Tenure-Stream Open Rank Professor in Indigenous Land-based Physical Culture and Wellness

Position title

Tenure-Stream Open Rank Professor in Indigenous Land-based Physical Culture and Wellness.

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Position within the School of Kinesiology

Employer name
School of Kinesiology

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UBC School of Kinesiology

Job description
The School of Kinesiology in the Faculty of Education at The University of British Columbia (UBC) invite applications for a full-time tenure-stream Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor position (Open Rank) in the area of Indigenous Land-based Physical Culture and Wellbeing. While the position is housed in the School of Kinesiology, the successful candidate is expected to collaborate with the Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy and the Faculty’s Indigenous Teacher Education Program (NITEP). The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2022 or as negotiated with the successful candidate.

The successful candidate must hold a doctoral degree (PhD or EdD), and demonstrate excellence or the potential for excellence in teaching, research and scholarship that will contribute to the School’s priorities of Indigenous engagement and Indigenous health and well-being. The successful candidate is expected to engage in teaching and research that is related to Indigenous land-based physical cultural wellbeing, with a focus on Indigenous advancement and community-based leadership in sport, physical activity, health and wellness in local and global contexts

How to apply
Interested applicants are invited to send:
(i) a cover letter (please indicate if you are legally entitled to work in Canada),
(ii) curriculum vitae,
(iii) a five-year research plan,
(iv) a summary of teaching interests and philosophy,
(v) evidence of teaching excellence (such as course outlines and student evaluations if available),
(vi) three papers that are the most significant and relevant to their research interests, and
(vii) a Diversity Statement that describes and documents how values of equity, diversity, inclusion, anti-racism, and anti-oppression figure into your past, present, and future experience of teaching, research/educational leadership, community engagement, and your lived experience (maximum 1 page), and
(viii) names and contact details of three academic references. Letters of reference will only be requested from short-listed candidates.
The complete application file must be submitted in the format of one bookmarked PDF file, addressed to Dr. Robert Boushel, Director, School of Kinesiology, and sent electronically to kin.hr@ubc.ca. Please indicate in subject heading: Indigenous Land-based Physical Culture and Wellness Position. Following the submission of the application, the applicant will receive an Equity Survey link via email. Completion of the Equity Survey is required as part of the application process.

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