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    Assistant Professor - Biomechanics

    The University of Calgary, Faculty of Kinesiology invites
    applications for a full time academic position at the
    Assistant Professor level as a biomechanist with a research
    interest in human locomotion, from the muscle fibre level to
    whole body level.

    With 75% of time protected for research, this position
    offers an excellent opportunity to develop an independent
    research program, within a multidisciplinary research
    environment, through collaboration with members of the
    internationally renowned Human Performance Laboratory, Sport
    Medicine Centre, and Joint Injury and Arthritis Research
    Group. The successful candidate will also contribute to
    teaching in the undergraduate and graduate programs of the
    Faculty of Kinesiology.

    The successful candidate must compete successfully for
    salary support and an establishment grant from an external
    agency such as the Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical
    Research or the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.

    The Faculty of Kinesiology is in the process of building a
    major new research facility related to "Nutrition, Genetics
    & Human Performance" and a new research and clinical Health
    and Wellness Centre. The University of Calgary's Faculties
    of Kinesiology, Medicine, and Engineering have a dynamic
    partnership and outstanding research facilities and
    personnel in biomechanics, bone and joint health, and
    biomedical engineering (

    Calgary is a vibrant, multicultural city (population
    ~1,000,000) near the Rocky Mountains, Banff National Park
    and Lake Louise (

    Qualifications include a PhD or equivalent, and post-
    doctoral experience is desirable.

    Please submit a curriculum vita, three letters of reference,
    and a statement of research interests by May 31, 2002 to:

    Dr. Walter Herzog
    Co-Director, Human Performance Laboratory
    Faculty of Kinesiology
    Kinesiology Complex B
    2500 University Drive NW
    Calgary, AB, Canada T2N 1N4

    In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements,
    priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent
    residents of Canada. The University of Calgary respects,
    appreciates and encourages diversity.