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Assistant Professor in Human Kinetics at the University of Regina (Canada)

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  • Assistant Professor in Human Kinetics at the University of Regina (Canada)

    The Faculty of Kinesiology and Health Studies at the University of Regina is seeking an enthusiastic, collaborative, academic leader to fill a tenure track Assistant Professor position in its growing Human Kinetics program. We are seeking a scholar who can assist with the achievement of our Strategic Priorities that include ensuring Student Success through Quality Programs, Academics & Research; and connecting to our Community.

    Our future colleague will have earned a PhD in Human Kinetics, Kinesiology or related discipline and will have demonstrated a passion and ability to teach a variety of undergraduate courses associated with the Human Kinetics major. Your research will assist you in teaching potential courses in anatomy, human physiology, exercise physiology, exercise prescription, rehabilitation, or athlete health and performance. Professional certifications and applied experiences would be a valuable asset. Information about our Human Kinetics major may be found here:

    Our future colleague will contribute to a growing research cluster focused in the area of Athlete Health and Performance, and demonstrate the ability to establish an active research profile that includes: research publications, graduate student mentorship, and securing external funding through provincial or national granting agencies (e.g., CIHR, NSERC, SSHRC) and/or sport related agencies (e.g., Own the Podium, Sport Canada). Our future colleague will provide evidence of a focused and viable research program that could align with one or more of these Athlete Health & Performance focus areas: musculoskeletal physiology; exercise metabolism and sport nutrition; neurobiology and mental training; strength and conditioning; sports medicine; or biomechanics and motor control.
    The Faculty of Kinesiology and Health Studies takes pride in its collaborative approach to research and teaching. Demonstrated ability to work with others is important.

    The Faculty of Kinesiology and Health Studies at the University of Regina is a growing and dynamic community whose mission is to enhance the well-being of students, colleagues, and community members through quality education, innovative research, top-tier athletics, and diverse community programming. Our vision is to inspire learning, leadership, and excellence for strong, healthy communities. Academically, the Faculty offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate degree programs to over 750 students. Administratively, the Unit is responsible for the delivery of recreation, leisure, and athletics for the University community. In addition, the Faculty provides health and wellness related services and programming for communities on and off campus. The University of Regina is a comprehensive university of nearly 15,000 students committed to excellence in teaching, research, and service. We are located in Regina, Saskatchewan, a city of about 220,000 with vibrant sport, arts, and cultural communities and home to the largest urban park in North America.

    Please note: All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. 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, aboriginal persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code.
    Review of Applications will begin January 15, 2017. More information regarding the position and application requirements may be found online at Applications should be submitted online through that same portal.

    Questions concerning the position should be directed to Harold Riemer via this address: