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Position Title Part-Time Academic Lab Instructor- PHYT 5103
Posting Number PTAP883P
Department/Unit Physiotherapy
Location Halifax
Job Summary & Key Responsibilities

WORK ASSIGNMENT: PHYT 5103 Movement and Exercise Science ([Fall term, September 1 – December 3, inclusive of Exam Period] (Multiple Positions)

DESCRIPTION OF WORK: The laboratory demonstrator/instructor will assist the course professor by teaching physical assessment, documentation, and treatment practical skills and techniques in the laboratory component of this course for Year I MSc PT students. The laboratory demonstrator/instructor will also be asked to act as an examiner in mid-term and final practical exams and evaluate the students’ performance throughout the course and in these exams. Some additional hours may be required for preparation time and limited meeting time with the professor.

Qualifications/Requirements of Position
Candidates must be licensed Physiotherapists. A Master’s degree with a research focus in human movement science is preferred along with strong clinical expertise in the musculoskeletal physiotherapy.
Salary Range/Pay Rate In accordance with CUPE agreement
Additional Information
All offers of employment as a Part-Time Academic are conditional upon sufficient student enrolment in the course and approval by the University. Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.
Term of appointment September 2021 -December 2021
Open Date 06/24/2021
Close Date 08/10/2021
Open Until Filled
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  1. Résumé / Curriculum Vitae (CV)

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  1. Cover Letter


Position Title Part-Time Academic Lab Instructor – PHYT 5115
Posting Number PTAP882P
Department/Unit Physiotherapy
Location Halifax
Job Summary & Key Responsibilities
WORK ASSIGNMENT:
PHYT 5115 Musculoskeletal I [Fall term, September 1 – December 3, inclusive of Exam Period] (Multiple Positions)DESCRIPTION OF WORK: Provide service and teaching support in the Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy course, as part of the MSc Physiotherapy year one curriculum.Duties include, but are not limited:
• Lab demonstration
• Assisting with set-up and tear-down of labs
• Assisting with practical skill examinations
• Marking assignments
• Other duties, as required
Additional hours may be required for preparation time and limited meeting time with the professor

Qualifications/Requirements of Position
Candidates must be licensed Physiotherapists with expertise in musculoskeletal physiotherapy practice. Good interpersonal skills to work with groups of students or for one-on-one interaction, strong communication skills, a positive attitude toward students, fairness in evaluation and grading, and flexibility in approaches to teaching are also required.
Salary Range/Pay Rate In accordance with CUPE agreement
Additional Information
All offers of employment as a Part-Time Academic are conditional upon sufficient student enrolment in the course and approval by the University. Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.
Term of appointment September 2021 -December 2021
Open Date 06/24/2021
Close Date 08/10/2021
Open Until Filled
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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  1. Résumé / Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Optional Documents

  1. Cover Letter


Position Title Part-Time Academic Lab Instructor- PHYT 5114
Posting Number PTAP880P
Department/Unit Physiotherapy
Location Halifax
Job Summary & Key Responsibilities
WORK ASSIGNMENT: PHYT 5114: Cardiorespiratory Physiotherapy and Health Promotion [Fall term, September 1– December 3, inclusive of Exam Period] (Multiple Positions)
Provide service and teaching support in the Cardiorespiratory Physiotherapy course, as part of the MSc Physiotherapy year one curriculum.Duties include, but are not limited:
• Lab demonstration
• Assisting with set-up and tear-down of labs
• Assisting with examinations, including practical exams (OSCEs)
• Marking assignments
• Other duties, as required
Qualifications/Requirements of Position
Candidates must be licensed Physiotherapists. Good interpersonal skills required to work with groups of students or for one-on-one interaction. Strong communication skills, a positive attitude toward students, fairness in evaluation and grading, flexibility in approaches to teaching. Completion of a degree in Physiotherapy, with experience in the area of cardiorespiratory physiotherapy, and enrollment
Salary Range/Pay Rate In accordance with CUPE agreement
Additional Information
All offers of employment as a Part-Time Academic are conditional upon sufficient student enrolment in the course and approval by the University. Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.
Term of appointment September 2021 -December 2021
Open Date 06/24/2021
Close Date 08/10/2021
Open Until Filled
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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  1. Résumé / Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Optional Documents

