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04-02-2008, 01:19 AM
The Faculty of Applied Health Sciences
Department of Kinesiology
University of Waterloo

Applications are being accepted for a tenure-track position at the
Assistant or Associate
Professor level in the field of Physical Ergonomics. Candidates must
have a Ph.D. and should
have interest and experience in Ergonomics with a special emphasis on
prevention of
musculoskeletal disorders and injury. The ideal candidate will have
teaching expertise in
Ergonomics. Additional expertise in industrial engineering, workplace
participatory workplace processes or program evaluation would be an
The Department of Kinesiology is an inter-disciplinary department with
expertise spanning the
social to biological study of human movement, and houses the only
undergraduate program in
Ergonomics in Canada. The mission of the department is to discover and
explain mechanisms
and principles of human movement and to apply this knowledge to the
prevention of illness and
injury together with strategies which optimize the health and physical
performance of individuals
in work and leisure activities. Facilitating activity within the
faculty is the Centre for Research
Excellence in Musculoskeletal Disorders. In addition to offering
B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees
in Kinesiology, the faculty also has added the newly created PhD
collaborative program in Work
and Health.
Further information about the department can be found at http://www.ahs.uwaterloo.ca/kin
Applicants should send a covering letter, three names of references,
and a curriculum vitae to Dr.
Stuart McGill, Chair of the hiring committee, Department of
Kinesiology, University of
Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, N2L 3G1 or by FAX: 519-746-6776
or E-mail:
mcgill@healthy.uwaterloo.ca. The closing date for applications is May
31, 2008 (or until
position is filled). The expected start date for the appointment is
immediate. All qualified
candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and
permanent residents will be
given priority. The University of Waterloo encourages applications
from all qualified
individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, native
people and persons with

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Jack P. Callaghan PhD, CK, CCPE
Canada Research Chair in Spine Biomechanics and Injury Prevention
Associate Professor
Department of Kinesiology
Faculty of Applied Health Sciences
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, N2L-3G1
Voice: (519) 888-4567 x37080
Fax: (519) 746-6776
email: callagha@healthy.uwaterloo.ca