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Sessional Instructor Position at McMaster University (Winter 2022): Motor Development Across the Lifespan
McMaster University
A sessional instructor is needed at McMaster University (winter term 2022) to teach our third year Motor Development Across the Lifespan course.

Please note before applying: This course is not scheduled for remote delivery. The class will be taught three times per week in-person on the McMaster campus in Hamilton.
Postdoctoral fellowships
University of Toronto
See link for two postdoctoral positions in the Mental Health and Physical Activity Research Centre with Dr. Catherine Sabiston
Research Coordinator
Sport Information Resource Centre (SIRC)
The Research Coordinator will be responsible for organizing and supporting the Sport Information Resource Centre’s (SIRC) research, evaluation, and knowledge mobilization services. This will involve providing administrative support for research-related projects (e.g., communicating with clients, managing timelines) and engaging directly in the research process (e.g., collecting and analyzing data). The Research Coordinator will also play a key role in creating evidence-based content for SIRC, from infographics to blog posts.

The Research Coordinator will report to the Manager, Research and Innovation at SIRC. The Research and Innovation Team (“Research Team”) develops and executes a range of research, evaluation and knowledge mobilization services for Canadian sport and physical activity researchers and organizations. The Research Team also oversees the creation of evidence-based content to educate, inform and inspire the Canadian sport community, while supporting events, programs, and initiatives led by SIRC’s Outreach Team.

As an ideal candidate for this role, you are very organized, efficient, highly attentive to detail, professional, smart, proactive, able to meet deadlines and passionate about sport and physical activity. You are a critical thinker, strong communicator, work well independently and as part of a team, and keen to master a range of tasks related to research, evaluation and knowledge mobilization.

SIRC is based at the House of Sport in Ottawa, Ontario. SIRC is currently working remotely. While there may be opportunities to work out of the Ottawa office, applicants based outside of Ottawa are welcome to apply. This is a flexible full- or part-time role.
Sessional Instructor for KINE-8260-1 Motor Control of Human Performance
University of Windsor
Due October 22nd at 4:00pm EST

This graduate-level seminar/lecture course will examine the perceptual, cognitive, and neurophysiological aspects of human motor control. Different theoretical and methodological approaches will be examined and applied to the understanding of functional movements in the home, workplace, and sporting environment. Changes in the control of movement in special populations will also be examined.
*Doctoral degree required. Course will be a synchronous online format.
Assistant Professor of Motor Control and/or Biomechanics
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
The Department of Kinesiology and Health at Rutgers University – New Brunswick invites applicants for a tenure‐track position in areas of Motor Control and/or Biomechanics at the level of Assistant Professor to begin in the Fall 2022. We are seeking candidates with expertise in motor control, motor development, biomechanics, and/or neuromuscular physiology in individuals across the lifespan. We encourage women and folks who have been historically marginalized/underrepresented in the field, and those who are committed to teaching and mentoring a diverse student body to apply. Preferred qualifications include a focus on physical activity/exercise intervention to improve health outcomes and a research program that complements existing areas of expertise within the department. Responsibilities of the position include contributing to a collaborative environment promoting scholarship, teaching and service activities at the departmental, university, national and international levels. This is a full-time, tenure track, 9-month appointment with a competitive start-up package and salary range commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Department of Kinesiology and Health ( is one of 34 departments in the School of Arts and Sciences ( and part of the school’s Division of Life Sciences ( This growing department is home to 11 tenure-track faculty, 10 full-time lecturers, and ~1300 undergraduate majors. Undergraduate students specialize in one of two academic areas: Exercise Science or Sport Management. Graduate students can earn degrees in Kinesiology and Applied Physiology (M.S., Ph.D.) as well as Global Sports Business (M.S.).

Rutgers recognizes diversity as an institutional priority and are working to ensure Rutgers faculty of the future reflects who our students are today.

Postdoctoral fellow
Umea University, Department of Psychology
***Posted on behalf of Dr. Paul Davis***

We are now seeking a postdoctoral fellow within the Department of Psychology. The position is full-time and limited to two years. The position is financed by secured project funds. Delivery of teaching may be included up to a maximum of 20% of the time within the position.

Description of the project
The duties will include work within a project that explores time perception in sports and physical activity with a focus on health and performance. The research project will involve a variety of research methods, including psychophysiological data collection in a laboratory, health promotion initiatives in society, and work with large databases. There is also scope for development of studies that suit the Postdoctoral fellow’s expertise and interests within the project. The position is within the Department of Psychology.

• PhD in psychology or other relevant subject areas.
• Doctoral degree completed no more than three years before the end of the application period (unless there are special reasons such as parental leave, military service, sick leave, etc.).
• No previous postdoctoral position (under the postdoctoral agreement) for more than one year in the same or related subject area at the same higher education institution/authority.
• Documented knowledge and research qualifications in health psychology, sports psychology, clinical psychology, cognitive/experimental psychology, or related areas such as health education and public health sciences.
• The position requires good knowledge of English in both speech and writing.
• Applicants would be well suited to have good knowledge of quantitative methods, statistical analysis, and qualitative interview and analysis methodology.
• Especially meritorious is competence in psychophysiology and experience of working with large databases.
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