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08-17-2008, 11:39 PM

Applications are invited for a tenure-track appointment, at the
Assistant Professor level, in Musculoskeletal Biomechanics, commencing
January 1, 2009 or July 1, 2009, subject to budgetary approval. The
successful applicant will be required to teach anatomy at the
undergraduate level. Duties will include: undergraduate and graduate
teaching; supervision in the graduate program in Kinesiology and
Health Science (MA, M.Sc. and PhD); conducting of a major program of
research; and academic service responsibilities. The present master’s
and doctoral programs cover health-related aspects of exercise
physiology, motor control, biomechanics, psychology and fitness.
Further information about the School can be obtained at www.kinesiology.yorku.ca
and www.yorku.ca/kahs

A PhD (or equivalent) is required, as is expertise in muscle and/or
bone mechanics, with an emphasis on mechanisms of injury or disease.
Candidates must demonstrate competence in undergraduate teaching. A
previous and promising publication record in refereed journals is
essential. High priority will be given to candidates with the ability
to develop a productive research program supported by external
funding. The successful candidates must be eligible for prompt
appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, a covering letter stating
future research goals and three relevant reprints, and have three
letters of reference sent, by September 15, 2008, to: Dr. Ira Jacobs,
Chair, School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, 4700
Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario, M3J 1P3. E-mail: kinchair@yorku.ca

York University is an Affirmative Action Employer. The Affirmative
Action Program can be found on York’s web site at www.yorku.ca/
acadjobs or a copy can be obtained by calling the affirmative action
office at 416.736.5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to
apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be
given priority.