Professor, Liberal Studies

Job ID:

2019-035

Open Date:

03/13/2019

Close Date:

03/24/2019

Position Summary

If you are an educational leader looking for an opportunity to be part of a transformative experience and contribute as we shape the future of our students and communities, here is your opportunity to join our team.
Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, one of Canada’s leading postsecondary institutions, offers a combination of theoretical learning and hands on experience and meets its vision of transforming postsecondary education through global and polytechnic leadership.
Humber’s Centres of Innovation and Entrepreneurship will integrate applied research into program curricula and provide students with access to interdisciplinary and industry projects. We are seeking faculty who will provide students with an exceptional learning experience as we immerse our students in experiential learning and programs that empower them to think critically, make bold choices and become leaders of change.
Humber offers a variety of credentials including: bachelor’s degree, diplomas, certificates, post-graduate certificates and apprentice programs. Faculty and students excel in business, applied technology, media studies, liberal arts and sciences, social community services, health sciences, hospitality, recreation and lifestyle promotion and creative and performing arts. Learn more about Humber College at www.humber.ca.
 
The successful candidate will teach GNED 101: Introduction to Arts and Science as well as elective courses in the General Education and Degree Breadth programming at the North, Lakeshore and Orangeville campuses. The incumbent will teach, develop curriculum, plan lessons, regularly revise course outlines, design/revise specific courses, create an engaging and innovative learning environment for our students, assess student progress and achievement; work collaboratively with colleagues, participate in committees and related associations, and contribute to the overall direction of the department.
The incumbent will also support student advising, assist with the review and development of programs, with the promotion and marketing of the Department, and will develop and maintain strong internal and professional affiliations.

Qualifications

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in a Liberal Studies discipline and will have a minimum of 5 years of teaching with a preference for experience in the College sector. Preference is also given to candidates who are qualified to include Indigenous ways of knowing in their teaching practice, or those with further teaching credentials such as TESL accreditation.
In addition, the successful candidate will have engaging and effective teaching skills, demonstrated ability to coach and support students, demonstrated experience managing classroom dynamics, strong knowledge and application of current pedagogical principles, a student focused approach and a demonstrated commitment to fostering innovation and positive change. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to and knowledge of principles of equity and inclusion, be a collaborative team player and be committed to a positive team culture. The successful candidate will possess well developed interpersonal communication and problem solving skills and have demonstrated ability to contribute positively to curriculum development and delivery.

Reports To:

Associate Dean

Job Type:

Full Time

Job Classification:

Academic

Notes:

All candidates are asked to submit a cover letter, resume and a lesson plan for a three-hour diploma-level (GNED 101) class on “What makes us Happy” to HR Services by applying online at: www.humber.ca/careers

Division/Department:

Faculty of LAS, Innovation Learning/Liberal Studies

Campus/Site:

Humber Lakeshore Campus, Humber North Campus

Compensation:

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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