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04-13-2007, 03:55 AM

I'd like to request the posting of a job advertisement for Dalhousie University.
Thank you,


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Dalhousie University
Faculty of Health Professions
School of Health and Human Performance

Applications are invited for a full-time probationary tenure track position at
the Assistant Professor level in the School of Health and Human Performance
commencing August 1, 2008, although a start date as early as December, 2007 may
be possible.

The successful candidate will have a strongly developing record of
evidence-based research in the area of applied work or clinical physiology.
The candidate must also be able to contribute to undergraduate and graduate
teaching in our Kinesiology programs. 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 this position 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
statement of research and teaching interests, a curriculum vitae, and three
reference letters to: Dr. Lori A. 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 on
September 1, 2007 and continue until the position is filled. Interviews are
tentatively scheduled for September-October, 2007.

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.

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.

This position is subject to budgetary approval.

David A. Westwood, Ph.D.
Associate 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
B3H 3J5

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