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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in Nutrition and Wellness in Sport, Recreation, and Health - Faculty of Human Kinetics, Department of Kinesiolgy

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Saturday, February 26, 2022 - 23:45

The University of Windsor’s Department of Kinesiology in the Faculty of Human Kinetics invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Nutrition and Wellness in Sport, Recreation, and Health, commencing July 1, 2022.  This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

A medium-sized university with a solid reputation in teaching and research, the University of Windsor offers a friendly and supportive environment for both living and learning. It is Canada’s southernmost university and its location on the Canada-US border provides unique cultural, recreational and educational opportunities for faculty and students.

The successful candidate will be appointed to the Department of Kinesiology in the Faculty of Human Kinetics. The Faculty comprises two program areas, namely the Department of Kinesiology and the Division of Athletics and Recreational Services. The Department of Kinesiology offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees with approximately 800 undergraduate and over 80 graduate students. Vibrant research and teaching cultures within Kinesiology facilitate high quality, student-centred learning experiences which are supported by state-of-the-art facilities. At the undergraduate level, students take a common core of Kinesiology courses in addition to related option courses prior to majoring in Movement Science or Sport Management. Graduate students can complete their program of study in either Applied Human Performance or Sport Management through a thesis or internship route at the Master’s level and in Kinesiology at the Doctoral level. For more information about the Department of Kinesiology, visit our website at

The successful candidate will hold a PhD in Kinesiology or a related field.  The successful candidate will teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, contribute to graduate thesis and internship advisement, and conduct an externally funded research program. Candidates are expected to be able to demonstrate a record of, or show potential for excellence in research and teaching, in nutrition and wellness in sport, recreation, and health. Professional registration and/or certification (e.g. Board Certification as a Specialist in Sports Dietetics, Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology (or equivalent) Clinical Exercise Physiologist or Certified Personal Trainer) and/or experience in nutritional therapy and/or exercise rehabilitation practice will be considered an asset.

Following the priorities of the University of Windsor, applicants will be required to create and sustain equitable and inclusive teaching and research environments. The Faculty of Human Kinetics is committed to scholarship and teaching about and engagement with Indigenous communities, women, racialized people, peoples with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQIA2S+ communities.

Application Requirements

  • a letter of application, including a statement of citizenship/immigration status;
  • a detailed and current curriculum vitae;
  • a two (2) page outline of research interests and accomplishments, identifying the three most significant research contributions;
  • samples of scholarly writing, including (if applicable) clear indications of your contribution to any jointly authored pieces;
  • a teaching dossier or teaching portfolio demonstrating a potential for or evidence of teaching effectiveness and excellence that will include sample course syllabi/outlines, teaching evaluations, and a statement of teaching philosophy and interests (resources and templates for completing a teaching dossier can be found at
  • graduate transcripts; and
  • the names and contact details of three (3) academic referees.

Only those applicants selected for interview will be contacted. The short-listed candidates may be invited to provide further information in support of their applications. To ensure full consideration, complete an online application ( found on the job advertisement, and ensure letters of reference are submitted by the deadline date of February 26, 2022.  Applications may be considered after the deadline date; however, acceptance of late submissions is at the discretion of the appointments committee. 

When completing the online application, please reference
Position Number: 002370TT-2022-HK

Questions and Reference Letters to be sent to:
Dr. Linda Rohr, Dean, Faculty of Human Kinetics,
University of Windsor, 401 Sunset Avenue, Windsor, Ontario, Canada N9B 3P4,
Phone: 519-253-3000 Ext. 2432; Email:

The University of Windsor is a comprehensive research and teaching institution with more than 16,000 students. We are a welcoming community committed to equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility in our teaching, learning, and work environments.  In pursuit of the University's Employment Equity Plan, members from the designated groups (women, Indigenous/Aboriginal (First Nations, Metis, Inuit) persons, racialized persons/visible minorities, persons with disabilities, and persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity) are encouraged to apply and to self-identify. If you need an accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Faculty Recruitment Coordinator ( Should you require further information on accommodation, please visit the website of the Office of Human Rights, Equity & Accessibility ( All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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