The Faculty of Dentistry, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia,
is seeking applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the
rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor for a Biomedical
Scientist/Engineer in the Department of Applied Oral Sciences.
Academic rank will be based on the successful candidateís
qualifications, experience and achievements. The position is
available from July 1, 2002.

The Department of Applied Oral Sciences is a multidisciplinary basic
science department within the Faculty of Dentistry. Faculty interests
include biomaterials, tissue mechanics, cell/implant interactions,
microbiology, and pharmacotherapeutics.

The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering,
Materials Science, Biomolecular Sciences, or related discipline, and
post-doctoral academic or industrial experience. Research interests
and experience should be in one or more of the following areas (no
particular order): (i) biomaterials, (ii) surface
characterization/functionalization, (iii) connective tissue
structure/function, (iv) tissue engineering, (v) cellular
biomechanics/mechanotransduction, (vi) drug/growth factor delivery,
or (vii) biomaterials-related infections.

The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active
research program and contribute to the undergraduate and planned
graduate teaching programs of the Faculty of Dentistry and to
graduate teaching and supervision through cross-appointment in the
School of Biomedical Engineering (Faculties of Engineering &

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians
and permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University
is an Employment Equity/Affirmative Action employer. The University
encourages applications from qualified Aboriginal people, persons
with a disability, racially visible persons and women.

Review of applications will begin in January, 2002. Applicants should
submit a letter of application with Curriculum Vitae, two or three
reprints of research publications, a one- to two-page statement
outlining research plans and the names, addresses and internet
addresses of three references to:

Dr. H.A. Ryding, Chair
Search Committee
Faculty of Dentistry
Dalhousie University
Halifax, NS B3H 3J5
Telephone: (902) 494-6886
Fax (902) 494-2527
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J. Michael Lee, Ph.D.
Professor of Biomaterials
Interim Director, School of Biomedical Engineering
Chair, Department of Applied Oral Sciences
Dalhousie University http://www.dal.ca/bme/mlee
5981 University Avenue Voice902) 494-6734
Halifax, Nova Scotia Fax: (902) 494-6621
Canada B3H 3J5 jmlee@is.dal.ca
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