View Full Version : Tenure-track Faculty Position at the University of Regina

11-30-2008, 03:40 AM

Position: Tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in Motor Control/Neural Integration of Human Movement.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Qualifications: Ph.D. or equivalent. A doctoral degree candidate who is close to completion will be considered. Excellence in research and teaching is required, as is the potential to contribute to University and community service. A collaborative approach to research is strongly desired.

Appointment Date: July 1, 2009

Duties: The primary responsibility of our future colleague will be to facilitate academic leadership in the area of movement/exercise science and complement current faculty in the area. The successful candidate will have research and teaching expertise in neuromuscular/neural control of human movement through one or more of the following areas: biomechanics, motor development, motor control/learning, children, adapted physical activity, aging, movement disorders, clinical populations or gait/postural control. The successful candidate will also have the ability and enthusiasm for teaching human anatomy and physiology. The ability to teach in the areas of motor control, biomechanics and/or motor development would also be an asset. Duties will include undergraduate and graduate teaching; supervision of students in the Kinesiology and Health Studies graduate program (M.Sc. and Special Case Ph.D.); conducting of a major program of research; and academic/community service responsibilities.

The Faculty of Kinesiology and Health Studies is a young and dynamic member of the university community with administrative responsibility for both academic and co-curricular programs. The Faculty is located in the $32 million Centre for Kinesiology, Health, and Sport, which opened in September 2004. The Centre has outstanding laboratory and research facilities, including the fully equipped Neuromechanical Research Centre, and also houses the Allied Health Centre and the Dr. Paul Schwann Applied Health and Research Centre. The University of Regina is a comprehensive institution that emphasizes excellence in teaching, research, and service. For more details about the university, visit our web site at http://www.uregina.ca. The City of Regina is the seat of the Provincial Government and is an oasis on the Prairies, renowned for the spectacular Wascana Park, the largest urban park in North America, and for itsí vibrant arts, culture, and recreation scene. The Province of Saskatchewan is currently an economic leader in Canada, enjoying unprecedented financial growth.

Applications will be accepted until January 9, 2009 or until a suitable candidate is identified. Submissions should include: a letter of application with statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, a detailed curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, and the names and contact information for three referees. We thank everyone for their interest; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview. Application materials should be addressed to:

Dr. Craig J. Chamberlin, Dean
Faculty of Kinesiology and Health Studies
University of Regina
Regina, Saskatchewan
Canada S4S 0A2
Tel: (306) 585-4535 Fax: (306) 585-5441
e-mail: craig.chamberlin@uregina.ca

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Regina is committed to achieving a representative workforce and qualified diversity group members are encouraged to self identify on their applications.