View Full Version : Postdoc in Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders

Richard Wells
05-10-2004, 11:51 PM

A post-doctoral position is available with the newly formed Centre of
Research Expertise for the Prevention of Work Related Musculoskeletal
Disorders and Disability (CRE-PREMUS). This multi-university Centre is
based at the University of Waterloo and receives substantial funding from
the Ontario Workplace Safety and Insurance Board. It has objectives of
coordinating and performing research into the causes of musculoskeletal
disorders and cooperating with workplace parties developing, implementing
and evaluating interventions to prevent musculoskeletal disorders and
disability at work.

The candidate should have a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline such as
ergonomics, public health, industrial engineering or kinesiology. As the
candidate will typically be working in occupational settings, experience
with workplace parties including Joint Health and Safety Committees,
management and unions would be an asset. Excellent organizational,
communication and inter-personal skills are essential. The position is
renewable yearly for up to 3 years and is contingent upon funding.

Please apply electronically by submitting a full CV and statement of
research interest to the Director, Dr. Richard Wells at wells@uwaterloo.ca

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