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Sessional Instructors, Human Anatomy & Physiology I and II, Faculty of Kinesiology

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Job ID: 14651

Updated: January 26, 2018

Location: Main Campus

Position Description

The Faculty of Kinesiology at the University of Calgary is inviting applications for sessional instructors to teach the following courses during the Spring and Summer 2018 sessions:

  • KNES 259 - Human Anatomy & Physiology I

Course Description

The instructional approach is a combination of systematic and regional anatomy and physiology with some surface anatomy and radiologic considerations.  General cell physiology, bone anatomy, neurophysiology and muscular physiology, as well as skeletal structure, types of connective tissues, structure of joints and muscles of an axial and appendicular skeleton will be covered.  Laboratories utilize human tissue materials, anatomical models, charts, and prosected cadavers and cadaver specimens.

  • KNES 260 - Human Anatomy & Physiology II

Course Description

The instructional approach is a combination of systematic and regional anatomy and physiology with some surface anatomy and radiologic considerations.  Physiology and anatomy of the cardiovascular, pulmonary, endocrine, renal and gastrointestinal systems as well as anatomy of the reproductive and integumentary systems and special senses will be covered.  Laboratories utilize human tissue materials, anatomical models, charts, and prosected cadaver and cadaver specimens.

The successful candidates will have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in the related field with advanced expertise in teaching human anatomy and/or human physiology. The faculty is looking for one instructor to teach both the anatomy and physiology portions, or for two instructors to teach each section separately; an additional lab instructor will also be selected to teach in both Spring and Summer portions.

Teaching Responsibilities:

  • Instructor of record for the course including all instruction and grading.
  • Course and lab coordinator for anatomy position.
  • Other assigned duties.

Lab Instructor(s) Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of human anatomy for the main systems in the human body (i.e., musculoskeletal, nervous, cardiovascular, respiratory, urinary, and digestive).
  • Effective teaching strategies to create a student-driven learning experience using cadaveric specimens and models.
  • Other duties include: lab preparation, exam preparation and proctoring, responding to student questions.

Applicants are asked to submit a letter of application including a current curriculum vitae, teaching statement and names of three references to:

Dr. Dave Paskevich
Associate Dean, Academic
Faculty of Kinesiology
University of Calgary
2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, AB   T2N 1N4
Email: dpaskevi@ucalgary.ca

The application deadline is January 25, 2018.

Thank you for submitting your application to the University of Calgary in the Faculty of Kinesiology. Please be aware that only those candidates chosen to proceed in the selection process will be contacted.

The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No

Additional Information

To learn more about academic opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Academic Careers website. For more information about the Faculty of Kinesiology visit Careers in the Faculty of Kinesiology.

About the University of Calgary 
 
The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit ucalgary.ca.
 
About Calgary, Alberta

Calgary is one of the world's cleanest cities and has been named one of the world's most livable cities for years. Calgary is a city of leaders - in business, community, philanthropy and volunteerism. Calgarians benefit from a growing number of world-class dining and cultural events and enjoy more days of sunshine per year than any other major Canadian city. Calgary is less than an hour's drive from the majestic Rocky Mountains and boasts the most extensive urban pathway and bikeway network in North America. 

 

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