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Professor, Police Foundations

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The successful candidate will be required to teach courses in the Police Foundations program at Lakeshore campus. In addition to teaching, responsibilities will include: curriculum development; lesson planning; assessing student progress and achievement; and class management. The successful candidate will be expected to establish an effective learning environment and work as a collaborative team member. In addition, the successful applicant will be expected to play an active role in student advising, student recruitment, and graduate placement. The candidate will be expected to further develop community partnerships, as well as participate on Humber College/Departmental committees and advance college initiatives. This individual will also contribute to the overall direction of the program, assisting with the promotion and marketing of the program, and developing and maintaining strong industry ties.


The successful candidate will have a graduate degree (PhD. preferred) in Criminology, Criminal Justice, Police Science, Sociology or a relevant discipline, along with three years of proven teaching experience and ability at the post-secondary level and will have demonstrated a commitment to excellence in the classroom. The successful candidate will have a minimum of 10 years full time experience and extensive expertise in the justice field, including but not limited to: public policing, private policing, correctional services, courts, provincial and by-law enforcement (special constable). Additional qualifications include: demonstrated ability in curriculum development and delivery; an understanding of, and competency in, the teaching/learning profession with a learning-centered approach; superior and demonstrable written and oral communication, mediation, teamwork, and well-developed interpersonal communication and problem solving skills; proven ability to work in a diverse environment and demonstrated understanding of equity and inclusion; and a high degree of attention and focus to detail. The incumbent will demonstrate the School of Social and Community Services core values: inclusion, compassion, integrity, self-awareness, and respect.

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Associate Dean

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Full Time

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School of Social & Community Services


Humber Lakeshore 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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