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Health and Exercises Sciences - Lecturer (1 Year Term)

University of British Columbia Okanagan

The School of Health & Exercise Sciences at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus, invites applications for a 1-year full-time lecturer position in Health & Exercise Sciences with an expected start date of September 1, 2024.

We seek applicants with clinical exercise physiology and university teaching experience. The successful applicant must have a Clinical Exercise Physiologist certification (CSEP, ACSM, ESSA, etc.) and should be prepared to teach undergraduate courses within the Clinical Exercise Physiology concentration. A proven record of training graduate students in teaching competencies related to exercise testing, training and prescription is required. Additionally, the candidate should have experience mentoring undergraduate and graduate students with experiential learning in community-based practicums, and the development of competency-focused undergraduate curriculum.

UBC is one of the world’s leading universities, and is consistently ranked in the top 40. The university has two distinct campuses, one in Vancouver and one in Kelowna. UBC’s Okanagan campus, located in the city of Kelowna, has over 10,000 students in seven faculties, with strong undergraduate and graduate programs. Situated in the heart of the Okanagan Valley, one of the most scenic regions in Canada, it offers an intimate learning environment and excellent opportunities for regional, national, and international scholarly activities. For more information about UBC resources and opportunities, please visit Information about the surrounding community can be found at:

The School of Health and Exercise Sciences was launched in July 2011 and currently has 21 full-time faculty members, over 800 undergraduate students, and approximately 60 graduate students. The School offers an undergraduate degree in health and exercise sciences with three concentration options: kinesiology and allied health, clinical exercise physiology, and health behaviour change and kinesiology. In addition, the School offers research-based Masters and PhD programs.
Applications must be submitted online at

Candidates should submit:
Letter of Application including: A statement of your clinical and teaching experience Curriculum Vitae listing the following:
• Education
• Community-based clinical exercise physiology experience
• University-level teaching and related experience
Names of three (3) referees

For more information, applicants can contact: Dr. Tanya Forneris, Interim Director, School of Health and Exercise Sciences at

Closing date for applications is July 19th, 2024. All positions are subject to budgetary approval. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.