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  • Tenure-Track Assistant Professor - Musculoskeletal Anatomy - Brock University

    The Department of Kinesiology at Brock University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Musculoskeletal Anatomy.
    Please see additional details below regarding an interest in Biomechanics.

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    Closing date:
    September 21, 2018

    Brock University

    Location: Ontario
    Date posted: 2018-08-08
    Advertised until: 2018-09-08

    The Faculty of Applied Health Sciences and Department of Kinesiology at Brock University are pleased to invite applications, from qualified individuals, for a full-time, probationary tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Musculoskeletal Anatomy effective January 1, 2019.


    The successful candidate will bring a record of achievement commensurate with an Assistant Professor position, having earned a PhD in Kinesiology with a particular focus on Musculoskeletal Anatomy. Post-doctoral training will be considered an asset. Candidates must demonstrate strong potential for outstanding teaching contributions. He/she will have a demonstrated ability to provide high quality curriculum and teach a variety of undergraduate courses in musculoskeletal anatomy, musculoskeletal biomechanics, movement disorders, clinical mechanics and kinesiology. Excellent communication skills, a willingness to work collegially, and a desire to play an integral role in the growth, development and identity of the Faculty are all essential.

    The candidate must compliment our existing research strengths in neuromechanics, biomechanics, physical ergonomics, environmental ergonomics, physiology and motor learning. The position offers widespread opportunities to perform collaborative research to better understand, prevent and/or treat workplace and movement related injury.

    Applicants should possess a strong academic background and have an established record of excellence in innovative and scholarly research leading to peer reviewed publications. Demonstrated potential for securing external funding through national agencies such as CIHR, NSERC, Ministry of Labour and other related agencies. The candidate will demonstrate potential to become a leader in their research field with a clear plan for significant contribution to the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences in high-quality undergraduate and graduate teaching, graduate student supervision and mentorship, training of postdoctoral fellows, and service.

    Notes / To Apply

    This position is subject to budgetary approval. To apply, click on the following link: Within your online application, applicants must submit a letter of application, a statement of research interests, a statement of teaching interests related to departmental programs, a curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three references as part of their application. The closing date for applications is September 21, 2018.

    For additional information please contact:
    Dr. Phil Sullivan, Chair
    Department of Kinesiology

    Information on the Department of Kinesiology can be found at

    All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. However Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Brock University is actively committed to diversity and the principles of Employment Equity and invites applications from all qualified candidates. Women, Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minorities, people with disabilities and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) persons are encouraged to apply and to voluntarily self-identify as a member of a designated group as part of their application. Candidates who wish to be considered as a member of one or more designated groups can fill out the Self-Identification questions included in the questionnaire at the time of application.

    Brock University is actively committed to diversity and the principles of Employment Equity and invites applications from all qualified candidates. Women, Indigenous peoples, members of visible minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. We will accommodate the needs of the applicants and the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the selection process, as outlined in the Employee Accommodation Policy Please advise: Philip Sullivan, Professor- psullivan@BrockU.CA to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated through this process. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

    More information on Brock University can be found on the University's website:

    About Brock University

    The Brock University experience is second to none in Canada. Located in historic Niagara region, Brock offers all the benefits of a young and modern university in a safe, community-minded city, with beautiful natural surroundings. With over 18,000 students and more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in seven diverse Faculties, Brock excels at providing exceptional experiential learning opportunities and highly rated student and campus life experiences.

    Our Geography

    Brock University’s main campus is situated atop the Niagara Escarpment, within a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve, overlooking the city of St. Catharines, in the heart of Niagara wine country. The Niagara region is dotted with landmarks that recognize our nation’s history and features breathtaking natural beauty and world-famous attractions. St. Catharines is home to vibrant arts and entertainment venues, and is a short drive from Toronto, Niagara Falls, and Buffalo, New York. With one of the warmest climates in Canada, clean, safe communities, and surprisingly affordable real estate, Niagara is an exceptional location to call home.

    What we Offer

    Brock University offers competitive salary and benefits and ample support for research and sabbaticals. Research resources include; conference support, start-up funding, subscriptions to major databases and access to various research funding vehicles. For candidates considering relocation, moving expenses will be administered according to the Faculty Association Collective Agreement.

    Michael W.R. Holmes, PhD
    Canada Research Chair in Neuromuscular Mechanics and Ergonomics
    Assistant Professor
    Brock University | Department of Kinesiology
    Niagara Region | 1812 Sir Isaac Brock Way | St. Catharines, ON L2S 3A1 | Phone: 905 688 5550 x4398 | Fax: 905 984 4851
    Lab Website:
    Twitter: @holmeslab
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    Last edited by Mike Holmes; August 20, 2018, 12:13 PM.