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Assistant Professor in Concussion Management
Concordia University, Montreal

Date Posted Oct. 7, 2021
Title Assistant Professor in Concussion Management
University Concordia University, Montreal More About This Institution...
Montreal, QC, Canada
Department Department of Health, Kinesiology, and Applied Physiology
Application Deadline until position is filled
Position Start Date Aug. 1, 2022
  • Assistant Professor
  • Physiology/Human Physiology
    Physiology/Exercise Physiology
    Physical Therapy/Rehabilitation
    Physical Education & Kinesiology
    Health Wellness & Injury Prevention
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The Department of Health, Kinesiology, and Applied Physiology at Concordia University in Montréal, Québec, invites applications for a tenure-track position in Concussion Management at the rank of Assistant Professor. Duties include research, teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, and service to the institution. The successful applicant will conduct research in the prevention, assessment, and/or rehabilitation of mild traumatic head injuries or sport related concussions. Examples of targeted areas include but are not limited to biomarkers of concussions, brain imaging, physiological mechanisms of head injuries, novel technology for assessment or rehabilitation, as well as prevention and management strategies. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the current research themes in the Department, including injury prevention, pain management, and overall health interventions.

Qualifications and assets
Candidates must have completed their PhD or be near completion at the start date of the appointment. The main criteria for selection are scholarly and teaching excellence. The successful candidate will provide evidence of high-quality scholarly output that demonstrates potential for independent research leading to peer assessed publications and the securing of external research funding, as well as strong potential for outstanding teaching contributions at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The language of instruction at Concordia is English, but a working knowledge of French is an asset.
Applicants’ Ph.D. degree must be in a related field, and an Athletic Therapy or Athletic Training certification is strongly preferred.

How to Apply
All applications should be sent to:

Geoffrey Dover, PhD, CAT, ATC
Associate Professor, Graduate Program director
Department of Health, Kinesiology, and Applied Physiology

Applications must include

  • Cover letter clearly identifying the title and position code (21_T_HKAP_M)
  • Detailed curriculum vitae
  • Research statement that includes a description of the three most important research contributions to date with associated publications
  • Statement of teaching philosophy including evidence of teaching effectiveness
  • List of three references and contact information

Applications should be addressed to Geoffrey Dover and emailed to the address above. Electronic applications should be submitted by November 15, 2021 but will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled. Only short-listed candidates will be notified. The appointment is expected to start in August 1, 2022.

Please see the following link for the full position announcement:…

  • Employment Equity
    Concordia University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community, and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, members of sexual minorities, persons with disabilities, and others who may contribute to diversification; candidates are invited to self-identify in their application.

    Immigration Status
    All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority. To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obliged to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens. While applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenship, all applicants must include one of the following statements:

    Yes, I am a citizen or permanent resident of Canada
    No, I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada

    Territorial acknowledgement
    Concordia University is located on unceded Indigenous lands. The Kanien’kehá:ka Nation is recognized as the custodians of the lands and waters on which we gather today. Tiohtiá:ke/Montreal is historically known as a gathering place for many First Nations. Today, it is home to a diverse population of Indigenous and other peoples. We respect the continued connections with the past, present and future in our ongoing relationships with Indigenous and other peoples within the Montreal community.

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Contact Information

  • Geoffrey Dover, PhD, CAT(C), ATC
    Department of Health, Kinesiology, and Applied Physiology
    Concordia University, Montreal
    7141 Rue Sherbrook O
    Montreal, QC H4B1R6


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