School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University

Position ID:YU-School of Kinesiology and Health Science-LECTMOVEMENT [#12073]
Position Title: Movement Literacy and Lifestyle Activities - Lecturer
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Toronto, Ontario M3J1P3, Canada [map]
Subject Area: Kinesiology
Appl Deadline:2018/11/16 (posted 2018/09/21, listed until 2018/11/16)
Position Description:    

*** the list date or deadline for this position has passed. ***

The School of Kinesiology and Health Science invites applications for an alternate stream (teaching-focused) tenure-track appointment in Movement Literacy and Lifestyle Activities, at the rank of Assistant Lecturer to commence July 1, 2019. We seek an outstanding person to join a growing and dynamic School that is ranked as the top Kinesiology program in Canada and 18th in the world.  The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses and to provide leadership in enhancing teaching and learning through curricular and pedagogical innovation and to support curriculum development at the level of programs.

Applicants must have a PhD in Kinesiology, Physical/Movement Education or other relevant field with an emphasis on the knowledge and practice of human movement from a biological and/or behavioural perspective, to promote and enable health and physical activity across the lifespan.

The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence or clear potential for excellence in teaching university-level courses, a strong commitment to pedagogy and student success and the capacity to bring a theoretical and practical orientation to teaching, learning and program design.  A record of pedagogical innovation in areas such as professional practice, experiential education, technology enhanced learning and community-based learning is preferred as is experience with curriculum development and university design approaches to teaching and assessment.  The successful candidate is also expected to provide evidence of service contributions or potential to contribute to service in administrative and committee work.  Evidence of experience in the development of teaching resources, assessment tools and workshops for colleagues is an asset.  Creating or maintaining an independent program of research is not an expectation.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

The deadline for receipt of applications is November 16, 2018.  Applicants should send a covering letter specifying the position(s) for which they are applying, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching goals, a teaching dossier which supports excellence and innovation in teaching (including student teaching evaluations and a teaching statement); and provide contact information for three referees to: Dr. Angelo Belcastro, Chair, School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3 (kinchair@yorku.ca).  Referees should be advised to address the candidate‚Äôs qualifications and experience in relation to the requirements of the position.

York University champions new ways of thinking that drive teaching and research excellence.  Through cross-disciplinary programming, innovative course design, diverse experiential learning and a supportive community environment, our students receive the education they need to create big ideas that make an impact on the world.  Located in Toronto, York is the third largest university in Canada, with a strong community of 53,000 students, 7,000 faculty and administrative staff, and more than 300,000 alumni.

York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The AA Program, which applies to Aboriginal people, visible minorities, people with disabilities, and women, can be found at www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or by calling the AA line at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, Permanent Residents and Indigenous peoples in Canada will be given priority.

Applicants wishing to self-identify can do so by downloading, completing and submitting the forms found at: http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/.  Please select the "Affirmative Action" tab under which forms pertaining to Citizenship and AA can be found. Further information about the School of Kinesiology and Health Science can be obtained at www.kinesiology.yorku.ca and www.yorku.ca/kahs.


This employer is not accepting applications for this position through AcademicJobsOnline.Org. Please see the job description above on how to apply.
Contact: Dr. Angelo Belcastro
Email: email
Postal Mail:
York University
School of Kinesiology and Health Science
4700 Keele Street
Toronto, Ontario
M3J 1P3
Web Page: http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/

© 2018 AcademicJobsOnline.Org. All Rights Reserved.