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Limited Term Position, Kinesiology

Wilfrid Laurier University

The Department of Kinesiology & Physical Education at Wilfrid Laurier University invites applications for a one-year limited term faculty appointment at the Assistant Professor level in the area of Human Exercise Physiology beginning August 1, 2019. This position may be extended for an additional year, subject to budgetary approval.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated teaching expertise in the area of human physiology and be able to collaborate with faculty within both the Department of Kinesiology & Physical Education, as well as with other Departments within the Faculty of Science. The incumbent must have the ability to teach a variety of undergraduate courses (e.g., human physiology, anatomy, advanced exercise physiology, exercise as medicine, nutrition, or fitness assessment/exercise prescription). The successful candidate will contribute to the students’ ability to obtain the core competencies and kinesiology practical experience required for accreditation by the College of Kinesiologists.

Qualification for the positions include a PhD. in Kinesiology, and evidence of commitment to and superior ability in teaching. Post-doctoral experience would be an asset.

Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, a summary of teaching experiences and interests, a Teaching dossier, a statement of current and prospective research interests, and contact information (address, telephone, and email) for at least three referees to:
Dr. Jennifer Robertson-Wilson
Chair Designate: Department of Kinesiology & Physical Education
Wilfrid Laurier University
75 University Ave.
Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3C5

Or via email to: Dr. Jennifer Robertson-Wilson at jrobertsonwilson@wlu.ca.

Electronic submission of applications is preferred.
Applications will be accepted until June 30, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.

Applicants can learn more about the Department and current faculty research interests at: https://students.wlu.ca/programs/science/kinesiology-and-physical-education/index.html.

Wilfrid Laurier University is committed to employment equity and values diversity. Laurier welcomes applications from qualified candidates who identify as Indigenous, racialized, or having disabilities, and qualified candidates of any sexual identities and gender identity. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, as per Canadian immigration laws, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obligated to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenships, however, all applicants must include one of the following statements in their cover letter:

Yes, I am a current citizen or permanent resident of Canada;
No, I am not a current citizen or permanent resident of Canada

Members of designated groups must self-identify to be considered for employment equity. Candidates may self-identify, in confidence, to Dr. Ken Maly, Acting Dean of Science (kmaly@wlu.ca). Further information on the equity policy can be found at https://www.wlu.ca/about/governance/assets/resources/8.4-employment-equity.html.

Applicants are encouraged to address any career interruptions or special circumstances that may have affected their record of research and teaching, in accordance with SSHRC and NSERC definitions and guidelines. To obtain a copy of this job description in an accessible format, please contact HR@wlu.ca.

The Faculty of Science wishes to thank all applicants for their interest. All nominations and applications shall be reviewed and considered under a set of criteria established by the Search Committee and a short list of candidates shall be interviewed. Only those applicants selected for the short list will be contacted.