R138098 - Full-Time Professor, Automation and Robotics

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R138098 - Full-Time Professor, Automation and Robotics

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Full-Time Professor, Automation and Robotics
Ottawa Campus
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Mechanical & Transportation Technology (Houman Hanachi)
Position Type:

Full-Time Academic
Salary Range:

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

Anticipated Start Date:

May 01, 2022
Length of Contract:

Posting Information

Employees who are internal candidates, as defined by the Academic Collective Agreement, will be given first consideration.
Posting Closing Date:

November 29, 2021
Please note: jobs are posted until 12:01 am on the job closing date.

Job Description:

Salary range is $66,555 to $115,378 per annum, established in terms of relevant educational qualifications and experience.

Under the direction of the Chair, Mechanical and Transportation Technology, the Professor, is responsible for facilitating and guiding learning and providing an effective learning environment for all students. While the incumbent will be assigned to the Bachelor of Automation and Robotics program, the professor can be assigned to teach courses for other relevant programs. The incumbent will primarily be assigned to develop and teach courses in the field of Automation and Robotics such as Industrial Robotics, Control Systems, Computer Vision for Robotics, Mobile Robotics, Advanced Mechatronics and Multi-Robot Systems. The professional responsibilities include:

The design/revision/updating of courses, including:

consulting with program and course administrators and other faculty members, advisory committees and a variety of potential employers and students;

defining learning outcomes and evaluating and validating these outcomes;

specifying and approving learning approaches, necessary resources, etc.;

incorporating educational technologies to meet the learning needs of 21st Century students;

reviewing and revising curriculum and participating in professional development activities during non-teaching periods.

The teaching of assigned courses, including:

delivery of regularly scheduled instruction in the Fall, Winter, or Summer terms in home department or across departments;

ensuring student awareness of course learning outcomes and evaluation techniques;

providing tutoring and academic advising for students both in and out of class;

providing a learning environment which makes effective use of available resources including educational technologies;

evaluating student progress/achievement and assuming responsibility for the overall assessment of the student’s work within assigned courses;

the development and creation of a learning environment that is conducive to success for all students.

The provision of academic leadership, including:

providing guidance to students, to instructors, and to part-time professors relative to the professor’s teaching assignments;

engaging in a level of scholarship, research, and creative activity as required by the Postsecondary Education Quality Assessment Board (PEQAB);

participating in the work of curriculum and other consultative committees, and departmental/faculty meetings;

liaising with community members, engaging in program, Department, School or Faculty, and College promotion;

remaining current in the field of study and maintain awareness of emerging trends and practices related to teaching and learning in higher education;

modeling the College values – Caring. Learning. Integrity. Respect.

Required Qualifications

Doctorate degree in Mechatronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Automation and Robotics Engineering, or in a related discipline is required.

Minimum 2 years of teaching experience, or equivalent, preferably in a postsecondary setting.

Minimum 5 years practical experience related to the field of study.

Licensed as a Professional Engineer in a Canadian jurisdiction is required.

Demonstrated knowledge of student success strategies in a postsecondary setting.

Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the use of educational technologies; experience in the development and delivery of hybrid and online curriculum is considered an asset.

Demonstrated provision of academic leadership considered a strong asset. Examples include but are not limited to providing guidance to colleagues and instructors, being actively involved in curriculum development or program renewal, participating in continued efforts to improve the quality of instruction offered to learners, and serving as program coordinator, academic advisor or curriculum administrator.

Demonstrated commitment to continued learning in teaching and curriculum development is considered a strong asset. Examples include, but are not limited to, completion of training programs, participating at teaching and learning conferences, and/or more extensive training such as the Teaching Adult Lifelong Learners certificate program or other postsecondary programs in education.

Highly effective communication, presentation, and organizational skills

Demonstrated skill in Algonquin College’s preferred teaching competencies as set out in the professor of the 21st Century document: http://www.algonquincollege.com/pd/prof ... t-century/

Evidence of commitment to the success of all learners

Algonquin College operates programs on a 12 month basis; faculty may be assigned accordingly.

NOTE: This job requires occasional or regular onsite work in accordance with Policy HS 16.

HS16 Policy-Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination

HS16 Policy-Mandatory-Use-of-Masks

HS16 Policy COVID-19 Workplace Recovery

Full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of hire (subject only to any legislation or legal principles that may apply) for all positions that need to come on campus, including fully onsite 5 days per week, hybrid 1-4 days per week, and ad-hoc meetings on campus. This applies to all classifications of employees. Official proof of COVID-19 vaccination in the form of a copy of an Ontario Ministry of Health vaccination certificate (or its equivalent from another jurisdiction) must be submitted prior to the commencement of employment.

Algonquin College values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. We offer an inclusive work environment and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. Internal candidates will receive first consideration based on qualifications. If you require accommodation during the recruitment process please contact the Human Resources department at humanresources@algonquincollege.com. While we thank all those who apply, only those to be interviewed will be contacted.
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