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11-24-2005, 01:16 AM
Three tenure track positions are now open in the faculty of Kinesiology at
the University of New Brunswick, Canada. Details below.

The Faculty of Kinesiology is seeking to add three (3) tenure track
positions as an Assistant or Associate Professor with research and teaching
interests in the following areas.

* Exercise Physiology
* Healthy Living/ Wellness
* Sociocultural Aspects of Sport/Recreation/ Leisure/ Physical

The Faculty of Kinesiology is a comprehensive academic and co-curricular
unit. Its mission is to create, disseminate and apply knowledge about
physical activity and its relation to health, wellness and human
performance, and to provide opportunities for participation in physical
activity at a variety of levels.

The Faculty's programs are as follows:

* Undergraduate Program (BSc. in Kinesiology, Bachelor of Recreation
and Sport Studies);
* Graduate Program (MSc in Exercise and Sport Science, MA in Sport and
Recreation Studies, MBA in Sport and Recreation, and Interdisciplinary
* Campus Recreation Program;
* Varsity Reds Intercollegiate Athletics Program;
* Outreach Programs (e.g., Fitness Assessment Centre, Pediatric Weight
Management Clinic, Adventure Challenge Program, Workplace Wellness, Healthy
Aging, Human Factors and Ergonomics).

The Faculty is currently involved in planning an exciting new transformative
building and programming project-the Healthy Living Village. Plans include
new research laboratories, teaching spaces, communal spaces, offices,
recreational and athletic facilities as well as facilities for healthy
living outreach initiatives. Construction is scheduled to start in August

The University of New Brunswick is located in Fredericton, New Brunswick's
Capital City. Situated along the banks of the beautiful St. John River,
Fredericton is a great place to live, work and play. Graced with tree-lined
streets, Victorian homes, top attractions, arts and cultural events, a
variety of sporting facilities, kilometers of trails, acres of parks and
green space, two universities, and an airport, Fredericton is one of the
most successful and vibrant small cities in North America.

The successful candidates will have a Ph.D. (or near completion) in a
related area and will be expected to compete for externally funded research
grants or contracts to support their research programs and their graduate
students. Duties will also include teaching foundational and advanced
courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels and the supervising of
graduate students. Collaboration with other scholars is encouraged.

Review of applications will begin January 9th, 2006 and will continue until
the positions are filled. Applicants should submit a cover letter outlining
their research and teaching goals, a curriculum vitae and the names of three
references to Dr. Terry R. Haggerty (details below) by January 9th 2006.

Dr. Terry R. Haggerty, Dean

Faculty of Kinesiology

University of New Brunswick

P.O. Box 4400, Fredericton, New Brunswick Canada E3B 5A3

Phone: (506) 453-4576 Fax (506) 447-3058

Email: haggerty@unb.ca www.unbf.ca/kinesiology

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and
permanent residents will be given priority. Applicants should indicate
current citizenship status. The University of New Brunswick is committed to
the principle of employment equity. These positions are subject to
budgetary approval.


Chris A. McGibbon, PhD

Professor, Department of Kinesiology

Research Chair, Rehabilitation Biomechanics

Institute of Biomedical Engineering

University of New Brunswick

Fredericton, New Brunswick

Canada E3B 5A3