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Assistant Professor (Teaching), Faculty of Kinesiology

University of Calgary

Position Description
The Faculty of Kinesiology at the University of Calgary invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor (Teaching) position in the area of human anatomy. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2024, or a mutually agreeable date.

The successful candidate will teach and develop a range of undergraduate courses in the area of human anatomy and human physiology. This position carries a normal teaching load of six courses per year, including but not limited to KNES 259 (Human Anatomy and Physiology I), KNES 260 (Human Anatomy and Physiology II), and KNES 460 (Laboratory Practicum: Anatomy). The development of an advanced anatomy course at the undergraduate level is anticipated as part of this position. Course descriptions are available here.

Applicants must have:
Earned a PhD in a relevant field, such as kinesiology, anatomy, exercise science, movement science
Evidence of successful teaching in human anatomy at the post-secondary level
First-hand experience conducting and teaching dissection and prosection
Track-record of using active and experiential teaching approaches in the classroom, including working with human tissue materials and anatomical models
Demonstrated support of student learning inside and outside of the classroom
Familiarity with a range of teaching and learning pedagogies; engagement in the scholarship of teaching and learning as related to anatomy, kinesiology, or a related field
Experience using on-line teaching methods including synchronous and asynchronous teaching as well as demonstrating the ability to integrate technology into lecture and laboratory sessions
Experience with service at the post-secondary level, such as course coordination, lab supervision, undergraduate research, new course development, and committee work

How to apply:
Please submit your application online via the 'Apply Now' link: https://careers.ucalgary.ca/jobs/12460856-assistant-professor-teaching-faculty-of-kinesiology

Please be aware that the application process allows for only four attachments. The four attachments should be organized to contain the following (which may require you to merge documents):
Cover letter and curriculum vitae, including names and contact information for three referees
Statement of teaching philosophy/teaching dossier
Statement on equity, diversity and inclusion identifying the applicant’s contributions or potential contributions to advancing a culture of equity and inclusion

Application deadline: February 16, 2024

Questions may be addressed to:
Dr. William Bridel
Associate Dean (Academic), Faculty of Kinesiology
william.bridel@ucalgary.ca

The University of Calgary has launched an institution-wide Indigenous Strategy in line with the foundational goals of Eyes High, committing to creating a rich, vibrant, and culturally competent campus that welcomes and supports Indigenous Peoples, encourages Indigenous community partnerships, is inclusive of Indigenous perspectives in all that we do.

As an equitable and inclusive employer, 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. In particular, we encourage members of the designated groups (women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible/racialized minorities, and diverse sexual orientation and gender identities) to apply. To ensure a fair and equitable assessment, we offer accommodation at any stage during the recruitment process to applicants with disabilities. Questions regarding [diversity] EDI at UCalgary can be sent to the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (equity@ucalgary.ca) and requests for accommodations can be sent to Human Resources (hrhire@ucalgary.ca).

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)

Additional Information

To learn more about academic opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Academic Careers website. For more information visit Careers in the Faculty of Kinesiology.

The University strongly recommends all faculty and staff are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

About the University of Calgary

The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit ucalgary.ca.

About Calgary, Alberta

Calgary is one of the world's cleanest cities and has been named one of the world's most livable cities for years. Calgary is a city of leaders - in business, community, philanthropy and volunteerism. Calgarians benefit from a growing number of world-class dining and cultural events and enjoy more days of sunshine per year than any other major Canadian city. Calgary is less than an hour's drive from the majestic Rocky Mountains and boasts the most extensive urban pathway and bikeway network in North America.