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Faculty Positions, School of Health Studies, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Western Ontario

London, Ontario
Deadline May 1, 2011

3-Year Limited Term

The Faculty of Health Sciences at The University of Western Ontario, School of Health Studies, invites applications for two 3-year limited term faculty positions. The School anticipates the creation of two tenure-track positions for July 1, 2014.

A.  3-Year Limited Term Faculty Position - Health and Aging

This position is at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor, in health and aging. The successful candidate will be appointed to the School of Health Studies and will be responsible for providing a dynamic program of health and aging education at the undergraduate level. Principle duties will include the teaching of biological, psychological and social aspects of the aging process, theories of aging, disease, disability and function related to aging, chronic disease prevention and management, and the unique challenges associated with aging for underrepresented and vulnerable populations. The successful applicant will be expected to participate in relevant university and community activities, as well as the development of community-university experiential learning partnerships. Opportunities for collaborative research are also available.

Please quote Number HS 114 on all correspondence.

B.  3-Year Limited Term Faculty Position - Health Promotion

This position is at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor, in health promotion. The successful candidate will be appointed to the School of Health Studies and will be responsible for providing a dynamic program of health promotion education at the undergraduate level. Principle duties will include the teaching of population health interventions and health equity, health program evaluation, knowledge translation, and capacity building from a health promotion framework. The successful applicant will be expected to participate in relevant university and community activities, as well as the development of community-university experiential learning partnerships. Opportunities for collaborative research are also available.

Please quote Number HS 115 on all correspondence.
 

Candidates must hold a PhD or Master's degree in a related health field, have demonstrated excellence in teaching, a keen interest in the development of community-based health partnerships and enthusiasm for quality undergraduate education.

The effective date of the appointments is July 1, 2011.

The University of Western Ontario (www.uwo.ca) is one of Canada’s leading research-intensive universities. It is located in London Ontario, with a vibrant population of 385,000. London is renowned as a major academic health sciences centre. The School of Health Studies is one of 6 schools in the Faculty of Health Sciences. The School is interdisciplinary in nature and has committed partnerships with leading practice centres in the city and region. Educational and research programs are supported through excellent relationships with health care and community agencies. The School attracts over 2400 applicants annually for one of the available 300 Year 1 undergraduate positions. There are currently over 1200 undergraduate students enrolled in the School of Health Studies.

Interested applicants should send a detailed curriculum vitae, a cover letter, and the names of three academic referees to:

Dr. Marita Kloseck, Director
School of Health Studies
Faculty of Health Sciences
222 – Arthur & Sonia Labatt Health Sciences Building
The University of Western Ontario
London, Ontario N6A 5B9
http://www.uwo.ca/fhs/health_studies

The deadline for receipt of applications is May 1, 2011.

Positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Western Ontario is committed to employment equity and welcomes applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities.