Job offer: Assistant Professor in Kinesiology|University of Victoria

Assistant Professor in Kinesiology

Job description

The School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education (EPHE) is an academic unit within the Faculty of Education at the University of Victoria ( Our mission is to advance knowledge and to prepare professionals in the area of physical activity and health through teaching, research and service. A collaborative research culture exists within the School. General research interests span exercise sciences, recreation, health, teacher education and inclusive pedagogies (Research profiles: Our School, Faculty and University have a demonstrated commitment to equity and fairness.

The School of EPHE is actively building a diverse, welcoming community of researchers, teachers, and learners. We invite applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the area of kinesiology to begin Sept 1, 2022 or as negotiated. We are seeking a collegial and energetic individual who has research experience in an area related to the physical rehabilitation of acute or chronic conditions. Applicants should have a strong record of research productivity commensurate with their experience.

Profile required

  • Doctoral degree in kinesiology, rehabilitation sciences, or equivalent, from a recognized institution by the time of appointment.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach clinical skills in courses on exercise management of musculoskeletal or neurological conditions.
  • Recent and relevant research experience in one or more of the following areas: musculoskeletal, neurological, cardiorespiratory, or metabolic conditions.
  • Demonstrated commitment to service to the academic and professional community.
  • Strong record of scholarly achievement, some of which may include community-engaged scholarship and/or clinical work, relative to stage of career.
  • Evidence of a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and the promotion of a respectful and collegial learning and working environment.


  • Successful supervision of the research activities of undergraduate honours students and graduate students.
  • Evidence of engagement in academic collegial governance.
  • Certification or eligible for certification as a Kinesiologist, Physical Therapist, Clinical Exercise Physiologist, or equivalent.
  • Relevant clinical experience in Kinesiology or related rehabilitation health discipline.
  • Experience with practicum-based learning.
  • Evidence of contributions to curriculum and program development.
  • Evidence of a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and the promotion of a respectful and collegial learning and working environment

Submit your application

    For candidates to be considered, please send:
  • Cover letter outlining how the candidate meets the full scope of the job requirements.
  • Curriculum vitae including appropriate evidence of research (publications or work in progress).
  • Research statement (both traditional and community-engaged research interests are valued and welcomed).
  • Teaching dossier (teaching statements, syllabi, evaluation data).
  • A statement of diversity knowledge, experience and skills (maximum one page) describing past or potential contributions within research, service, and teaching.
  • The names and contact details of three referees.
  • Please note that reference and background checks, including credential and degree verification, may be undertaken as part of this recruitment process. For questions regarding the position, please contact Sandra Hundza, BSc (PT) PhD, Director of the School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education via email ( or phone (250-721-8382).
  • In order to be considered, application packages must be received by June 10th 2022. Please send above documentation to:

Rebecca Zammit
Assistant to the Director, Exercise Science, Physical & Health Education University of Victoria
PO Box 1700 STN CSC Victoria, BC, V8W 2Y2 Telephone: 250-721-8373
Web: School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education

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