Environmental / Occupational Health
Tenure Track Position
The Division of Community Health and Humanities, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University
of Newfoundland invites applications for a tenure track position in Environmental/Occupational Health.
the most innovative university in Canada for
the 13th year in a row. Located about 100 km
from metropolitan Toronto, the University of
Waterloo is in the Region of Waterloo with a
population of 500,000. The area is in the
heart of Canada's technology triangle and
enjoys one of the fastest growths in Canada.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to
apply; however, Canadian Citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. The
University encourages applications from all
qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, native peoples and
persons with disabilities. Candidates are
expected to become eligible for Professional
Engineering registration in Ontario.
The appointment will be at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Individuals who are currently in the later stages of their
graduate training are encouraged to apply. A completed earned doctorate is required for the appointee
to receive the rank of Assistant Professor and to be in a tenure-track position. (If a successful candidate has
not completed an earned doctorate, he/she shall be appointed to a regular term, non-renewable three-year appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. If the candidate completes all the requirements for the
doctorate during the first 24 months of the term appointment, he/she shall begin a tenure-track appointment following completion of the requirements of the degree). The successful candidate will contribute
to the undergraduate and graduate programs within the Division; establish and maintain an independent,
externally funded program of applied health research; and participate in service activities.
Candidates will be expected to possess a PhD in a relevant health field and have expertise in a combination
of the following areas: air quality, food and water quality, climate change, toxicology, environmental/occupational exposures, and occupational/environmental health policies. Candidates will be expected to teach
health professional and graduate students about environmental/occupational health exposures. Experience working with community stakeholders and familiarity with geographical information systems in the
environmental/occupational health context are assets for the position.
Applications should be addressed to: Dr. Shree Mulay, Associate Dean, Division of Community Health and
Humanities, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, A1B 3V6. Applications can be
submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org or by fax: (709) 777-7382. VPA MEDI 2008 006
The application package should include curriculum vitae, contact details of three referees, a letter of application, one sample of scholarly writing, an overview and discussion of qualifications and interests as they
relate to the position, and a statement of teaching philosophy.
The deadline for application is February 28, 2010.
The Faculty of Medicine is located in the Health Science Centre on the campus of Memorial University of
Newfoundland. This facility also houses the Schools of Pharmacy and Nursing, the Health Science Library,
the General Hospital, the H. Bliss Murphy Centre, and the Janeway Children’s Hospital. The integrated complex allows for close working relationships in both research and teaching among the Faculties of Medicine
and the Schools of Nursing and Pharmacy.
Memorial University of Newfoundland is the largest university in Atlantic Canada. As the province’s only
university, Memorial plays an integral role in the education and cultural life of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Offering diverse undergraduate and graduate programs to almost 18,000 students, Memorial provides
a distinctive and stimulating environment for learning. St. John’s is a safe, friendly city with great historic
charm, a vibrant cultural life, and easy access to a wide range of outdoor
Memorial University is committed to employment equity and
encourages applications from qualified women and men, visible
minorities, aboriginal people, and persons with disabilities.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however,
Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.
Dalhousie University - Applications are
invited for a five-year Limited term position at
the Assistant Professor level in the School of
Occupational Therapy starting July 1, 2010.
The position encompasses research, teaching
and administration. Proficiency in or readi-
ness to learn distance education methods is
essential. Salary will be commensurate with
qualifications and experience. The ideal candi-
date will have a completed MSc(OT) and be
eligible for licensure with the College of
Occupational Therapists of Nova Scotia.
Research experience will be an asset. Priority
will be given to applicants whose research
and/or practice relate to primary health care,
chronic disability management, and mental
health. Applications are invited for a two-year
limited term position at the Instructor level in
the School of Occupational Therapy starting
July 1, 2010. Minimum BSc(OT) with excel-
lent communication, coordination, organiza-
tional and personal skills; minimum two years
clinical experience; experience with student
teaching/supervision and knowledge/famil-
iarity with educative distance technologies
will be an asset. This position will be responsi-
ble for coordinating and training part-time
instructors, organizing materials and person-
nel for each laboratory or tutorial session and
act as an instructor to groups of eight to ten
students for a minimum of four courses. The
individual will be responsible for developing
case studies for occupational therapy class
assignments and simulated client exams,
developing and implementing innovative clin-
ical fieldwork opportunities in non traditional
venues and within the school. Salary will be
commensurate with qualifications and experi-
ence. The School of Occupational Therapy is
situated in a visionary Faculty of Health Pro-
fessions of 21 health and social professions.
Inquiries welcome! Please contact the Director
at email@example.com. Consideration of
applications will begin February 28, 2010.
Submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a
statement of teaching and research interests,
confirmation of eligibility for an occupational
therapy license in Nova Scotia and three con-
fidential letters of reference forwarded by the
referees to: Chair, Appointments Committee,
School of Occupational Therapy, Dalhousie
University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H
3J5; Ph: 902-494-8804; Fax: 902- 494-1229;
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Subject
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