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12-04-2006, 07:22 AM
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Department Chair

Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education - Faculty of Education - McGill University

Applicants are invited for a tenure track position of Full or Associate Professor to assume the position of Chair in the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education at McGill University. The Department offers two undergraduate programs, one leading to a Quebec teaching certificate (B.Ed.) and another in Kinesiology (B.Sc. Kinesiology). The graduate program has specializations in: a) biomechanics, b) exercise physiology, c) pedagogy, d) motor learning and control e) sport and exercise psychology and f) adapted physical activity. Laboratory space is housed within the Seagram Sport Science Centre and associated hospitals.

The successful candidate will have an earned doctorate or equivalent and have a strong research record in kinesiology/physical education or related discipline. Administrative experience in higher education is an asset, as is the ability to communicate in French. We are searching for a dynamic leader for the Department which serves 400 undergraduates, 40 graduate students, and includes 12 full-time academics, 5 support staff, and 50 part-time instructors. The candidate is expected to have an independent line of scholarly inquiry and a history of research funding.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

Candidates should direct their enquiries or send a curriculum vitae with a statement of administrative vision, research interests, teaching philosophy, and three (3) letters of reference by January 15, 2007 to:

Dr. Greg Reid, Acting Chair

Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education

McGill University

475 Pine Avenue West

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

H2W 1S4

Telephone: (514) 398-4184 ext. 0578

Fax: (514) 398-4186

Email: gregory.reid@mcgill.ca

McGill University is committed to equity in employment.