Sessional Lecturer - Family Therapy

Toronto (City), Ontario (CA)
07 Oct 2020
End of advertisement period
23 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Sessional Lecturer - APD1260H - Family Therapy
Course number and title:
APD1260H Family Therapy

Course description:
This is an introductory course intended to provide students an overview in the clinical application of evidence based practice in Family Therapy grounded in the systemic conceptual frameworks. Several family therapy models (e.g. Bowenian multi-generational Family Therapy, Milan Systemic Family Therapy, Strategic Family Therapy, Structural Family Therapy, Behavioral Family Therapy, Narrative Therapy) will be presented.
Estimated TA support: none 
Estimated course enrolment: 25 

Class schedule: Wed 17:00 - 20:00   
Sessional dates of appointment: Winter  2021-01-01 - 2021-04-30

Appointment percentage: 100

Salary:CUPE3902 Unit 3 Salaries. The rates stated in the collective agreement shall prevail.

Minimum Qualifications:
1- Candidate must have a doctoral degree in clinical and/or counselling psychology;  

2- Must be registered with the College of Psychologists of Ontario;                 

3- Clinical and/or counselling experience in family therapy;        

4- Experience and demonstrated excellence in teaching graduate courses, with expertise in content area.

Preferred Qualifications:
1 - Individuals with demonstrated experience with related course content; 
2 - Demonstrated scholarship in the area of the course topic;
3- Prior experience teaching flex-mode courses preferred.    

Description of duties:
1) Teach a minimum of 36 hours.
2) Prepare teaching resources for each class and provide relevant materials.
3) Assess and evaluate students' work and provide a final course grade according to OISE/UT grading practices.
4) Be available for informal meetings/communications with students as necessary.

There is a possibility that part or all of a course offered during Fall, Winter or Year may require online teaching and timetable adjustments, given community health considerations related to the pandemic. Successful candidates will be contacted to determine online course delivery needs. 

Application Procedure:
All applications must be received by October 23, 2020 to be considered for this position, a one-page covering letter outlining what the applicant brings to the position and an updated Curriculum Vitae. Names of referees may also be included but are not required. Applicants are asked to submit copies of course evaluations for all recent university-level courses taught, if available.
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All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. 

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