  1. Cover Letter


Position Title Sessional Co-Instructor PHYT 6218 Online Delivery
Posting Number PTAP950P
Department/Unit Physiotherapy
Location Halifax
Job Summary & Key Responsibilities

 The sessional co-instructor will be responsible for the online delivery of a one week section of PHYT6218.04 Integrated Practice II related to the practice area of amputations. The co-instructor would work in partnership with the Instructor of Record from Physiotherapy. The instructor will be responsible for 3 lectures and 1 lab, all completed online synchronously or asynchronously. This capstone course is the second of the two senior courses in which you will develop knowledge, understanding, and skills to address the health issues faced by those who live with complex, chronic health conditions in the context of diverse personal and environmental factors.  Use of case-based learning is progressed to further develop your ability to identify and address your own learning successes and challenges related to the development, use, and evaluation of collaborative, client-centered, evidence-based physiotherapy services across the continuum of care. There is continued emphasis on the use of multi-system analysis and clinical reasoning, within the ICF framework, in concert with skills for sensitive, effective collaborative learning and practice, as appropriate for the senior student who is nearing readiness for independent practice.

General course objectives include;
1.       Integrate and apply diverse knowledge and skills with respect to selected indicator conditions, across the continuum of care (i.e. acute, long term, and community care plus health promotion service) and in multiple areas of Physiotherapy practice (i.e. Cardiorespiratory, Neurological and Musculoskeletal)

2.       Apply knowledge from the basic and applied sciences to enhance understanding of the selected indicator conditions.

3.       Select advanced assessment and measurement tools through the application of sound measurement principles to evaluate factors and attributes that contribute to limitations in activity and participation germane to selected indicator conditions.

4.       Assess and analyze the conditions of patients who present with complex health issues.

Qualifications/Requirements of Position
PhD or Masters degree. Previous teaching experience (especially with graduate students) preferred. Experience with online learning management systems (i.e. Brightspace) preferred. Experience in implementing working collaboratively with instructors and teaching assistants and in conveying the clinical relevance or application of knowledge to physiotherapy is an asset.
Salary Range/Pay Rate In accordance with CUPE agreement
Additional Information

All offers of employment as a Part-Time Academic are conditional upon sufficient student enrollment in the course and approval by the University. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, Canadian and permanent residents will be given priority.

Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.

Term of appointment July – August 2021
Open Date 04/19/2021
Close Date 07/29/2021
Open Until Filled
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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Résumé / Curriculum Vitae (CV)

 



Position Title Part-Time Academic Lab Instructor- PHYT 5114
Posting Number PTAP880P
Department/Unit Physiotherapy
Location Halifax
Job Summary & Key Responsibilities WORK ASSIGNMENT: PHYT 5114: Cardiorespiratory Physiotherapy and Health Promotion [Fall term, September 1– December 3, inclusive of Exam Period] (Multiple Positions)
Provide service and teaching support in the Cardiorespiratory Physiotherapy course, as part of the MSc Physiotherapy year one curriculum.Duties include, but are not limited:
• Lab demonstration
• Assisting with set-up and tear-down of labs
• Assisting with examinations, including practical exams (OSCEs)
• Marking assignments
• Other duties, as required
Qualifications/Requirements of Position Candidates must be licensed Physiotherapists. Good interpersonal skills required to work with groups of students or for one-on-one interaction. Strong communication skills, a positive attitude toward students, fairness in evaluation and grading, flexibility in approaches to teaching. Completion of a degree in Physiotherapy, with experience in the area of cardiorespiratory physiotherapy, and enrollment
Salary Range/Pay Rate In accordance with CUPE agreement
Additional Information All offers of employment as a Part-Time Academic are conditional upon sufficient student enrolment in the course and approval by the University. Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.
Term of appointment September 2021 -December 2021
Open Date 06/24/2021
Close Date 07/16/2021
Open Until Filled
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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  1. Résumé / Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Optional Documents

