Professor/Program Coordinator, Paramedic program

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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-centred 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 website at The successful candidate will teach a variety of courses in the Paramedic program at the North campus (subject areas may include paramedical science theory, paramedical skills, legal and professional issues, lifting and transfer techniques, pharmacology, principles of airway and ventilatory management, interpretation and management of cardiovascular compromise, and medical and trauma emergencies). In addition to a reduced teaching load, the successful candidate will support student recruitment, student advising, graduate placement, the implementation of innovative instructional techniques, designing and developing curriculum, and regularly revising course outlines. Contribution to the overall direction of the program, assisting with the promotion and marketing of the program, participating in the work of external program advisory committees, and developing and maintaining strong industry ties is also required. A human services focus and team approach is stressed.


The successful candidate will be an Advanced Care Paramedic, with a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in science, and a minimum of 4 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 be required to have demonstrated learning assessment skills; excellent teaching skills adaptable to different instructional settings and student needs; a commitment to student-centered learning; ability to work with students of varied educational and cultural backgrounds; an interest and experience in functioning as a team member.

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Associate Dean, Allied Health

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Full Time

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DURATION OF NEED: The Coordinator component of this position is a three (3) year term.


School of Health Sciences


Humber North Campus


Academic start salaries are determined by qualifications and years of related experience as detailed in the current Collective Agreement for Academic Employees. As per Article 14.03 A 3 of the Academic Collective Agreement, a Coordinator’s allowance will be paid in addition to the successful candidate’s salary as a Professor.
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