Applications are invited from qualified individuals for a full-time without term Instructor position with the School of Rehabilitation Science, College of Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan. The successful candidate will teach in the Masters of Physical Therapy Program and undertake relevant administrative activities including meetings and committee work. The successful candidate will plan and teach courses and mentor students in the entry-level Masters of Physical Therapy across a broad spectrum of practice areas, which may include foundations in physical therapy, cardio-respiratory, musculoskeletal, neuro-rehabilitation, and professional practice.
The School of Rehabilitation Science’s mission is excellence in Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science teaching, research, scholarship, and leadership to improve the quality of life and well-being for all people of Saskatchewan and beyond. As the only Physical Therapy program in the province, the School has an active research program across a broad range of initiatives, collaborating with several local, provincial, and national research groups. The successful candidate will join our team and assist in advancing our strategic plan focused on establishing a hub for rehabilitation science education, research, and community engagement, strengthening Indigenous initiatives, progressing our graduate programming, and enhancing inter-professional collaborative practice and research.
The University of Saskatchewan’s main campus is situated on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis. The University of Saskatchewan is located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, a city with a diverse and thriving economic base, a vibrant arts community, and a wide variety of leisure opportunities. The University has a reputation for excellence in teaching, research, and scholarly activities and offers a full spectrum of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs to a student population of over 24,000.
The candidate must have an entry to practice degree in Physical Therapy, have at least 2 years of post-secondary teaching experience, at least 5 years of clinical practice experience across a diverse range of practice areas, and be eligible for licensure with the Saskatchewan College of Physical Therapists. They must have demonstrated effective classroom teaching and mentorship, have evidence of advanced professional practice training in a broad range of practice areas, and have effective interpersonal and communication skills.
Salary band for this position for the 2023-2024 academic year are as follows:
Instructor: $66,355 – $106,663
This position includes a comprehensive benefits package which includes a dental, health and extended vision care plan; pension plan, life insurance (compulsory and voluntary), academic long-term disability, sick leave, travel insurance, death benefits, an employee assistance program, a professional expense allowance, and a flexible health and wellness spending program.
Interested candidates must submit, via email, a cover letter; detailed curriculum vitae; a teaching portfolio (including a teaching philosophy), three letters of reference in support of your application and any supporting documents to:
Dr. Brenna Bath, Director
School of Rehabilitation Science
University of Saskatchewan
Telephone: (306) 966-6573
Due to federal immigration requirements, we also ask candidates to indicate whether they are a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or are otherwise already authorized to work at this position for the duration of the appointment, with an explanation if this last category is indicated.
Review of applications will begin November 13th 2023; however, applications will be accepted and evaluated until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is January 1, 2024.
The University is committed to employment equity, diversity, and inclusion, and we are proud to support career opportunities for Indigenous peoples to reflect the community we serve. We are dedicated to recruiting individuals who will enrich our work and learning environments. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. We are committed to providing accommodations to those with a disability or medical necessity. If you require an accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please notify us and we will work together on the accommodation request. We continue to grow our partnerships with Indigenous communities across the province, nationally, and internationally and value the unique perspective that Indigenous employees provide to strengthen these relationships. Verification of Indigenous Membership/Citizenship at the University of Saskatchewan is led and determined by the deybwewin | taapwaywin | tapwewin: Indigenous Truth policy and Standing Committee in accordance with the processes developed to enact the policy. Successful candidates that assert Indigenous membership/citizenship will be asked to complete the verification process of Indigenous membership/citizenship with documentation. The University of Saskatchewan’s main campus is situated on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis. We pay our respects to the First Nations and Métis ancestors of this place and reaffirm our relationship with one another. Together, we are uplifting Indigenization to a place of prominence at the University of Saskatchewan.