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Title Professor School of Hospitality & Tourism Management
Division Centre for Hospitality & Culinary Arts
Category Academic Staff
Type Probationary
Incumbent Vacant
Salary Faculty – Teaching Scale
Campus 300 Adelaide St E
Effective Date April 2014


The Professor is responsible for providing program development and academic leadership. This includes academic program renewal; defining and evaluating learning outcomes, developing appropriate teaching and learning environments, and the development/selection of appropriate learning materials. The Professor teaches subjects in his/her area of expertise, tutors and counsels students, and evaluates student program/achievements. He/she 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.
This position will focus on the hotel and accommodation courses of current programs, specifically within the Bachelor of Applied Business – Hospitality Operations Management Program.  Emphasis will be placed on the renewal of existing curriculum with a focus on international content and global trends in tourism and travel.
The successful candidate for this position will be able to teach students in all programs in the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management. Academic leadership and industry expertise will be focused primarily in the Tourism and Hospitality Management areas.


The successful candidate must have a minimum of a PhD or be in the final stages of the dissertation process in a related discipline.
Qualified applicants should have a minimum of seven years senior management experience in the Hospitality industry, with experience on a global, national and local level. Experience and/or current affiliation with related industry groups is required. Extensive international experience, previous curriculum development, strong computer skills and formal teaching experience at the post-secondary level would be considered additional assets. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to ongoing professional development in the field. 
As a potential member of the academic team, the applicant must be committed to innovation and demonstrate flexibility in adapting to change. As a consummate professional, the candidate must possess a solid commitment to excellence in teaching and learning as shown by their extensive professional experience and proven approach to life-long learning. Additional, he/she must be willing to engage in on-going learning related to teaching, use of technology, student success and student evaluation. 
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 subjects 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 Hospitality and Tourism Management. 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 foreign 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.  George Brown College is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).  The Human Resources representative responsible for the recruitment for this position will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of the hiring process.
Competition # 14-020
Posting External
Closing Date Open Until Filled