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Title Professor, Philosophy
Division Preparatory & Liberal Studies
Category Academic Staff
Type Full-time/Probationary
Incumbent Vacant
Salary Faculty – Teaching Scale
Campus Casa Loma/St. James/Waterfront
Effective Date September, 2013
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 teaches Philosophy, Ethics and other subjects in his/her area of expertise, tutors and counsels students, and evaluates student progress/achievements. The Professor participates in committees and other related program work. The Professor may also be called upon to contribute to other areas of activity ancillary to the academic programs of the Faculty.
 
The successful candidate for this position will be able to design, develop and teach philosophy courses at the certificate, diploma and degree levels in the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
Qualifications  
Qualified applicants must possess a PhD in Philosophy from a recognized post-secondary institution. Applicants must have a minimum of three years’ teaching experience at the degree and diploma levels, and a demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence as well as strong communication, teamwork and computer skills. Experience designing outcomes-based curriculum is desirable. Demonstrated ability to relate concepts in philosophy to other disciplines and to employment is crucial, as is experience with academic research and writing. 
 
Excellent communication and human relations skills and a commitment to diversity and equity are essential to interact effectively with the College’s diverse student and staff population. The ability to convey the conceptual and practical aspects of programs’ curricula to students, respecting their diverse backgrounds, experience and individual learning styles is also essential, as is the desire to contribute to the education of the next generation of students in the School of Liberal Arts & Sciences. Candidates must also be committed to working within a team environment and to participating 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 # 13-086
Closing Date June 28, 2013