The Department of Biomedical Physiology & Kinesiology is seeking applications for the following positions:

  • Sessional Instructor (Harbour Centre) - BPK 110 Human Nutrition: Current Issues
  • Sessional Instructor (Surrey Campus) - BPK 110 Human Nutrition: Current Issues
  • Distance Education Course Supervisor - BPK 143C Exercise: Health and Performance
  • Sessional Instructor (Burnaby Campus) - BPK 241 Sports Injuries - Prevention and Rehabilitation
  • Sessional Instructor (Burnaby Campus) - BPK 343 Active Health: Assessment and Programming
  • Distance Education Course Supervisor - BPK 422C ST: Aging Physiology

Please note: Assignments for Summer 2017 run from May 1, 2017 to August 22, 2017


Course Descriptions:


Qualifications: A related graduate degree or equivalent qualification in Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology or a related discipline together with evidence of teaching ability commensurate with the responsibility of teaching the assigned credit course and of carrying out the duties related to the effective conduct of that course. 

Additionally for BPK 241, applicants must be a Sports Medicine Doctor, Physiotherapist or Chiropractor with experience working with a sports team as a therapist.  Further, a current Sports First Responder Certification is required.

For BPK 343, applicants must have taught exercise programming for healthy adults at the postsecondary level and have several years of strength and conditioning coaching experience, preferably having coached both elite athletes and general population clients. In particular, applicants must be able to coach the techniques of major resistance training exercises (e.g. squat, deadlift and Olympic weightlifting), including demonstrating the exercises and detecting flaws and providing feedback to students regarding their technique. The applicant must also be able to teach the rationale for, and practically administer, a wide variety of fitness testing protocols. Experience teaching exercise physiology at the postsecondary level is essential.

In addition, for BPK 422C, applicants must have extensive research experience in human physiology related to at least one of, and ideally two or more of, the following aspects of aging: theories of aging, cellular aging, systemic aging, reproduction, sarcopenia, bone and joint health, the cardiovascular system, cognition, cancer, and inflammation. The applicant must also have experience leading virtual academic discussions.


Equity: Simon Fraser University is committed to the principle of equity in employment.

Privacy: The information submitted with your application is collected under the authority of the university Act (R.S.B.C. 1996, c.468, s.27(4)(a)), applicable federal and provincial employment regulations and requirements, the University's non-academic employment policies and applicable collective agreements. The information is related directly to and needed by the University to initiate the employment application process. The information will be used to contact references supplied by you, evaluate your qualifications and complete the employment process by making a hiring decision. If you have any questions about the collection and use of this information please contact the Executive Director, Human Resources, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby BC V5A 1S6. Telephone 778-782-3227.


Application Deadline: 4PM on Friday, March 17, 2017