DIVERSITY STATEMENT

MacEwan University is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. We encourage Indigenous people, persons living with a disability, sexual and gender minorities, women, and members of all minority groups to apply and self-identify. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Careers

Sessional Instructors (THAS 222: Occupational Therapy in Mental Health)
Therapist Assistant (PTA/OTA) Diploma
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 MacEwan Office of Teaching and Learning.

The Physical Therapist and Occupational Therapist Assistant (PTA/OTA) major prepares students to work in the fields of physical and occupational therapy, providing patient therapy treatment interventions related to movement and function.  In addition to working with people with physical health problems, they also work with people with emotional/mental health problems.

The Therapist Assistant Diploma Program require a sessional instructor to teach THAS 222 -Occupational Therapy in Mental Health. This second-year course in the Therapist Assistant Program (PTA & OTA Major) covers the role and scope of the Occupational Therapist and Occupational Therapist Assistant in the treatment of persons with psycho-emotional and socio-adaptive disorders. Students practice the implementation of individual, family and group occupational engagement, addressing a variety of ages and disorders.

Instructors are responsible for preparing lecture materials such as power point presentations or related media, as well as creating and grading quizzes, tests, and assignments. Instructors will be expected to utilize the MacEwan online learning environment, Blackboard Learn, throughout the term.

Candidates must be an occupational therapist in good standing with the provincial regulatory body and have relevant work experience in mental health settings. Post-secondary teaching experience is an asset.

Questions about this opportunity may be addressed to Darren Tellier, Chair, Department of Allied Health & Human Performance, at tellierd@macewan.ca

How to Apply:

Only applications received electronically will be considered. To apply, go to http://www.macewan.ca/careers and select the job posting.

Applicants should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names of three references with their online application.

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.

For general inquiries, please contact us at careers@macewan.ca.

This position is included under the Faculty Association Collective Agreement.

MacEwan University is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion.  We encourage Indigenous people, persons living with a disability, sexual and gender minorities, women, and members of all minority groups to apply and to self-identify. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Category Sessional Faculty
Salary Commensurate with education
Closing Date June 14, 2019
Competition No. 19.06.102


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