University of Alberta

Radiation Therapy Degree Program Faculty Educator

MED Oncology

Competition No.  -    A105332461D1
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

This is a temporary maternity leave position with an end date of June 15, 2018, with the possibility of extension.

Reporting to the Director of the Radiation Therapy Degree program, the Radiation Therapist Faculty Educator fosters a high-quality environment of teaching and learning, research, and intellectual achievement.  The incumbent will facilitate a holistic academic and clinical experience for learners.  The successful candidate will be an educator and a learner with significant knowledge and skills in radiation therapy practice who contributes to an inter-professional and collaborative learning environment.

The Radiation Therapist Faculty Educator job description is 80% teaching, 10% research and 10% service/administration. 

Duties

Teaching:

  • Develops and implements learner-centered learning activities and assessment strategies for courses at the undergraduate and graduate level
  • Designs and delivers courses at the undergraduate and graduate level
  • Collaborates with all Faculty Educators in the development of academic and clinical course curricula
  • Coordinates clinical placement rosters and facilitates clinical learning activities for the undergraduate and graduate level
  • Provides mentorship and program advising to learners at the undergraduate and graduate level
  • Creates an intellectual environment that teaches critical thinking and inquiry-based learning
  • Evaluates learners’ performance at the undergraduate and graduate level
  • Provides individual support and facilitate opportunities for learners to correlate theoretical knowledge, develop clinical skills and reasoning and to attain competency

Research:

  • Maintains a research portfolio in own area of interest
  • Assists in the coordination of research activities in the undergraduate and graduate environment
  • Mentors undergraduate and graduate learners in their research activities

Service/Administration:

  • Maintains competence and actively engage in activities that promote professional growth
  • Provides specialized and discipline-specific knowledge and acts as a resource for internal and external stakeholders

Qualifications

  • Minimum Baccalaureate degree in health related field; Masters degree or PhD in a related field is an asset
  • Current ACMDTT and CAMRT full-practice member registration (registration with ACMDTT and CAMRT must be maintained annually)
  • Minimum 5 years of 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 is an asset
  • Maintenance of CPR Healthcare provider certification and N-95 fit testing

Salary will be commensurate with experience in accordance with the Academic Teaching Staff agreement (ATS).

How to Apply

Apply Online

Note: Online applications are accepted until midnight Mountain Standard Time of the closing date.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. If suitable Canadian citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be considered.

The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.