Free open Job in North, South & Central America Tenure-track Instructor in Clinical Exercise Physiology at University of British Columbia

Commencing July 1, 2019.

The School seeks an individual with demonstrated expertise as a practitioner in the field of clinical exercise physiology working with individuals with complex chronic conditions (e.g. diabetes, cardiovascular/respiratory disease, cancer etc.). The successful candidate must have demonstrated experience of performing clinical exercise and functional testing (including metabolic testing and ECG monitoring), delivering appropriately tailored exercise training prescriptions to clinical populations and have a record of, or strong potential for, teaching excellence at the undergraduate level. This position will play a critical leadership role in the development and teaching of a new undergraduate clinical exercise physiology stream within our program and the courses (both theoretical and applied) and practicums associated with it. As a faculty member in the educational leadership stream, the successful candidate will be expected to maintain a record of excellence in teaching, service, and educational leadership. Candidates are required to have a minimum qualification of a Masters degree in Health and Exercise Sciences or a similar discipline and be a CSEP certified exercise physiologist or equivalent. Preference will be given to candidates who have a PhD and/or the relevant clinical experience. 

UBC is consistently ranked among the world’s top 40 universities, and the UBC system comprises two distinct and autonomous campuses in the province of British Columbia; one in Vancouver and one in Kelowna. Situated in the Okanagan Valley in the southern interior of the province, Kelowna is experiencing rapid growth and is considered one of the most desirable regions to live in Canada. This position is located on our UBC – Okanagan campus in Kelowna, B.C.

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.  

For more information, applicants can contact: Dr. Rob Shave, Director, School of Health and Exercise Sciences at rob.shave@ubc.ca

Closing date for applications is February 22, 2019.

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 identify or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

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