  1. Cover Letter


Position Title Part-Time Academic Lab Instructor – PHYT 5115
Posting Number PTAP882P
Department/Unit Physiotherapy
Location Halifax
Job Summary & Key Responsibilities WORK ASSIGNMENT:
PHYT 5115 Musculoskeletal I [Fall term, September 1 – December 3, inclusive of Exam Period] (Multiple Positions)DESCRIPTION OF WORK: Provide service and teaching support in the Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy course, as part of the MSc Physiotherapy year one curriculum.Duties include, but are not limited:
• Lab demonstration
• Assisting with set-up and tear-down of labs
• Assisting with practical skill examinations
• Marking assignments
• Other duties, as required
Additional hours may be required for preparation time and limited meeting time with the professor
Qualifications/Requirements of Position Candidates must be licensed Physiotherapists with expertise in musculoskeletal physiotherapy practice. Good interpersonal skills to work with groups of students or for one-on-one interaction, strong communication skills, a positive attitude toward students, fairness in evaluation and grading, and flexibility in approaches to teaching are also required.
Salary Range/Pay Rate In accordance with CUPE agreement
Additional Information All offers of employment as a Part-Time Academic are conditional upon sufficient student enrolment in the course and approval by the University. Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.
Term of appointment September 2021 -December 2021
Open Date 06/24/2021
Close Date 07/19/2021
Open Until Filled
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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  1. Résumé / Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Optional Documents

  1. Cover Letter


Position Title Part-Time Academic Lab Instructor- PHYT 5101
Posting Number PTAP881P
Department/Unit Physiotherapy
Location Halifax
Job Summary & Key Responsibilities WORK ASSIGNMENT:
PHYT 5101 Introduction to the Physiotherapy Profession [Fall term, September 1 – December 3, inclusive of Exam Period] (Multiple Positions)
DESCRIPTION OF WORK: Provide service and teaching support in the course, as part of the MSc Physiotherapy year one curriculum.Duties include, but are not limited:
• Lab demonstration
• Assisting with set-up and tear-down of labs
• Marking assignments
• Other duties, as required
Additional hours may be required for preparation time and limited meeting time with the professor
Qualifications/Requirements of Position Candidates must be licensed Physiotherapists.
Salary Range/Pay Rate In accordance with CUPE agreement
Additional Information All offers of employment as a Part-Time Academic are conditional upon sufficient student enrollment in the course and approval by the University. Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.
Term of appointment September 2021 -December 2021
Open Date 06/24/2021
Close Date 07/19/2021
Open Until Filled
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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  1. Résumé / Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Optional Documents

  1. Cover Letter


Position Title Part-Time Academic Lab Instructor- PHYT 5103
Posting Number PTAP883P
Department/Unit Physiotherapy
Location Halifax
Job Summary & Key Responsibilities WORK ASSIGNMENT: PHYT 5103 Movement and Exercise Science ([Fall term, September 1 – December 3, inclusive of Exam Period] (Multiple Positions)

DESCRIPTION OF WORK: The laboratory demonstrator/instructor will assist the course professor by teaching physical assessment, documentation, and treatment practical skills and techniques in the laboratory component of this course for Year I MSc PT students. The laboratory demonstrator/instructor will also be asked to act as an examiner in mid-term and final practical exams and evaluate the students’ performance throughout the course and in these exams. Some additional hours may be required for preparation time and limited meeting time with the professor.

