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Title Professor, Design
Division Faculty of Business, Arts & Design
Category Academic Staff
Type Full-time/Probationary
Incumbent Vacant
Salary Faculty – Teaching Scale
Campus St. James
Effective Date August 2013

The Professor is responsible for providing academic leadership and for developing an effective environment for students through the design and revision of subject and program objectives, defining and evaluating 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 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 agency and sector 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 User Interface Design, User Experience Methodologies, 3D Modeling, Animation and Visualization, website development and design courses to students in all semesters of the Interaction Design and Development (introducing in 2014/15), Advanced Digital Design, and Game Development Programs in the School of Design

The successful candidate must have a Degree or Advanced Diploma in Game Development and/or Interaction Design or related discipline. A relevant Master’s degree is preferred. Qualified applicants should have several years’ experience in Interaction Design and Video Game Development which reflects their innovation and development in the use of technology and working knowledge of UI and UX. Experience utilizing software including 3DS Max, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript and the Adobe Creative Suite is essential. Successful and recent teaching experience in an educational setting required; prior involvement in curriculum development and program coordination preferred.  

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 Interaction Design and Development, Advanced Digital Design and Game Development 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 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 # 13-069
Closing Date May 27, 2013