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LIMITED TERM LAB INSTRUCTOR POSITION (0.5 FTE), PHYSIOTHERAPY

Dalhousie University

Dalhousie University is comprised of 6,000 faculty and staff amongst its 13 faculties. Current enrollment is 18,500 graduate and undergraduate students. As part of Canada’s U15 research-intensive group, Dalhousie University is an influential driver of the region’s intellectual, social and economic development. It is the largest university in Atlantic Canada and is located on the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq in the heart of Halifax (Kjipuktuk) a scenic coastal city and capital of Nova Scotia which is home to 13 Mi’kmaq First Nations, a deeply rooted African Nova Scotia community, an increasingly diverse population which also includes a vibrant workforce of people living with (dis)Abilities.

The Faculty of Health’s faculty, staff and students are committed to improving the well-being of individuals, families, communities and populations through diverse health programming, collaborative research and strong community partnerships. The Faculty of Health is one of the largest faculties at Dalhousie, comprised of eight schools, one college and one program, with more than 200 faculty members, 80 staff members, and approximately 3,000 students. With the most programmatically diverse health faculty in Canada, our students are exposed to a broad range of health topics and learning experiences.
The vision of the School of Physiotherapy is to lead regionally, nationally and internationally in collaborative, inclusive physiotherapy education, research, and service that advance health, policy, and practice.

Key Responsibilities
-Lab Coordination and academic support for Neurotherapeutics (PHYT 6107) and Integrated Practice (PHYT 6118, 6218) courses, or for other similar courses as required.
-Assists with student evaluation that includes but is not limited to: OSCEs, simulation activities, tutorials, and presentations.
-Contribute to Interprofessional Health Education
-Contribute to administrative duties in the School of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Health, and other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications
Entry level practice degree in Physiotherapy
Licensure with the Nova Scotia College of Physiotherapy
Clinical experience across three areas in the MScPT program, (e.g.neurotherapeutics, cardiorespiratory, and integrated practice.)
A minimum of two years of experience in clinical instruction of physiotherapy students.
Exceptional time management.
Highly developed level of organizational and prioritization skills.
Effective oral and written communication skills.


Leadership skills and the ability to take initiative to learn, be flexible and work independently.
Demonstrated passion and commitment to teaching and student learning.

Preferred Qualifications
Graduate degree in Physiotherapy
Familiarity with physiotherapy education and accreditation requirements

Applications must include a cover letter stating qualifications and experience relevant to the position requirements as well as a Curriculum Vitae. Please submit your complete application package the PeopleAdmin portal at https://dal.peopleadmin.ca/postings/9727 no later than June 6, 2022.
Please include Search F347P in your cover letter.

For further information regarding this position, contact:
Dr. Lynn Shaw, Director, School of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Health at Lynn.Shaw@dal.ca

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians 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 (especially Mi’kmaq), persons with a disability, racialized persons, including persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.

Dalhousie’s vaccine mandate has been suspended at this time, and employees no longer need to provide proof of full vaccination. However, health and safety risks to our community will continue to be monitored and a vaccine mandate may be reinstated if necessary.