This job board retrieves part of its jobs from: Emploi Trois-Rivières | Emploi Saint-Jérôme | Work From Home

The best job offers in Canadian territory

To post a job, login or create an account |  Post a Job


Bringing you new job offers in Canada every single day

previous arrow
next arrow

Kinesiology Professor(s) (Extended) (1398)

Vancouver Island University

This is a Full-time position in Vancouver, BC posted October 25, 2021.

Kinesiology Professor(s) (Extended) (1398)

Employment Group

Position Number



Faculty of Education




Appointment Type

regular full-time


2 x 1.0 FTE


One position start date: Jan 1, 2022.

Second position start date: Sep 2022.

Start dates are negotiable

Appointment Start Date


CV/Resume,Cover Letter,Philosophy,Referees/References,Teaching Dossier

Posted Date


Closing Date


Job Reference


The Kinesiology program at Vancouver Island University (VIU) offers a Bachelor of Kinesiology degree.

The department is searching for two dynamic faculty members who are committed to teaching and learning excellence with a strong interest in student engagement and success.

Candidates must be willing to teach a variety of courses in all years of the program, deliver labs, assess student progress, and support students in all aspects of their studies.

Collegiality, flexibility, and enthusiasm for the art and science of human movement are desired characteristics.

Broad expertise in Kinesiology with the ability to teach a variety of classes in the discipline is required, including, but not limited to:

KIN 100 level Activity Courses
Lower-level courses such as:

  • Introduction to Motor Learning and Control
  • Instructional Strategies for Sport and Physical Education
  • Introduction to Nutrition
  • Physical Growth and Motor Development
  • Introduction to Kinesiology
  • Upper-level courses such as:
  • The Olympic Games: Ancient and Modern
  • History of Physical Education and Sport
  • Active and Healthy Aging
  • Organization and Administration of Physical Activity
  • Women in Physical Activity and Sport
  • Health of the Human Spirit
  • Psycho-Social Aspects of Physical Activity
  • Inclusive and Adapted Physical Activity and Sport

Candidates must be able to provide evidence of teaching and learning success, flexibility in course design including online and/or blended delivery, community-engagement, and a commitment to professional development through service, scholarship and community engagement.

The successful candidate will participate in a wide range of activities outside the classroom including student support; program, faculty, and institutional committee meetings; and professional activities in keeping with their discipline inside and outside the institution.

Qualifications :

  • PhD in a Kinesiology-related field from an appropriately accredited institution is required.
  • Equivalent education and experience may be considered.
  • Evidence of an ability to be responsive to diverse cultural and academic backgrounds.
  • Willingness and ability to function effectively in a team-oriented environment, including virtually.

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Lived experience as a member of an under-served, under-represented, community, addressing complex equity, diversity and human rights issues is an asset.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in post-secondary teaching and post-secondary service.


  • Cover letter to include the courses which could be taught
  • Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.
  • All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
  • Vancouver Island University embraces the principle of employment equity and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and people of Indigenous descent.

It is currently a requirement of employment at VIU that all employees disclose their COVID-19 vaccination status.

Employees who are unvaccinated or who choose not to disclose their vaccination status may be subject to secondary safety measures, including rapid testing.

The VIU community acknowledges and thanks the Snuneymuxw, Quw’utsun and Tla’amin, on whose traditional lands we teach, learn, research, live and share knowledge.

  • Accreditation
  • Terms
  • Emergency Information
  • Website Feedback