Sessional Lecturer-APD5024H-Special Topics in APHD: Masters Level-Psychology & Education of Children

Course number and title:
APD5024H Special Topics in Applied Psychology and Human Development: Masters Level - Psychology and Education of Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Course description:
This course will focus on current knowledge of autism spectrum disorder from preschool through to adolescence. We will discuss the biological and psychological factors playing a role in the etiology and consider interventions for treatment and education of those with ASD. The emphasis will be on using well-founded research to inform instructional practices and decision making.
Estimated TA support: none
Estimated course enrolment: 25 
Class schedule: Mon 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 counselling or clinical psychology;
2- Must be registered with the College of Psychologists of Ontario;
3- Expertise in content area and current counselling and/or clinical competence;                                                                                                                                            

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.
Apply here: http://www.oise.utoronto.ca/oise/Faculty_Staff/Sessional_Lecturer_Applications.html?apply=1307

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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