Full Time Professorial Stream - Assistant Professor in Applied Cardiovascular Physiology
York University, School of Kinesiology and Health Science

Full Time Professorial Stream - Assistant Professor

Discipline/Field: Applied Cardiovascular Physiology

Home Faculty: Health

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

Affiliation/Union: YUFA

Position Start Date: July 1, 2020

The School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, invites applications for a professorial stream tenure-track appointment in Applied Cardiovascular Physiology at the Assistant Professor level, to commence July 1, 2020. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.


A Ph.D. in Kinesiology, Physiology or a related field is required. Relevant post-doctoral training and prior experience in assessment of human cardiovascular function are expected. Candidates must show excellence or promise of excellence in teaching, scholarly research and publication and service.


Applicants should demonstrate, or show clear evidence of, a program of research and specialize in one or more of the following areas: the influence of physiological aging on the human cardiovascular system; achieving/maintaining cardiovascular health across the adult lifespan; exercise prescription as it applies to cardiovascular health. This individual will strategically complement our current core of vascular and applied exercise physiologists and will have the opportunity to develop non-clinical and/or clinical community-based research programs and multi-disciplinary interactions with researchers in the School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York U Centre for Aging (YU-CARE) and the Muscle Health Research Centre.


The successful candidate must be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. The position will involve graduate teaching and supervision, as well as undergraduate teaching and service. Pedagogical innovation in high priority areas such as experiential education and technology enhanced learning is preferred.


The School of Kinesiology and Health Science is ranked among the top 20 in the world. With 45 (and growing) faculty members and more than 3,000 students in bachelors masters and doctoral programs we are the largest and most diverse School in Canada. A number of local, national and international partnerships with healthcare, research, academic and community organizations provide exceptional research opportunities.


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 kinchair@yorku.ca.


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 http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/ 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: http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/affirmative-action/self-identification-form/. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, permanent residents and Indigenous peoples in Canada will be given priority. No application will be considered without a completed mandatory Work Status Declaration form which can be found at http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/affirmative-action/work-authorization-form .


The deadline for receipt of completed applications is November 1, 2019. Applicants should send a covering letter specifying the position for which they are applying, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research program goals, three relevant reprints, 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 (kinchair@yorku.ca). Further information about the School of Kinesiology and Health Science can be obtained at www.kinesiology.yorku.ca and www.yorku.ca/kahs

Posting End Date: November 1, 2019

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