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Tenure-Track Position in Sport and Exercise Psychology

The Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education at the University of Lethbridge invites applications for a Tenure-Track Faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Exercise/Sport Psychology. The appointment will commence July 1, 2017, subject to budgetary approval.

Applicants should have, or anticipate, a Ph.D. The successful candidate will be expected to conduct research and teach courses in Exercise and Sport Psychology, aging and physical activity, and research methodology. The Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, offers a B.A. or B.Sc. in Kinesiology and an M.A. or M.Sc. The Department and University are student-focused, comprehensive (research intensive, with undergraduate and graduate student programming), and grounded in liberal education.

Located in Southern Alberta, not far from the Rocky Mountains, the city of Lethbridge enjoys a sunny, dry climate that is surprisingly mild, has excellent cultural and recreational amenities, and offers attractive economic conditions. Founded in 1967, the University of Lethbridge has an enrollment of over 8,000 national and international students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The University emphasizes student-experience and excellence in undergraduate teaching—particularly in its focus on liberal education—as well as world-class research. For more information, please visit our web site at and the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education website at:

All applications must be submitted online, and should include a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interest, a statement of teaching interests and philosophy, a sample of recent publications, and contact information for three references who are academics in the field. For details on how to submit your application, please visit our Human Resources website at and choose the Academic postings option.  References will be contacted directly, with information on how to submit their reference letters.

For more information about this position, please contact:

Ilsa E. Wong, Co-Chair
Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education
Tel: (403) 329-2232

Completed applications must be received by March 15, 2017.

The University of Lethbridge hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity and diversity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given preference.

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