Part-time Emerging Technologies Teaching Positions - School of Business, IT & Management
- Tracking Code
- Job Description
IMPORTANT NOTE FOR PART-TIME FACULTY APPLICANTS:
Part-time recruitment is ongoing and is dependent on when courses are being taught and the need for faculty to teach.
Part-time faculty teach up to 6 hours per week with varied schedules Monday through Thursday between 8:00 am and 9 pm and Fridays between 8:00 am and 6:00 pm. Please note that part-time Faculty for the School of Skilled Trades, Apprenticeship & Renewable Technology “START” must be available as of 7:00 am rather than 8:00 am.
For more information about the different courses available, please look at the link to our School: "School of Business, IT & Management”
Durham College is seeking an experienced and motivated professional who shares our commitment to quality and student success. The School of Business, IT & Management requires a part-time professor to teach Emerging Technologies, in the Computer Systems Technology Programs.
This course has students engage with technologies of from broadly emerging areas which reflect up-to-date developments in the IT industry. Working in conjunction with the professor, students will select current examples from the identified areas for further research. Each example will be investigated by a team of students to discover and present information including but not limited to its central characteristics, primary applications, available resources and possible impacts upon the industry. Findings will be reported by research teams to provide their peers with opportunities to learn about and engage with different aspects of their chosen emerging technology. This course allows students to observe industry trends, discover new tools and start to make sound decisions about how technologies gaining in popularity will impact their future careers. The list of broadly emerging areas of IT will possibly include: Internet of Things, Application Virtualization & Cloud Deployment, Analytics & Intelligence, Non-Relational Databases and Quantum Computing.
The responsibilities of Durham College Part-time Professors include, but are not limited to:
- Creating a positive learning environment that accommodate students’ diverse cultural and educational backgrounds, experiences and individual learning styles;
- Utilizing principles of adult education to actively engage students in the learning process;
- Effectively using educational technologies to support learning, manage and post grades, and deliver hybrid and on-line courses;
- Developing curriculum that uses appropriate strategies and tools to assess student learning;
- Ensuring that course and program curriculum is current and relevant;
- Working independently and demonstrating initiative; and
- Working effectively with students, the program team and a variety of internal and external stakeholders.
- Required Skills
The ideal candidate will meet or exceed the following qualifications:
- An undergraduate degree in Computing Science or Information Technology; (Master’s degree in Computing Science or Security preferred); a Bachelor of Education or Master of Education is an asset;
- Three to five years of recent and relevant work experience;
- Teaching experience at the post-secondary level with a demonstrated application of adult educational principles and teaching/assessment methodologies;
- Use of technology to support student learning and managing grades;
- Superior verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills, critical thinking and problem solving skills;
- Committed to life-long learning;
- Excellent organizational and time management skills;
- Track record in meeting deadlines;
- Self-motivated and independent worker who also functions well in a team environment;
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a variety of stakeholders including students, other faculty members, support staff, administrators, other departments within the College and with external partners;
- Understanding of the Ontario community college system;
- Interest and/or experience in conducting research.
To apply, please submit your resume below on-line.
Preference will be given to candidates with relevant educational credentials and a proven track record of relevant work/teaching experience. Applicants must have the appropriate accreditation or trade certification.
Durham College provides accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout our hiring process. If you require this information in alternate format; require communication supports; an accommodation in applying for a posting and/or if you are selected for an interview, please contact our Human Resources (HR) department and an HR assistant will work with you to meet your needs.
In person: Campus Corners building, 2069 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa, Ont.
Durham College is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from qualified women and men, including members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities.
We thank you for your interest in employment with Durham College however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
- Job Location
- Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
- Position Type