Contractually Limited Appointment in Athletic Therapy
York University, School of Kinesiology and Health Science

Contractually Limited Appointment

Discipline/Field: Athletic Therapy

Home Faculty: Health

Home Department/Area/Division: School of Kinesiology and Health Science

Affiliation/Union: YUFA

Position Start Date: July 1, 2020

Position End Date: June 30, 2023

The School of Kinesiology and Health Science, Faculty of Health, York University, invites applications for a three-year teaching stream, Contractually Limited Appointment (CLA), in Athletic Therapy to commence July 1, 2020. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.


A Master’s degree in Kinesiology or a related field is required; a professional doctorate is preferred. The candidate must also currently be certified by the Canadian Athletic Therapists Association (CATA). The successful candidate will be expected to oversee Athletic Therapy students in their CATA-approved placements, including liaison with organizations such as sports teams, and to develop competency-based evaluations in partnership with the placement setting. They will also teach undergraduate courses and provide creative educational leadership in enhancing teaching and learning through curricular and pedagogical innovation in and outside of the classroom.


The successful candidate will have extensive experience and demonstrated excellence in supervising and evaluating students in CATA-approved placements. Demonstrated excellence, or clear potential for excellence, in teaching university-level courses, a strong commitment to pedagogy and student success, and the capacity to bring a theoretical and practical orientation to teaching, learning and program design in Athletic Therapy are required. Excellent judgment and a reflective approach to teaching innovation are also required. A record of pedagogical innovation in high priority areas such as problem-solving, evaluation of student competency, and community-based learning is preferred as is experience with curriculum development. Candidates are expected to provide evidence of service contributions or potential to contribute to service in administrative and committee work.


The School of Kinesiology and Health Science is ranked among the top 20 in the world. With 45 (and growing) core faculty members, and more than 3,000 students enrolled in bachelors, masters and doctoral programs we are the largest and most diverse School of Kinesiology in Canada. Partnerships with leading government, health care, research and community organizations provide an exceptional research resource.


All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.


York University has a policy on Accommodation in Employment for Persons with Disabilities and is committed to working towards a barrier-free workplace and to expanding the accessibility of the workplace to persons with disabilities. Candidates who require accommodation during the selection process are invited to contact Dr. Angelo Belcastro, Chair, School of Kinesiology and Health Science at


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 women, members of visible minorities (racialized groups), Aboriginal (Indigenous) people and persons with disabilities, can be found at or by calling the AA line at 416-736-5713. Applicants wishing to self-identify as part of York University’s Affirmative Action program can do so by downloading, completing and submitting the form found at: All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, permanent residents and Indigenous peoples in Canada will be given priority. Temporary entry for citizens of the U.S.A. and Mexico may apply per the provisions of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) or citizens of Chile may apply per the provisions of the Canada Chile Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA). No application will be considered without a completed mandatory Work Status Declaration form which can be found at .


The deadline for receipt of completed applications is November 1, 2019. Applicants should submit a signed letter of application outlining professional experience, an up‐to‐date curriculum vitae and a teaching dossier which supports excellence and innovation in teaching [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 provide contact information for three references to: Dr. Angelo Belcastro, Chair, School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3 ( Further information about the School of Kinesiology and Health Science can be obtained at and

Posting End Date: November 1, 2019

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