Sessional Instructor in Exercise Physiology University of Calgary, Faculty of Kinesiology Canada

Sessional Instructor, Exercise Physiology, Faculty of Kinesiology


Job ID: 15601

Updated: Today

Location: Main Campus


Position Description

The Faculty of Kinesiology invites applications for a Sessional Instructor to fill a one-year appointment that includes teaching KNES 373 – Exercise Physiology in the Fall of 2018 and Winter of 2019, as well as carrying out research and supervision duties.


The successful candidate will have a minimum of a Doctoral Degree in Exercise Physiology or a related field with advanced expertise in exercise physiology.

  • KNES 373 - Exercise Physiology


Course Description:

The physiology of muscular exercise, physical conditioning, and training. The course will cover aspects of the nervous, muscular, cardiovascular, and respiratory systems and also present the material in the context of the effects of exercise on an integrated system. Short- and long-term adaptations to exercise will be examined relative to health and human activity.


Teaching Responsibilities:

  • Instructor of record for the course including all instruction and grading.

  • Supervise TA’s along with Lab Coordinator

  • Other assigned duties.


Applicants will need to submit the following documentation:

  • Cover letter specifying the course(s) that they wish to apply for

  • Current curriculum vitae

  • Teaching Statement*

  • Three (3) letters of reference*


*Required ONLY for first time appointments to the Faculty of Kinesiology

Application documents must be sent electronically to Yolanda Yu, Administrative Coordinator at

Additional Information:

Listed below are the dates and times of the teaching portion of the appointment:

KNES 373

Exercise Physiology

Lecture MWF

September 11 – December 22, 2018

11:00 - 11:50 am

KNES 373

Exercise Physiology

Lecture MWF

January 2 – April 27

11:00 - 11:50 am


For additional information on the courses, please visit our website.


Thank you for submitting your application to the University of Calgary in the Faculty of Kinesiology. Please be aware that only those candidates chosen to proceed in the selection process will be contacted.


Once again, thank you for your interest in a career at the University of Calgary. We encourage you to continue to visit our website to view new opportunities.


Sessional positions are offered on a per course basis. Please see The Faculty Association of the University of Calgary (TUCFA) website for further information regarding conditions of employment and remuneration.


The application deadline is June 8, 2018.


The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)


Additional Information

To learn more about academic opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Academic Careers website. For more information about the Faculty of Kinesiology visit Careers in the Faculty of Kinesiology.


About the University of Calgary
The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit

About Calgary, Alberta

Calgary is one of the world's cleanest cities and has been named one of the world's most livable cities for years. Calgary is a city of leaders - in business, community, philanthropy and volunteerism. Calgarians benefit from a growing number of world-class dining and cultural events and enjoy more days of sunshine per year than any other major Canadian city. Calgary is less than an hour's drive from the majestic Rocky Mountains and boasts the most extensive urban pathway and bikeway network in North America. 

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