Qualifications/Requirements of Position Candidates must be licensed Physiotherapists. A Master’s degree with a research focus in human movement science is preferred along with strong clinical expertise in the musculoskeletal physiotherapy.
Salary Range/Pay Rate In accordance with CUPE agreement
Additional Information All offers of employment as a Part-Time Academic are conditional upon sufficient student enrolment in the course and approval by the University. Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.
Term of appointment September 2021 -December 2021
Open Date 06/24/2021
Close Date 07/19/2021
Open Until Filled
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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  1. Résumé / Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Optional Documents

  1. Cover Letter


Position Title Part-Time Academic Lab Instructor- PHYT 6107
Posting Number PTAP815P
Department/Unit Physiotherapy
Location Halifax
Job Summary & Key Responsibilities POSITION: Laboratory Demonstrator/Instructor (4-6 Positions)
WORK ASSIGNMENT:
PHYT 6107 Neurological Physiotherapy Practice [Fall term, September 13 – December 17, 2021, inclusive of Exam Period. Labs occur weekly, on Tuesdays and Fridays from 8:30am – 12:30pm.]
DESCRIPTION OF WORK: The laboratory demonstrator/instructor will assist the course faculty by teaching physical assessment, documentation, and/or practical treatment skills and techniques in the laboratory component of this course for Year 2 MScPT students. The laboratory demonstrator/instructor will also be asked to act as an examiner for mid-term and final practical exams and evaluate the students’ performance throughout the course. Preparation in advance for each lab and to be knowledgeable about the content, will be required. The laboratory demonstrator/instructor will contribute to preparation and evaluation of interprofessional health education assignments. Some additional hours may be required for limited meeting time with the course faculty. Lab demonstrators will promote a professional environment for safe and effective student learning. The lab demonstrator may be required to assist in conflict-resolution in the event that interpersonal conflict is interfering with student(s) meeting the lab objectives.
Qualifications/Requirements of Position Candidates must be licensed Physiotherapists. Experience in neurotherapeutics is considered an asset.
Salary Range/Pay Rate In accordance with CUPE agreement
Additional Information All offers of employment as a Part-Time Academic are conditional upon sufficient student enrolment in the course and approval by the University. Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.
Term of appointment September 2021 -December 2021
Open Date 06/14/2021
Close Date 06/28/2021
Open Until Filled
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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Résumé / Curriculum Vitae (CV)

 



Position Title Part-Time Academic Lab Instructor- PHYT 6115
Posting Number PTAP758P
Department/Unit Physiotherapy
Location Halifax
Job Summary & Key Responsibilities Laboratory Demonstrator/Instructor (multiple positions available)
WORK ASSIGNMENT:
PHYT 6115 Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy III [Summer term, August 3rd – September 3rd, inclusive of Exam Period]
DESCRIPTION OF WORK: The laboratory demonstrator/instructor will assist the course professor by teaching advanced musculoskeletal material to Year 2 MScPT students in practical/lab sessions and/or tutorial sessions. Lab and tutorial content will be available electronically prior to the sessions, including practical clinical skills of the various physical assessments and treatment approaches from acute care to discharge.Numerous lab instructors will be required to cover the multiple lab and tutorial sessions. The level of lab instructor involvement would be varied. For example, it could be 1 or 2 labs per module or 1 to 2 lab sessions/tutorials per week. This would depend on the instructor’s level of skill, availability and the type of expertise required (inpatient orthopaedics, manual therapy skills, etc.).Further detail regarding the layout of the module, specific hours, and content of the various laboratory sessions will be forwarded to interested individuals upon receipt of the application form
Qualifications/Requirements of Position Candidates must be licensed Physiotherapists.
Salary Range/Pay Rate In accordance with CUPE agreement
Additional Information All offers of employment as a Part-Time Academic are conditional upon sufficient student enrollment in the course and approval by the University. Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.
Term of appointment August 1, 2021 to September 30,2021
Open Date 05/26/2021
Close Date 06/07/2021
Open Until Filled
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Required Documents

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Résumé / Curriculum Vitae (CV)

 



Position Title Sessional Instructor PHYT 5202
Posting Number PTAP699P
Department/Unit Physiotherapy
Location Halifax
Job Summary & Key Responsibilities The sessional instructor will be responsible for the delivery of PHYT 5202.3: Scientific Inquiry. PHYT 5202 is a mandatory physiotherapy course offered during the fall and winter terms of year one in the MSc.PT curriculum and involves lectures and tutorials. The course is offered using a blended design of synchronous and asynchronous methods; the timetable is set for this course, with synchronous class time scheduled Monday and Wednesday mornings. It is expected that students receive at least 2.5-3 hours of course related engagement per week (including lectures, labs, assignments, studying etc.).

