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Title Professor
Division Centre for Construction & Engineering Technologies
Category Academic Staff
Type Probationary
Incumbent Vacant
Salary Faculty – Teaching Scale
Campus Casa Loma
Effective Date ASAP
Duties

The Professor is responsible for providing academic leadership and for developing an effective learning environment for students through the design, revision, updating of courses, defining and validating learning outcomes, developing appropriate teaching and learning environments, and the development/selection of appropriate learning materials. The Professor also teaches subjects in his/her area of expertise, tutors and counsels students, and evaluates student progress/achievements. The Professor participates in the work of curriculum, program advisory and other committees and keeps current in his/her field through consultation with business and industry representatives. The Professor may also be called upon to contribute to other areas of activity ancillary to the academic programs of the Centre.

Qualifications

 

Qualified applicants must hold the PEO Engineer designation thereby meeting all academic requirements in the field of mechanical engineering from an accredited educational institution recognized by the College. The successful candidate must also have a minimum of six years of industry experience in the field of product and machinery design and a minimum of two years of teaching and curriculum development experience at the post-secondary level are required. Project management experience with applied research activity including preparing grant applications, reviewing technology proposals, project management, prototype fabrication, interfacing with industry/academic partners, and student coaching/mentoring is essential. A strong background in several of the following areas is required since the applicant may be assigned courses related to: CAD (SolidWorks), Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance, Pneumatics/Hydraulics, Product Design and Manufacturing Methods etc. Experience with collaborative teaching, learning strategies and teaching adult learners is essential.
 
Excellent communication, human relation skills and a commitment to diversity and equity are also essential to interact effectively with the College's diverse student and staff population. The ability to convey the conceptual and practical aspects of program's curricula to students, respecting their diverse backgrounds, expertise and individual learning styles is also a requirement, as is the desire to contribute to the education of the next generation of students in the School of Mechanical Engineering programs. Candidates must also be committed to work within a team environment and to participate in a consultative decision-making process.
 
The College requires proof of degrees, credentials or equivalencies from accredited regional or federal post secondary institutions and/or their international equivalents. Credentials may require validation at the time of interviews.
To Apply
Please submit the following: Letter of application, a detailed resume, and statement of teaching philosophy combined in one (1) document.
 
Preference will be given to qualified internal candidates in accordance with the applicable collective agreement. Should a suitable candidate not be found, external candidates will be considered. George Brown College is dedicated to employment equity and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, racial/visible minorities and aboriginal peoples.
Competition # 13-158
Closing Date November 8, 2013