The Department of Kinesiology at the University of Waterloo invites
applications for a tenure- track faculty position, at the rank of
Assistant Professor, in the field of ergonomics/human factors. Candidates
should have demonstrated research and teaching ability to solve problems
such as: optimization of human performance, reduction of human error,
human-computer interaction, health and safety. We are searching for
expertise to complement our current strength in occupational biomechanics.
Candidates with expertise in cognitive or social behavioral aspects of
ergonomics are encouraged to apply. The candidate must have a Ph.D. or a
M.D. with research training in ergonomics, consulting experience and
should be eligible for full member classification in the Human Factors
Association of Canada/Association canadienne d'ergonomie or be eligible
for certification by the Board of Certification in Professional
Ergonomics. Duties include research, teaching at undergraduate and
graduate level, and supervising graduate students. Salary range
commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Department of Kinesiology offers the only undergraduate program in
Ergonomics in Canada. The Department of Kinesiology is an
inter-disciplinary department with expertise spanning the social to
biological study of human movement. The mission of the department is to
discover and explain mechanisms and principles of human movement and to
apply this knowledge to strategies which optimize the health and physical
performance of individuals in work and leisure activities. The department
offers B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Kinesiology.

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.
James S. Frank, Chair, 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 September
1, 1997 and the expected start date for the appointment is January 1, 1998
or earlier. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements,
this advertisement is directed to Canadian Citizens and Permanent
Residents. The University of Waterloo encourages applications from all
qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities,
native people and persons with disabilities. This appointment is subject
to the availability of funds.


Stuart M. McGill
Dept. of Kinesiology Fax: 519-746-6776
University of Waterloo
Waterloo, ON.
N2L 3G1