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Sessional Instructor
Acupuncture Program- Department of Allied Health & Human Performance
Faculty of Health & Community Studies

MacEwan University inspires students through a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences. Located in culturally-enriched, downtown Edmonton, our comprehensive undergraduate university offers over 65 programs to 19,000 full- and part-time students. With a dedication to teaching excellence informed by scholarly research and creative activity, MacEwan provides an exceptional collaborative and supportive learning environment with a commitment to environmental sustainability and opportunities for community engagement. In support of faculty professional development, unique and enhanced services are provided through the Centre for the Advancement of Faculty Excellence (CAFÉ).

The Acupuncture program prepares students to become a registered acupuncturist, subject to successful completion of the provincial enrolment examination for acupuncturists. Students receive the instruction needed to practice acupuncture competently based on the most recent national and international standards.

The Acupuncture program at MacEwan University is inviting applications for a sessional instructor to teach the ACUP 209 Internal Medicine course beginning May 1, 2018. This is a second-year course covering the clinical presentation of a variety of pathological conditions related to digestive, circulatory, respiratory and urogenital systems. The course learning objectives are intended to assist acupuncturists in communicating effectively with other health care professionals. Candidates are expected to have a strong working knowledge of the assessment and treatment of pathology in a conventional biomedical setting.
Candidates must be a registered health care provider with working knowledge of the assessment and treatment of common medical conditions (eg RN, ND, R.Ac, MD) or have successfully completed graduate level training in pathology/pathophysiology as it relates to health care.

These duties may include, but are not limited to the creation of presentation media, evaluation of the student and other instructional activities as required. Prior knowledge and use of learning management systems is an asset. MacEwan University uses Blackboard.

Questions about this opportunity may be addressed to Dave Kato, Interim Department Chair, Department of Allied Health & Human Performance, at katod@macewan.ca.

How to Apply:
To apply, go to http://www.macewan.ca/careers and select the job posting. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and proof of registration. Only applications received electronically will be considered.

Names and contact information of three references should be sent to careers@macewan.ca

Thank you for your interest in employment with MacEwan University. We will be reviewing all applications to select the candidates whose qualifications and experience most closely meet our needs. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

This position is included under the Faculty Association collective agreement.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Category Sessional
Salary Commensurate with Education and Experience
Closing Date March 31, 2018
Competition No. 18.03.040

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