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06-12-2008, 04:02 AM
Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering Tenure Track
Faculty Position in Biomechanical Engineering at Queen's University
(Kingston, CANADA)

The Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Faculty of
Applied Science at Queen's University invites applications for a
tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in
Biomechanical Engineering commencing spring/summer 2009, subject to
the availability of the appropriate candidate.

Candidates must hold a doctoral degree (or be near completion) in a
Biomechanical Engineering related field. Preference will be given to
candidates with outstanding research background and industrial
experience. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to,
orthopaedic biomechanics, sports biomechanics, computational
biomechanics, biomaterials, tissue mechanics and/or cell
mechanics. Background in creative design techniques and innovative
teaching methods would be considered an asset.

The successful candidate is expected to initiate a leading-edge
research program, supervise graduate students and teach undergraduate
courses in the core curriculum of Mechanical and Materials
Engineering as well as graduate courses in their specific area of
research interest. In addition, the successful candidate will also
be expected to contribute to the development of the curriculum,
interact strongly with industry and undertake administrative
contributions through service to the University, Faculty and
Department. Registration as a Professional Engineer of Ontario, or
eligibility to acquire registration in Canada, is an essential qualification.

The Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering currently has
an enrolment of approximately 480 undergraduate students and over 100
graduate students in the M.Sc. (Eng.) and Ph.D. programs. Research
in the Department is supported by five (5) research chairs: CRC Chair
in Tissue Engineering, CRC Chair in Mechanics of Materials, CRC Chair
in Computational Turbulence, NSERC Industrial Research Chair in
Nuclear Materials and NSERC Design Chair and four affiliated research
centres: Human Mobility Research Centre (http://me.queensu.ca/hmrc/),
Centre for Advanced Materials and Manufacturing
(http://camm.queensu.ca/), Fuel Cell Research Centre
(http://www.fcrc.ca/) and High Performance Computing Virtual
Laboratory (http://www.hpcvl.org/). The Department of Mechanical and
Materials Engineering is also committed to teaching excellence and is
an active partner in the Integrated Learning Centre (ILC) that opened
in 2004. Further information on the Department can be found at:

Applicants should send their curriculum vitae including employment
history, contact information, residency status, the names and the
mailing addresses of three referees, a statement of research and
teaching interests, and three examples of relevant publications to:

Chair, Appointments Committee
Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
Queen's University
McLaughlin Hall, 130 Stuart Street
Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6
FAX: (613) 533-6489

Review of applications will begin on July 15, 2008. Applications
will be accepted until the position is filled.

The University invites applications from all qualified
individuals. Queen's is committed to employment equity and diversity
in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible
minorities, aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons
of any sexual orientation or gender identity.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadian
citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.
The Academic staff at Queen's is governed by a collective agreement
between QUFA and the University, which is posted at www.qufa.ca.