Associate Professor/Professor and Head of School, University of Canterbury, New Zealand (before February 9, 2014)


School of Sport and Physical Education
College of Education
University of Canterbury, New Zealand

  • Full-time at 37.5 hours per week (1.0 FTE)
  • Continuing (i.e. permanent) position

university-of-canterbury-nz-aerialThe University of Canterbury is committed to promoting a world-class learning environment through research and teaching excellence and has a vision statement of “People Prepared to Make a Difference: tangata tū, tangata ora”.

If you share this vision then we would welcome your application for the continuing (permanent) position of Associate Professor/Professor within the School of Sport and Physical Education, with an academic focus in the key strategic area of sport and exercise science and/or health and physical activity.  The successful candidate will also be appointed as Head of the School of Sport and Physical Education for a five year renewable term.

As the Head of School the successful candidate will be a member of the College of Education Executive Committee and will play an active part in the future direction of the College as it aims to advance the international reputation in the area of Health and Education.

The school currently offers degrees in physical education and sports coaching along with leading health education and physical activity majors within the Bachelor of Health Sciences degree. The person appointed to this key strategic role will continue to lead teaching and programme developments, particularly at undergraduate level.

More information and application instructions can be found here:

The closing date for this position is: Sunday 9 February 2014.


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