Health Sciences - Assistant Professor (Clinical Exercise Physiology)

University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT)

Location: Ontario
Date posted: 2013-03-07

Faculty or Department: Faculty of Health Sciences
Competition Number: UOIT13 - 44
Position Title: Assistant Professor, Clinical Exercise Physiology
Posting Date: March 6, 2013
Application Review Date: April 19, 2013

We invite you to consider joining the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT), a research intensive institution with an internationally educated faculty and innovative approaches to teaching.

The Faculty of Health Sciences is accepting applications for a core faculty position within the Kinesiology Major in the Health Sciences program. This appointment will be a tenure-stream position at the Assistant Professor rank. This position is subject to budgetary approval, and would start on July 1, 2013 or at a mutually agreed upon date, no later than August 15, 2013.

We are seeking an applicant with a strong academic background and demonstrated achievement in teaching and research in the area of Clinical Exercise Physiology.

Preference will be given to a candidate with a research profile in an area of study focused on exercise physiology in human health and disease. Additionally, successful applicants will have a research focus which aligns with the strategic research directions of the Faculty which include advancing the study of human health and movement through biological, clinical, and community research, and integrated approaches to the understanding, prevention, and management of complex chronic conditions and disabilities.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in a relevant health sciences discipline and post-doctoral training will be considered an asset. He/she will also have a demonstrated ability to develop and provide high quality curriculum; excellent communication skills; a willingness to work collegially; and will be expected to play an integral role in the growth, development and identity of the Faculty of Health Sciences programs. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in the areas of chronic cardiopulmonary and metabolic conditions, exercise physiology, and exercise prescription at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP) accreditation and practical experience delivering the applied components of clinical exercise physiology in a health care setting would be an asset.

In keeping with a technology-enhanced learning environment, UOIT seeks faculty members who will utilize a technology-enhanced learning approach, and who strive to explore and develop new pedagogies.

Applications will be accepted until April 19, 2013 or until suitable candidates are found. Review of applications will begin April 25, 2012. Applicants should submit in electronic format, with their name and the above competition number in the subject line, a formal letter of application, a curriculum vitae including a list of publications, a statement of teaching interests/experience, an outline of their present and future research agendas, and three letters of recommendation to careers@uoit.ca.

UOIT is strongly committed to diversity within its community, and welcomes applications from qualified visible minority group members, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to further the diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


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