Teaching Adjunct

Teaching position available: KNPE 335 Healthy Aging (Winter 2021)

The School of Kinesiology and Health Studies at Queen’s University invites applications from suitably qualified candidates interested in teaching KNPE 335. This is an on-campus, introductory lecture course that will be offered remotely with an expected enrollment of ~90 students.  Candidates should have a M.A. or M.Sc. or Ph.D, as well as teaching experience at the University level in a health-related discipline.  This is a Winter term appointment for the period of January 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021, with classes in session from January 11, 2021 to April 9, 2021.   

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ persons.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. 


To comply with federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information as to how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens / permanent residents of Canada.  Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship; however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “I am a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”; OR, “I am not a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”. Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete.


A complete application (in .pdf format) consists of:

  • a cover letter that provides a brief (approx. 300 words) summary of how this course will be offered remotely, as well as, a summary of relevant past professional experiences;
  • a current Curriculum Vitae;
  • letters of reference from two referees.

Applicants may also submit any other relevant materials such as a teaching dossier, etc.


The deadline for applications is Friday , October 2nd, 2020 at 4:30 pm. Applications received after the deadline will be reviewed only if the position remains unfilled.

Please submit your application via email to Dr. Kyra Pyke, SKHS Director, at skhs.admin@queensu.ca


Dr. Kyra Pyke, SKHS Director

School of Kinesiology and Health Studies

SKHS Building, KHS 206

28 Division Street

Queen’s University

Kingston Ontario CANADA K7L 3N6 




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