Title of Position : Sessional Lecturer to teach: Gerontology 1130 WA: Aging in Canada (Web streamed)
Course Description : Gerontology 1130 WA: As Canada is an aging society, there is a growing interest in the phenomenon of aging from a variety of perspectives. Issues relevant to older people and the society at large are examined, such as: implications of population aging; myths and realities of aging in Canada; attitudes and ageism; aging and ethnicity; elder abuse; work, retirement and economic security; living arrangements; leisure and recreation; health care system and policy making; and successful aging in Canada.
Preferred Qualifications :
Post-graduate degree in a discipline related to gerontology
Familiarity with basic concepts, issues and current trends in gerontology
Interest in promoting interprofessional knowledge and experience in context of aging and health
Ability to teach gerontology from an interdisciplinary perspective
Experience with interacting with older adults
The ability to perform the various duties of the position, and applicable prior experience
Preferences will be given to candidates with successful experience using distance modes of delivery (particularly online course delivery).
Applications Should Include:
1. A letter indicating the extent to which the applicants meet the academic qualifications outlined above;
2. A current Curriculum Vitae detailing qualifications, including relevant experience and publications;
3. A copy of a previous course outline and recent course evaluations or a proposed course outline;
Salary: This appointment will be made in accordance with Article 35.02.03 of the current Lakehead University Faculty Association Collective Agreement and is subject to budgetary approval.
Apply to :
Dr. Lori Livingston
Dean of Health & Behavioural Sciences
955 Oliver Road, Room BB-1072
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5E1
Closing Date : July 6, 2012
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