Tenure track faculty position in Kinesiology/Physical Education

Redeemer University invites applications for a tenure-track position in the Kinesiology and Physical Education programs starting July 2024. Candidates must be aligned with and passionate about Redeemer’s Christian mission of integrating faith in teaching. Candidates should possess, or be near completion of, a PhD, and have a research program and accomplishments appropriate to their career stage. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated record (or show potential) of excellence in undergraduate teaching.


This position carries a teaching load of 6 to 7 courses per year (65% of the position’s responsibilities); the applicant will teach courses that serve the Kinesiology and Physical Education Programs situated in the Natural Sciences and Mathematics Area. We are seeking an applicant with an academic and research background in Biomechanics. Expertise in other areas of Kinesiology, such as Human Anatomy and Motor Learning is an asset. In addition, 25% of the position is dedicated to academic research, and 10% of time is devoted to service to the Kinesiology and Physical Education Programs, the Natural Sciences Mathematics Area, and wider community.

Candidates should possess:

  • A vibrant Christian faith consistent with the Reformed character of the university;
  • An ability and desire to teach courses in areas such as, biomechanics, ergonomics, anatomy, and motor learning.
  • An ability and desire to further lab development in the area of biomechanics for the purpose of teaching and research and help maintain equipment and facility.
  • An interest in supervising students doing senior research projects.
  • An ability and desire to do research in a kinesiology-related field.
  • An interest in teaching in Redeemer’s liberal arts and sciences core program.

Application Process:

As a liberal arts and sciences university rooted in the Reformed tradition of Christianity, we seek candidates committed to this framework. Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching quality, the names of three individuals who have agreed to provide letters of reference should the applicant advance to a later stage of the process.

In addition to these materials, applicants must include a 1-page to 2-page document describing their own Christian faith commitment and practice, its alignment with Redeemer’s mission and its impact on their academic and professional work. A range of qualifications will be evaluated, including distinguishing characteristics that demonstrate congruence with Redeemer’s identity as a university in the Protestant and particularly Reformed Christian tradition.

Direct applications to: Dr. Peter Neumann, Vice President, Academic

Submit applications to: facultysearch@redeemer.ca (please quote position title in subject line)

Review of applications begins on Monday, November 13, 2023 the position is open until filled. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Redeemer University offers equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be considered first for this position.