Learning activities are designed to develop the student’s knowledge, skills and behaviours related to scientific inquiry and use of evidence in practice, including finding, appraising and applying evidence in the context of evidence-based, patient-centered physiotherapy. The course frameworks (WHO ICF model; the 5As of Evidence Based Practice; and the CIHC National Interprofessional Competency Framework) integrate patient values/circumstances with application of scientific principles, including critical appraisal and synthesis of best-available evidence. The course provides the foundation for application and further development of knowledge and skills for evidence-based practice in all courses in the MScPT program.

In this 3-credit hour course, the instructor will be responsible for all aspects of teaching and administering the class which includes lectures, tutorials or labs, assignments, test preparation and evaluation of students, plus orientation and oversight of course tutors. In addition, the instructor will hold regular office hours for consultation with students.

Qualifications/Requirements of Position PhD or Masters degree; knowledge of evidence-based practice skills including appraisal and application of different types of research to address a specific types of focused clinical research questions, measurement methods, data analyses, documentation of key features of articles, and synthesis of evidence. Previous teaching experience (especially with graduate students) and experience with online learning management systems (i.e. Brightspace) preferred. Experience in implementing working collaboratively with instructors and teaching assistants and in conveying the clinical relevance or application of knowledge to physiotherapy is an asset.
Salary Range/Pay Rate In accordance with CUPE agreement
Additional Information All offers of employment as a Part-Time Academic are conditional upon sufficient student enrollment in the course and approval by the University. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, Canadian and permanent residents will be given priority.

Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.

Term of appointment Sept.-Dec 2021 and Jan-Apr 2022 (Fall/Winter)
Open Date 04/19/2021
Close Date 05/10/2021
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Required Documents

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Résumé / Curriculum Vitae (CV)

 



Position Title Sessional Co-Instructor PHYT 6140 Online Delivery
Posting Number PTAP659P
Department/Unit Physiotherapy
Location Halifax
Job Summary & Key Responsibilities The sessional co-instructor will be responsible for the online delivery of one 4 week section of PHYT6140.06 Neuroscience for Physiotherapy students. This course is combined with OCCU 6140.06 Neuroscience of Occupational Therapy. This graduate level course in neuroscience will expose entry-level physiotherapy and occupational therapy students to the foundational and advanced neuroanatomical and neurophysiological concepts and knowledge needed for evidence-based practice in neuro-rehabilitation. The instructor would work in partnership on this online course with the Instructor of Record from Occupational Therapy as well as internal instructors/guest lecturers. The instructor will be responsible for all aspects of teaching and administering the class which includes lectures, seminars, test preparation and evaluation of students related to the 4 week section of this course delivered September 13th to October 8th , 2021 . In addition, the instructor will hold online office hours for consultation with students during the four week section of this course.

The course involves lectures and seminar sessions on the microanatomy, gross anatomy, and neurophysiology of the brain and spinal cord. Examinations will emphasize the functional systems involving these structures. Weekly online seminars may be conducted to integrate neuroscience concepts into selected areas of physiotherapy practice.

General course objectives include;
1. Locate, identify and describe key brain and spinal cord structures, and understand the role that these structures play in neurological (dys)function.
2. Understand the organization of the major functional pathways of the brain and spinal cord, as well as the consequences of their (dys)function.
3. Discuss and apply concepts related to nervous system development, neuroplasticity, motor control, sensation, consciousness, and higher cortical functions.
4. Explain the functional neuroscience of brain systems implicated in various neurological challenges.
5. Recognize, discuss and apply neuroscience knowledge as it relates to occupational therapy and physiotherapy practice with individuals experiencing neurological challenges.
6. Demonstrate effective communication and team dynamics necessary for effective interprofessional collaborative practice.

