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11-11-2004, 11:36 AM
Tenure Track Position: Mechanical Engineering - Structural Biomechanics

A faculty position is available at the University of Waterloo in the Department of Mechanical Engineering ( http://www.me.uwaterloo.ca/ ). The job description (listed below) and contact information can be found at: http://www.me.uwaterloo.ca/dept/jobs-structural_biomechanics.htm

University of Waterloo, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Structural Biomechanics
The Department of Mechanical Engineering invites applications for a tenure track position in the area of Solid Mechanics, with expertise in Structural Biomechanics, at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor rank. Duties will include teaching of undergraduate and graduate courses in a Cooperative Education Program, supervising graduate students, and undertaking an active research program.

The successful applicant will have expertise in numerical modeling and research interests in musculoskeletal biomechanics with a focus on: constitutive behaviour of complex biological tissues; the structural interaction of biological tissues and common engineering materials; and/or, theories of traumatic failure in application areas such as the head, torso, spine and synovial joints. Current research interests in the department are in the areas of joint replacement implants, impact biomechanics and crashworthiness. Strength in undergraduate design project supervision, teaching of mechanical design, and collaboration with other faculty members is considered essential.

Applicants must hold a PhD in Mechanical Engineering and have relevant experience, potential or proven ability for excellence in teaching, excellent communication skills, and the willingness and ability to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses in Mechanical Engineering. It is anticipated that the appointment will begin in September of 2004 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The University encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, native peoples, and peoples with disabilities. In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, this advertisement is directed to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

All candidates will be requested to apply for professional registration with the Professional Engineers of Ontario at the appropriate time. The salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Please send a curriculum vitae and a list of three referees to: Professor G.E. Schneider, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L 3G1. Appointments are subject to the availability of funds.

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