This position will be located in the Clinical Radiation Therapy Environment at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre in Calgary, Alberta.
The Radiation Therapist Faculty Educator of the Radiation Therapy Degree (RADTH) Program will be responsible for didactic and clinical curriculum development and for didactic/clinical teaching of students in the RADTH Program. Educators will foster a high-quality environment of teaching and learning, research, and intellectual achievement. They will facilitate a holistic academic and clinical experience for learners. As an educator and a learner with significant knowledge and skills in radiation therapy practice, Educators will contribute to an inter-professional and collaborative learning environment.
The Educator’s job description will be 80% teaching including the development of curriculum and course materials together with didactic and/or clinical teaching of specific courses within the RADTH Program, 10% research and 10% service/administration.
As the RADTH is a new program for the University of Alberta, there will be extensive consultation and collaboration with Medical Physics, Radiation Oncology, Anatomy and Radiology to ensure that the curriculum is at the forefront of the teaching of future radiation therapists. Educators will assist the Director of RADTH in identifying and refining entry and selection criteria, and ensuring appropriate quality assurance of entrance into the program.
- Design and deliver courses at the undergraduate and graduate level.
- Collaborate with all Faculty Educators in the development of academic and clinical course curricula.
- Evaluate learners’ performance at the undergraduate and graduate level.
- Coordinate clinical placement rosters and facilitate clinical learning activities for the undergraduate and graduate level.
- Develop and implement learner-centered learning activities and assessment strategies for courses at the undergraduate and graduate level.
- Provide mentorship and program advising to learners at the undergraduate and graduate level.
- Create an intellectual environment that teaches critical thinking and inquiry-based learning.
- Provide individual support and facilitate opportunities for learners to correlate theoretical knowledge; develop clinical skills and clinical reasoning; and to attain competency.
- Maintain a research portfolio in own area of interest.
- Assist in the coordination of research activities in the undergraduate and graduate environment.
- Mentor undergraduate and graduate learners in their research activities.
- Maintain competence and actively engage in activities that promote professional growth.
- Provide specialized and discipline-specific knowledge and act as a resource for internal and external stakeholders
- Baccalaureate degree in health related field required; Masters degree or PhD in a related field an asset
- Current ACMDTT and CAMRT full-practice member registration (registration with ACMDTT and CAMRT must be maintained annually)
- Minimum of five years clinical Radiation Therapy practice experience
- Experience in teaching and facilitating learning for undergraduate and graduate learners
- Knowledge and experience in assessing learners against the ACMDTT and CAMRT competency profiles
- Outstanding collaborative and inter-professional team leading skills
- Experience in working as a team on research for teaching and learning
- Graduate of a Canadian accredited education program in Radiation Therapy or equivalent
- Experience in all Radiation Therapy practice domains an asset
- Maintenance of CPR Healthcare provider certification and N-95 fit testing
In accordance with the Faculty Service Officer agreement, this position offers a comprehensive benefits package found at: www.hrs.ualberta.ca with an annual salary range of $96,307 - $134,983.