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dwestwood24
11-17-2005, 09:28 AM
Two Kinesiology positions available at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova
Scotia, CANADA.

Applications are invited for two, full-time probationary tenure track
positions at the Assistant Professor level in the School of Health and
Human Performance commencing August 1, 2006.

The Dalhousie University School of Health and Human Performance is part
of the Faculty of Health Professions whose mission is to enhance health
and social well-being through entry-level and advanced professional
learning opportunities, practice innovation, and leadership in research
and scholarship.
In addition to the School of Health and Human Performance, the Faculty
includes the Schools of Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Nursing,
Health Services Administration, Human Communication Disorders, Social
Work, the College of Pharmacy, and the QEII/Dalhousie School of Health
Sciences, and the Clinical Vision Science program. The School of Health
and Human Performance offers programs leading to Bachelor of Science and
Masters degrees in Kinesiology, Health Promotion, Therapeutic
Recreation, and Recreation Management. Dalhousie University is located
in Halifax, a small, historic, and culturally active city located in a
province with substantial lifestyle advantages such as music, theatre,
festivals, ocean beaches, whale-watching, hiking, and camping.

For position #1, the successful candidate will have a strongly
developing record of evidence-based research into the effects of
physical activity on health. The candidate must also be able to
contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching in a core area of our
Kinesiology program. Research and supervision of undergraduate B.Sc.K.
(Honours) and M.Sc. graduate students is expected.
Protected research time is a component of assigned faculty workload.
Excellent opportunities exist for collaboration within the School of
Health and Human Performance, the Faculty of Health Professions, and
other areas at Dalhousie including medicine, community health and
epidemiology, rehabilitation, and biomedical engineering.

For position #2, the successful candidate will have a strongly
developing record of research in clinical kinesiology. Preference will
be given to applicants who can teach kinesiological anatomy and courses
related to movement and
injury. Research and supervision of undergraduate B.Sc.K. (Honours)
and M.Sc.
graduate students is expected. Protected research time is a component of
assigned faculty workload. Excellent opportunities exist for
collaboration within the School of Health and Human Performance, the
Faculty of Health Professions, and other areas at Dalhousie including
medicine, community health and epidemiology, rehabilitation, and
biomedical engineering.

Requirements for the positions include a completed doctoral degree (or a
doctoral degree near completion) in kinesiology, or other related area,
as well as evidence of a strongly developing research and publication
program.
Teaching
experience would be an asset.

Applicants should submit a cover letter stating qualifications and
abilities, a curriculum vitae, and the name, address, and phone number
of three referees to:
Dr. L. Livingston, Director, School of Health and Human Performance,
Dalhousie University, 6230 South Street, Halifax, NS B3H 3J4, fax (902)
494-5120, email:
lori.livingston@dal.ca. Web site address:
www.hahp.healthprofessions.dal.ca.
Consideration of applications will begin February 15 and continue until
the position is filled.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and
permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University is an
Employment Equity/Affirmative Action employer. The University
encourages applications from qualified Aboriginal people, persons with a
disability, racially visible persons and women.

These positions are subject to budgetary approval.


David A. Westwood, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
School of Health and Human Performance,
Department of Psychology,
Department of Psychiatry,
& Clinical Vision Sciences Program
Dalhousie University

Mailing address:
Dalhousie University
6230 South Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia
CANADA
B3H 3J5

email: David.Westwood@dal.ca
phone: 902-494-1164
fax: 902-494-5120
web: www.actionlab.ca