Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream in Physical Literacy

York University

The College of Kinesiology and Well being Science within the School of Well being at York College invitations extremely certified candidates for a Sessional Assistant Professor, Educating Stream place in Bodily Literacy. It is a Contractually Restricted Appointment (CLA) to the educating stream for a three-year time period to begin July 1, 2024.

The profitable candidate will likely be anticipated to show undergraduate and/or graduate programs and supply inventive experiential-based academic management to boost educating and studying by means of curricular and pedagogical innovation within the classroom and utilized settings. A sound, movement-based basis in bodily literacy is critically vital for lifelong engagement in bodily exercise behaviours and the College goals to instill this in all of our college students. These beneficial abilities are extremely transferable to a myriad of profession trajectories taken by Kinesiology and Well being Science graduates. The candidate’s main function will likely be to develop and implement the rising Built-in Bodily Exercise for Life (IPAL) programs by means of collaboration with current IPAL school members. The IPAL programs are dedicated to fairness, variety, and inclusion (EDI) and try to develop all Kinesiology and Well being Science college students into effectively rounded ambassadors of bodily exercise who possess the data and talent to advertise lively wholesome behaviours for themselves and people round them. This mission will likely be achieved by means of various movement-based experiences throughout six themes delivered in the course of the first two years of the undergraduate program.

Candidate {Qualifications}:

Diploma: Candidates should maintain a PhD or PhD accomplished by appointment date of July 1, 2024 in Kinesiology, Schooling, Recreation and Leisure, Youngster and Youth Research, or a associated subject.

• A file or evident promise of excellence in educating and dedication to college students (e.g., educating and/or management accomplishments, proof of pedagogical improvements in experiential schooling, technology-enhanced studying and community-based studying, robust pupil or peer evaluations).
• Suitability for immediate appointment to the School of Graduate Research, provided that the place could contain graduate educating and supervision.

• A powerful background in bodily literacy, both by means of academia or different routes (e.g., teaching, educating).
• A powerful dedication to pedagogy and pupil success, the capability to deliver a theoretical and sensible orientation to management through movement-based actions and a reflective strategy to educating.
• Given the agency dedication to fairness, variety, and inclusion (EDI) of the IPAL programs, skilled growth, program implementation/analysis, and management within the subject of EDI will likely be thought of an asset.
• Expertise with curriculum growth and common design approaches to educating and evaluation is most popular.
• A file of contribution to service or potential to contribute to service in administrative and committee work.

Hiring Insurance policies:
• Wage will likely be commensurate with {qualifications} and expertise.
• All York College positions are topic to budgetary approval.
• York is an Affirmative Motion (AA) employer and strongly values variety, together with gender and sexual variety, in its neighborhood. Particulars of the AA Program, which applies to ladies, members of racialized teams, Indigenous peoples, individuals with disabilities and those that establish as 2SLGBTQ+, may be discovered right here or by contacting Christal Chapman, EDI Program Supervisor ([email protected]; 416-736-5713).
• York welcomes and employs students from all around the world. All certified candidates are inspired to use; nevertheless, Canadian residents, everlasting residents and Indigenous peoples of Canada will likely be given precedence.
• York has a coverage on Lodging in Employment for Individuals with Disabilities and is dedicated to working in direction of a barrier-free office and increasing the accessibility of the office to individuals with disabilities. Candidates who require lodging are invited to contact Dr. Angelo Belcastro, Chair, College of Kinesiology and Well being Science at [email protected].

Software Course of:
• Due date for accomplished functions: October 30, 2023
• Required supplies: 1) present CV; 2) a signed letter of software/cowl letter outlining skilled expertise; 3) a educating philosophy assertion, 4) a educating file which helps excellence and innovation in educating [i.e., sample course outlines, student rating, teaching reviews, workshop and professional development programs attended or led, and conference papers and publications relating to pedagogy], and 5) contact info for 3 references. Reference letters will solely be requested for shortlisted candidates.
• Present required info relating to your Canadian work standing and non-obligatory self-identification for Affirmative Motion functions as a part of the web software.
• Additional details about the College of Kinesiology and Well being Science may be obtained at and Any questions relating to the posting must be directed to: Dr. Angelo Belcastro, Chair, College of Kinesiology and Well being Science at [email protected].

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