The School of Health & Exercise Sciences at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus, invites applications for a 5-year full-time Lecturer position in Health & Exercise Sciences. The successful candidate will be a member of the School of Health & Exercise Sciences within the Faculty of Health & Social Development (https://hes.ok.ubc.ca/). This is a 5-year renewable appointment with an expected start date of July 1, 2021.
We seek applicants with a minimum Masters degree (PhD Preferred) in the area of, or related to, Health & Exercise Sciences and current certification as a Clinical Exercise Physiologist from the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP) or equivalent. Candidates with expertise in the assessment of competencies in the fields of kinesiology and clinical exercise physiology and experience working in the development and implementation of community-based programs as an exercise physiologist are encouraged to apply. The successful applicant should be prepared to teach or lead undergraduate courses in the School, including but not limited to: Clinical Assessment, Community Practicum and Advanced Community Practicum and will be expected to participate in departmental service activities especially in relation to community engagement and programming.
As part of the Faculty of Health and Social Development, the School of Health and Exercise Sciences plays a key role in creating a culture of excellence and innovation in research and teaching. Since its inception in 2007, the Human Kinetics degree program has grown rapidly in terms of undergraduate and graduate student enrolment, faculty and staff complement, and research and teaching infrastructure.
UBC is one of the world’s leading universities, and is consistently ranked in the top 40. The university has two distinct campuses, one in Vancouver and one in Kelowna. UBC’s Okanagan campus, located in the city of Kelowna, has over 10,000 students in seven faculties, with strong undergraduate and graduate programs. Situated in the heart of the Okanagan Valley, one of the most scenic regions in Canada, it offers an intimate learning environment and excellent opportunities for regional, national, and international scholarly activities. For more information about UBC resources and opportunities, please visit http://www.hr.ubc.ca/faculty-staff-resources/. Information about the surrounding community can be found at: https://hr.ubc.ca/careers-and-job-postings/relocation-services.
Applications must include:
1. Letter of Application including: •A statement of your teaching experience and potential contribution to teaching in our School
2. Curriculum Vitae listing the following: •Education •University-level teaching and related experience •Experience working in the delivery of community-based programming as an exercise physiologist
3. Teaching Dossier including the following: •Teaching Philosophy Statement •Statement of undergraduate teaching experience and specific courses taught •Summary of experience in the assessment of student competencies •Summary of evaluation of teaching (if applicable)
4. Names of three (3) referees who are able to provide objective evaluations of your teaching and orwork experience in the field of exercise physiology
Interested candidates should apply here: https://ubc.wd10.myworkdayjobs.com/ubcfacultyjobs/job/UBC-Okanagan-Campus/Lecturer_JR1125
Documents must be submitted in electronic format as e-mail attachments. Acceptable formats include Microsoft Word (.doc or .dox) and Adobe Acrobat (PDF). For more information, applicants can contact: Dr. Rob Shave, Director, School of Health and Exercise Sciences at email@example.com. Closing date for applications is March 8th, 2021. All positions are subject to budgetary approval.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.
Internal Number: JR1125
About University of British Columbia School of Health & Exercise Sciences
The School of Health and Sciences optimizes human health for individuals and populations through excellence in teaching, research and community engagement.