Qualifications/Requirements of Position PhD or Masters degree. Previous teaching experience (especially with graduate students) preferred. Experience with online learning management systems (i.e. Brightspace) preferred. Experience in implementing working collaboratively with instructors and teaching assistants and in conveying the clinical relevance or application of knowledge to physiotherapy is an asset.
Salary Range/Pay Rate In accordance with CUPE agreement
Additional Information All offers of employment as a Part-Time Academic are conditional upon sufficient student enrollment in the course and approval by the University. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, Canadian and permanent residents will be given priority.

Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.

Term of appointment September – December 2021
Open Date 04/13/2021
Close Date 04/30/2021
Open Until Filled
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  1. Cover Letter
  2. Résumé / Curriculum Vitae (CV)


Position Title Sessional Instructor PHYT 5103
Posting Number PTAP660P
Department/Unit Physiotherapy
Location Halifax
Job Summary & Key Responsibilities The sessional instructor will be responsible for the delivery of PHYT 5103.3: Movement and Exercise Science. PHYT 5103 is a mandatory physiotherapy course embedded within the fall term of year one in the MSc.PT curriculum and involves lectures and lab sessions. The timetable is set for this course. The course is a blended design, with synchronous and asynchronous activities. Currently there is a synchronous lecture scheduled from 8:30-10:30am on Friday morning and a lab section from 1-4pm on Friday. It is expected that students receive at least 5-6 hours of course related engagement per week (including lectures, labs, assignments, studying etc.). There are a total of 6 labs to be delivered over the course of the fall semester and the instructor can schedule these at their discretion.

Students will develop and use a systematic process for integrating mechanical, anatomical and kinesiology knowledge to analyze human movement. Students will learn to apply basic mechanical concepts to human movements, and to relate these to physiotherapy assessments and interventions for people across the lifespan. Students also will analyze and learn basic physiotherapy techniques used to assess human movement and function. The instructor would work in partnership on this 3-credit hour course with guest lectures from the faculty in the School of Physiotherapy. The instructor will be responsible for all aspects of teaching and administering the class which includes lectures, labs, assignments, test preparation and evaluation of students. In addition, the instructor will hold regular office hours for consultation with students.

Qualifications/Requirements of Position PhD or Masters degree. Knowledge of biomechanics, electromyography and basis of human movement science preferred. Previous teaching experience (especially with graduate students) and experience with online learning management systems (i.e. Brightspace) preferred. Experience in implementing working collaboratively with instructors and teaching assistants and in conveying the clinical relevance or application of knowledge to physiotherapy is an asset.
Salary Range/Pay Rate In accordance with CUPE agreement
Additional Information All offers of employment as a Part-Time Academic are conditional upon sufficient student enrollment in the course and approval by the University. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, Canadian and permanent residents will be given priority.

Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.

Term of appointment September – December 2021
Open Date 04/13/2021
Close Date 04/30/2021
Open Until Filled
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  1. Cover Letter
  2. Résumé / Curriculum Vitae (CV)

 


Position Title Part-Time Academic- PHYT 6118
Posting Number PTAP656P
Department/Unit Physiotherapy
Location Halifax
Job Summary & Key Responsibilities Laboratory Demonstrator/Instructor (multiple positions available)

WORK ASSIGNMENT: PHYT 6118.8 – Integrated Practice I (May 17th, 2021 to July 23rd, 2021, inclusive of Exam Period)

DESCRIPTION OF WORK: Numerous instructors will be required to assist the course leader by teaching practical skills and techniques in the laboratory, and/or facilitating tutorial components of this 2nd year MScPT course. Labs will run Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 12:30-5:30pm.
Description of the duties:
o Attendance at Lab orientation session (1 hr prior to May 17th, date TBD).
o Preparation in advance for each lab and to be knowledgeable about the content provided in the lab handout.
o During labs, review and teach practical skills as outlined in the lab handout.
o Promote a professional environment for safe and effective student learning.
o The instructor will also act as an examiner in the mid-term and final practical exams and evaluate the students’ performance throughout the course and in these exams.

