Department of Kinesiology
Assistant Professor - Teaching-Track Position
The Department of Kinesiology at McMaster University invites applications for a teaching-track appointment at the level of Assistant Professor, effective July 1, 2013. Duties will primarily consist of teaching a range of undergraduate courses, particularly those that relate to musculoskeletal and functional anatomy, injury assessment and rehabilitation and training for the professional practice of Kinesiology. In addition to administrative service, there will be an expectation that the candidate enhance their classroom teaching and contribute to the broad scope of educational activity in the discipline of Kinesiology by engaging in such scholarly activities as curriculum development and evaluation, mentoring and research into the efficacy of different pedagogical approaches.
The successful candidate will have a minimum of a Masters degree and professional certification or accreditation in a relevant professional discipline. A demonstrated record of teaching excellence at the undergraduate level is a requirement. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The Department of Kinesiology currently has 18 full-time faculty members and approximately 800 full-time undergraduate students and 60 full-time graduate students. We offer an Honours B.Sc. Kinesiology degree as well as M.Sc. and PhD. degrees. For more information please see our website: www.science.mcmaster.ca/kinesiology.
Applications must consist of a cover letter, a curriculum vitae and a teaching dossier that includes a statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching experience and effectiveness. Applicants should also arrange to have three referees provide a confidential letter of reference.
Complete applications should be submitted to Dr. Martin Gibala, Chair, Department of Kinesiology, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, L8S 4K1. Documents may be sent as e-mail attachments in pdf format to email@example.com.
Complete applications that are received by January 31, 2013 will receive full consideration, however review of applications will continue until the position is filled. All applicants will receive confirmation of receipt of their application, however only short-listed applicants will be contacted for interviews.
Posted: December 11th, 2012
Note: All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. However, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority for these positions. McMaster University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community, and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, members of sexual minorities and persons with disabilities.