Asst Prof (TT) in Exercise and Health Psychology at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario; deadline to apply: Oct 15, 2012.
About: The Department of Kinesiology at McMaster University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the level of Assistant Professor in the area of Exercise and Health Psychology. This position will be of interest to those with training in Kinesiology, Psychology and other related disciplines. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. by the time of appointment and will have demonstrated excellence in research and teaching. We are looking for an individual with skills that complement and broaden our current focus on psychological and behavioural aspects of physical activity, chronic disease and disability. Specialized training in the area of exercise psychophysiology, and the ability to integrate knowledge and techniques that would foster collaborative links with other areas of research strength, is desirable. Duties will include undergraduate and graduate teaching and graduate supervision. Evidence of teaching effectiveness and the potential to initiate and maintain an independent research program are requirements. Postdoctoral training and demonstrated success in securing research funding would be advantageous. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.