Professor, Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner

Job ID:

2019-074

Open Date:

03/14/2019

Close Date:

03/28/2019

Position Summary

If you are an educational leader looking for an opportunity to be part of a transformative experience and contribute as we shape the future of our students and communities, here is your opportunity to join our team.
 
Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, one of Canada’s leading postsecondary institutions, offers a combination of theoretical learning and hands on experience and meets its vision of transforming postsecondary education through global and polytechnic leadership.
 
Humber’s Centres of Innovation and Entrepreneurship will integrate applied research into program curricula and provide students with access to interdisciplinary and industry projects. We are seeking faculty who will provide students with an exceptional learning experience as we immerse our students in experiential learning and programs that empower them to think critically, make bold choices and become leaders of change.
 
Humber offers a variety of credentials including: bachelor’s degree, diplomas, certificates, post-graduate certificates and apprentice programs. Faculty and students excel in business, applied technology, media studies, liberal arts and sciences, social community services, health sciences, hospitality, recreation and lifestyle promotion and creative and performing arts. Learn more about Humber College at www.humber.ca.
 
As a leader in polytechnic education in Canada, Humber College is committed to student success, life-long learning and responding to the diverse needs of students in today’s ever-changing global marketplace. Within this dynamic, student-centered environment, the School of Health Sciences has been delivering health science education since 1969. Today, the School of Health Sciences offers more than 50 undergraduate and post-graduate programs, including a comprehensive range of Continuing Education courses and post-diploma programs. Visit our web site at www.humber.ca.
 
The successful candidate(s) will be required to teach a variety of courses in the Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner program at the North campus (subject areas may include TCM foundations, acupuncture theory and techniques, Chinese herbal medicine, internal medicine, dermatology, paediatrics, gynaecology, sports medicine, TCM jurisprudence and safety, as well as clinical practice). The incumbent will also be required to engage in a variety of activities that support teaching and learning and promote student success including: curriculum development; lesson planning; assessing student progress and achievement; and class management. Beyond their teaching
duties, the successful candidate will be expected to establish an effective learning environment and work as a collaborative team member contributing to the overall direction of the program. Familiarity with research and applying an evidence-informed approach to TCM education is an asset.
 
In addition, the successful candidate may, from time to time be called upon to contribute to assist with student recruitment, and the promotion and marketing of the program. These activities will require that the incumbent assist in the development and maintenance of strong industry connections and community partnerships. Lastly, the incumbent will be expected to participate on Humber College and departmental committees and advance college initiatives.

Qualifications

The successful candidate will hold a general certificate of registration as a Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner and be in good standing with the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of Ontario (CTCMPAO). The successful candidate will have extensive professional experience in Traditional Chinese Medicine and hold a relevant undergraduate degree (preference given to graduate degrees). They will have a minimum of 2 years of teaching experience, preferably at the post-secondary level; possess well-developed interpersonal communication and problem solving skills; and a demonstrated ability in curriculum development and delivery. The candidate should also be conversant with current educational technologies, including in-class presentation media, learning management systems and other relevant classroom technologies.
 
The successful candidate will have demonstrated learning assessment skills; engaging and effective teaching skills adaptable to different instructional settings and student needs; a commitment to student-centered learning; ability to coach and support students, proven experience managing classroom dynamics, strong knowledge and application of current pedagogical principles, a student focused approach and a commitment to fostering innovation and positive change. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to and knowledge of principles of equity and inclusion, ability to work with students of varied educational and cultural backgrounds, and be a collaborative team player and be committed to a positive team culture.

Reports To:

Associate Dean, Allied Health

Job Type:

Full Time

Job Classification:

Academic

Division/Department:

Faculty of Health Sciences and Wellness

Campus/Site:

Humber North Campus

Compensation:

Academic start salaries are determined by qualifications and years of related experience as detailed in the current Collective Agreement for Academic Employees.
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