Qualifications/Requirements of Position Candidates must be licensed Physiotherapists. A Master’s degree and /or advanced continuing education courses preferred along with strong clinical expertise.
Salary Range/Pay Rate In accordance with CUPE agreement
Additional Information All offers of employment as a Part-Time Academic are conditional upon sufficient student enrollment in the course and approval by the University.

Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity

Term of appointment May to July 2021
Open Date 04/06/2021
Close Date 04/16/2021
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  2. Résumé / Curriculum Vitae (CV)


Position Title Part-Time Academic- PHYT 6218
Posting Number PTAP657P
Department/Unit Physiotherapy
Location Halifax
Job Summary & Key Responsibilities Laboratory Demonstrator/Instructor (multiple positions available)
WORK ASSIGNMENT: PHYT 6218.4 – Integrated Practice II (July 26th to August 27th, 2021, inclusive of Exam Period)
DESCRIPTION OF WORK: Numerous instructors will be required to assist the course leader by teaching practical skills and techniques in the laboratory, and/or facilitating tutorial components of this 2nd year MScPT course. Labs will run Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 12:30-5:30pm.
Description of the duties:
o Attendance at Lab orientation session (1 hr prior to July 26th, date TBD).
o Preparation in advance for each lab and to be knowledgeable about the content provided in the lab handout.
o During labs, review and teach practical skills as outlined in the lab handout.
o Promote a professional environment for safe and effective student learning.
o The instructor will also act as an examiner in the mid-term and final practical exams and evaluate the students’ performance throughout the course and in these exams.
Qualifications/Requirements of Position Candidates must be licensed Physiotherapists. A Master’s degree and /or advanced continuing education courses preferred along with strong clinical expertise.
Salary Range/Pay Rate In accordance with CUPE agreement
Additional Information All offers of employment as a Part-Time Academic are conditional upon sufficient student enrolment in the course and approval by the University. Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.
Term of appointment July to August 2021
Open Date 04/06/2021
Close Date 04/16/2021
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Position Title Offsite Clinical Instructor-PHYT 5501, 5502, 6501
Posting Number PTAP541P
Department/Unit Physiotherapy
Location Halifax
Job Summary & Key Responsibilities WORK ASSIGNMENT: PHYT 5501, PHYT 5502 and PHYT 6501 (Clinical Courses) ([Winter term, January 4 – May 7]

DESCRIPTION OF WORK: The Offsite Clinical Instructor will assist the course professor with the telehealth modules and preceptor supervision at the primary health clinics at Mumford and Spryfield.
Expected roles and responsibilities:
Instruction, facilitation, moderation, feedback and assessment of class submissions – group and/or individual assignments for the online telehealth course (5 modules)
Clinical Instructor for primary care placements at Mumford and Spryfield. Student meetings (group at each site and individually as needed), chart review, ACP midterm and final assessments etc and on-site supervision
Some additional hours may be required for preparation time and limited meeting time with the professor.

Qualifications/Requirements of Position Candidates must be a physiotherapist licensed to practice in Nova Scotia with the following criteria:
experience as a clinician for a minimum period of 5 years.
supported the physiotherapy program as a Clinical Instructor for a minimum period of 3 years.
Preferred experience in virtual care and community services
Salary Range/Pay Rate In accordance with CUPE agreement
Additional Information All offers of employment as a Part-Time Academic are conditional upon sufficient student enrollment in the course and approval by the University. Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.
Term of appointment January-May 2021
Open Date 11/27/2020
Close Date 12/06/2020
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Position Title Part-Time Academic PHYT 5460
Posting Number PTAP540P
Department/Unit Physiotherapy
Location Halifax
Job Summary & Key Responsibilities Laboratory Demonstrator/Instructor (multiple positions available)
WORK ASSIGNMENT: PHYT 5460 Advanced Exercise Physiology [March 1– May 31,2021, inclusive of Exam Period]DESCRIPTION OF WORK: The laboratory instructor will assist the course professor by teaching in the laboratory component of this module for Year I MScPT students. The laboratory instructor will act as an examiner in the final practical exam at the end of the semester. Laboratory instructors will also set-up for and clean-up after labs. Some additional hours may be required for preparation time and limited meeting time with the professor.
Qualifications/Requirements of Position Candidates must be licensed physiotherapists or kinesiologists with a strong background in exercise physiology and exercise testing. A Master’s degree and teaching experience is preferred
Salary Range/Pay Rate In accordance with CUPE agreement
Additional Information All offers of employment as a Part-Time Academic are conditional upon sufficient student enrolment in the course and approval by the University. Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.
Term of appointment March -May 2021
Open Date 11/27/2020
Close Date 12/16/2020
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Position Title Part-Time Academic- PHYT 5214
Posting Number PTAP539P
Department/Unit Physiotherapy
Location Halifax
Job Summary & Key Responsibilities WORK ASSIGNMENT: PHYT 5214 Cardiorespiratory Physiotherapy II [March 1– May 31, inclusive of Exam Period]

