Careers at CCNM

Instructors (multiple) (CCNM - Toronto Campus)

The Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM) is seeking highly motivated, enthusiastic and experienced Instructors for the IMG Delivery program for the Fall 2022 term. The CCNM bridge delivery for international medical graduates (IMGs) offers graduates of medical schools an opportunity to further their health care careers in Canada. Successful applicants to the CCNM program will have demonstrated their knowledge through standard examinations such as the Medical Council of Canada Evaluating Examination (MCCEE), the Medical Council of Canada Qualifying Examination (MCCQE), or the United States Medical Licensing Examination Part I (USMLE I), one of which is required for entry into the CCNM program. The bridge delivery will assist in providing greater health care choice and thus greater access to health care in Ontario.
The courses and times are listed as follows:
Instructor, Botanical Medicine IMG (BOT203i)
This course is designed for the international medical graduate, uses a clinical-modeling approach to take the student through an examination of the most common conditions encountered by a practicing clinician. BOT203i will explore the relevant herbs based on their clinical effects on different body systems, focusing on indications, dosage, contraindications, interactions and associated pharmacological data. Empirical data on the traditional uses of plants as medicines is integrated with scientific research on their pharmacological and clinical actions. Formulation and prescribing principles are presented. (Prerequisites: BOT101/101i)
  • September 2022 – December 2022
  • Fridays, 2 - 4 p.m.
Instructor, Traditional Chinese Medicine IMG (TCM204/ASM204)
This is the final course in a series that covers the location, action, anatomy, and needling methods for acupuncture points on the body. Points and meridians from the stomach, spleen, liver, and gall bladder meridians as well as extra points will be covered. Students performing acupuncture are taught the clean needle technique as per the guidelines for the NCCAOM program. Additionally, students learn how to correctly and safely use acupuncture needles in a clinical setting. (Prerequisites/Corequisites: TCM102/ASM102, BAS120, BAS121)
  • September 2022 – November 2022
  • Wednesdays, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.; Fridays, 12 - 2 p.m.

  • Previous teaching experience is considered an asset
  • Demonstrated interest and practice focus on botanical medicine or traditional Chinese medicine
  • The ideal candidate will possess a Masters or PhD in the related disciplines and/or a health-care professional registered in Ontario (ND, DC, MD, TCMP, RAc, etc.)
  • Two (2) years of teaching experience and five (5) years of clinical experience is an asset
  • Training in teaching methodology, curriculum design, and evaluation at a post-secondary level is an asset
  • Ability to motivate and engage students
  • Excellent, demonstrable communication skills
  • Established research publication record is desirable
  • Proven organizational and time management skills with ability to direct concurrent activities
As a condition of employment, successful candidates are required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination.
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Human Resources Department
On the covering letter, please indicate the title of the position that you are applying for, salary expectations, and where you saw this job advertisement. We thank all applicants in advance and advise that only those who are selected for an interview will be contacted.
The Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine is committed to providing persons with disabilities equal opportunities throughout the recruitment. Please advise the Human Resources department if you require accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process. This document can be made available in an alternate format upon request.