View Full Version : Faculty Position in Rehabilitation Engineering at Dalhousie Univ.

J. Michael Lee
03-01-2000, 01:38 AM
N.B. The following Biomedical Engineering position is offered in
conjunction with the new School of Biomedical Engineering at
Dalhousie University. It is anticipated that the successful
candidate will be cross-appointed into the School and will teach and
supervise Biomedical Engineering graduate students.

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Applications are invited for a full-time probationary tenure track
position at the assistant professor level, in the School of
Occupational Therapy. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications
and experience, starting August 1, 2001, subject to budgetary

The ideal candidate will have a PhD in Electrical, Mechanical, or
Rehabilitation Engineering, preferably with post-doctoral academic
or industrial experience. Responsibilities will include teaching and
research in the area of rehabilitation technology and biomechanics,
including human- computer interfaces and environmental design to
reduce daily living challenges for those with performance
limitations associated with disability or aging. The individual will
be expected to contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching,
including graduate student supervision, to develop distance course
delivery for continuing and graduate education, and to develop
rehabilitation technology and design consulting services to meet
Atlantic Canadian needs.

Dalhousie's School of Occupational Therapy is situated in a visionary
Faculty of Health Professions. Started in 1982 with an honours
undergraduate program, the School launched a Master of Science
(Occupational Therapy) program in 1998 through distance learning to
meet Atlantic region, national, and international needs in
occupational therapy. Faculty interests are diverse, and are linked
through interests in occupation, defined broadly to refer to unpaid
as well as paid forms of engagement in daily life.

Halifax is a small but international, historic city located on the
Atlantic Ocean, with substantial lifestyle advantages such as music,
theatre, festivals, ocean beaches, hiking, camping, fishing, whale
watching, and good schools and universities.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Letter of
interest, curriculum vitae, proof of occupational therapy license
(if applicable), names and e-mail addresses of three academic or
professional referees to:

Elizabeth Townsend, Ph.D., O.T.(C), Reg. N.S.
Professor and Director
School of Occupational Therapy
Dalhousie University
Halifax, Nova Scotia CANADA B3H 3J5
Ph: 902-494-2615; fax: 902- 494-1229
e-mail: liz.townsend@dal.ca

In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, this
advertisement is directed to Canadian citizens and permanent

Dalhousie University is an Employment Equity/Affirmative Action
Employer. The University encourages applications from Aboriginal
peoples, persons with a disability, racially visible persons and
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J. Michael Lee, Ph.D.
Interim Director, School of Biomedical Engineering
Chair, Department of Applied Oral Sciences
Dalhousie University http://www.dal.ca/bme
5981 University Avenue Voice:(902) 494-6734
Halifax, Nova Scotia Fax: (9020 494-2527
Canada B3H 3J5 jmlee@is.dal.ca
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