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Posting number 2019.029
Position Instructor, Kinesiology
Group Faculty
Department Kinesiology, Faculty of Health Studies
Contract type Faculty; Temporary (Limited Term)
Contract timeline One year term
Start date August 16, 2019
End date August 15, 2020
Review date March 8, 2019

About UFV

The University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) is nationally recognized for its emphasis on teaching excellence, experiential and applied education, community engagement, and Indigenization. UFV is the school of choice for over 15,000 students. With six campuses and centres, UFV offers undergraduate and graduate programs in the arts, sciences, and professional studies, as well as trades and technology education, university preparation, and continuing education.

At UFV, we are dedicated to changing lives and building community. Our educational goals are to prioritize learning everywhere; be flexible and responsive; collaborate across boundaries; develop local and global citizenship; and integrate experiential learning. A British Columbia “Top Employer”, we are committed to providing a welcoming, inclusive and dynamic learning and working environment that is fair and respectful of everyone. Our culturally diverse employee and student populations reflect the local, national, international and Indigenous communities we serve. If you see yourself as a lifelong member of a community that values and nurtures innovation and creativity, cultivates leadership and citizenship, and where success builds on success, you belong at UFV.

Posting details

The Kinesiology department invites applicants for four one-year Limited Term Faculty appointments. The successful applicants will be expected to teach a total of seven (7) sections, including lectures and/or labs in the areas of active health (KIN 103), contemporary health (KIN 160), introduction to kinesiology (KIN 161), basic human anatomy (KIN 170), human nutrition (KIN 260), human physiology (KIN 270 & KIN 370), exercise physiology (KIN 163, KIN 362, & KIN 363), research methods in kinesiology (KIN 301), applied ethics for health sciences (KIN 481), and other areas as needed by the department.

Duties of Limited Term faculty fall within Article 18.2 (Teaching Faculty Duties) of the Collective Agreement, specifically the Teaching and Service components.


The successful applicant must have a master’s degree or equivalent (PhD preferred) in the area of Kinesiology (or a similar field), with a strong record of teaching excellence.

How to apply

Applications must include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three contacts who are willing to act as references, a one-page statement of teaching philosophy and recent teaching evaluations.

Direct application materials by March 8, 2019 referring to Posting #2019.029 to:


Email application to:

Human Resources
University of the Fraser Valley
33844 King Road, Abbotsford, BC, Canada V2S 7M8
Phone: (604) 854-4554
Fax: (604) 854-1538

Find out how to prepare your application

Please note:

  • We thank all applicants for considering UFV for employment.
  • Incomplete applications will not be processed.
  • In order to be environmentally and fiscally responsible, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.
  • Short-listed candidates may undergo a criminal record check and/or a verification of their education credentials, as required.
  • Shortlisted applicants for staff positions will be required to provide copies of their most recent evaluation summary.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

UFV is committed to the principle of equity in employment.

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