Assistant Professor - Cardiovascular or Cardiorespiratory Exercise Physiology

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The Faculty of Kinesiology& Physical Education (KPE) at the University of Toronto invitesapplications for a full-time tenure stream appointment in cardiovascular or cardiorespiratoryexercise physiology. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professorand will begin on July 1, 2020, or shortly thereafter.

 Applicants must have a Ph.D.or equivalent doctoral degree in exercise physiology or a closely relateddiscipline with a focus on human cardiovascular or cardiorespiratory physiologyby the date of appointment. Candidates must have a record of excellence inresearch and a commitment to excellent teaching and mentorship. Clinicalexercise physiology experience will be advantageous and post- doctoral trainingis highly desirable. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute toundergraduate and graduate program teaching on the topic of exercisephysiology, and to increase opportunities for graduate students to conductresearch that focuses on cardiovascular or cardiorespiratory exercisephysiology.

 The successful candidatewill be expected to pursue innovative and independent research and develop anoriginal, innovative and externally-funded research program in the broad areaof exercise physiology. Evidence of research productivity and researchexcellence can be demonstrated through publications in top tier, field-relevantjournals or forthcoming publications meeting high international standards, competitivescholarships, research funding, or other forms of recognition that areappropriate for the field of inquiry, as well as the research statement andstrong endorsements from referees of high standing.

 A commitment to excellentteaching and student mentorship in the undergraduate and graduate programs isexpected, as evidenced by teaching accomplishments, strong letters ofreference, and a teaching dossier submitted as part of the application,including a teaching statement, course syllabi, and teaching evaluations. Contributionsto service through engagement on Department or Faculty committees will also beexpected.

 KPE research strengths canbe thematically grouped into the following four themes: optimizing performance;healthy sport and active living; global citizenry in sport and exercise;physical activity interactions with healthcare. We seek exceptional candidates,who would complement our existing strengths (for KPE Faculty Members/ResearchAreas, please see and expand upon existingcollaborations with colleagues in the Faculty, university, and the relatedresearch community. Applicants will be assessed on the basis of these criteria,as they relate to each candidate’s area of inquiry.

 The selection process willbe based on application materials, reference letters, and evidence ofscholarship, as well as interviews, a research seminar, and meetings withfaculty and students for those who are shortlisted.

 Salary will be commensuratewith qualifications and experience.

 Established in 1827, theUniversity of Toronto is Canada’s largest and most research-intensiveuniversity, and the only Canadian university to be repeatedly among the top 25of the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. Located in and aroundToronto, one of the world’s most diverse cities with a vibrant Indigenouscommunity, the University of Toronto’s vibrant academic life is defined by theintellectual and cultural diversity in its community.

 The appointment is at theUniversity of Toronto, St. George campus, which is a research-intensiveinstitution with an interdisciplinary commitment, a multicultural student body,and a modern campus. The University offers the opportunity to conduct research,teach, and live in one of the most diverse cities of the world.

 The Faculty of Kinesiology& Physical Education (KPE) at the University of Toronto has made majorcontributions to its mission of developing, advancing and disseminatingknowledge about physical activity and health and its interactions through,education, research, leadership and the provision of opportunity. With aculturally diverse student body of more than 1000 undergraduate students and100 graduate students, as well as 40 faculty members from diverse disciplinarybackgrounds, ours is an intellectually rich and supportive community, guided bythe highest standards of scholarship with a commitment to equity and socialjustice. The successful candidate will join an internationally recognizedfaculty whose commitments to equity and access are reflected in our research,education, policy and practice. In keeping with this commitment, particularattention will be given to candidates from under-represented groups.

 All qualified candidates areinvited to apply online by clicking on the link below. Application materialsillustrating the points listed above must be submitted online and include: adetailed curriculum vitae, a cover letter, up to three sample publications orworking papers,a 3-5 page statement detailing research objectives and plans,and a teaching dossier including a statement of teaching interests andphilosophy, sample course syllabi, and teaching evaluations.

 Applicants should list thenames, organizational affiliation, and contact information of three referees. Applicantsmust also arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly by thereferee via email (on letterhead and signed) to [email protected] by November 4, 2019, 23:59 hours EST.

 If you have questions aboutthis position, please email [email protected]. All applications,including reference letters, must be received by November 4, 2019,23:59 hours EST.

 Submission guidelines can befound at: We recommend combiningattached documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format.

 Information about theFaculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education and its faculty members can befound at our home page:

 The University of Toronto isstrongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomesapplications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous /Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons,and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. As part of your application,you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey isvoluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannotbe accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will beaggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, pleasesee .

 All qualified candidates areencouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be givenpriority.

Job Field: Tenure Stream
Department: Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting: Sep 27, 2019
Job Closing: Nov 4, 2019




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Posted: 9/30/2019
Application Due: 11/6/2019
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