The Human Mobility Research Centre (HMRC) brings together a world-class team of researchers to improve human mobility through the development of innovative and effective treatment strategies for bone and joint disorders caused by arthritis, osteoporosis, and injury. HMRC is a partnership between Kingston General Hospital, Queen's University, federal and provincial governments and private industry. HMRC's research facilities are located at Kingston General Hospital.

Employment Opportunities:


Faculty Position in Computer-Assisted Surgery

Queen's University invites applications for a faculty position at the rank of Associate or Full Professor.  We seek an outstanding individual, with the appropriate qualifications, committed to excellence in teaching and with demonstrated research expertise in computer-assisted surgery, particularly orthopaedic applications.

Computer-assisted surgery is a strategic research focus for both Queen's University and Kingston General Hospital.  The award-winning computer-assisted surgery research team, which collaborates through the Human Mobility Research Centre (http://www.hmrc.ca), includes more than 30 researchers, graduate students, and professional staff representing the disciplines of:  computing, engineering, orthopaedic surgery, radiology, rheumatology and rehabilitation therapy.

The successful candidate will play a lead role in the translation of complex clinical procedures into fundamental approaches that form the basis for new computer-assisted surgical techniques.  The successful candidate will also be expected to play a lead role in the start-up and operation of the Operating Room 2010 (OR/2010) project.  OR/2010, set to open in fall 2005, will be a fully integrated operating suite at Kingston General Hospital dedicated to support research in computer-assisted surgery, interventional radiology and diagnostic radiology.

The successful candidate will be given a primary appointment in the School of Computing, the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, the Department of Surgery, or another appropriate department.  Cross-appointments to multiple departments are possible.  Salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Qualified applicants should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae - including a list of publications and teaching and research summaries - and copies of up to three recent papers, and should arrange for references from at least three referees to be sent to:

Chair, CAS Appointments Committee,
Human Mobility Research Centre,
Kingston General Hospital, Doran 2,
Kingston, Ontario
Canada K7L 2V7

Material may also be sent electronically to search@cs.queensu.ca.  Review of applications will begin on April 1st, 2005.  The search will continue until the position is filled.

If you should have any questions regarding this position or would like further information please contact the .

Queen's University is an integral part of the vibrant Kingston community in the heart of the Thousand Islands region of Southeastern Ontario.  It has a community spirit and amenities unmatched by any other Canadian university.  Academic staff at Queen's University are governed by a collective agreement, the details of which are posted at http://www.qufa.ca.  The University invites applications from all qualified individuals.  Queen's is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identify.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority.

For information about other job opportunities at HMRC or general inquiries about employment please contact:
Human Mobility Research Centre
Kingston General Hospital
Angada 1
Kingston, Ontario  K7L 2V7
Fax: 613.549.2529

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