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Professors, English

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The successful candidates will be required to teach courses in the Department of English/Writing and Communications programming at the North and Lakeshore campus. In addition to teaching, responsibilities will include: curriculum development; lesson planning; assessing student progress and achievement; and class management. The successful candidates will be expected to establish an effective learning environment and work as a collaborative team member. In addition, the successful applicants will be expected to play an active role in the development of community partnerships, as well as participate on Humber College/Departmental committees and advance college initiatives. These individuals will also contribute to the overall direction of the program, assisting with the promotion and marketing of the Department, and developing and maintaining strong professional affiliations.


The successful candidates will have a graduate degree in a relevant field, such as Rhetoric and Composition, English, Applied Linguistics, Technical/Professional Communication or Creative Writing. A Ph.D is an asset. Certification in second-language teaching (TESL Ontario or equivalent) is also an asset. Candidates must possess a strong understanding of the role of writing in the college setting, across a variety of programs and for a variety of purposes. They should also have demonstrated knowledge and expertise in writing pedagogy and at least 3-5 years of successful teaching at the post-secondary (preferably college) level with students of varied educational and cultural backgrounds. Specific expertise in online writing instruction, workplace writing, and professional writing and communications is highly desirable. In addition, the successful applicants will share Humber’s commitment to multicultural diversity, student-centred active learning, and instructional technology. The successful candidates will also possess well-developed interpersonal communication and problem solving skills; and demonstrated ability in curriculum development and delivery.

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Associate Dean

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Full Time

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All candidates are asked to submit a cover letter, resume and position statement (approximately 500 words) discussing their experience, areas of expertise, and approach to writing pedagogy.


School of Liberal Arts & Sciences


Humber Lakeshore Campus, Humber North Campus


Academic start salaries are determined by qualifications and years of related experience as detailed in the current Collective Agreement for Academic Employees.
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