Professor, Addictions and Mental Health

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Professor, Addictions and Mental Health

Post by kalavoie » Tue May 19, 2020 8:21 am

Division/ Department: School of Justice, Community Services and General Studies
Salary: $65,250.00 - $113,115.00 Annually
Closing: 5/29/2020 12:00 PM Eastern

Cambrian College is committed to student success, lifelong learning, and responding to the diverse needs of students in today’s ever-changing global marketplace. Within this dynamic, student-centered environment, the School of Justice, Community Services and General Studies has been delivering vocationally relevant and in-demand education programs since the College first opened its doors in 1967. Today, the School of Justice, Community Services and General Studies offers more 15 certificate, diploma, advanced diploma, and graduate certificate programs, as well as General Education, Psychology, Sociology, English, and other service courses. Within this context of inspiring innovation and excellence, the School of Justice, Community Services and General Studies is currently seeking a full-time Professor to teach in it’s Addictions and Mental Health program.


The successful candidate is expected to teach different courses within the areas of Addictions and Mental Health. The incumbent will also be required to engage in a variety of activities that support teaching and learning and promote student success. These will include curriculum development, lesson planning, assessing student progress and achievement, and class management. Beyond their teaching duties, the successful candidate will be expected to establish an effective learning environment and work as a collaborative team member contributing to the overall direction of the program. In addition, the successful applicant will play an active role in student advising and student recruitment, assisting with the promotion and marketing of the program, and graduate placement. These activities will require that the incumbent assist in the development and maintenance of strong industry connections and community partnerships. Lastly, the incumbent will also have the opportunity to participate on College and school committees to advance the College’s strategic priorities.

(Cambrian’s academic year consists of three semesters, and this role may be required to deliver courses during the summer months. Cambrian offers programs and courses in-person, online, or in a HyFlex mode of delivery, which includes in-person, virtual synchronous, or fully online asynchronous participation, and this role may be required to deliver courses in multiple modes.)

• Master’s degree in the areas of Psychology, Social Work or a related field ,
• Five years of demonstrated direct service and intervention experience in the fields of both mental health and addictions
• Previous teaching experience, preferably at the postsecondary level.
• Ability to relate and communicate positively, effectively, and professionally with others and function effectively within a team environment.
• Ability to provide leadership and mentorship and be an effective role model in the classroom.
• Ability to utilize creative teaching approaches and current and emerging teaching and learning strategies to enhance student success.
• Demonstrated ability to use a variety of educational technologies, including in-class media presentation systems, learning management systems, and other relevant classroom technologies.
• Ability to work with students from diverse educational, religious, and cultural backgrounds.
• Solid commitment to students and education.
• Excellent written communication skills and exceptional interpersonal skills.
• Strong computer literacy and effective critical thinking and organizational skills.

Additional Assets/Preferred:
• PhD, preferably in Psychology or Social Work
• Specific educational training in addictions

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