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Limited Term Faculty (LTF) Position in Health Services Management

Ryerson University

Located in downtown Toronto, the largest and most culturally diverse city in Canada and on the territory of the Anishinaabeg, Haudenosaunee and the Wendat Peoples, The School of Health Services Management in the Ted Rogers School of Management [TRSM at Ryerson University invites applications for a Limited Term Faculty (LTF) position at the rank of Assistant Professor in areas of Health Services Management. The appointment shall be effective July 1, 2022 for a one year term, subject to final budgetary approval.

The successful candidate will engage only in the teaching and service duties of faculty members in the School of Health Services Management, while maintaining an inclusive, equitable, and collegial work environment across such activities. Research activities are welcome, but not required for this position.

The Department Hiring Committee is looking to hire a candidate to teach the following courses:

Course Code Course Title

CHSM 301 The Healthcare Systems
CHSM 305 The Management Cycle
CHSM 330 Managerial Epidemiology
CHIM 404 Introduction to Health Economics
CHIM 408 Statistics for Health Services Managers

Candidates must provide evidence of the following:

a Ph.D. in Health Services Management, Health Informatics, Health Administration, Health Policy, Epidemiology or a closely related field by the appointment date;
substantial work experience in the Canadian health care administration field;
demonstrated potential for teaching excellence at all levels of the curriculum, as evidenced by a teaching dossier that includes: a teaching philosophy statement, experience with course and curriculum review and/or development, examples of best practices in pedagogy, including effective use of classroom technology and any experience with experiential learning, sample syllabi, strong teaching evaluations, teaching awards, and other relevant achievements in teaching;
demonstrated potential for teaching excellence in an online environment,including knowledge of best practices for the delivery and management of online courses, using course management system tools to communicate with students and to foster and support a collaborative online learning community with and between students in the course.
a commitment to our values of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion as it pertains to service, teaching, and scholarly research or creative activities including a demonstrated ability to make learning accessible and inclusive for a diverse student population; and
an ability to contribute to the life of the School of Health Services Management and the University through collegial service


As the duties of the position entail only teaching and service, research output in one of the above mentioned fields is not a requirement but would be considered an asset.

We are interested in candidates that will contribute to our existing strengths by bringing innovative and diverse perspectives and experiences on healthcare.

The Department Hiring Committee recognizes that scholars have varying career paths and that career interruptions can be part of an excellent academic record. Candidates are encouraged to provide any relevant information about their experience and/or career interruptions.

Note: Limited Term Faculty appointments at Ryerson University may not exceed a combined total of four years. Applicants with prior Ryerson LTF appointments need to consider this limitation, as it may render them ineligible to apply.

This position falls under the jurisdiction of the Ryerson Faculty Association (RFA) (www.rfanet.ca). The RFA collective agreement can be viewed here and a summary of RFA benefits can be found here.

Ryerson University

Serving a highly diverse student population of over 45,000, with 100+ undergraduate and graduate programs built on the integration of theoretical and practical learning and distinguished by a professionally focussed curriculum with a strong emphasis on excellence in teaching, research and creative activities, Ryerson is a vibrant, urban university known for its culture of innovation, entrepreneurship, community engagement and city-building through its award-winning architecture.

The Ted Rogers School of Management

The Ted Rogers School of Management at Ryerson University is developing collaborative, creative leaders who will drive 21st century business forward while making a positive impact on society. Home to 12,000+ students and more than 250 industry-connected faculty, the Ted Rogers School is Canada's leading diverse, entrepreneurial business school centred in an urban learning environment. We offer 12 Bachelor of Commerce degrees, a Bachelor of Health Administration degree, four graduate programs, including the Ted Rogers MBA, the Master of Health Administration (Community Care) (MHA(CC)) and a PhD in Management, and Executive Education courses. The Ted Rogers School is also home to 15 innovative research centres, institutes and labs. www.ryerson.ca/tedrogersschool

School of Health Services Management

The School of Health Services Management offers a Bachelor of Health Administration (BHA) degree program. Our faculty prides itself on the excellence of its research and on the quality of its teaching.

Working at Ryerson

At the intersection of mind and action, Ryerson is on a transformative path to become Canada’s leading comprehensive innovation university. At Ryerson and within our department/school, we firmly believe that equity, diversity and inclusion are integral to this path; our current academic plan outlines each as core values and we work to embed them in all that we do.

Dedicated to a people first culture, Ryerson is proud to have been selected as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers and a Greater Toronto’s Top Employer. We invite you to explore the range of benefits and supports available to faculty and their family, including access to our diverse faculty and staff networks.

Visit us on Twitter: @RyersonU, @RyersonHR, @RyersonVPFA and @RyersonECI and our LinkedIn company page.

Ryerson is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. To find out more about legal and policy obligations please visit the accessibility and Human Rights websites.

Ryerson University welcomes those who have demonstrated a commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion and will assist us to expand our capacity for diversity in the broadest sense. In addition, to correct the conditions of disadvantage in employment in Canada, we encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, Indigenous peoples of North America, Black-identified persons, other racialized persons, persons with disabilities, and those who identify as women and/or 2SLGBTQ+.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their application online via the Faculty Recruitment Portal (click on “Start Application Process” to begin) by April 30, 2022. The application must contain the following:

a letter of application;
a curriculum vitae;
a teaching dossier and results of teaching evaluations; and
names of three individuals who may be contacted for references.
Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority, in accordance with Canadian immigration regulations. Candidates must therefore indicate in their application if they are a permanent resident or citizen of Canada.

Contacts

Any confidential inquiries about the opportunity can be directed to the Department Hiring Committee Chair, Dr. Pria Nippak, at pnippak@ryerson.ca.

Indigenous candidates who would like to learn more about working at Ryerson University are welcome to contact Tracey King, Miigis Kwe, the Indigenous Human Resources Lead and the Founding Co-Chair of the First Nations, Métis and Inuit Community Group at t26king@ryerson.ca.

Black identified candidates who wish to learn more about working at Ryerson University are welcome to contact Shurla Charles-Forbes, Black Faculty & Staff Community Network at shurla.charlesforbes@ryerson.ca.

For any confidential accommodation needs in order to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please contact Teresa Sarno, Sr. HR Partner at teresa.sarno@ryerson.ca

Pursuant to the University's Vaccination Policy and as a condition of employment, all successful candidates will be required to either submit valid proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or receive a valid exemption. Course delivery during any given term may be online, in-person or hybrid at the sole discretion of the hiring unit and candidates are expected to be prepared to teach on campus and remotely with appropriate technology in place.