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11-25-2010, 01:42 AM
*Neurophysiologist of Human Motor Control: Tier 2 Canada Research Chair*

The Department of Kinesiology at McMaster University invites
applications for a tenure-track appointment at the level of Assistant
Professor for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in the area of
Neurophysiology of Human Motor Control. Further details on the CRC
Program can be viewed at: http://www.chairs-chaires.gc.ca

This position will be of interest to those with training in
Kinesiology, Neurophysiology and other related disciplines. The
successful candidate will have a Ph.D. by the time of appointment and
will have demonstrated excellence in research and teaching. Expertise in
the emerging field of neuromechanics and demonstrated skills that
effectively integrate the primary disciplines of biomechanics and motor
control are desirable. Duties will include undergraduate and graduate
teaching and graduate supervision. A strong record of peer-reviewed
publications and the potential to initiate and maintain an externally
funded independent research program are requirements. Postdoctoral
training would be advantageous and preference will be given to
candidates with an established funding history. Salary will be
commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Department of Kinesiology has 18 full-time faculty members,
approximately 800 full-time undergraduate students and 50 full-time
graduate students. We offer an Honours B.Sc. Kinesiology degree as well
as M.Sc. and PhD. degrees. For more information please see our website:

Applications must consist of a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a
research dossier that includes a statement of research interests, a
research plan for the next five years, three representative
publications, and a teaching dossier that includes a teaching philosophy
and evidence of teaching experience and effectiveness. Applicants should
also arrange for three academic reference letters to be submitted
directly by the referees at the time of application.

All documents should be submitted to Dr. Martin Gibala, Chair,
Department of Kinesiology, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West,
Hamilton, Ontario, L8S 4K1 (gibalam@mcmaster.ca
). Materials may be sent as e-mail
attachments in pdf format.

The anticipated start date for the position is July 1, 2011. Review of
applications will continue until the position is filled. We appreciate
all replies to this advertisement.All applicants will receive
confirmation of receipt of their application, however only short-listed
applicants will be contacted for interviews.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians
and Permanent Residents will be given priority. McMaster University is
strongly committed to employment equity within its community, and to
recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages
applications from all qualified candidates, including women, members of
visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, members of sexual minorities,
and persons with disabilities.

Peter J. Keir, Ph.D.

Department of Kinesiology
McMaster University
IWC 216
1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON L8S 4K1
Phone: (905) 525-9140 x23543 Fax: (905) 523-6011