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Assistant Professor, Exercise Physiology, Faculty of Kinesiology

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Job ID: 14149

Updated: December 1, 2017

Location: Main Campus

Position Description

The Faculty of Kinesiology at the University of Calgary invites applications for a full-time Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position in Exercise Physiology. The appointment date for the successful candidate is anticipated to be July 2018.

The successful candidate will bring a record of achievement commensurate with appointment at an Assistant Professor level, have earned a PhD in Exercise Physiology, have demonstrated success in research publication, and potential for securing external funding through national agencies such as CIHR, NSERC, and/or sport-related agencies. The successful applicant will have an emerging research program with a focus on the exercise physiology in humans and an emphasis on the adaptations to chronic exercise/physical activity and/or sport performance physiology. Specific expertise and training in measures of human physiological function is expected. The candidate will have the potential to become a leader in their research field with a plan for significant contribution to the Faculty of Kinesiology in high-quality undergraduate and graduate teaching, graduate student supervision and mentorship, training of postdoctoral fellows, and service. There is the possibility of a joint appointment within the university.

Interested individuals are asked to submit their application electronically. Please provide a cover letter, a summary of your teaching philosophy, a summary of your planned research program, and a curriculum vitae. Please arrange to have three letters of reference sent separately.

Applications should be sent to:

Dr. Penny Werthner,
Dean, Faculty of Kinesiology,
c/o Cheryl Gathercole,
Executive Assistant

The deadline for applications is November 30, 2017.

The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)

Additional Information

To learn more about academic opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Academic Careers website. For more information about the Faculty of Kinesiology visit Careers in the Faculty of Kinesiology.

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