Faculty of Health Sciences - Sessional Lecturer - HLSC 4460U – Selected Topics in Physical Activity and Health -Winter 2021-Limited Term
Ontario Tech University
Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
5d ago

Job Description

Faculty of Health Sciences

Position Title : Sessional Lecturer

Number of Sections : 1

Appointment Type : Limited Term

Course Name and Number : HLSC 4460U Selected Topics in Physical Activity and Health

Location of classes : Online asynchronous Delivery

Course Start Date : January 11, 2021

Course End Date : April 30, 2021

Posting Date : July 15, 2020

Closing Date : Aug 6, 2020

Reporting to the Dean of Health Sciences, the Sessional Lecturer provides instruction to undergraduate students in Health Sciences .

Course Description : Designed for senior students this course will investigate current topics in physical activity and health from multiple perspectives.

A minimum of five topics will be selected for study and each will be addressed approaching the topic from a different perspective, including but not limited to : physiological, biomechanical, social, psychological and ethical.

Responsibilities / Accountabilities :

In keeping with a technology-enhanced learning environment utilizing laptop computers and wireless connectivity, the Sessional Lecturer will deliver the course using a technology-enhanced learning approach.

She / he will prepare, deliver and grade all course material and assignments and be available for consultation with students during and following completion of the course session.

This position falls within the bargaining unit represented by the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) and will be subject to the terms and conditions of the collective agreement between the University and PSAC.

The collective agreement may be found on the Human Resources section of our website. Candidates will be required to certify that they are currently legally eligible to work in Canada for the duration of the contract.

Qualifications :

The successful candidate will have a demonstrated strong potential for excellent teaching contributions with a proven aptitude for teaching at the undergraduate level.

Required Skills

  • A proven commitment to providing innovative and inclusive teaching strategies
  • Evidence of an ability to work in a collaborative environment
  • Excellent communication skills with an ability to maintain effective relationships with a range of faculty, staff and students
  • Evidence of effective use of technology for teaching and learning in the classroom
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness
  • Education :

  • A minimum of a Master's Degree or equivalent in Kinesiology is required
  • PhD preferred
  • Required Experience

  • Clinical and / or research experience in a relevant field is required
  • Priority will be given to an Internal Applicant who has taught any course for the University in three (3) different sessions in the past thirty-six (36) months, provided they meet the requirements for the position as outlined in the job posting.

    Ontario Tech University is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates, while especially encouraging applications from women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression.

    All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

    Ontario Tech University respects people's different needs and therefore will take all reasonable steps to ensure accommodation for applicants where appropriate.

    If you require an accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please notify the Human Resources Department.

    The university acknowledges the lands and people of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation which is covered under the Williams Treaties.

    We are situated on the Traditional Territory of the Mississaugas, a branch of the greater Anishinaabeg Nation which includes Algonquin, Ojibway, Odawa and Pottawatomi.

    Job Location Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

    Expected End Date 4 / 30 / 2021

    Expected Start Date 1 / 11 / 2021

    Campus Travel N / A

    Salary Grade Administered in accordance with the Collective Agreement

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