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Assistant/Associate Professor, Physical and Health Education

University of Manitoba

Applications are invited for a position at the Assistant or Associate Professor (tenure track) level. Salary will commensurate with qualifications and experience. The appointment will begin July 1, 2018.

Position Number 24876: Assistant/Associate Professor in Physical and Health Education

Candidates will possess an earned doctorate (or be near completion) in the area of physical and health education, or a related degree. The candidate will demonstrate a record of, or strong potential for, research and a commitment to teaching in one or more areas of: physical and health education pedagogy/curriculum, physical literacy, active health and wellness education. Experience related to teaching physical and health education and/or coaching is an asset.

The successful candidate will teach students in the undergraduate and graduate programs and attract and supervise graduate students. The successful candidate will develop a sustainable research program and seek funding for research through external sources, and provide service to the community and to the University.

Faculty Information:
The Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management offers the following degrees: Bachelor of Physical Education (B.P.E.), Bachelor of Kinesiology (B.Kin and B.Kin (AT)), Bachelor of Recreation Management and Community Development (B.R.M.C.D.), Master of Science and Master of Arts in Kinesiology & Recreation. It also has a Ph.D. program in Applied Health Sciences offered collaboratively with other health science faculties. Approximately 460 undergraduate and 60 graduate students are enrolled in the Faculty. Faculty members have vibrant research programs funded by SSHRC, NSERC and CIHR, as well as other agencies. The Health, Leisure and Human Performance Research Institute promotes interdisciplinary research within the Faculty and University. Bison Sports and Recreation Services provides a broad range of services to the University and Community, including intercollegiate sport, recreation services, children’s programs and athletic therapy. Together these academic, research and service programs have a mission to work collaboratively to further the creation and translation of knowledge of physical activity, sport, recreation and leisure, and to enhance the quality of lives locally, nationally and internationally. The FKRM enjoys many state of the art facilities, including a 100,000 square foot active living centre and applied research laboratory that opened in

Application Procedure:
Applications for position number 24876 must include a description of research, teaching and professional interests, accompanied by curriculum vitae and the names of three references. Electronic applications, combined in one complete pdf file, should be sent to The closing date for applications is December 18, 2017.

For further information, please contact either Dr. Douglas Brown, Dean ( or Dr. Joannie Halas, Chair ( Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management, University of Manitoba.

The University of Manitoba is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, racialized persons/persons of colour, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the protection of privacy provision of The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (Manitoba). Please note that curriculum vitae may be provided to participating members of the search process.

The University appreciates the interest of all applicants; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

The University of Manitoba is a comprehensive institution of higher learning with approximately 30,000 students. It is located in Winnipeg, a vibrant and culturally diverse city of over 730,000 residents. It is the largest city in the Province of Manitoba, and is located in the commercial, social, economic and government centre of the Province. Learn more about Winnipeg at further information about the University of Manitoba and the Faculty may be obtained from and