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Title Professor
Division Centre for Construction & Engineering Technologies
Category Academic Staff
Type Full-time/Probationary
Incumbent Vacant
Salary Faculty – Teaching Scale
Campus Casa Loma
Effective Date August 2013

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 Faculty.

The successful candidate for this position will be able to teach students in all years of the Bachelor of Technology – Construction Management program. The candidate is expected to teach a variety of courses in construction management, including, but not limited to, housing and building construction, the history of architecture, construction specifications writing, building design and layout, construction quality control, municipal zoning and architectural controls, National and Ontario Building Codes, sustainable construction, Building Information Modeling (BIM), building science, building inspection, building condition assessments, deconstruction methods, construction contracts, construction methods and materials, construction technologies, and advanced research. He/she will write proposals for research grants; develop and conduct applied research projects in collaboration with students, faculty researchers, and industry partners. The successful candidate will provide advisement to undergraduate students, and direct and supervise graduating students’ theses. He/she will be required to participate in Program Advisory Committee (PAC), Student Representative Council (SRC) meetings and/or other consultative committees as required.

The successful candidate must have a minimum of a PhD degree with a specialization in Architecture, Architectural Engineering and a professional designation such as the Ontario Association of Architects (OAA), the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC), the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA); offer a minimum of five years professional experience in project design and construction administration, and have a minimum of two years teaching and curriculum development experience at the post-secondary level. The candidate must possess demonstrated expertise in the areas of architecture, specifications, building design and layout, construction quality control, municipal zoning and architectural controls, National and Ontario Building Codes, sustainable construction, building science, building condition assessments, deconstruction methods, Building Information Modeling (BIM), construction methods and materials, and construction technologies. He/she must have demonstrated experience in teaching in lecture and laboratory-based, hands-on, applied teaching/learning environment; experience in writing research grant proposals and developing applied research projects; demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and industry partners; practical experience using computer applications: BIM, REVIT, NavisWorks, Project, Primavera, Excel; effective communication skills, both oral and written; experience in curriculum development and field supervision; and experience using OAA/CSI documentation.

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 Bachelor of Technology – Construction Management program. 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 # 13-056
Closing Date May 17, 2013