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J. Michael Lee
03-27-1998, 08:00 AM
** The Director of the School of Occupational Therapy here
** at Dalhousie University has asked me to post this job
** listing to Biomch-L with a note that the school would
** be very interesting in filling the first position with
** a research engineer interested in occupational therapy
** and/or assistive devices with a cross-appointment into
** the new Department of Biomedical Engineering.


Faculty Positions Available August 1998

Applications are invited for two positions:

(1) Faculty Member/Coordinator of Research on Occupation:
The ideal candidate will hold a Ph.D in any1 field with
interests in occupation and will have a proven research
track record, leadership and research mentoring skills. In
addition to research, the workload will include teaching and
administrative duties. Thisis a tenure track position at
the rank of associate professor.

2) (Faculty Member: The ideal candidate will have a PhD or
will be currently enrolled in a doctorate program and will
have university teaching experience. In addition to
teaching, the workload for this position will include
research and administrative duties. This is a probationary
tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor.

We will consider applicants for either position with
occupational therapy or other backgrounds. One of the two
positions will be filled by an occupational therapist.
Successful applicants will link their work to a broad view
of occupation in daily life, including and extending beyond
paid work, particularly related to physical disability,
mental health, child development, or aging. There are
opportunities for full time, parttime, joint or cross
appointments in related programs. Occupational therapy
applicants must be eligible for professional licensing in
Nova Scotia

Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and
experience. These appointments are subject to budgetary

Dalhousie's School of Occupational Therapy is situated in a
visionary Faculty of Health Professions. Startedin 1982 with
an honours undergraduate program, the School is launching
its graduate program in 1998 throughdistance learning to
meet Atlantic Region, national, and international needs in
occupational therapy. A growing research program is
diverse yet linked through interests in occupation. Halifax
is a small but international, historic city located in a
province with substantial lifestyle advantages suchas music,
theatre, festivals, ocean beaches, hiking, camping, and
whale watching.

Applicants should forward a letter of interest, a curriculum
vitae, and the names of two referees to:

Dr. Elizabeth Townsend
Associate Professor and Director
School of Occupational Therapy
Dalhousie University
Halifax, Nova Scotia CANADA B3H 3J5

For further information phone: 9024942615,
fax: 9024941229, or email: liz.townsend@dal.ca

Applications will be accepted until suitable candidates are
identified. In accordance with Canadian Immigration
requirements, this advertisement is directed to Canadian
citizens and permanent residents. Dalhousie University is
an Employment Equity/Affirmative Action Employer. The
University encouragesapplications from qualified women,
aboriginal peoples, visible minorities, and persons with

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J. Michael Lee, Ph.D.
Interim Director, Biomedical Engineering Programme

Associate Professor of Biomaterials (902) 494-6734 (Voice)
Chair, Applied Oral Sciences (902) 494-2527 (FAX)
Dalhousie University
5981 University Avenue jmlee@is.dal.ca
Halifax, Nova Scotia (902) 494-2162 Tissue Mechanics Lab
Canada B3H 3J5 (902) 494-6784 Tissue Structure Lab
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