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Professor, Occupational Therapist Assistant & Physiotherapist Assistant

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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-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 The successful candidate(s) will be required to teach a variety of courses in the Occupational Therapist Assistant & Physiotherapist Assistant (OTA/PTA) program at the North campus (subject areas may include anatomy, physiology or pathology; management of musculoskeletal, neurological, mental health, cardiovascular, and complex conditions; and ethics and professionalism). 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. In addition, the successful candidate may, from time to time, be called upon 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.


The successful candidate will hold credentials at the graduate level, including a Degree in Occupational Therapy or Physiotherapy with a minimum of five years of work experience in occupational therapy or physiotherapy; possess well-developed interpersonal communication and problem solving skills; and demonstrate ability in curriculum development and delivery. The candidate must be a member in good standing with either the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario or the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario. In addition, membership in the relevant professional association is preferred. The candidate should 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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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.
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