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09-10-1997, 04:18 AM
The following ad has appeared elsewhere but should be of interest to some
list members with clinical background.

Please note that priority will be given to applications received by 15
September 1997, although the search will continue until the position is

PHYSICIAN-SCIENTIST --Tenure-Track Faculty Position

The School of Kinesiology at Simon Fraser University seeks an outstanding
physician-scientist to fill a tenure-track faculty position that
unexpectedly became vacant. This appointment is intended for an
academically trained physician with a proven record of research
accomplishments who is qualified to practice medicine in Canada. The
initial appointment may be made with or without tenure, at any level up to
senior associate professor or equivalent. Applications from physicians
with a strong interest in research and teaching but with less experience
will also be accepted. If a suitable tenure-track candidate is not found
through this search process, a limited-term lecturer appointment may be

The preferred candidate will be expected to establish an independent,
externally funded research program, teach undergraduate and graduate
courses in his/her areas of expertise and serve as the Medical Officer for
the School and its programs. Appropriate areas of research focus and
teaching expertise include: environmental physiology;
neurology/neuroscience; physiatry; rehabilitation medicine; prevention
and/or rehabilitation of disorders of major societal concern such as
cardiovascular disease, stroke, degenerative disorders of the nervous
system, diabetes, or musculoskeletal disorders; or any other area relevant
to the field of kinesiology.

Simon Fraser University, located on top of Burnaby Mountain in Greater
Vancouver, is renowned for the high quality of its programs. Tenure-track
appointments are for an initial probationary period of five years and
include an excellent benefits package, a mortgage assistance package and a
generous moving allowance.

The School of Kinesiology has the mission to study human structure and
function and their relation to health and movement. Its 22 tenure-track
faculty members and 5 laboratory instructors cover a wide range of
disciplines and teach approximately 500 students enrolled in the B.Sc.
program in Kinesiology and 50 graduate students enrolled in M.Sc. or Ph.D.
programs. Our website, http://fas.sfu.ca/kin has further description of
the School.

Priority will be given to applications received by 15 September 1997, but
the search will continue until the position is filled. Starting date is
negotiable. To apply, please submit your curriculum vitŠ, three
publications that you consider most important, a cover letter outlining
your clinical, teaching and research experience, anticipated research
directions, your philosophy and commitment to teaching, and the name,
address and telephone of three references who you have arranged to send
confidential letters of reference to:

Physician-Scientist Search Committee
School of Kinesiology, Faculty of Applied Sciences
Simon Fraser University
Burnaby, British Columbia V5A 1S6, Canada.

Simon Fraser University is committed to the principle of equity in
employment and offers equal employment opportunities to qualified
applicants. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, this
search is directed to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.
All appointments are subject to budgetary authorization.


Andy Hoffer

J.A. Hoffer, Ph.D.
Professor, School of Kinesiology
Faculty of Applied Sciences, Simon Fraser University
Burnaby, British Columbia, V5A 1S6, CANADA

tel: (604) 291 3141 FAX: (604) 291 3040
e-mail: hoffer@sfu.ca
web home page: http://fas.sfu.ca/kin/faculty