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    The following ad has appeared elsewhere but should be of interest to some
    list members with clinical background.

    Please note that priority will be given to applications received by 15
    September 1997, although the search will continue until the position is

    PHYSICIAN-SCIENTIST --Tenure-Track Faculty Position

    The School of Kinesiology at Simon Fraser University seeks an outstanding
    physician-scientist to fill a tenure-track faculty position that
    unexpectedly became vacant. This appointment is intended for an
    academically trained physician with a proven record of research
    accomplishments who is qualified to practice medicine in Canada. The
    initial appointment may be made with or without tenure, at any level up to
    senior associate professor or equivalent. Applications from physicians
    with a strong interest in research and teaching but with less experience
    will also be accepted. If a suitable tenure-track candidate is not found
    through this search process, a limited-term lecturer appointment may be

    The preferred candidate will be expected to establish an independent,
    externally funded research program, teach undergraduate and graduate
    courses in his/her areas of expertise and serve as the Medical Officer for
    the School and its programs. Appropriate areas of research focus and
    teaching expertise include: environmental physiology;
    neurology/neuroscience; physiatry; rehabilitation medicine; prevention
    and/or rehabilitation of disorders of major societal concern such as
    cardiovascular disease, stroke, degenerative disorders of the nervous
    system, diabetes, or musculoskeletal disorders; or any other area relevant
    to the field of kinesiology.

    Simon Fraser University, located on top of Burnaby Mountain in Greater
    Vancouver, is renowned for the high quality of its programs. Tenure-track
    appointments are for an initial probationary period of five years and
    include an excellent benefits package, a mortgage assistance package and a
    generous moving allowance.

    The School of Kinesiology has the mission to study human structure and
    function and their relation to health and movement. Its 22 tenure-track
    faculty members and 5 laboratory instructors cover a wide range of
    disciplines and teach approximately 500 students enrolled in the B.Sc.
    program in Kinesiology and 50 graduate students enrolled in M.Sc. or Ph.D.
    programs. Our website, has further description of
    the School.

    Priority will be given to applications received by 15 September 1997, but
    the search will continue until the position is filled. Starting date is
    negotiable. To apply, please submit your curriculum vitŠ, three
    publications that you consider most important, a cover letter outlining
    your clinical, teaching and research experience, anticipated research
    directions, your philosophy and commitment to teaching, and the name,
    address and telephone of three references who you have arranged to send
    confidential letters of reference to:

    Physician-Scientist Search Committee
    School of Kinesiology, Faculty of Applied Sciences
    Simon Fraser University
    Burnaby, British Columbia V5A 1S6, Canada.

    Simon Fraser University is committed to the principle of equity in
    employment and offers equal employment opportunities to qualified
    applicants. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, this
    search is directed to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.
    All appointments are subject to budgetary authorization.


    Andy Hoffer

    J.A. Hoffer, Ph.D.
    Professor, School of Kinesiology
    Faculty of Applied Sciences, Simon Fraser University
    Burnaby, British Columbia, V5A 1S6, CANADA

    tel: (604) 291 3141 FAX: (604) 291 3040
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