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We invite applications for a full time ( 1.0 FTE) tenure-track faculty
position in the Therapeutic Recreation Program at the rank of Assistant/
Associate Professor. If you possess a Ph.D. or Ph.D. near completion
in Leisure/Recreation Studies or Therapeutic Recreation or related
discipline your application is of considerable interest to us. At least one
degree in Therapeutic Recreation/Leisure Studies is required and an
active program of research. National Council for Therapeutic Recreation
certification (CTRS) by date of appointment is preferred; candidates
who can acquire Certification within one year will also be considered.
We encourage applications from scholars who will relish the challenge
of influencing and guiding the implementation of this new degree.
The Faculty has a dynamic and collaborative research culture. The
successful candidate will have a proven track record in research and
The Bachelor of Therapeutic Recreation is a post-diploma degree and
welcomed a first cohort of students in the Fall of 2015. The degree will
provide course work, practicum experience and faculty advising that
meets requirements for eligibility for CTRS certification by the National
Council on Therapeutic Recreation. The Therapeutic Recreation
program has been developed to meet the Committee on Accreditation
of Recreation Therapy Education (CARTE) standards for potential
We invite applications for a full-time ( 1.0 FTE) tenure-track faculty
position in Public Health at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor. If
you possess a PhD or PhD near completion in the field of Public Health
your application is of considerable interest to us. Demonstrated training
and expertise in at least one core area of public health scholarship is
required (environmental health sciences, epidemiology, biostatistics,
health policy and management, and/or health promotion). Duties
include methodological and substantive research, teaching in public
health, and university/community service.
The Bachelor of Health Sciences degree program in Public Health
offered by the U of L prepares graduates for varied careers in public
health and/or additional training in graduate studies.
Faculty of Health Sciences
Tenure-Track Faculty Positions
The University of Lethbridge, a comprehensive university with approximately 8,500 students from 37 countries, aims to foster the spirit of free
inquiry and the critical interpretation of ideas. The University is a vital
part of Lethbridge, a community of nearly 100,000 located beside the
Oldman River and close to the Rocky Mountains. An excellent place to
raise a family and enjoy the many recreational and cultural amenities of
the area, you will discover a wonderful quality of life that is second to none.
If you are open to innovation and committed to the creation of an environment that excites and ignites learning, we welcome your application.
The Faculty of Health Sciences is dedicated to excellence in teaching,
research, and community service together with novel approaches to
health, addictions and human services.
Faculty of Health Sciences
The Faculty of Health Sciences offers undergraduate degree programs in
Aboriginal Health, Addictions Counselling, Nursing, Public Health, and
Therapeutic Recreation. Our Faculty also offers Masters programming in
Health Sciences (MSc), Nursing (MN), Counselling Psychology in Addictions (in collaboration with the Faculty of Education), and a PhD in Population Studies in Health. For additional information about the Faculty of
Health Sciences, please visit our website at www.uleth.ca/healthsciences/
You will receive an excellent salary commensurate with your experience,
as well as benefits package and relocation assistance. Your research will
be facilitated by a start-up research allowance and an initial release from
some teaching duties. Please visit the University of Lethbridge website
to view the economic benefits package outlined in the University of Lethbridge Faculty Association Handbook.
This position is open to all qualified applicants, although in accordance
with Canadian Immigration Regulation, first preference will be given to
Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. The University is
an inclusive and equitable campus encouraging applications from qualified
women and men including persons with disabilities, members of visible
minorities and Aboriginal persons. All positions are subject to Board
How to Apply
To apply please include a cover letter which states specifically which position you are applying for, a current CV, evidence of research and a teaching
dossier, and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent directly to Dr. Christopher Hosgood, Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences, The
University of Lethbridge, 4401 University Drive, Lethbridge, Alberta,
Canada T1K 3M4. Electronic applications are welcomed at: dean.hlsc@
uleth.ca. The closing date for applications for both positions is October 31,
2016. These positions will commence on July 1, 2017.