LIMITED-TERM APPOINTMENT in HUMAN MOVEMENT - Western Health Sciences School of Kinesiology

Posted May 23rd, 2019 in Careers

LIMITED-TERM APPOINTMENT in HUMAN MOVEMENT - Western Health Sciences School of Kinesiology

The School of Kinesiology at Western University advocates the benefits of physical activity to society by providing a multidisciplinary approach to discovery, dissemination, and application of knowledge about human movement and its effects ( In accordance with this mission, we are seeking a Limited-Term appointment in Human Movement to coordinate and teach our new integrated approach to physical activity programming in Kinesiology. This approach emphasizes the links between theory-based courses in Kinesiology and practical movement skills. The modules will focus on individual and group fitness and sport skills, strength and conditioning, and exercise for specific populations. The goal of these courses is to combine sport and physical activity theory in lecture format, supported by movement-based programming.

The successful candidate must have a Master’s degree (minimum requirement) in Kinesiology or a closely related field and demonstrated practical experience delivering physical activity programs in various settings, with a variety of populations. Certification with national or international bodies (CSEP, ACSM, etc.) and/or registration within related health professions will be considered an asset. The candidate will have experience in developing/teaching courses in traditional and flexible learning environments and will be expected to develop/foster relationships with community organizations. The successful candidate will also be expected to participate in relevant service to the School of Kinesiology, Faculty of Health Sciences and University.            

The effective date of the appointment is August 1, 2019, or as negotiated, for a one-year term (renewable). Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Western University delivers an academic experience second to none. Western challenges the best and brightest faculty, staff and students to commit to the highest global standards. Our research excellence expands knowledge and drives discovery with real-world application. Western attracts individuals with a broad worldview, seeking to study, influence and lead in the international community. Since 1878, The Western Experience has combined academic excellence with life-long opportunities for intellectual, social and cultural growth in order to better serve our communities.

Interested applicants should send a detailed curriculum vita including teaching dossier, a cover letter, the names of three academic referees and a completed Application for Full-Time Position (available at to:

Dr. Laura Misener, Acting Director
School of Kinesiology, Faculty of Health Sciences
Rm. 2230, 3M Centre
Western University
1151 Richmond St. N.
London, Ontario, Canada   N6A 3K7 
The deadline for receipt of applications is June 28, 2019.

Please quote number HS 195 on all correspondence for this position.

Positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Dr. Laura Misener, Acting Director, School of Kinesiology at  or 519-661-2111 ext. 86000.

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