Assistant Professor in Health and Physical Education
The Faculty of Education, Western University, invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor (tenure-track) in the area of health and physical education. The salary will be commensurate with the successful candidate’s qualifications and experience. The preferred start date of this appointment is July 1, 2022.
Candidates must have earned a completed Ph.D. degree in education or related field with a demonstrated record of excellence in research and teaching. Preference will be given to candidates who also have a focus in technology enhanced learning and pedagogy, and have a degree and professional qualifications in teacher education.
Candidates must provide evidence of research excellence, which can be demonstrated by a record of relevant publications in health and physical education and technology enhanced learning. The successful candidate will teach and contribute to the development, implementation and maintenance of health and physical education, and technology enhanced learning in related programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The successful candidate will be expected to teach in the Bachelor of Education in the area of health and physical education. The successful candidate will supervise graduate students and participate in community service within and beyond the Faculty of Education. Candidates are encouraged to engage with one of our five research centres.
Western’s Faculty of Education has been at the leading edge of education in Canada since 1962 and offers educational opportunities at the baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral levels. Believing today’s children are tomorrow’s leaders, the faculty strives to strengthen the field of education to help ensure every child has the opportunity to flourish. Western’s Faculty of Education collaborates with more than 500 partners in 23 countries, and attracts top faculty members from around the world. The Faculty of Education has conducted numerous provincial, national and international studies that were the first or largest of their kind, and is home to five dedicated research centres – the Canadian Research Centre on Inclusive Education, the Centre for Research & Education on Violence Against Women and Children, the Centre for School Mental Health, the Interdisciplinary Centre for Research in Curriculum as a Social Practice, and the Centre for the Science of Learning. Western’s Faculty of Education is also home to the Mary J. Wright Child and Youth Development Clinic. With more than 41,000 alumni residing in Canada and in 35 countries around the world, Western’s Faculty of Education graduates have gone on to have influential careers and become leaders on a global scale. More information on the Faculty of Education can be obtained at http://www.edu.uwo.ca/.
With annual research funding exceeding $220 million, and an international reputation for success, Western ranks as one of Canada's top research-intensive universities. Our research excellence expands knowledge and drives discovery with real-world application. Western also provides an exceptional employment experience, offering competitive salaries, a wide range of employment opportunities and one of Canada's most beautiful campuses.
Interested candidates should submit a complete application package electronically, as a single pdf file, in order as indicated below:
1. A completed application form which is available at: https://www.uwo.ca/facultyrelations/pdf/full-time-application-form.pdf
2. A letter of application describing their qualifications for the position
3. A teaching portfolio which includes a teaching philosophy, a statement of teaching interests in teacher education and graduate education, and evidence of successful teaching experiences such as course evaluations (2 pages maximum)
4. A description of research accomplishments and plans for future research and alignment to one Education research centres or Western’s Institutes (2 pages)
5. A curriculum vitae
6. An exemplary sample of their scholarly writing
7. The names and addresses of three referees
The complete application package should be sent to:
Dr. Donna Kotsopoulos, Dean
Faculty of Education
1137 Western Road
London, ON N6G 1G7
The application deadline is June 10, 2022.
Effective September 7, 2021, all employees and visitors to campus are required to comply with Western’s Covid-19 Vaccination Policy.
Positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Western University is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.
In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.
Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Evangeline Castillo by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.