(RE949) - Faculty of Health Sciences - Sessional Lecturer- HLSC 2820U - Nutrition for Nursing Practice - Winter Semester 2022

(RE949) - Faculty of Health Sciences - Sessional Lecturer- HLSC 2820U - Nutrition for Nursing Practice - Winter Semester 2022

17 Nov
Ontario Tech University

17 Nov

Ontario Tech University


Faculty of Health Sciences

Position Title: Sessional Lecturer

Number of Sections: 2

Appointment Type: Limited Term

Course Name and Number: HLSC 2820U: Nutrition for Nursing Practice

Location of classes: Oshawa,ON – LEC.WEB – 3.0 hrs online asynchronous

Course Start Date: January 10, 2022

Course End Date: April 29, 2022

Posting Date: October 28, 2021

Closing Date: November 29, 2021

Reporting to the Dean and Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies, the Sessional Lecturer provides instruction to undergraduate students in the Faculty of Health Sciences.

To view this course description, please click the following link and enter the course code form above: http://catalog.uoit.ca


The primary responsibility of the applicant is to (develop and) teach a theoretically, methodologically sophisticated and relevant course at the university level within the parameters of the course description listed above. In keeping with a technology-enhanced learning environment utilizing laptop computers and wireless connectivity, the Sessional Lecturer will deliver the course using a technology-enhanced learning approach that includes a variety of inclusive teaching and learning strategies and assessments. The Sessional Lecturer will prepare, deliver and grade all course material and assignments and be available for consultation with students during and following completion of the course session.

This position falls within the bargaining unit represented by the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) and will be subject to the terms and conditions of the collective agreement between the University and PSAC. The collective agreement may be found on the Human Resources section of our website. Candidates will be required to certify that they are currently legally eligible to work in Canada for the duration of the contract.


The successful candidate will have demonstrated excellent teaching contributions with a proven aptitude for teaching at the undergraduate/graduate level.

Required Skills

- A proven commitment to providing innovative and inclusive teaching strategies

- Evidence of an ability to work in a collaborative environment

- Excellent communication skills with an ability to maintain effective relationships with a range of faculty, staff and students

- Candidates will have demonstrated excellence in teaching undergraduate/graduate students in a Health Science program

- Demonstrated knowledge and experience with the Learning Management System, Canvas

- Demonstrated ability to deliver classes remotely, using online modalities such as Kaltura Media and Google Meets

- Proven experience managing large classes and diverse populations

- Experience coordinating and supervising Teaching Assistants as applicable

- Excellent organizational skills are needed to effectively manage course delivery, the marking of assignments and exams and the ability respond to student enquiries in a timely manner


- A PhD in Health Sciences OR A Master’s Degree in a relevant area to the course. Preference will be given to candidates with a PhD.

- Member in good standing as a Registered Dietitian with the College of Dietitians of Ontario.

Required Experience

- Preference will be given to those candidates with demonstrated and documented teaching excellence experiences in undergraduate and/or graduate in a post-secondary environment.

- Evidence of the candidates teaching philosophy, courses taught and developed and teaching effectiveness in the form of a teaching dossier if required.

- Evidence of clinical and/or research experience in the required field of expertise is preferred.

Priority will be given to an Internal Applicant who has taught any course for the University in three (3) different sessions in the past thirty-six (36) months, provided they meet the requirements for the position as outlined in the job posting.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit in electronic format a covering letter and their resume. Applications will be accepted until November 29, 2021 or until a suitable candidate is found. We appreciate all applications received; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Ontario Tech University is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates, while especially encouraging applications from women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, permanent residents and Indigenous Peoples in Canada will be given priority.

Ontario Tech University respects people's different needs and therefore will take all reasonable steps to ensure accommodation for applicants where appropriate. The University is also committed to ensuring that confidentiality is maintained throughout all aspects of the recruitment cycle.

The University has implemented a mandatory vaccine directive and this affects all employees, students and community members attending our University campus. As a result, all Ontario Tech employees attending campus are required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Where operational needs require you to attend campus to perform the duties of your job, you will be required to comply with this request and with the mandatory vaccine directive which requires all employees to be fully vaccinated to attend campus as of October 17, 2021. To learn more about the University’s mandatory vaccination directive, please click here.

The university recognizes some faculty and staff may require accommodations. We are committed to an accommodation process in which individualized needs (e.g. for medical and religious/creed grounds) are appropriately addressed under the Ontario Human Rights Code. If you require accommodation, please contact Julie Day, Health and Disability Management Specialist. For more information about the universities policies for accommodating employees with disabilities please review the university’s Accessibility Policy

The university acknowledges the lands and people of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation which is covered under the Williams Treaties. We are situated on the Traditional Territory of the Mississaugas, a branch of the greater Anishinaabeg Nation which includes Algonquin, Ojibway, Odawa and Pottawatomi.

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