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    Department of Mechanical Engineering

    Assistant Professor in Neuroscience and Cognitive Systems

    The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of British
    Columbia invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the
    Assistant Professor level in Neuroscience and Cognitive Systems. The
    starting date will be July 1, 2002, or as soon as possible thereafter.

    The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. degree or equivalent in
    Mechanical or Biomedical Engineering or a closely related field and will be
    expected to register as a Professional Engineer in British Columbia. We are
    interested in candidates with research expertise that blends mechanics with
    the field of neuroscience and cognitive systems. Industrial experience in
    related areas is an asset. The successful candidate will be expected to
    develop strong research collaborations with the Faculty of Medicine and
    will be eligible for associate faculty status in an appropriate unit in the
    Faculty of Medicine. The Department currently has a formal collaboration
    with the Faculty of Medicine through the Division of Orthopaedic
    Engineering Research ( Further information on the
    department is available at, 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 persons are encouraged to
    apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given
    priority. The position is subject to final budgetary approval. Applicants
    should submit a detailed resume, a statement (1-2 pages) of research and
    teaching interests, and names and addresses (fax/email included) of four
    referees to:

    Professor Nimal Rajapakse, P.Eng., Head,
    Department of Mechanical Engineering,
    The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C.,
    Canada V6T 1Z4.

    The closing date for applications is April 15, 2002. Please do not forward
    applications by e-mail.

    Thomas R. Oxland, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor & Director
    Orthopaedic Engineering Research
    The University of British Columbia & Vancouver Hospital
    910 West 10th Avenue
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada V5Z 4E3

    Phone: 604-875-5475
    Fax: 604-875-4677

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