Competition Number: REQ 4532
Professor, English & Communication (2 positions)
Centre for Preparatory & Liberal Studies
Faculty Teaching Scale
Full Time Faculty
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George Brown College is located on the traditional territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation and other Indigenous peoples who have lived here over time. We are grateful to share this land as treaty people who learn, work, and live in the community with each other.
At George Brown College, we have established a reputation for equipping our students with the skills, industry experience and credentials to pursue the careers of their choice. As employees, we are committed to creating an enriching learning community for our students, delivering excellence in what we do, holding ourselves accountable for our work and demonstrating diversity and respect for one another.
What responsibilities will you have in this role?
The successful candidate for this position will be able to
Teach communication courses, both online and in-person, to students in all years of programs across the College, through the Department of English & Communication, with a focus on professional communication courses.
Provide academic leadership and develops an effective learning environment for students through the design and delivery of curriculum and teaching/learning materials.
Define and revise subject/program objectives.
Devise and evaluate learning outcomes.
Teach assigned subjects, as well as tutor and advise students.
Evaluate student performance/progress/achievements.
Participate in the work of curriculum, program advisory, and other committees.
Engage in applied research projects.
Remain current through consultation with community and industry representatives, as well as academic colleagues.
Contribute to other areas of activity ancillary to the academic programs as needed/requested.
What qualifications do you need for this role?
Minimum of a master’s degree in English, Rhetoric, Composition, Education, Applied Linguistics or an equivalent degree from an accredited educational institution, as well as a bachelor’s degree in English or a closely related discipline. A bachelor’s degree in Education would be an asset.
At least three years’ teaching experience at the post-secondary level (preferably at a community college).
At least three years’ experience in a business or professional role with a focus on professional/workplace communication.
Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and learning and proven approach to life-long learning.
Excellent oral and written communication, collaboration, teamwork and interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated commitment to innovation and professional development related to teaching, use of technology, digital literacy, and student success.
Ability to effectively convey conceptual and practical aspects of subjects to students in ways that respect diverse backgrounds, experience and learning needs, including a demonstrated understanding of the principles of Universal Design for Learning.
Commitment to diversity and equity essential to interacting effectively with the College’s diverse student and staff population.
Flexibility in adapting to change and participating in consultative decision-making processes as well as the flexibility required to work with different program areas across the College.
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Please ensure your resume highlights all relevant education, training and experience that are applicable to the minimum qualifications for this role. Please include your teaching philosophy with your application.
The College requires proof of degrees, credentials or equivalencies from accredited regional or federal post secondary institutions and/or their international equivalents. Credentials may require validation at the time of interviews.
First consideration will be provided to internal candidates in accordance with our Academic Collective Agreement.
Closing: July 29, 2022
George Brown College is committed to creating and sustaining an equitable and inclusive learning and working environment. We encourage and actively seek applications from Indigenous, Black, racialized people, visible minorities, 2SLGBTQIA+ persons, all genders, and persons with disabilities. George Brown College is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). The Human Resources representative responsible for the recruitment for this position will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of the hiring process. Candidates who require accommodation in the interview process may contact email@example.com and all information received will be addressed confidentially.
As a unionized workplace, we support our internal employees by providing first consideration to qualified applications as set out in the Collective Agreement.
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