Professor - Indigenous Studies

College London Fanshawe College of Applied Arts and Technology
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Professor - Indigenous Studies  
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London, ON  
School of Language & Liberal Studies (GEN)  
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A full-time Professor at Fanshawe College is responsible for providing academic leadership and for developing an effective learning environment for students. The successful candidate will teach Indigenous-based curriculum in the School of Language and Liberal Studies. This position will also be involved in a variety of community activities and consultations, including acting as a liaison with local Indigenous communities and organizations, and participating in new course and program development.  

- Combination of excellent leadership and teaching skills with a strong commitment to academic excellence and student success
- Excellent communication and strong interpersonal skills required
- Ability to relate to a wide variety of learners, incorporating principles of universal design
- Demonstrated experience with education technology required
- Teaching experience with hybrid and/or online delivery preferred
- Related experience in industry work, college teaching and curriculum design are assets


- Post-secondary 3 year Bachelor’s degree/diploma required
- Master’s degree in Indigenous Studies, Aboriginal Education, or related area preferred
- Bachelor’s degree in Education desirable
- An equivalent combination of education and work experience may be considered
- Minimum 3-5 years of experience in curriculum development at the post-secondary level preferred
- Demonstrated ability to conduct applied and/or community-based research preferred
- Experience designing and delivering curriculum informed by Indigenous pedagogy
- Strong working experience working with Indigenous communities and organizations
- Extensive knowledge and understanding of Indigenous issues, values, worldview, cultural protocols and learning styles

Approximate Start Date: January 2, 2018

Salary: Determination of starting salaries is based on relevant teaching/occupational experience and relevant formal qualifications, supported with original transcripts from granting institutions. The salary scale is $61,638 to $106,853 along with a comprehensive benefit package.

Partial load or full-time academic staff presently employed with the College will be given first consideration in accordance with the Academic Collective Agreement.
While transcripts are not required for the interview, they are mandatory prior to any offer of employment.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those chosen for an interview will be acknowledged.

Fanshawe College is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to equity, value diversity, and welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds.

Fanshawe College provides accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. If a job applicant requires an accommodation during the application process or through the selection process, the hiring manager and the Recruitment Coordinator leading the recruitment will work with the applicant to meet the job applicant’s accommodation needs.
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