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Title Professor, School of Biological Sciences and Applied Chemistry
Job ID 13F-1006
Campus/Site Seneca@York
Job Classification Faculty
Job Type Full Time
Position Overview Reporting to the Chair, School of Biological Sciences and Applied Chemistry, the Professor will be responsible for providing academic leadership, for developing an effective learning environment for students, including internet-based learning and alternate modes of learning, through designing, revising and delivering curricula. The Professor will also be responsible for developing subject and program objectives, particularly in the chemical engineering curricula, as well as defining and evaluating student learning outcomes.

The Professor will provide academic tutoring and counseling to students and evaluate student performance; participate in development of the programs and the recruitment and job placement of students; and establish industry links and partnerships.

The Professor will be called upon to contribute to other areas of activity ancillary to the academic programs of the School, such as secondary school liaison and outreach. The Professor will be able and willing to take a lead in finding industrial partners for Applied Research and be willing to engage in
Applied Research to enhance the student learning experience with networked, inter-disciplinary and experiential learning opportunities.

The Professor will be responsible for design and implementation of new laboratories in Chemical Engineering, including a pilot processing plant.
The Professor will teach at all semester levels in a variety of subjects including but not limited to: Chemical Engineering, Analytical Instrumentation, Analytical Chemistry, Fluid Transfer and Heat Transfer, Environmental Impact of Industrial Processes. Ancillary teaching in other subjects such as Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Materials and Electronics may also be required.
Qualifications • A degree in Chemical Engineering is required.
• Additional educational qualifications such as B.Ed., M.Ed., M.Sc., or PhD will be an advantage.
• A current P.Eng certification and current membership in good standing with Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO) is required for this position.
• At least 3 years of related and recent industrial experience.
• Experience of teaching and/or training at the post-secondary level.
• Industry contact and involvement is essential; active participation in industry-wide functions through membership in relevant professional organizations is desirable.
• Excellent presentation, communication and human relation skills to interact effectively with the College’s multi-cultural/racial/able staff and student population is requisite, as is an understanding of and commitment to equity in education.
• Ability to convey conceptual and practical aspects of subjects to students, while respecting their diverse backgrounds, experience and individual learning styles.
• A commitment to a team approach for problem solving and conflict resolution.
Required Date May 2013
Posting Date April 08, 2013
Closing Date April 12, 2013
To Apply
Click on “Apply Now” below. Applications must be submitted online by the closing date and must include a covering letter and resume (as one document) in Word or pdf format.
Note: Consideration will be given to qualified internal full-time academic and partial-load employees first, in accordance with the Collective Agreement. New employees will be required to demonstrate the Faculty Basic Competencies by the end of their probationary period. Proof of degrees, credentials or equivalencies from accredited regional or federal post secondary institutions and/or their international equivalents will be required at the time of interview.
Seneca College is committed to diversity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, especially aboriginal persons, francophones, members of sexual minority groups, persons with disabilities, visible minorities and women.
We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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