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Kinesiology (Fall term)

KPE-405 : Ergonomics
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Adjunct  Open until filled Starts: Sept. 2022
Redeemer University invites applications for an adjunct instructor in the Kinesiology program to teach the course KPE-405: Ergonomics in the fall 2022 term. This course is currently scheduled for Thursdays from 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm.
Redeemer University invites applications for an adjunct instructor in the Kinesiology program to teach the course KPE-405: Ergonomics in the fall 2022 term. This course is currently scheduled for Thursdays from 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm.

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For nearly 40 years Redeemer University has prepared the next generation of Christian leaders. Redeemer is committed to a Christian undergraduate liberal arts and sciences education that develops the whole person.

Rooted in a Reformed Biblical worldview, and including a diverse community representing over 50 Christian denominations, Redeemer seeks to answer the fundamental questions about where we fit into God’s story while it prepares students to engage in society’s biggest challenges. A rigorous academic program with an interdisciplinary core is supported by a vibrant community characterized by caring discipleship. The result is an enriching and transformational educational experience integrating faith, learning and service.

Redeemer offers 34 majors and streams that lead to either a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Education or Bachelor of Business Administration degree. The university expects to welcome about 1000 students in the fall, served by approximately 200 faculty and staff.

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Kinesiology (Fall term)
KPE-405 : Ergonomics
faculty
Adjunct  Open until filled Starts: Sept. 2022

Course Information

KPE-405: Ergonomics

An examination of topics in human factors (ergonomics) relating to injuries and injury avoidance. Students will become familiar with physical demand analyses and the principles involved in redesigning tasks to minimize risk of injuries. The focus will be on preventing musculoskeletal injuries and fatigue from a wide variety of occupational tasks. Students apply the course material to ergonomic assessments performed in actual workplaces.

The Position

Redeemer University invites applications for an adjunct instructor in Kinesiology for the fall term 2022. Candidates must be aligned with and passionate about Redeemer’s Christian mission of integrating faith in teaching. Candidates should possess a relevant Master's degree or a PhD. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated record (or show potential) of excellence in undergraduate teaching.

Responsibilities

  • All duties associated with teaching this course.
  • Scheduled office hours with students.
  • Non-classroom time made up of preparation of lectures, student consultation, marking or grading, including grade appeals and cases of academic dishonesty.

Preferred Skills and Attributes

  • Previous teaching experience at the university-level is preferred.

Education, Training & Certifications

  • Should possess a relevant Master's degree or Ph.D

The Application Process

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching quality, a short statement describing their own Christian faith commitment and how it relates to Redeemer’s mission and to their teaching and perspective on the discipline, and the names of two individuals who have agreed to provide letters of reference should the applicant advance to a later stage of the process. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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.

Direct applications to: Dr. Kyle Spyksma, Interim Vice President, Academic

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

Expiry date: Posted until filled (applications will be reviewed upon submission, so please apply ASAP)

Anticipated start date: Sept. 2022

Applicants are requested to email their application materials and include a statement that articulates their faith perspective and its relation to the mission of Redeemer University. A range of qualifications are evaluated including distinguishing characteristics that demonstrate congruence with our identity as a university in the Protestant and Reformed Christian tradition. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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