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Assistant/Associate Faculty, Clinical Biomedical Sciences (continuing)

Position Job Title: Assistant/Associate Faculty, Clinical Biomedical Sciences (continuing)

Location: Niagara Falls, Ontario (Onsite)

Department: Department of Science


The University of Niagara Falls, Canada, invites applications for a Faculty level position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor with a specialization in Clinical Biomedical Sciences. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. or equivalent in an appropriate Science or related field by the time of appointment or shortly thereafter. The selected candidate will be tasked with delivering courses, seminars, and laboratory classes to students in the BSc (Hons) Biomedical Sciences Program. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in shaping the biomedical curriculum and delivering high-quality education across various courses.

A proven track record of excellence in teaching and a strong portfolio in the areas of Clinical Skills and Clinical Cases will be a distinct advantage. Expertise in new course development and curriculum design is essential, with an understanding of the importance of ensuring alignment with academic standards and innovative teaching methodologies. Oversight of all aspects of course delivery, including lectures, laboratory/tutorial sections, and assessments, is expected. Collaboration with the academic team is vital for enhancing and updating the Biomedical Science curriculum, incorporating the latest industry trends and advancements.

Demonstration of a keen commitment to creating a diverse, inclusive and engaging learning environment and excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required. Monitoring student progress and implementing interventions as needed are integral components of the role. The candidate is expected to provide academic program guidance and support to students.

Engagement in scholarly activities, including research, scholarship, and publications, is expected. The successful candidate will be required to stay current with developments in the biomedical science field and continue professional development to stay abreast of different pedagogical practices and approaches. Service to the faculty and university is expected through active participation in departmental and institutional committees.

The University of Niagara Falls Canada (UNF), Ontario’s newest university set to open its doors in 2024, will be offering a host of distinctive undergraduate and graduate programs to prepare graduates to be leaders in a digital world. Our programs are designed to promote a digital mindset characterized by digital fluency – a combination of technical proficiency, literacy, ethics and communication – and by a growth mindset that is future-focused, collaborative, change-oriented and disposed toward continuous learning.

The University of Niagara Falls Canada is a subsidiary of GUS Canada and part of the Global University Systems (GUS) network. GUS is one of the largest education groups in the world; offering accredited bachelor's, master's, medical and law degree programs, vocational and professional qualifications, and language courses to approximately 100,000 students globally. GUS Canada has successfully introduced many innovative post-secondary institutions to communities across the country over the past decade, including University Canada West (Vancouver), the Canadian College of Technology and Business (Vancouver), the Toronto School of Management (Toronto), the Trebas Institute (Toronto and Montreal), and The Language Gallery (Vancouver and Toronto).

To Apply:

• a letter of application;

• a detailed and current curriculum vitae;

• a one-page summary of teaching philosophy and interests;

• a one-page summary of their research program;

• names and contact information for three (3) professional referees;

• File maximum of 5MB per attachment upload.

• Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Diversity and Inclusivity Statement

University of Niagara Falls, Canada (UNF) is strongly committed to equity, diversity, and inclusivity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of color, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. University of Niagara Falls, Canada recognizes that applicants may have had obligations outside of work that have negatively impacted their record of achievements (e.g., parental, elder care, and/or medical). You are not required to disclose these obligations in the hiring process. If you choose to do so, UNF will ensure that these obligations do not negatively impact the assessment of your qualifications for the position.

We greatly appreciate your time and efforts in applying for the position at University of Niagara Falls Canada, however, please note only successful candidates will be contacted.

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