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    Dear Colleagues,

    Please bring this opportunity to the attention of anyone you think may be

    Director, Biomedical Engineering Initiative

    Faculty of Applied Science
    University of British Columbia
    Vancouver, BC, Canada

    The Faculty of Applied Science at the University of British Columbia invites
    applications for the position of Director, Biomedical Engineering
    Initiative. The Biomedical Engineering Initiative will include
    multidisciplinary graduate programs at the masters and doctoral levels that
    are expected to be offered starting September 2003. It will involve strong
    collaboration with other Faculties, e.g. Medicine, Dentistry and Science.

    The successful candidate should be qualified for appointment at the rank of
    Associate Professor or Professor in one of the Departments of Chemical and
    Biological Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical
    Engineering or Metals and Materials Engineering and hold a Ph.D. in
    Biomedical Engineering or a closely related field; to have strong leadership
    capabilities; to have demonstrated excellence in teaching, research and/or
    professional practice. The successful candidate is expected to have or seek
    registration as a Professional Engineer in British Columbia. Experience in
    industry is preferred, but not essential. He or she will be expected to
    develop the Biomedical Engineering Initiative by building upon the faculty's
    existing strengths; to build strong collaborative relationships across the
    University, its teaching hospitals and its external partners, including
    education and research organizations and funding agencies in Canada and

    Further information on the four engineering departments is available via , and information on the employment environment in the
    Faculty of Applied Science is available at

    The University of British Columbia hires on the basis of merit and is
    committed to employment equity. All qualified candidates are encouraged to
    apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
    The position is subject to final budgetary approval.

    The deadline for receipt of applications is March 15, 2002. Applications
    (in hard copy only), accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae, a statement
    (1-2 pages) describing research and teaching interests, and the names of
    four references, should be submitted in confidence to:

    Prof. Guy Dumont
    Associate Dean, Faculty of Applied Science
    The University of British Columbia
    2006-2324 Main Mall
    Vancouver BC V6T 1Z4

    Tel: +1-604-822-0159
    Fax: +1-604-822-7006

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