The University of Manitoba
Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Announcement of Position

The Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management, located on Treaty 1 land, invites applications for a full-time 1-year appointment at the rank of Instructor I or Instructor II. The rank of appointment and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The appointment will begin August 9 (negotiable).

Position Number 30776: Instructor I/II in Athletic Therapy

Qualifications
The successful applicant will contribute to the delivery of curriculum in the Bachelor of Kinesiology-Athletic Therapy degree program. Candidates will have an earned MA/MSc in a related area, CAT(C) in good standing and have recent clinical/field experience. The successful candidate will have a proven record of university teaching or demonstrate the potential for success in this area.

Responsibilities
The position will include teaching and service responsibilities. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate students in the Bachelor of Kinesiology-Athletic Therapy degree program. In addition, this position includes service within the University, the faculty, the Bison Athletic Therapy Clinic and in the larger community and will engage in activities of professional interest and benefit to the Faculty and the University.

Faculty Information
The Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management offers the following degrees: Bachelor of Physical Education (B.P.E.), Bachelor of Kinesiology (B.Kin and B.Kin (AT)), Bachelor of Recreation Management and Community Development (B.R.M.C.D.), Master of Science and Master of Arts in Kinesiology & Recreation. It also has a Ph.D. program in Applied Health Sciences offered collaboratively with other health science faculties. Approximately 460 undergraduate and 60 graduate students are enrolled in the Faculty. Faculty members have vibrant research programs funded by SSHRC, NSERC and CIHR, as well as other agencies. Bison Sports and Recreation Services provides a broad range of services to the University and Community, including intercollegiate sport, recreation services, children’s programs and athletic therapy. Together these academic, research and service programs have a mission to work collaboratively to further the creation and translation of knowledge of physical activity, sport, recreation and leisure, and to enhance the quality of lives locally, nationally and internationally. The FKRM enjoys many state of the art facilities, including a 100,000-square foot Active Living Centre and applied research laboratory that opened in 2015.

Application Procedure
Applications for position number 30776 must include a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching interests, teaching philosophy, outlines of courses previously taught, teaching evaluations (if possible) and names and contact information of three academic or professional references. Electronic applications, with documents combined in one pdf file, should be sent to Jennifer Palichuk, Executive Assistant to the Dean at Jennifer.Palichuk@umanitoba.ca. The closing date for applications is August 8, 2021.

For further information, please contact Dr. Douglas Brown (douglas.brown@umanitoba.ca), Dean, Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3T 2N2 Tel: (204) 474-8764; or Dr. Todd Duhamel (Todd.Duhamel@umanitoba.ca), Search Committee Chair, Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management, University of Manitoba, Tel: (204) 474-8922.

Diversity and Immigration Statement:
The University of Manitoba is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, racialized persons, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual and gender identities and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

If you require accommodation supports during the recruitment process, please contact UM.Accommodation@umanitoba.ca or 204-474-7195. Please note this contact information is for accommodation reasons only.

FIPPA Statement:
Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the protection of privacy provision of The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (Manitoba). Please note that curriculum vitae may be provided to participating members of the search process. The University of Manitoba is a comprehensive institution of higher learning with approximately 30,000 students. It is located in Winnipeg, a vibrant and culturally diverse city of over 730,000 residents. It is the largest city in the Province of Manitoba, and is located in the commercial, social, economic and government centre of the Province. Learn more about Winnipeg at http://www.winnipeg.ca. Further information about the University of Manitoba and the Faculty may be obtained from http://www.umanitoba.ca and http://www.umanitoba.ca/kinrec/