The faculty expectation for this role is: 80% teaching, 10% scholarship, and 10% service. The scholarship component of this role is related to the application of research and professional development to teaching and learning. Service commitments include course, term, team, and faculty meetings related to relevant courses within assigned teaching or governance of the faculty, as well as participation in ad hoc working groups or as an elected representative on faculty committees. Preference will be given to internal candidates currently holding sessional appointments within the university. The appointment will preferably commence on July 1, 2021.
- Undergraduate course development for nursing students in anatomy & physiology, biochemistry, and microbiology;
- In-person and/or online teaching in the areas of anatomy & physiology, biochemistry, and microbiology;
- Facilitating student learning through a variety of teaching strategies appropriate to learner needs, program content and context, and desired outcomes;
- Ensuring that teaching and learning processes are congruent with the curricular intents;
- Engaging in scholarship using current literature to deliver evidence¿based teaching and evaluation, participating in scholarly activities relevant to pedagogy and areas of interest, and exhibits a spirit of inquiry into teaching and learning and student development;
- Collaborating with term team members to ensure that learner outcomes reflect an integration of theory and practice associated with courses within the term;
- Attending and actively contributing to all term team meetings associated with the planning, implementation, evaluation and coordination of courses within the term.
Candidates must hold a PhD in Biochemistry/Microbiology/Physiology or a related discipline.
- Teaching in a post-secondary institution
- Teaching in both in-person and online environments
- Application of adult teaching/learning principles
- Knowledge of health care and the application of biological sciences to health care practice
- Communication and collaboration skills with other educators
- Teamwork and leadership skills
- Prioritizing and meeting competing demands/requirements of varied settings
- Computer skills in word processing, email and internet access, on-line meeting platforms (Zoom, MS Teams)