Faculty of Science, Department of Kinesiology
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Psychophysiology
The Department of Kinesiology in the Faculty of Science at McMaster University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the level of Assistant Professor in the area of Psychophysiology, with specific expertise in physical activity and mental health.
Applicants must have a PhD in a relevant discipline at the time of application, with training in both the psychology and physiology of human movement. We seek a colleague who will expand our capacity for cutting-edge research that links psychology (stress, depression, anxiety) and physiology (neuroscience, endocrinology or immunology), and allow for a fluid integration of disciplines employing behavioural and wet lab techniques. We are especially interested in applicants whose expertise and interests would complement existing areas of strength, bridge traditional disciplinary boundaries in both research and teaching, and form collaborative links with other units including the McMaster Physical Activity Centre of Excellence.
Applicants must demonstrate evidence of excellence in research and teaching, and have a commitment to service including community engagement and knowledge translation. Requirements include a strong record of peer-reviewed publications, and the ability to establish and maintain an externally-funded independent research program. Postdoctoral training is advantageous. Evidence of teaching experience and a commitment to development as an educator will be viewed favourably. Duties will include teaching and research supervision at both the undergraduate and graduate levels as well as service to the institution.
The Department of Kinesiology currently has 16.5 full-time faculty members and approximately 850 full-time undergraduate and 50 graduate students. We offer an Honours B.Sc. Kinesiology degree as well as M.Sc. and PhD. degrees.