The School of Kinesiology and Health Science invites applications for a tenure-track professorial-stream appointment in Human Disorders of Neurological Motor Control, at the rank of Assistant Professor to commence July 1, 2019. We seek an outstanding person to join a growing and dynamic School that is ranked as the top Kinesiology program in Canada and 18th in the world.
Applicants must have a PhD in Kinesiology or a related field that supports their qualification. Candidates will have documented expertise in human neurological motor control and movement disorders with a focus on normal and abnormal performance of the nervous system with respect to motor control. The candidate will be able to apply research directed at either preventing, evaluating, improving or restoring motor control in the neurologically impaired individual. Candidates could have experience in neurological dysfunctions of motor control associated with either the spinal cord, the cerebellum, motor areas of the cortex, basal ganglia, thalamus or other relevant areas.
The candidate should have promise of or demonstration of an independent program of research as evidenced by a solid publication record in refereed journals and promise of external funding. Candidates should show excellence or promise of excellence in scholarly research and in teaching and be eligible for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. Experiences including clinical research or innovation around practical application are an asset. Applicants with industry experience will also be considered.
The successful candidate will be required to teach at the undergraduate plus graduate levels and supervise graduate students in the School of Kinesiology and Health Science. Teaching experience with demonstrated use of pedagogical innovation using technology-enhanced learning and/or experiential education is preferred.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.
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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 http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/ or by calling the AA office at 416-736-5713. Applicants wishing to self-identify can do so by downloading, completing and submitting the forms found at: http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/ . Please select the ‘Affirmative Action’ tab under which forms pertaining to Citizenship and AA can be found. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, permanent residents and Indigenous peoples in Canada will be given priority.
The deadline for receipt of applications is November 16, 2018. Applicants should send a covering letter specifying the position(s) for which they are applying, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching goals, a teaching dossier which supports excellence and innovation in teaching (including student teaching evaluations and a teaching statement); and provide contact information for three referees to: Dr. Angelo Belcastro, Chair, School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Dr. Angelo Belcastro, Chair
School of Kinesiology and Health Science,
York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3
Posting end date: 2018/11/17