Professor, Liberal Arts and Sciences (2 positions)

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Professor, Liberal Arts and Sciences (2 positions)

Post by George Brown College » Mon Jun 03, 2019 10:19 am

Competition Number: REQ 2498

TITLE: Professor, Liberal Arts and Sciences (2 positions)

DIVISION: Centre for Preparatory & Liberal Studies

Faculty Teaching Scale

LOCATION: All Campuses

Full Time Faculty


At George Brown College, we have established a reputation for equipping our students with the skills, industry experience and credentials to pursue the careers of their choice. As employees, we are committed to creating an enriching learning community for our students, delivering excellence in what we do, holding ourselves accountable for our work and demonstrating diversity and respect for one another.

What responsibilities will you have in this role?
The successful candidate for this position will be able to teach General Education and Liberal Studies courses to students in all years of programs across the College through the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, as well as tutor and advise students.

•Provides academic leadership and develops an effective learning environment for students through the design and delivery of curriculum.
•Develops new General Education and Liberal Studies courses in flexible delivery modes.
•Defines and revises subject/program objectives.
•Devises and evaluates learning outcomes.
•Incorporates, and maintains currency in, information and communication technologies for educational purposes.
•Evaluates student performance/progress/achievements.
•Participates in the work of curriculum, program advisory and other committees.
•Remains current through consultation with community and industry representatives, as well as academic colleagues.
•Contributes to other areas of activity ancillary to the academic programs as needed/requested.

What qualifications do you need for this role?
•Minimum of a Master’s Degree in a Science discipline (e.g., Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science) from an accredited educational institution. A doctorate in a relevant area is strongly preferred. A Bachelor’s Degree in Education would be an asset.
•At least three years’ teaching experience at the post-secondary level (preferably at a community college).
•Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and learning and proven approach to life-long learning.
•Demonstrated ability to use an outcomes-based approach to develop curriculum for a range of modalities (in-class, online, and hybrid), design teaching materials, and create effective assignments/evaluation tools is essential.
•Demonstrated commitment to innovation and professional development related to teaching, use of technology, digital literacy, and student success.
• Excellent communication, collaboration, teamwork and interpersonal skills.
•Ability to effectively convey conceptual and practical aspects of subjects to students in ways that respect diverse backgrounds, experience and learning needs, including a demonstrated understanding of the principles of Universal Design for Learning.
•An interest and ability to conduct research related to the candidate’s discipline and/or teaching and learning.
•Commitment to diversity and equity essential to interacting effectively with the College’s diverse student and staff population.
•Flexibility in adapting to change and participating in consultative decision-making processes as well as the flexibility required to work with different program areas across the College.

•If you are a George Brown College employee, go to ... ignOn.aspx to apply via our internal site.
•If you are an external candidate, go to and click on the “Employment at George Brown” link to apply or click on the ‘apply’ button to the left of the posted job to apply.

•Please ensure your resume highlights all relevant education, training and experience that are applicable to the qualifications for this role. Please include a statement of approximately 1-2 pages with your application that briefly outlines your teaching philosophy and explains how this philosophy will help you to contribute to the College’s strategy and vision.
•The College requires proof of degrees, credentials or equivalencies from accredited regional or federal post secondary institutions and/or their international equivalents. Credentials may require validation at the time of interviews.
•First consideration will be provided to internal candidates in accordance with our Academic Collective Agreement.

Closing: June 7, 2019

George Brown College is dedicated to employment equity and encourages applications from people of all genders, persons with disabilities, racial/visible minorities and indigenous peoples. George Brown College is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). The Human Resources representative responsible for the recruitment for this position will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of the hiring process.

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