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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor - Physical Education and Outdoor/Land-Based Education

University of Regina

The Faculty of Education at the University of Regina is inviting applications for an Assistant Professor in Health, Outdoor, and Physical Education (HOPE) for a full-time, tenure-track position appointment with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2022.

HOPE embraces developmental, place-based, experiential, multi-sensory, and interdisciplinary learning while reinforcing the core values of the Faculty of Education and the focus of the University’s Strategic Plan – All Our Relations: kahkiyaw kiwâhkômâkaninawak. Built on a foundation of education through health, outdoor/land-based and physical education, the program exemplifies and reflects the importance of personal and social well-being, and a responsibility to teach for ecological and social justice.

Duties: The successful individual will be responsible for teaching undergraduate and graduate classes in Physical Education and Outdoor/Land-based Education, and/or Health Education, assuming active involvement in the HOPE Subject area, supervising graduate students, supervising undergraduate students in field experiences, and working on faculty committees. They will assume active involvement in collegial governance and engage in individual and collaborative scholarly research.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate should possess a Ph.D. degree or be near completion when taking up the position, with an academic focus on Physical Education and expertise in Outdoor Education and/or Land-based Education, a current teaching certificate and successful teaching experience in K-12 environments. The individual should have an active research agenda or demonstrate an ability to engage in high quality research. Teaching experience in a university setting is an asset.

Salary Range: Depending on qualifications and experience, normally in the Assistant Professor range ($89,914 - $113,562) as per URFA Collective Agreement.

Applications must be submitted online at https://urcareers.uregina.ca/ by February 14, 2022 and shall include:
- Cover letter that outlines qualifications, research and teaching interests
- Current curriculum vitae
- Names and contact information of three references
- Description of scholarly research program
- Statement of teaching philosophy
- Unofficial transcripts

Candidates who are short-listed will be required to have three letters of reference and provide original transcripts addressed and sent to the Office of the Dean, Faculty of Education, University of Regina, 3737 Wascana Parkway, Regina, SK, S4S 0A2.

For academic inquiries, please contact Dr. Alayne Armstrong, Associate Dean, Faculty Development & Human Resources, Faculty of Education (alayne.armstrong@uregina.ca).

The University of Regina is committed to an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the community that we serve. The University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including individuals within the University’s employment equity categories of women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.