University of Alberta

Radiation Therapy Degree Program Faculty Educator

MED Oncology

Competition No.  -    A105334698
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

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, RADTH Faculty 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 relatively 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.

Duties

Teaching:

  • Designs and delivers courses at the undergraduate and graduate level
  • Collaborates with all RADTH Faculty in the development of academic and clinical course curricula
  • Evaluates learners' performance at the undergraduate and graduate level
  • Facilitates didactic, simulation and clinical learning activities for the undergraduate and graduate level
  • Develops and implements learner-centered learning activities and assessment strategies for courses at 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
  • Provides individual support and facilitate opportunities for learners to correlate theoretical knowledge; develop clinical skills and clinical 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 act as a resource for internal and external stakeholders

Qualifications

  • Baccalaureate degree in health related field required; preference will be given to candidates with a Master's or PhD degree
  • Current ACMDTT licensure and CAMRT full-practice member registration (licensure and registration 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 CAMRT competency profile and ACMDTT Standards of Practice
  • 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 commensurate with experience and qualifications.

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.