FACULTY of HEALTH SCIENCES

DIRECTOR, SCHOOL OF KINESIOLOGY
Applications or nominations are invited for theposition of Director, School of Kinesiology (http://www.uwo.ca/fhs/kin/index.html) in the Faculty ofHealth Sciences (http://www.uwo.ca/fhs/).

The School of Kinesiology is a leader in brainhealth, mobility and the social impact of sport and of physical activity whichaligns with the Faculty of Health Sciences’ (http://www.uwo.ca/fhs/research/files/strat_research_plan_2016.pdf) and School of Kinesiology’s https://www.uwo.ca/fhs/kin/about/files/strat_plan.pdfStrategic Plans.Kinesiology is seekinga visionary Director, able to inspire research, innovation, and collaboration andto foster a collegial, collaborative, and high performing culture. The Directorwill have a track record of facilitating research performance and a personalrecord of quality research achievement. A passion for learning and teaching,the capacity to manage change, resources and people, and an excellent abilityto work constructively with professional bodies and external stakeholders arealso essential. The selected candidate will hold a doctorate in Kinesiology ora related discipline, and will possess the qualifications to be appointed to atenured academic position at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor. Salarywill be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The effective date of theappointment is July 1, 2019 or as negotiated. The term of the Director appointment is five years, renewable.

Western University (http://www.uwo.ca/) is one of Canada’s leadingresearch-intensive universities. Western challenges the best and brightestfaculty, staff and students to commit to the highest global standards. Ourresearch excellence expands knowledge and drives discovery with real-worldapplication. Western attracts individuals with a broad worldview, seeking tostudy, influence and lead in the international community. Since 1878, TheWestern Experience has combined academic excellence with life-longopportunities for intellectual, social and cultural growth in order to betterserve our communities. The park-like campus includes a world-renowned teachinghospital with excellent transportation links and cutting-edge research andteaching facilities. London is a thriving city of 385,000 people, locatedmidway between Toronto and Detroit. With parks, river valleys, tree-linedstreets, and bicycle paths, London is known as the “Forest City” and boasts aninternational airport, galleries, theatre, music and sporting events (see www.ledc.com).

Interested applicants should submit a covering letter and acurriculum vitae outlining their research, teaching, and administrativeexperience along with three academic references with contact information to:
Dr. JayneGarland, Professor and Dean
Faculty of HealthSciences, Western University
200J - Arthur &Sonia Labatt Health Sciences Building
London, Ontario, CanadaN6A 5B9
jgarland@uwo.ca

Applicants are also required to complete theform available at: http://uwo.ca/facultyrelations/pdf/careers/Faculty/Application-FullTime-Faculty-Position-Form.pdfaspart of your application submission.

The deadline for receipt of applications is December 7,2018.


Please quote number HS 190 on all correspondence.

Positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants shouldhave fluent written and oral communication skills in English. The University invites applications from allqualified individuals.Western iscommitted to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomesapplications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities,Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities persons of any sexualorientation, and persons of any gender identify or gender expression.

In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements,priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Accommodationsare available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitmentprocess. If you require accommodationsfor interviews or other meetings, please contact Dr. Jayne Garland at jgarland@uwo.ca.