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Kinesiology

Posted:  June 24, 2019

Cardiovascular Physiology and Pathophysiology, Tenure track Assistant Professor

The Department of Kinesiology in the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences at the University of Waterloo is seeking an exceptional scholar and researcher for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Cardiovascular Physiology and Pathophysiology with an anticipated start date of January 1, 2020.  In special circumstances, qualified candidates who are at the rank of Associate Professor may be considered.

 
The Department of Kinesiology is an inter-disciplinary department with expertise spanning the scientific study of human movement. A main focus of the department is to discover and explain mechanisms and principles of human movement and to apply this knowledge to the prevention of illness and injury using strategies that optimize health and physical performance. The department offers B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Kinesiology. Further information about the department can be found on the Department of Kinesiology website.

The successful candidate must have a PhD with evidence of an active research program within the area of cardiovascular physiology.  We encourage applications from individuals across a range of areas of expertise or research themes including but not limited to: cardiovascular system regulation and function, myocardial biophysics and/or mechanics, cardiovascular imaging, cellular and molecular signaling, genomics/epigenomics, proteomics, cardiovascular disease, rehabilitation, mechanisms of damage and repair, heart and vascular health, exercise response and adaptation and elite performance.  Individuals planning to develop or having both fundamental and translational research streams are particularly encouraged to apply.  Duties include research, teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level, and supervising graduate students. 

Successful candidates are expected to have a strong portfolio of scholarly research, including peer-reviewed publications, and provide evidence of potential for excellence in teaching and obtaining external funding. In addition to advancing a personal research program, candidates will have the opportunity to work as part of a multidisciplinary team engaged in fundamental and applied health research.

Based on qualifications and hired at the rank of Assistant or Associate, an annual starting salary will range from $90,000 to $130,000.  Actual starting salary will be commensurate with rank of appointment, qualifications, experience and research record.  Negotiations beyond this salary range will be considered for exceptionally qualified candidates.

The closing date for applications is October 1, 2019.

Applications should include a statement of research interest and teaching experience, overview of the applicant’s 5 year research plan, cover letter and curriculum vitae.  These materials should be sent electronically to the attention of:  Professor W. E. McIlroy, Chair, Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1 Canada (sent via email to Denise Hay).  Applicants should provide names and contact information for four referees who will be willing to provide letters of support upon request from the search committee.

The University of Waterloo regards diversity as an integral part of academic excellence and is committed to employment equity and accessibility for all employees. As such, we encourage applications from women, Indigenous persons (First Nations, Métis and Inuit), persons with disabilities, members of diverse gender identities, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. At Waterloo, you will have the opportunity to work across disciplines and collaborate with an international community of scholars and a diverse student body, situated in a rapidly growing community that has been termed a “hub of innovation”.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will receive priority in the recruitment process.

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