DESCRIPTION OF WORK: This position involves working with students in their first year in the MScPT program. The laboratory instructor will assist the course professor by teaching physical assessment and treatment techniques related to care for people with cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases. The instructor will contribute to activities designed to develop students’ clinical problem solving and documentation skills. They will receive outlines of the objectives and teaching activities in advance of each lab and be expected to come prepared to be a helpful mentor to students. A short consultation time will proceed the lab to ensure mutual understanding of lab activities between the course manager and all the lab instructors. The laboratory instructor should be available to be an examiner in mid-term and final practical exams.

Qualifications/Requirements of Position Candidates must be licensed Physiotherapists. A Master’s degree is preferred along with strong clinical expertise in the cardiorespiratory physiotherapy. Previous experience in both respiratory and cardiac practice areas is a preference.
Salary Range/Pay Rate In accordance with CUPE agreement
Additional Information All offers of employment as a Part-Time Academic are conditional upon sufficient student enrolment in the course and approval by the University. Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.
Term of appointment March-May 2021
Open Date 11/27/2020
Close Date 12/16/2020
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Position Title Part-Time Academic- PHYT 5215
Posting Number PTAP538P
Department/Unit Physiotherapy
Location Halifax
Job Summary & Key Responsibilities Laboratory Demonstrator/Instructor (multiple positions available)
WORK ASSIGNMENT: PHYT 5215 Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy (March 01, 2021 to May 31, 2021, inclusive of Exam Period)
DESCRIPTION OF WORK: The laboratory demonstrator/instructor will assist the course professor by teaching lab material to Year I MSc PT students in practical/lab sessions. Lab handouts will be available electronically that cover the hands-on practical clinical skills of the various physical assessments as well as the various treatment approaches from acute care to discharge.
Numerous lab instructors will be required to cover the multiple lab and tutorial sessions. Due to COVID restrictions, instructors will be assigned to a ‘pod’ of 8 students, and labs will be offered in 2-session format each afternoon between 1 and 5 p.m., i.e. each lab will be repeated twice. Lab instructor availability will be required 12:30-5:00 p.m. on lab days. Our currently scheduled lab days are Wednesday, Thursday and Friday afternoons. Applicant should indicate in their cover letter which day(s) they can be available. Laboratory instructors will also be asked to act as an examiner in mid-term and final practical exams (must be available all day). Further detail regarding the layout of the module, specific hours and content of the various laboratory sessions will be forwarded to interested individuals upon receipt of the application.
Qualifications/Requirements of Position Candidates must be licensed Physiotherapists. A Master’s degree and /or advanced continuing education courses preferred along with strong clinical expertise in musculoskeletal physiotherapy
Salary Range/Pay Rate In accordance with CUPE agreement
Additional Information All offers of employment as a Part-Time Academic are conditional upon sufficient student enrolment in the course and approval by the University. Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.
Term of appointment March -May 2021
Open Date 11/27/2020
Close Date 12/16/2020
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  1. Cover Letter
  2. Résumé / Curriculum Vitae (CV)