Position Titles: Instructor, Medical Procedures (Boucher Campus)

Available: September 2021 – October 2021 (Fall 2021)

Applicant Deadline: Friday, September 3, 2021

The Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM) Boucher Campus is seeking an Instructor for Medical Procedures for Fall 2021 term. In this course, the Instructor provides students with instruction on identifying and differentiating between commonly-encountered dermatologic conditions.  Minor surgical techniques that fall within the scope of practice for a naturopathic physician, including outlining the risks, benefits, indications and contraindications of each, are covered.  Suturing, dressing, and evaluating surgical wounds and minor lacerations will be discussed.  In addition to didactic instruction, this course includes one laboratory session where the instructor will guide students in applying the fundamentals of minor surgical techniques to a biological model in the form of a pig’s foot or synthetic suturing model.


  • September 2021 – October 2021
  • Thursdays, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Hybrid of online and on-site instruction



  • The ideal candidate will be a Board licensed ND or MD


  • Previous teaching experience preferred
  • Experience in both online and onsite course delivery an asset
  • Background in basic minor surgery techniques


  • Suturing ability
  • Ability to motivate and engage students
  • Ability to adapt and excel in new delivery and assessment platforms
  • Excellent, demonstrable communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to interact effectively with students and colleagues
  • Positive, demonstrated commitment to student success

The Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM), is Canada’s premier, pan-Canadian academic institution for education and research in naturopathic medicine. Our graduates are eligible to write the licensing examinations for all regulated jurisdictions in Canada and the United States to become naturopathic doctors.   The College is a registered charity dependent upon tuition, research grants and donations for the fulfillment of its mission. CCNM has two campuses, one in Toronto and another in the Metro Vancouver area known as the Boucher Campus. The College provides an attractive work environment for those who value good health and who enjoy working in a positive creative atmosphere.

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.

To Apply: Submit your application package including your portfolio to:
Human Resources Department
Email:  hr@binm.org

On the covering letter, please indicate the title of the position that you are applying for, 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.