INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY-BASED REHABILITATION
The School of Rehabilitation Therapy invites applications from outstanding scholars in the area of International Community-Based Rehabilitation for a faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor under the Queen's National Scholar (QNS) Program.
The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to academic and pedagogical excellence, and will establish an innovative multidisciplinary research program with a focus on international community-based rehabilitation. The Queen's National Scholar Program expects that the successful candidate will have a demonstrated ability to provide rich and rewarding learning experiences for all students and will have a strong research program that aligns with the strategic priorities of Queen's University.
The successful candidate must hold a PhD in a discipline that aligns with community-based rehabilitation (e.g. community health, disability studies, occupational therapy, physical therapy, rehabilitation science) and have international development experience in order to enable the candidate to become a scholarly leader within the International Centre for the Advancement of Community Based Rehabilitation. The Centre, in operation since 1991, has received over $40 million in funding to support work in countries such as Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and Croatia. Work within the Centre will require the successful candidate to develop and maintain international collaborations; obtain extramural funding for research and community development initiatives; publish in scholarly journals, and create international learning and placement experiences for Queen's students in rehabilitation, nursing, medicine, and other areas.
This is a tenured or tenure-track position and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Performance expectations for tenure-track and tenured faculty members at Queen's include innovative and high quality peer-assessed scholarly or creative work (which is normally demonstrated by presentation or publication in a suitable academic or artistic forum), outstanding teaching contributions and an ongoing commitment to academic and pedagogical excellence, as well as substantive contributions through service to the Faculty, to the University, and/or the broader community. The review of applications will begin on February 1st. This position is available July 1st, 2014.Applicants are asked to submit: a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, which includes a comprehensive list of publications, awards and grants received; a statement of current and prospective research interests, and a statement of teaching experience and interests together with a teaching portfolio. Three letters of reference, one of which must be at arm's length, are to be included. Applications are to be sent to: Marcia Finlayson, PhD, Vice Dean (Health Sciences) and Director, School of Rehabilitation Therapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, K7L 3N6. Email: email@example.com. Telephone: 613-533-2576. Fax: 613-533-6776.
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 identity.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada will be given priority.
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