Job Title: Instructor, Kinesiology

Full Time/Part Time: Part-Time

Regular/Temporary:  Temporary

Posting Type: Concurrent

Department/Program: Kinesiology      

Description of Position:             

The Department of Kinesiology at Langara College invites applications for a sessional instructor for KINS 2261 (Health Policy and Society). The course description is available online at www.langara.bc.ca.

The successful candidate will have a strong understanding of the following topics:

  • the historical, economic, political and sociological factors that have shaped health, leisure, and sport delivery systems in Canada;
  • the population health approach and development of health policies within a social context;
  • the relationship between health, physical activity, sport and recreation in Canada;
  • the current status, trends, and issues in leisure delivery systems, including high performance sport.

The instructor will be responsible for the preparation and delivery of lecture material; the design, set-up, and delivery of group and individual activities; and the preparation, delivery, and grading of assignments and exams.

Required Qualifications:

  • A Master’s Degree in Kinesiology or Sociology or Population/Public Health with a focus on research pertaining to the socio-cultural study of health and physical activity, or sport and physical activity is required. Master’s Degrees which are thesis-based and which require the recipient to have conducted research are preferred over Master’s Degrees which require course-work, only. A Doctorate Degree is preferred over a Master’s Degree.
  • The candidate must have experience teaching courses pertaining to Canadian Health Policy and the socio-cultural study of recreation, sport and physical activity at an accredited post-secondary institution. The candidate should also have experience in the instruction of domestic and international students from a wide array of cultural backgrounds.
  • Preference will be given to candidates who are currently conducting or have recently conducted research and have published or are expecting to publish their research in peer-reviewed academic journals.

Length of appointment:

Start Date: May 1 – August 31, 2017, with the possibility of extension.

Salary Range: Salary placement is on Langara instructors’ salary scale in accordance with qualifications and experience.

Employee Group: LFA

Application Information: Please forward your resume and cover letter, no later than 4:30pm of the closing date to “Apply Here”.

For further information regarding this opportunity, please contact Dana Maslovat, Chair of the Department of Kinesiology at dmaslovat@langara.bc.ca

Competition No.: F007-17

Deadline: February 17, 2017

We thank you for your interest and advise that only those shortlisted will be contacted. Langara is committed to enhancing our diverse workforce.

 

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