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Title Professor, Centre for the Built Environment
Job ID 13F-1036
Campus/Site Newnham
Job Classification Faculty
Job Type Full Time
Position Overview The Centre for the Built Environment, a Canadian leader in developing full and part-time education programs based on the principles of applied urban sustainability, is looking to add to its roster of exceptional faculty. The Centre for the Built Environment is located within the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering Technology.

Seneca has a strategic interest in developing new educational programs, which enhance the achievement of urban sustainability from the perspective of human habitability and ecosystem enhancement. These approaches include the integration of mainstream, hybrid and green systems within a comprehensive civil engineering technology perspective.
Responsibilities Reporting to the Chair, Centre for the Built Environment, the Professor will teach a range of Building Sciences subjects including Building Systems, Energy Auditing, and Energy Efficiency Design, and will provide academic tutoring and counselling to students and evaluate student performance. The Professor will be called upon to contribute to school liaison and outreach.
Qualifications • An Engineering Technologist Advanced Diploma or Professional Engineering Degree, OACETT, or P.Eng. professional accreditation or eligibility is required.
• At least two years’ teaching experience at a College level in building systems related subjects is required.
• Minimum five years’ practical and/or industry experience as a specialist in automation and control systems, HVAC and systems integration, and energy performance.
• Excellent communication and human relation skills are essential to interact effectively with the College’s multi-cultural/racial/able students, staff, and the public, as is an understanding of and commitment to education equity.
• 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.
• Familiarity with computer and web-based learning systems and experience with alternative modes of delivery would be assets.
• Ability to engage with related Industry to encourage program and student development; ability to work with other programs and schools to develop unique learning opportunities and pathways for students.
• Enthusiasm for maintaining current knowledge and expertise in field and in pedagogy; eagerness to continue to work with new technologies as part of the learning environment; enthusiastic about development of new, and ongoing updating of existing curriculum; team oriented; student focused.
Required Date August 2013
Posting Date June 10, 2013
Closing Date June 16, 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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