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Part-Time Industrial Controls Teaching Positions - School Of Science & Engineering Technology

College Oshawa Durham College of Applied Arts and Technology

Part-time Industrial Controls Teaching Positions - School of Science & Engineering Technology

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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 Science & Engineering Technology”




Durham College is seeking experienced and motivated professionals who share our commitment to quality and student success. The School of Science & Engineering Technology requires part-time Professors in the following subject:


  • Industrial Controls


The Industrial Controls course is designed to educate the student in the theory of operation and practical implementation of industrial control systems and micro PLC systems.  Industrial electrical symbols, ladder diagrams, relays, motor starters, industrial sensors, micro PLC’s and motor control circuits will be covered in detail.  The laboratory component of this course provides practical experience with numerous control devices that can be directly related to industrial control systems found in industry.

Required Skills

The responsibilities of Durham College 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, managing and posting of grades.
  • 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.

  • The ideal candidate will meet or exceed the following qualifications:


  • The successful candidate will have knowledge and experience using Automation Studio software and LogixPro 500 in an industrial control application.  Controls reflect power circuits, sensing and actuating devices, PLC and Lab Volt equipment.
  • Bachelor of Science and/or Bachelor of Engineering; CofQ and/or Red Seal License required for trades based subjects.
  • Bachelor of Education is an asset.
  • Three years of recent and relevant work experience;
  • Experience creating an engaging and dynamic learning environment;
  • Experience with curriculum development
  • Teaching experience at the post-secondary level with a comprehensive understanding of adult educational principles and teaching methodologies;
  • Superior verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills, critical thinking and problem solving skills;
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills;
  • 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;
  • Demonstrated knowledge and competency in the following areas:
  •          (a)  Diversity in instructional design and delivery
             (b)  Accommodation of a variety of learning styles
             (c)  Effective evaluation of student learning
             (d)  Use of technology to support student learning and management of grades

    Preference will be given to candidates with relevant educational credentials and work/teaching experience. A demonstrated track record of the aforementioned professor responsibilities is a significant asset.


    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. 


    T: 905.721.3073
    F: 905.721.3134
    E: HumanResources@durhamcollege.ca



    In person: Campus Corners building, 2069 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa, Ont.


    Please apply below by submitting your cover letter and resume to the online portal.


    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, , Canada
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