Sessional Instructors - Department of Biology - Faculty of Science (Fall 2017 and Winter 2018)

Competition Number: 
79SI17
Position Type: 
Sessional Opening
Closing Date: 
Monday, August 7, 2017
Date of Posting: 
July 24, 2017
Department: 
Department of Biology - Faculty of Science
Position: 
Sessional Instructors
Contract: 
Fall 2017 & Winter 2018

The Department of Biology at the University of Prince Edward Island has openings for Sessional Instructors during the forthcoming academic year (2017-2018), subject to final budgetary approval.  Individuals qualified to teach the following courses are encouraged to apply.

Fall 2017

PARA 4020 - DISASTER MEDICINE AND CRISIS RESPONSE
This advanced course introduces students to the practice of medicine within the disaster environment. Students learn how to plan and mitigate crisis response to both anthropogenic and natural disasters. Using modules, topics cover modelling of disaster predictions, organization of EMS before, during, and after a disaster, disaster medicine principles and disaster management within the hospital environment. RESTRICTION: Student must be enrolled in the BSc. Paramedicine program. Three hours lectures a week.

Winter 2018

PARA 4030 - CRITICAL APPRAISAL OF HEALTH CARE LITERATURE IN THE ACUTE CARE ENVIRONMENT
This course introduces students to the practice of Evidence Based Medicine. Students will learn the skills to formulate a clinical question, search and critically evaluate the medical literature, and develop an answer to the question. Students will participate in "journal club" style rounds, and be expected to complete a project answering a clinical scenario of their choice. RESTRICTION: Student must be enrolled in the BSc Paramedicine program. Three hours lectures a week.

Qualifications:
Applicants should be the equivalent of an Advanced Care Paramedic (ACP) with a Bachelors or Graduate degree (M.Sc. or Ph.D.) or equivalent experience in a field related to the course content.  Experience teaching a similar course at the post-secondary level is a definite asset.

Preference will be given to qualified candidates with seniority on the UPEI Sessional Roster, and to those with experience in teaching university level courses.

Application instructions:
A cover letter, a Curriculum vitae, and the names of two individuals who can provide letters of reference should be emailed to biologychair@upei.ca, or by mail to:

Department of Biology
University of Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown, PEI   C1A 4P3

For more information, please email or called Dr. Sweeney (902) 566-0633

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. UPEI is committed to the principle of equity in employment.

Closing date for applications is August 7, 2017
 

UPEI encourages all qualified applicants to apply for job openings; however, in keeping with the terms and provisions of the university’s various employment and collective agreements, first priority will be given to internal candidates.
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