Academic Employment Opportunities

Position Information
Position Rank: Full Time Tenure Stream - Assistant Professor
Discipline/Field: Muscle Physiology of Sport Performance and Rehabilitation
Home Faculty: Health
Home Department/Area/Division: School of Kinesiology and Health Science
Affiliation/Union: YUFA
Position Start Date: July 1, 2018

Applications are invited for a full-time tenure-track position in Muscle Physiology of Sport Performance and Rehabilitation at the rank of Assistant Professor to commence July 1, 2018.

A PhD in a field focused on applied muscle physiology pertaining to sport performance, fitness, clinical athletic therapy and/or rehabilitation is required with post-doctoral experience considered to be strongly advantageous. An emphasis on physical training/fitness programs, practices and assessments that relate to muscle endurance, strength and power is preferred. Expertise in translational approaches will be viewed as an asset.

Applicants must show excellence in scholarly research as evidenced by a previous publication record in peer-reviewed journals and promise of securing external funding, and be eligible for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. Applicants must also show excellence or promise of excellence in teaching. Duties will include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, graduate student supervision Masters and/or PhD) and the development of an independent and externally-funded program of research. Pedagogical innovation in high priority areas such as experiential education and technology enhanced learning is an asset.

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All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval. 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 or by calling the AA office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Deadline for receipt of applications is November 1, 2017. Applicants should send a Self Identification Form, covering letter specifying the position(s) for which they are applying, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching goals, a statement of research program goals, three relevant reprints, 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 ( - (Subject line: Muscle Physiology of Sport Performance and Rehabilitation). Applicants wishing to self-identify can do so by downloading, completing and submitting the forms found at: Please select the "Affirmative Action" tab under which forms pertaining to Citizenship and AA can be found.


Posting End Date: November 1, 2017