Academic Employment Opportunities

Position Information
Position Rank: Contractually Limited Appointment
Discipline/Field: Critical Socio-Cultural and Policy Studies in Sport and Physical Activity
Home Faculty: Health
Home Department/Area/Division: School of Kinesiology and Health Science
Affiliation/Union: YUFA
Position Start Date: July 1, 2018
Position End Date: June 30, 2021

School of Kinesiology and Health Science
Contractually Limited Appointment

Applications are invited for a three-year alternate stream Contractually Limited Appointment (CLA), in Critical Socio-Cultural and Policy Studies in Sport and Physical Activity at the rank of Sessional Assistant Lecturer to commence July 1, 2018. Candidates must have a PhD in a related field and post-doctoral experience is an asset. Evidence of successful teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels at a post-secondary institution is required. Expertise and the ability to teach in the area of sport and technology from a socio-cultural or policy perspective is especially welcomed. The successful applicant will be responsible for teaching core courses and electives in the School. Pedagogical innovation in high priority areas such as experiential education and technology enhanced learning is an asset.

Further information about the School can be obtained at and http://

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. Temporary entry for citizens of the U.S.A. and Mexico may apply per the provisions of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) or citizens of Chile may apply per the provisions of the Canada Chile Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA).

Applicants should send their curriculum vitae, a covering letter, a separate statement of teaching experience and interests, and provide contact information for three references. Applicants wishing to self-identify can do so by downloading, completing and submitting the form found at: . Please select the "Affirmative Action" tab under which forms pertaining to Citizenship and AA can be found. Applications should be submitted by April 9, 2018 to:
Dr. Angelo Belcastro, Chair, School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3 (


Posting End Date: April 9, 2018