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Professor, Aviation

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Professor, Aviation
School of Transportation

Job ID: J0921-1809
Classification: Full-time Faculty
Campus/Location: Downsview / Remote
Posting Date: October 1, 2021
Closing Date: October 8, 2021

Note: This position will take place both virtually and on-campus.

Salary: As per Academic Collective Agreement

Diversity, equity and inclusion are fundamental to our mission to educate students. We are committed to education that places strong emphasis on global citizenship, social justice and equity. We live this through the strength and richness that diversity brings to our workforce and welcome contributors from equity groups including: Visible Minorities, Persons with Disabilities, Lesbian Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer persons.

We also recognize that Centennial is situated on the Treaty Lands of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation and pay tribute to their legacy as well as that of all First Peoples that have been and remain present here in Toronto. We recognize that First Peoples come from sovereign Nations and that part of understanding our responsibilities of residing on this territory are understanding the true history, circumstances and legacy of the Treaties signed here (such as the Toronto Purchase, Robinson-Huron Treaty and Williams Treaties) and including pre-contact Treaties and Agreements between sovereign Nations and that all peoples in this area are therefore Treaty people with obligations and responsibilities to all our relations.

Position Summary

Centennial College is looking for an engaging Professor within the School of Transportation to teach courses through theory-based virtual/live classroom and practical performance-based lab/shop methods, to meet Aviation Program objectives. Reporting to the Chair, the successful candidate will participate in program activities including: course development and modifications, program advisory committees, program accreditation, applied research, community outreach and other projects to support program needs.

• Provide and promote a respectful and supportive environment through communication and action, based on the principles of equity, diversity and inclusion with all students, faculty, staff, external partners and community members
• Engage students to create a positive and accepting space for teaching and learning
• Use academic technology (i.e. Bright Space) to effectively teach online and blended courses to enhance and support learning
• Employs and adapts appropriate teaching/learning strategies; examines ongoing learning materials and instructional methods to eliminate potential bias or barriers (in accordance with college and program accreditation requirements)
• Evaluate student achievement of learning outcomes using a variety of techniques and complete record keeping activities (in accordance with college and program accreditation requirements)
• Work effectively in a team-based environment
• Develop, revise and adapt appropriate learning resources for students
• Provide academic support to students as part of regularly scheduled office hours; and refer to appropriate college services as required
• Contribute industry knowledge and share best practices to support curriculum development and revision; maintain connections with relevant industry and professional associations
• Participate in Reflective Practice for Professional Development and faculty related activities/events
• Remain current in technical knowledge and instructional delivery techniques
• Attends meetings, maintains student records (attendance, grades/assessments, etc.)

• Valid Category “M” rated Aircraft Maintenance Engineer License, or suitable military or foreign equivalent qualifications is required; S-license an asset Rotary-wing expertise is a definite asset
• Seven (7) years’ experience as a licensed AME in the (a) repair, replacement, installation, troubleshooting of aircraft parts/components/equipment (on-and-off aircraft) OR (b) instruction of aircraft maintenance and systems-related curriculum (as long as working in the field); structures and composites experience and rotary wing expertise are definite assets
** Note: Experience must be relevant and obtained within the last 9 years of date of application
• Certification in Teaching of Adults; equivalent training, or two (2) years teaching experience in a trades-training context considered
• Flexible and adaptable to change; able to pivot instruction to ensure successful student learning outcomes
• Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills; ability to convey conceptual and practical aspects of curriculum to all students
• Embraces, respects and is committed to the principles and practices of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace
• Proven written, oral and presentation skills
• Ability to work independently and collaborate with others at all levels
• Knowledge of adult education principles and the role of learning outcomes, instructional approaches and evaluation techniques an asset
• Experience with online, hybrid and learning delivery methods an asset
• Proficient with using Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.); comfortable with adapting and learning technology

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Proof of credentials or equivalencies from accredited regional or federal post secondary institutions and/or their foreign equivalents will be required at the time of job offer.

When applying, your cover letter and résumé must include examples that reflect all of the requested skills and qualifications and must be submitted online by October 8, 2021 at 11:59 PM EST. Please quote Job ID J0921-1809. Misrepresentation of applicant information will be grounds for your exclusion from the competition or for dismissal should you subsequently be hired for the position. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

We are committed to providing persons with disabilities equal opportunities regarding all employment activities, including access to jobs and accommodations during employment as required, in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC) and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).
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