Professor, School of Information and Communications Technology
Reporting to the Co-Chair, School of Information and Communications, the Professor will be responsible for providing academic leadership, and 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 as well as defining and evaluating student learning outcomes.
The Professor will 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 activities that enrich the learning experience of students such as applied research, will have a track record of research in industry or academe, and will establish and/or maintain strong industry links and partnerships in applied research.
The Professor will participate in development and teaching of a variety of subjects including: programming, operating systems, systems analysis & design, project management, web development, information security, database technology, mobile development.
Qualifications: • A Doctorate in Computer Science or Information Technology or another relevant discipline is required. • Three to five years’ relevant professional experience is preferred. • Teaching experience at the post-secondary level is desirable. • Solid knowledge of software development practices. • Experience with software and security architectures. • Solid knowledge in object oriented programming languages. • Advanced level mastery in one or more technical areas such as: game programming, web services, enterprise development, open source and mobile computing. • 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. • The following are essential: ability to convey conceptual and practical aspects of subjects to students while respecting their diverse backgrounds, experience and individual learning styles; industry contact and involvement; and a commitment to a team approach for problem solving and conflict resolution.
NOTE: Applications must include a statement of teaching philosophy and a proposal for applied research.
October 22, 2012
October 30, 2012
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.