Acupuncture Program- Department of Allied Health & Human Performance
Faculty of Health & Community Studies
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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 ACUP 312 Introduction to Herbology beginning July 1, 2018. This is a third-year course introducing the discipline of Chinese herbal medicine covering fundamental concepts such as the therapeutic categories of the Materia Medica, herb energetics and synergistic combinations, in addition to the structure and design of herbal formulas. Candidates are expected to have a thorough working knowledge of basic issues such as herb sourcing, cultivation, processing, and the various methods of administering herbs ranging from decocting to tablets.
Candidates must be a registered acupuncturist and have formal training in Chinese herbology. The successful candidate will be responsible for in full preparation and delivery of the course in accordant to the collective agreement between the Faculty and the University. 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 email@example.com.
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.
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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.
MacEwan University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We especially welcome applications from visible minority group members, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
|Salary||Commensurate with Education and Experience|
|Closing Date||March 31, 2018
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