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Assistant Professor, Sport Injury Prevention, Faculty of Kinesiology

University of Calgary

The Faculty of Kinesiology at the University of Calgary invites applications for a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor in sport injury prevention inclusive of sport-related concussion, with specific expertise in a related field of epidemiology, exercise science, health science, behavioral science, data science, or another relevant field. The appointment date for the successful candidate is anticipated to be September 2019.

The successful candidate will have earned a PhD in a field related to injury prevention in sport and sport-related concussion, be at an early phase of research career, have demonstrated excellence in research publication and external funding, and evidence of teaching excellence. The successful candidate will pursue a novel and independent research program in alignment with the Sport Injury Prevention Research Centre in the Faculty of Kinesiology and with the Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institute, and/or the O’Brien Institute for Public Health, and/or the Hotchkiss Brain Institute, and/or the McCaig Institute for Bone and Joint Health. The candidate will have the potential to become a leader in their research field with a plan for significant contribution to the Faculty of Kinesiology in high-quality undergraduate and graduate teaching, graduate student supervision and mentorship, and service.

Interested individuals are encouraged to submit an application online via the 'Apply Now' link (see link below). Please be aware that the application process allows for only four attachments. Your four application attachments should be organized to contain the following (which may require you to merge documents):

• A cover letter
• A curriculum vitae
• A summary of your planned research program (3 pages),
• A brief teaching dossier, and three examples of relevant publications or other supporting materials

In addition, please arrange to have three letters of reference sent separately to the Dean, Dr. Penny Werthner via Cheryl Gathercole, Executive Assistant, Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Calgary,

The closing date for applications is May 23, 2019. View full job and apply:

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The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)