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Instructor, Kinesiology

University of Lethbridge

The Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education at the University of Lethbridge invites applications for a Continuing Appointment (Probationary) position at the level of Instructor II or III (dependent upon teaching experience). The appointment will commence July 01, 2019, subject to budgetary approval.

Applicants should hold a completed Ph.D. or Master’s degree in Kinesiology or related field and possess experience teaching at the post-secondary level. The successful candidate will be expected to teach classroom-based courses in the areas of Wellness & Physical Activity, and Growth, Development, & Aging. In addition, the successful candidate will engage our students in the theory and practice of physical literacy. The Department is currently exploring the integration of Indigenous sport and physical activity into its programs and would welcome a candidate who is able to contribute to this discussion. The Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, offers a B.A. or B.Sc. in Kinesiology and an M.A. or M.Sc. The Department and University are student-focused, comprehensive (research intensive, with undergraduate and graduate student programming), and grounded in liberal education.

At the University of Lethbridge, fostering a culture of inclusion is an institutional imperative. The University invites and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in employment, who may contribute to further diversification of our Institution. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given preference.

Located in Southern Alberta, not far from the Rocky Mountains, the city of Lethbridge enjoys a sunny, dry climate that is surprisingly mild, has excellent cultural and recreational amenities, and offers attractive economic conditions. Founded in 1967, the University of Lethbridge has an enrollment of over 8,500 national and international students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The University emphasizes student-experience and excellence in undergraduate teaching—particularly in its focus on liberal education—as well as world-class research. For more information, please visit our web site at www.uleth.ca and the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education website at: http://www.uleth.ca/artsci/kinesiology.

All applications must be submitted online, and must include a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, sample outlines and teaching evaluations of courses previously taught, and contact information for three academic references. For details on how to submit your application, please visit our Human Resources website at https://uleth.peopleadmin.ca and choose the Academic postings option. References will be contacted directly with information on how to submit their reference letters. Non-specific letters and resumes from obviously unrelated disciplines will not be considered.

The University of Lethbridge acknowledges that the land on which we gather is the traditional territory of the Siksikaitsitapi (Blackfoot).

Enquiries may be directed to Ilsa E. Wong, Co-Chair, Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education: ilsa.wong@uleth.ca.

Completed applications must be received by March 15, 2019.