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Part Time Faculty & Admin – Clinician Diagnosis & Clinical Medicine (CCNM - Boucher Campus)

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The Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM) Boucher Campus is seeking an Instructor in Biomedicine with additional administrative responsibilities.
Note the administrative responsibilities start immediately and continue until the end of August. The instruction is from January – June 2023.
Administrative Responsibilities
Administrative responsibilities may include but are not limited to creation and marking of quizzes and exams, scheduling of instructors, and syllabi assignments. Hours of work are variable depending on needs of the department and projects. Work can be complete on or off site. Payment will be processed upon completion of deliverables.
Clinical Diagnosis (CDX) Instructor
The Clinical Diagnosis course series is designed to teach the student doctor how to take a comprehensive history, perform a thorough and clinically relevant physical exam, interpret test results, and apply knowledge and skills in order to effectively assimilate and analyze information to diagnose disease.
Students will learn to differentiate between the most important signs and symptoms of common health conditions, as well as less common but clinically significant ones that may indicate a life-threatening illness.
The course explores concepts and principles that are essential for the development of clinical reasoning skills. Teaching methods include a mix of 3 hr didactic lectures including case-based practice, when possible, and 3 hr practical sessions where students learn and develop their physical examination skills.
Availability: CDX and CMS are team-taught courses. Instructors are not expected to be available for all times.
Mondays 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Clinical Medicine (CMS) Instructor:
Foundations of Clinical Medicine introduces students to the key clinical thinking concepts and basic clinical skills that naturopathic doctors employ through each stage of the clinical encounter and prepares the learner toward competent clinical reasoning and physical exam performance.
The student in this course will learn and apply skills in performing physical examinations, while relating them to the concepts described in the co-requisite course Introduction to Biomedical Sciences (BMS100). The course will prepare students with the core skills and knowledge foundational for success through the integrated case-based format of term 2.
Teaching methods include 1.5 hr lectures, and 1.5 hr practicums, and 1.5 hr TA-guided small group tutorials.
Availability: CMS and CDX are team-taught courses. Instructors are not expected to be available for all times.
Mondays 2 - 3 p.m. (pre-recorded lecture) and Wednesdays 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

  • The ideal candidate will possess a Masters or PhD in the related disciplines and/or will be a Board licensed ND, RN, MD, etc.
  • Recent graduate of the CCNM Boucher program is an asset.
  • Training in teaching methodology, curriculum design, and evaluation at a post-secondary level is an asset
  • Experience
  • Teaching experience with adult learners is an asset.
  • Excellent written, oral and presentation/communication skills
  • Ability to exercise professional judgment in a highly confidential environment
  • Demonstrated commitment to fair, rigorous (valid and reliable), and transparent assessment.
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills
  • Positive commitment to student success
  • Demonstrated commitment to naturopathic program objectives
CCNM follows government or site-specific requirements with respect to vaccination and proof may be required based on the nature of the role.
The Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM), established in 1978, is Canada's premier, pan-Canadian academic institution for education and research in naturopathic medicine. CCNM has two campuses, one in Toronto and another in the Metro Vancouver area known as the Boucher Campus. Its graduates are eligible to write the licensing examinations for all regulated jurisdictions in Canada and the United States to become naturopathic doctors.
CCNM welcomes individuals who have demonstrated commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion and will partner with us in expanding our EDI capacity. We encourage applications from equity-deserving groups, including Indigenous Peoples, Black-identified persons, other racialized persons, persons with disabilities and those who identify as women and/or LGBTQ2SIA+.
CCNM is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. 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.
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Submit your application package including your portfolio to:
Human Resources Department
We thank all applicants in advance and advise that only those who are selected for an interview will be contacted.