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jcallaghan92
01-06-2010, 03:40 PM
Applications are currently being accepted for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the Department of Kinesiology beginning after July 1, 2010. The successful candidate must have expertise in a field related to clinical musculoskeletal biomechanics, such as kinesiology, neurophysiology, physiotherapy, medicine, rehabilitation, and engineering.

Areas of research expertise may include, but are not limited to, musculoskeletal modeling, gait analysis, impact, vibration exposure, tissue injury, rehabilitative biomechanics, and the study of optimal motion and motor patterns for enhanced performance or reduced risk of injury. Applicants with a fundamental research focus including healthy and pathological populations with potential clinical applications are especially encouraged to apply. Potential candidates are expected to have a strong portfolio of scholarly research including peer-reviewed publications, and evidence of potential for excellence in teaching related to clinical musculoskeletal biomechanics and tissue injury.

In addition to advancing a personal research program, candidates will have the opportunity to work as part of a multidisciplinary team engaged in research in human biomechanics. Research opportunities exist not only within the Department of Kinesiology but also within the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences and its multiple health research centres, including the Centre for Research Expertise for Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders and the Schlegel- UW Research Institute for Aging. Duties include research, teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level, and supervising graduate students. Salary range will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The closing date for applications is March 31, 2010. Interested applicants should send curriculum vitae and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to: Professor J.W.E. Rush, Chair, Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1 Canada.

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Jack P. Callaghan PhD, CK, CCPE
Canada Research Chair in Spine Biomechanics and Injury Prevention
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@uwaterloo.ca
Webpage: http://www.ahs.uwaterloo.ca/kin/people/JackCallaghan.html
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