Professor, School Of Biological Sciences And Applied Chemistry

College Markham Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology

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Title Professor, School of Biological Sciences and Applied Chemistry
Job ID 18F-1011
Campus/Site Seneca@York Campus
Job Classification Faculty
Job Type Full Time
Position Overview Reporting to the Chair of the School of Biological Sciences and Applied Chemistry the professor is responsible for developing, preparing, and delivering courses within the Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering Technology (FASET) ensuring an effective and compelling learning environment for students.

Faculty may be required to teach at other campuses as needed.

Program Area/Level:
Responsible for teaching courses within the Clinical Research Graduate Certificate program.
Responsibilities Under the direction of the senior academic officer of the College or designate, the Professor is responsible for:

Teaching:
•Ensuring student awareness of course objectives, approach and evaluation techniques.
•Carrying out regularly scheduled instruction, which may include tutoring and academic counselling of students.
•Providing a learning environment which makes effective use of available resources, work experience and field trips.
•Evaluating student progress/achievement and assuming responsibility for the overall assessment of the student’s work within assigned courses.

Course and Curriculum Development:
•Consulting with program and course directors and other faculty members, advisory committees, accrediting agencies, potential employers and students.
•Defining course objectives and evaluating and validating these objectives.
•Specifying or approving learning approaches, necessary resources, etc.
•Developing individualized instruction and multi-media presentations where applicable.
•Selecting or approving textbooks and learning materials.

Academic Leadership:
•Providing guidance to Instructors relative to the Instructors’ teaching assignments.
•Participating in the work of curriculum and other consultative committees as requested.
•Providing leadership to the Program Advisory Committee.
Qualifications Education
•Minimum completed master’s degree in Biology, Chemistry, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Toxicology or related discipline is required. A PhD is preferred. If education is in a related field of study, please state how it is related.

Experience
•Minimum five (5) years’ of teaching experience is required.
•Minimum five (5) years’ experience in Clinical Research in industry, government or academia is required.

Skills
•Ability to engage with industry to encourage program and student development.
•Ability to work with other programs and schools to develop unique learning opportunities and pathways for students.
•Ability to convey conceptual and practical aspects of subjects to students while respecting their diverse backgrounds, experience and individual learning styles.
•Ability to work in a team with a commitment to a team approach for problem solving and conflict resolution.
•Excellent presentation, communication and human relations skills to interact effectively with the College’s multi-cultural/racial/able student and staff population, as is an understanding of and commitment to equity in education.

Note: A teaching demonstration will be required during the recruitment process.

Required Date August 2018
Posting Date July 5, 2018
Closing Date Posted until filled
To Apply
Click on “Apply Now” below. Applications must be submitted online by the closing date and must include a covering letter and resume (as one document) in Word or pdf format.
 
Note: Consideration will be given to qualified internal full-time academic and partial-load employees first, in accordance with the Collective Agreement. New employees will be required to demonstrate the Faculty Basic Competencies by the end of their probationary period. Proof of degrees, credentials or equivalencies from accredited regional or federal post secondary institutions and/or their international equivalents will be required at the time of interview.
 
Seneca College is committed to diversity and encourages applications from qualified candidates, especially aboriginal persons, members of sexual minority groups, visible minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Upon request by the applicant, accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process.
 
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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