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Title Professor
Division Centre for Construction & Engineering Technologies
Category Academic Staff
Type Full-time/Probationary
Incumbent New
Salary Faculty – Teaching Scale
Campus Casa Loma
Effective Date January, 2013
Duties  
The Professor is responsible for: providing academic leadership and for developing an effective learning environment for students through the design, revision, and updating of courses, defining, evaluating and validating learning outcomes, developing appropriate teaching and learning environments, and the development/selection of appropriate learning materials; teaches assigned subjects, tutors and counsels students, and evaluates student progress/achievements; participates in the work of curriculum, program advisory and other committees and keeps current through various means, including consultation with business and industry representatives; may also be called upon to contribute to other areas of activity ancillary to the academic programs of the Centre.
 
The successful candidate for this position will be able to teach Sensors, Instrumentation, Programmable Logic Controls (PLC), Embedded Systems, and Computer Networking courses to students in all semesters of the School of Mechanical Engineering Programs. 
Qualifications  
The successful candidate must hold an undergraduate or graduate degree in electrical and/or mechanical engineering from an accredited educational institution recognized by the College. A PEO Engineer designation is preferred.
 
Qualified applicants should have a minimum of six years industry experience in the field of building automation systems, network devices, programmable logic controllers, energy utilization and management, control systems.  Candidates must have two years teaching and curriculum development experience at the post-secondary level. 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. Experience with collaborative teaching, learning strategies and teaching adult learners is essential.
 
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 Mechanical Engineering Programs. 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.
Competition # 12-212
Closing Date November 16, 2012