University of Toronto
Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education
Job Field: Tenure Stream
Faculty / Division: Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education, University of Toronto
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Closing Date: November 19, 2015
The Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education at the University of Toronto invites applications for a
full-time, tenured position in the area of Physical Activity and Health in Children and Adolescents. The
appointment will be at the rank of Full Professor and will commence July 1 2016.
Applications for this position are invited from internationally recognized research leaders in their fields
who have strong experience in leading research teams. The successful applicant will have demonstrated
an interdisciplinary approach in her or his research, including research on the use of physical activity and
exercise as a population health intervention strategy. The Faculty is seeking a senior scholar who can
effectively collaborate and integrate within his/her research other areas of expertise in the Faculty,
including one or more of the following: mental and physical health amongst youth, adapted physical
activity and exercise, youth sport, and developmental challenges in youth populations. The successful
candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate level courses related to her/his expertise. Experience
teaching within the areas of research design and epidemiology will be considered as an advantage.
Applicants must have a strong track record of publications, external funding, mentorship of graduate
students and junior colleagues, and demonstrated interdisciplinary work within and outside of the
university. This position offers excellent opportunities to develop and extend research programs within a
multidisciplinary environment. Collaboration with colleagues in the Faculty, University and related
research community is strongly encouraged. Candidates must have a PhD (or equivalent), a well articulated
and exceptionally well-funded research program as a principal investigator and extensive
experience working with multidisciplinary/team research. Additionally, evidence of excellent teaching as
indicated by very strong course evaluations, a coherent teaching philosophy statement that is linked to
excellent pedagogical practice, demonstrated superior performance in teaching related activities, and
strong endorsements by referees, is required.
Salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
All qualified candidates are invited to apply online at
https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?job=1501301 . Applications should include
a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy), and a
statement outlining current and future research interests. If you have questions about this position,
please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. All application materials should be submitted online. Please
combine attachments into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. Submission guidelines can be found
at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. Applicants should also ask three referees to send letters directly to the
department via e-mail to email@example.com by the closing date, November 19, 2015.
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The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially
welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with
disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further
diversification of ideas.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be