Tenure-Track Appointment in Human Kinetics and Recreation Memorial University of Newfoundland, School of Human Kinetics and Recreation Canada


School of Human Kinetics and Recreation

Memorial University, the largest post-secondary institution in Atlantic Canada, is a
dynamic university with teaching and research programs of international
distinction. The University has over 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students.
With campuses in St. John’s, including the Fisheries and Marine Institute, Grenfell
(Corner Brook) and Harlow, England, Memorial University offers the best of North
American and European university life.

The School of Human Kinetics and Recreation offers undergraduate programs in
Kinesiology, Physical Education and Recreation with Co-operative Education
options. The School’s Kinesiology and Physical Education programs have both been
accredited by CCUPEKA and all programs have undergone recent growth. The
School was the first in Canada to offer a Master of Physical Education in an online
format and has a growing Master of Science in Kinesiology program.


The School of Human Kinetics and Recreation invites applicants for an Assistant
Professor position in the area of Health and Physical Education. A completed or
earned doctorate is required for the appointee to receive the rank of Assistant
Professor and to be in a tenure-track position. (If a candidate has not completed an
earned doctorate, he/she shall be appointed to a regular term, non-renewable threeyear
appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. If the candidate completes all
requirements of the doctorate during the first 24 months of the term appointment,
he/she shall begin a tenure-track appointment following completion of the
requirements of the degree).


The successful candidate will build a strong program of research, supervise
graduate students and teach graduate and undergraduate courses. Teaching
expertise in health and physical education pedagogy/curriculum is
preferred. Teaching expertise in health promotion, sport or recreation
administration/management, or coaching will also be considered.

Preference will be given to candidates with a well-articulated research program and
a strong potential for securing research funding. Post-doctoral experience and/or
teaching experience in K-12 schools would be an asset.

Deadline for applications is December 1, 2017; review of applications will continue
until the position is filled. A curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching
interests, teaching philosophy, and the names of three referees should accompany
letters of application and be sent to:

Dr. Heather Carnahan, Dean
School of Human Kinetics and Recreation
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John’s, NL A1C 5S7
Fax: (709) 864-7531
Email: hkrdirec@mun.ca


All candidates are encouraged to apply: however, Canadians and permanent
residents will be given priority. Memorial is committed to employment equity and
encourages applications from qualified women and men, visible minorities,
aboriginal people and persons with disabilities. Subject to budgetary approval.

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