muscle Exercise Physiology:

Specifically in the area of molecular muscle physiology and gene expression.

Cardiovascular Physiology

Specifically in relation to human health, physical activity and athletic

Motor Control/Neuroscience:

Specifically in relation to various aspects of the central control of
movement, possibly with clinical/health-related applications.

Human Nutrition/Metabolism:

Specifically in relation to health, physical activity and athletic

Psychology of Physical Activity/Exercise/Sport

Expertise in psychological aspects of physical activity, exercise and sport.

Sociocultural Aspects of Kinesiology and Health Science:

Specific interest in ethics in relation, but not limited to, such areas
as health science, sport, physical activity, race, gender, history,
philosophy or sociology.

Starting dates are July 1, 2004. A Ph.D. is required. Duties will
include undergraduate and graduate teaching and supervision in the
Graduate Program in Kinesiology and Health Science (M.A., M.Sc. and
Ph.D.). Candidates must demonstrate competency in undergraduate
teaching. The present Masters and Doctoral programs cover health-related
aspects of exercise physiology, motor control, biomechanics, psychology
and fitness. Applications from individuals with an interest in health
and knowledge of the effects of physical activity are particularly
welcome. A previous and promising publication record in refereed
journals is essential. High priority will be given to candidates with
the ability to develop a productive research program supported by
external funding. Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, a covering
letter stating future research goals, three relevant reprints and have
three letters of reference sent by November 14, 2003, to:

Dr. Roger Kelton, Chair

School of Kinesiology and Health Science,

York University,

4700 Keele Street,

Toronto, Ontario, M3J 1P3


All positions at York University are subject to budgetary approval.

Further information about the School can be obtained at

www.kinesiology.yorku.ca and

York University is an Affirmative Action Employer. The Affirmative
Action Program can be found on York's web site at www.yorku.ca/acadjobs/
or a copy can be obtained by calling the affirmative action office at
(416) 736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply;
however, Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority.

Peter J. Keir, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Kinesiology and Health Science, York University
364 Bethune College, 4700 Keele St., Toronto, ON, M3J 1P3
Phone: (416) 736-2100 x40085 Fax: (416) 736-5774
E-mail: pjkeir@yorku.ca Webpage: http://www.yorku.ca/pjkeir/

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