Director, School of Kinesiology

Faculty of Health Sciences

Director, School of Kinesiology

Applications or nominations are invited for the position of Director, School of Kinesiology in the Faculty of Health Sciences.

The School of Kinesiology is a leader in brain health, mobility and the social impact of sport and of physical activity which aligns with the Faculty of Health Sciences Strategic Plan and School of Kinesiology Strategic Plan.

Kinesiology is seeking a visionary Director, able to inspire research, innovation, and collaboration and to foster a collegial, collaborative, and high performing culture. The Director will have a track record of facilitating research performance and a personal record of quality research achievement. A passion for learning and teaching, the capacity to manage change, resources and people, and an excellent ability to work constructively with professional bodies and external stakeholders are also essential.

The selected candidate will hold a doctorate in Kinesiology or a related discipline, and will possess the qualifications to be appointed to a tenured academic position at the rank of associate professor or professor. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The effective date of the appointment is July 1, 2019, or as negotiated. The term of the Director appointment is five years, renewable. Deadline for receipt of applications is Dec. 7.