View Full Version : Position Announcement: Assistant Professor in Biomechanics atSimon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada

06-06-2006, 01:58 AM

The School of Kinesiology at Simon Fraser University invites
applications for a tenure-track position as an assistant professor,
level aP4, in a field of Biomechanics with biomedical applications.
The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to excellence
in research and teaching, and will be expected to teach in a field of
biomechanics and to establish a well-funded research program.

The Faculty of Applied Sciences at Simon Fraser University has
initiated a new biomedical engineering program which builds upon
existing strengths in the School of Kinesiology http://fas.sfu.ca/
kin/ and the School of Engineering Science http://www.ensc.sfu.ca/.
The candidate will be expected to contribute to this program.
Related research in Kinesiology includes: musculoskeletal
biomechanics, neuroprosthetics, physiological systems, rehabilitation
engineering, human motor control, and ergonomics.

The School of Kinesiology takes a scientific approach to the study of
human structure and function and their relation to health and
movement. The School has over 25 faculty and is committed to
excellence in research and teaching. There are well established
research programs and excellent research facilities available within
the School and the University. Our undergraduate teaching program
includes concentrations in Active Health, Health and Physiological
Science, and Human Factors/Ergonomics, as well as a contribution to
the teaching of the program in Biomedical Engineering. The School
also has well established graduate programs at the M.Sc. and Ph.D.

The School of Kinesiology is located at the Burnaby Mountain campus
of Simon Fraser University in Greater Vancouver. It is consistently
one of the top-ranked Universities in Canada. The Vancouver area is
renowned as one of the most desirable places to live and work.

Applications will be accepted until July 14th, 2006. The anticipated
start date is January 1st, 2007. Applicants should send a letter
summarizing research contributions and goals in research and
teaching, curriculum vitae, copies of three journal articles that are
most representative of the applicant’s research, and the name and
contact information for 3 references, to: Dr. Peter Ruben, Director,
School of Kinesiology, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, V5A 1S6,

Simon Fraser University is committed to employment equity and
welcomes applications from all qualified men and women, including
visible minorities, aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, gay
men and lesbians. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply;
however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
All appointments are subject to funding. Please note that under the
University Act personal information that is required by the
University for academic appointment competitions will be collected.
For further details see: http://www.sfu.ca/vpacademic/