Wednesday, March 20, 2013

JOB: Assistant Professor in Sport and Recreation Management/ Leisure Studies - Univ. of Regina


Tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Sport and Recreation Management/ Leisure Studies
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Appointment Date: July 1, 2013

Ph.D. or equivalent. A doctoral degree candidate who is close to completion will be considered. Excellence in research and teaching is required, as is the potential to contribute to University and community service. A collaborative approach to research and teaching is strongly desired.

The primary responsibility of our future colleague will be to facilitate academic leadership in the area of Sport and Recreation Management/ Leisure Studies and complement current faculty in the area. Expertise in community sport and recreation is desired, particularly looking at community development using recreation and sport, including applications to marginalized populations. The ability to contribute to teaching in both majors (Sport and Recreation Management; Therapeutic Recreation) within the Bachelor of Sport and Recreation Studies would be an asset, as would the holding of the CTRS credential. Duties will include undergraduate and graduate teaching; supervision of students in the Kinesiology and Health Studies graduate program (M.Sc. and Ph.D.); conducting a major program of research; and academic/community service responsibilities. The University of Regina is committed to community engagement and we would welcome applications from scholars who engage in community-based action research.
The Faculty of Kinesiology and Health Studies is a young and dynamic member of the university community with administrative responsibility for both academic and co-curricular programs. The Faculty is located in the $32 million Centre for Kinesiology, Health, and Sport, which opened in September 2004. The Centre has outstanding laboratory and research facilities and also houses the Aspen Medical Centre and the Dr. Paul Schwann Applied Health and Research Centre. The University of Regina is a comprehensive institution that emphasizes excellence in teaching, research, and service. For more details about the university, visit our web site at The City of Regina is the seat of the Provincial Government and is an oasis on the Prairies, renowned for the spectacular Wascana Park, the largest urban park in North America, and for its’ vibrant arts, culture, and recreation scene. The Province of Saskatchewan is currently an economic leader in Canada, enjoying unprecedented financial growth.
Applications will be accepted until April 15, 2013 or until a suitable candidate is identified. 
Submissions must include: a letter of application with statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, a detailed curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, and the names and contact information for three referees. We thank everyone for their interest; however, only short listed candidates who will be invited for an interview will be contacted. Application materials should be submitted online at: If you have any questions about this academic position please contact:
Dr. Craig J. Chamberlin, Dean
Tel: (306) 585-4535
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Regina is committed to achieving a representative workforce and qualified diversity group members are encouraged to self identify on their applications.

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