View Full Version : Instructor, Prosthetics and Orthotics job posting, BCIT,Vancouver, Canada

Dianna Harris
03-21-2003, 07:30 AM
Here's a position that may be of interest to some of you. If you need
further information please contact Dianna Harris at (604) 453-4068 or
via e-mail dianna_harris@bcit.ca. All applications must be submitted on
line -- visit the bcit.ca web site and select Come Work With Us to get
to the recruitment site.


Want to play a pivotal role in the field of Prosthetics and Orthotics?
Now is an exciting time to explore opportunities at BCIT, one of
Canada's premier polytechnic institutes. This position is located in
Vancouver, one of the most beautiful cities in Canada.

BCIT's School of Health Sciences requires a regular, full-time
Instructor to join the Prosthetics and Orthotics team during an exciting
and dynamic time. Initially, you will be responsible for delivering the
Prosthetics curriculum for the two-year Prosthetics and Orthotics
diploma program. Longer term, you will play a key role implementing a
degree program. Program Head opportunities are also possible on an
elected basis.

You will use your strong leadership and communication skills to network
with a diverse group of contacts within the field, both at BCIT and
worldwide, to ensure the Prosthetics and Orthotics program is
progressive, relevant, and comprehensive.


Certified Prosthetist or Certified Prosthetist Orthotist (Canadian
designation or equivalent)
Bachelor's Degree with PhD or Master's Degree preferred; ideally in a
health related field, engineering or biomechanics
Five years' relevant experience preferred
Familiarity with basic educational theory and curriculum development
Ability to prepare and deliver up-to-date theoretical material
Demonstrated teamwork, initiative, leadership and communication skills
Experience teaching at the post-secondary level an asset
Experience with Problem Based Learning an asset
Extensive industry contacts/experience an asset
Interest in Applied R&D an asset

START DATE: May 26, 2003
Salary Range: $44,032 to $70,335 per annum
(Based on initial placement procedures)
CLOSING DATE: Until a candidate suitable to the selection
committee is found.

*Please note: This position has been revised with an extension in
closing date and changes to the content.

BCIT offers a generous vacation package and extensive professional
development opportunities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to
apply, however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given
priority. BCIT is an equal opportunity employer.
March 21, 2003 (Second revision)
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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