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Assistant Professor in Exercise Physiology

University of Winnipeg

The Department of Kinesiology and Applied Health at The University of Winnipeg invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. Subject to budgetary approval, this position will commence July 1, 2019. Salary levels will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Winnipeg, primarily an undergraduate liberal arts institution, has a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching excellence and research. The Department serves students pursuing a major in Kinesiology and Applied Health, including streams in Athletic Therapy, Coaching, Exercise Science, as well as students wishing to teach Physical and Health Education in the school system. Additional information about the Department, including current areas of research and courses offered, can be found at: https://www.uwinnipeg.ca/dept-kinesiology/.

Qualifications

Candidates will have earned a PhD with expertise in exercise physiology before the start of the appointment. The successful candidate will demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level, and will demonstrate strong potential for an active research program in clinical or applied exercise physiology.

Candidates should have a specialization in the area of cardiovascular, cardiorespiratory or neuromuscular physiology, and will ideally have experience with special populations such as: individuals with, or at risk for, chronic disease; indigenous, low socio-economic-status, or other under-represented populations in health research; or sport/high performance. Although not required, status as a Certified Exercise Physiologist through the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology is an asset.

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will teach courses that primarily support the Department’s exercise science program, including undergraduate courses in exercise sciences, physiology, and anatomy. They would also be expected to establish and maintain an active research program and apply for external research funding. As well, the successful candidate will participate in departmental and university service, and will work cooperatively and collegially with fellow department members.

Application process

Applicants must submit all application materials through The University of Winnipeg's online recruitment system, https://www.northstarats.com/University-of-Winnipeg.

Complete applications will include:
• a cover letter
• a current curriculum vitae
• a research statement describing past research achievements and future research plans
• a teaching statement and evidence of teaching effectiveness, including teaching evaluations, if available
• up to three (3) publications
• a list of three (3) referees and current contact information

Please indicate in your application whether you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.

The selection committee will begin reviewing applications on February 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled; full consideration is assured for applications received by February 14, 2019.

Enquiries may be addressed to Dr. Melanie Gregg, Chair, kinesiology@uwinnipeg.ca

The University of Winnipeg is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion and recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research environments, and is essential to academic and institutional excellence. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals and encourage women, members of racialized communities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity to confidentially self-identify at time of application. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Additional information on The University of Winnipeg is available at http://www.uwinnipeg.ca/.