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Stuart Mcgill
01-17-1997, 05:53 AM
Faculty Position - Clinical Biomechanics

The Department of Kinesiology at the University of Waterloo invites
applications for a tenure-track faculty position, at the rank of
Assistant Professor, in the field of biomechanics. Candidates should
have demonstrated research and teaching ability in one or more of the
following areas: rehabilitation engineering, injury prevention and
functional anatomy. The candidate must have a strong background in
biomechanics with a Ph.D. or an M.D. plus research training in a related
area. We seek candidates with a commitment to excellence in research and
teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The Department of
Kinesiology is an inter-disciplinary department with expertise spanning
the social to biophysical study of human movement. The mission of the
department is to discover and explain mechanisms and principles of human
movement and to apply this knowledge to strategies which optimize the
health and physical performance of individuals in the workplace and
leisure activities. The department offers B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees
in Kinesiology. The candidate will be expected to contribute both to the
core program as well as their particular area of interest through course
teaching, undergraduate student project supervision, graduate student
supervision and interaction with other faculty members in the
department.

Further information about the department can be found at
http://www.ahs.uwaterloo.ca/kin/kinhome.html. Applicants should send a
covering letter, three names of references, and a curriculum vitae to Dr.
James S. Frank, Chair, Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo,
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, N2L 3G1 or by FAX: 519-746-6776 or Email:
frank@healthy.uwaterloo.ca. The closing date for applications is February
1, 1997 and the expected start date for the appointment is July 1, 1997
or earlier. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements,
priority consideration will be given to Canadian Citizens and Permanent
Residents. The University of Waterloo encourages applications from all
qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities,
native people and persons with disabilities. This appointment is subject
to the availability of funds.


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