1385 Woodroffe Avenue
College Website: http://www.AlgonquinCollege.com
Electrical, Horticultural and Building Sciences (Lorraine Hodds)
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
Anticipated Start Date:
April 17, 2023
Length of Contract:
Employees who are internal candidates, as defined by the Academic Collective Agreement, will be given first consideration.
Posting Closing Date:
March 6, 2023
Please note: jobs are posted until 12:01 am on the job closing date.
***Please note that applicants must submit their application by the evening before the closing date mentioned above. The posting closes at 12:01am on the morning of the closing date***
***This position is for the Spring Semester (May - August)***
Salary Range: $67,893 to $117,697 per annum, established in terms of relevant educational qualifications and experience. The College also offers a complete range of fringe benefits.
Under the direction of the Chair, Electrical, Horticulture, Building Sciences, the Professor will be required to teach courses in the Bachelor of Science (Building Science) program within Algonquin Centre for Construction Excellence ACCE. The Professor will be responsible for facilitating and guiding learning and providing an effective learning environment for all students.
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
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.
Expected courses to fill:
Building Science I, Building Codes, Seminar in Constructability, Sustainable Design, Professional Practice, Professional Portfolio Development, Technical Drawings, Thermodynamics
Doctoral degree, with a focus on building envelope, in Building Science or Architecture or Civil or Mechanical or Building engineering
Minimum 2 years of teaching experience, or equivalent, preferably in a Canadian college or university setting, or equivalent.
Minimum 5 years practical experience in building envelope with a minimum 2 years industry related (engineering/design/commissioning/inspection/testing or consulting);
Skills and knowledge in the following (candidates must meet at least 5 out of the 8 required skills and knowledge).
Technical proficiency with respect to variables that influence the design of building envelopes, including the control of moisture penetration, air and heat flow, building movements, and deterioration;
Experience in the practical application of air/vapour barrier and rain-screen systems;
Knowledge of performance assessment and building code requirements of building envelope systems; including qualitative and quantitative laboratory or field testing to meet the relevant performance standards;
Building envelope design for above-grade walls, below-grade walls, roofs, windows/doors, joints and assemblies;
Ability to identify cause of deterioration and applicable preventive measures on site investigation;
Appropriate use of relevant building codes and standards such as ASTM Testing Standards, American Architectural Manufactures Association (AAMA) Testing Standards, Canadian Standards Association (CSA A440), North American Fenestration Standard (NAFS), and Ontario Building Code;
Competency on building and material science for Building Enclosure Commissioning;
Ability to translate past building envelope education and experience into design projects and case studies that could be applied at the undergraduate level.
Registration with a professional association is an asset;
The following knowledge and/or experience would be considered an asset:
With sustainable building practices;
With building rehabilitation as it relates to building envelope performance;
With the thermal performance of buildings within various climates and the impact on the building as a system performance;
With hygrothermal performance software such as WUFI, Delphin, etc;
With thermal performance software such as Therm, Ansys, etc;
With ASHRAE handbook- fundamentals (as applicable to building envelope);
With high performance enclosures including thermal efficiency (PassiveHaus, Net-Zero, etc.);
With cold climate building science approaches;
With educational technology and adaptability to remote teaching.
Ability to participate in scholarly activities and research;
Ability to work as a team member;
Demonstrated leadership quality would be an asset;
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;
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.
* Vacancy is for P02127
This position requires regular on-site work at Algonquin College's Woodroffe (Ottawa) Campus.
Algonquin College values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. We offer an inclusive work environment and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. If you require accommodation during the recruitment process please contact the Human Resources department at firstname.lastname@example.org. While we thank all those who apply, only those to be interviewed will be contacted.