Radiation Therapy Degree Program Faculty Educator


University of Alberta


Reporting to the Director of the Radiation Therapy Degree program, the Radiation Therapist Faculty Educator fosters a high-quality environment of teaching and learning, research, and intellectual achievement. She/he will facilitate a holistic academic and clinical experience for learners. She/he is an educator and a learner with significant knowledge and skills in radiation therapy practice who contributes to an inter-professional and collaborative learning environment.

The Radiation Therapist Faculty Educator job description is 80% teaching, 10% research and 10% service/administration.



Develops and implements learner-centered learning activities and assessment strategies for courses at the undergraduate and graduate level
Designs and delivers courses at the undergraduate and graduate level
Collaborates with all Faculty Educators in the development of academic and clinical course curricula
Coordinates clinical placement rosters and facilitates clinical learning activities for the undergraduate and graduate level
Provides mentorship and program advising to learners at the undergraduate and graduate level
Create an intellectual environment that teaches critical thinking and inquiry-based learning
Evaluate learners’ performance at the undergraduate and graduate level
Provides individual support and facilitate opportunities for learners to correlate theoretical knowledge; develop clinical skills and clinical reasoning and to attain competency


Maintains a research portfolio in own area of interest
Assists in the coordination of research activities in the undergraduate and graduate environment
Mentor undergraduate and graduate learners in their research activities


Maintains competence and actively engage in activities that promote professional growth
Provides specialized and discipline-specific knowledge and acts as a resource for internal and external stakeholders



Baccalaureate degree in health related field required; Masters degree or PhD in a related field an asset
Current ACMDTT and CAMRT full-practice member registration (registration with ACMDTT and CAMRT must be maintained annually)
Minimum five years of clinical Radiation Therapy practice experience
Experience in teaching and facilitating learning for undergraduate and graduate learners
Knowledge and experience in assessing learners against the ACMDTT and CAMRT competency profiles
Outstanding collaborative and inter-professional team leading skills
Experience in working as a team on research for teaching and learning
Graduate of a Canadian accredited education program in Radiation Therapy or equivalent
Experience in all Radiation Therapy practice domains an asset
Maintenance of CPR Healthcare provider certification and N-95 fit testing


Salary will be commensurate with experience in accordance with the Contract Academic Staff: Teaching agreement (CAST), a market supplement may be available for this position.


This is a temporary Maternity Leave position with a December 8, 2017 (possibility of extension) end date



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