P.O. Box 385, 2000 Simcoe Street North
College Website: http://www.DurhamCollege.ca
Durham College is seeking an experienced and motivated professional who shares our commitment to quality and student success. The School of Business, IT and Management requires a full-time professor to teach in the following areas as a part of the Honours Bachelor Artificial Intelligence program:
• Core concepts in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML)
• Development and deployment of information systems utilizing AI and ML
• Designing, developing and testing AI applications
• Data structures and algorithms
• Systems analysis and design
• Deep learning
Candidates must be available to teach Monday through Thursday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. and Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
The responsibilities of Durham College Professors include, but are not limited to:
1. Creating a positive learning environment that accommodate students’ diverse cultural and educational backgrounds, experiences and individual learning styles;
2. Utilizing principles of adult education to actively engage students in the learning process;
3. Effectively using educational technologies to support learning, manage and post grades, and deliver hybrid and on-line courses;
4. Developing curriculum that uses appropriate strategies and tools to assess student learning;
5. Ensuring that course and program curriculum is current and relevant;
6. Working independently and demonstrating initiative; and
7. Working effectively with students, the program team and a variety of internal and external stakeholders.
The ideal candidate will meet or exceed the following qualifications:
1. A Doctorate in Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning, Data Analytics, Computer Science, or Information Technology (or equivalent) is required.
2. A minimum of five years of recent and relevant work experience in artificial intelligence and machine learning.
3. Five years teaching experience at the post-secondary level with a demonstrated understanding and application of UDL and current assessment methodologies.
4. Experience developing solutions to novel problems using emerging technologies is an asset.
5. Expertise in Python and related machine learning packages is required.
6. Experience participating in industry-led or community-based applied research is an asset.
7. Demonstrated commitment to putting the student experience first.
8. Demonstrated use of current technologies to support student learning and the management of grades.
9. Proven track record of life-long learning.
10. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a variety of internal and external stakeholders including students, faculty, support staff, administrators and community stakeholders.
11. Understanding of the Ontario college system.
Preference will be given to candidates with relevant educational credentials and a proven track record of relevant work/teaching experience.
For more information on the required professional development for all new full-time faculty, please see the following website: Teaching Skills and Abilities
Candidates selected for an interview will be required to provide a 20-minute teaching demonstration. Details will be provided when interviews are scheduled.
Durham College policy requires employees be available for on campus work. In addition, there is currently a requirement to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to attend our campuses. College policies are listed here.
Please apply by submitting your cover letter and resume to the online portal via the Durham College website. Applications will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. on October 4, 2021. The competition number is AC21-17.