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    The Faculty of Applied Health Sciences
    Department of Kinesiology
    University of Waterloo

    Applications are being accepted for a tenure-track position at the
    Assistant or Associate
    Professor level in the field of Physical Ergonomics. Candidates must
    have a Ph.D. and should
    have interest and experience in Ergonomics with a special emphasis on
    prevention of
    musculoskeletal disorders and injury. The ideal candidate will have
    teaching expertise in
    Ergonomics. Additional expertise in industrial engineering, workplace
    participatory workplace processes or program evaluation would be an
    The Department of Kinesiology is an inter-disciplinary department with
    expertise spanning the
    social to biological study of human movement, and houses the only
    undergraduate program in
    Ergonomics in Canada. The mission of the department is to discover and
    explain mechanisms
    and principles of human movement and to apply this knowledge to the
    prevention of illness and
    injury together with strategies which optimize the health and physical
    performance of individuals
    in work and leisure activities. Facilitating activity within the
    faculty is the Centre for Research
    Excellence in Musculoskeletal Disorders. In addition to offering
    B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees
    in Kinesiology, the faculty also has added the newly created PhD
    collaborative program in Work
    and Health.
    Further information about the department can be found at
    Applicants should send a covering letter, three names of references,
    and a curriculum vitae to Dr.
    Stuart McGill, Chair of the hiring committee, Department of
    Kinesiology, University of
    Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, N2L 3G1 or by FAX: 519-746-6776
    or E-mail: The closing date for applications is May
    31, 2008 (or until
    position is filled). The expected start date for the appointment is
    immediate. All qualified
    candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and
    permanent residents will be
    given priority. The University of Waterloo encourages applications
    from all qualified
    individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, native
    people and persons with

    __________________________________________________ _____
    Jack P. Callaghan PhD, CK, CCPE
    Canada Research Chair in Spine Biomechanics and Injury Prevention
    Associate Professor
    Department of Kinesiology
    Faculty of Applied Health Sciences
    Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, N2L-3G1
    Voice: (519) 888-4567 x37080
    Fax: (519) 746-6776