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Assistant Teaching Professor, Kinesiology

University of Victoria

School of Exercise Science, Physical & Health Education
Faculty of Education
University of Victoria

Assistant Teaching Professor
The School of Exercise Science, Physical & Health Education invites applications for a teaching position in the area of Kinesiology. The appointment will be made at the rank of Assistant Teaching Professor commencing on July 1, 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter. The successful applicant will normally teach 12 units (8 courses) of undergraduate course work over 3 terms.

Candidates must possess a doctoral degree in Kinesiology or equivalent, have demonstrated excellence in post-secondary teaching, and will have a demonstrated ability to develop undergraduate student competencies in:

1. theoretical & practical clinical skills in cardiorespiratory &/or orthopaedic rehabilitation;
2. exercise prescription in healthy populations;
3. other core kinesiology fundamental course work.

The following will be considered assets:

• Understanding of national kinesiology professional body initiatives
• Expertise in kinesiology related certification (CSEP – CPT, CEP instructor, SCC)
• Evidence of contributions to curriculum and program development
• Experience with practicum based learning
• Development & implementation of culturally transformed curricula
• Demonstrated ability to lead as well as be a supportive team member;
• Evidence of a high degree of collegiality

In accordance with the University’s Equity Plan and pursuant to Section 42 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference will be given to members of the following groups: Indigenous scholars, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities. Candidates from these groups, who wish to qualify for preferential consideration, are encouraged to self-identify. The University of Victoria is an equity employer and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Aboriginal Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Faculty and librarians at the University of Victoria are governed by the provisions of the Collective Agreement. Members are represented by the University of Victoria Faculty Association (

Candidates are requested to provide:
1. Cover letter outlining how the candidate meets the requirements of the position
2. Updated academic CV
3. Teaching dossier with evaluations where available
4. The names and contact details of three referees

For questions on the position please contact John Meldrum, Director of the School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education via email ( or phone (250-721-8382).

Letters of application, CV & teaching dossier should be sent by March 15th, 2018 to:

Rebecca Zammit
Assistant to the Director
Exercise Science, Physical & Health Education
University of Victoria
PO Box 1700 STN CSC
Victoria BC V8W 2Y2

Telephone: 250-721-8373