Professor, Environmental Sciences

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Professor, Environmental Sciences

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POSITION TITLE: 21-28 Professor, Environmental Sciences
STATUS: Full Time
CLASSIFICATION: Academic Employee
EFFECTIVE DATE: February 14th, 2022
SALARY: As per Collective Agreement
CAMPUS: Kirkland Lake
STARTING SALARY: As per Collective Agreement
CLOSING DATE: December 17, 2021
DIVISION: School of Trades & Technology

At Northern College, we’re driven by our commitment to the ongoing success and development of our students, our communities and our staff. A career with Northern College can provide you with meaningful opportunities for your professional growth, and we’re confident that our friendly, collaborative workplace culture will contribute to your personal growth as well.

In addition, to a rewarding career, some of the other benefits offered to eligible full-time employees of Northern College include competitive salaries, a defined-benefit pension plan, a comprehensive benefits package, access to our athletics facilities and a wellness program.

Northern College is seeking a qualified professional to teach and redevelop a variety of courses in our existing Environmental Technician – Water and Wastewater Systems Operations (ETWWSO) program and in planned future environmental protection programming supporting natural resource-based industries in our region.

As part of teaching assigned courses, the successful candidate will be expected to act as an academic advisor to students in the program, participate as a leader and effective team member working in groups at the college, create a positive teaching and learning environment, using a variety of strategies and materials in the multi-modal delivery of courses. The incumbent should embody a commitment to student success and professional development and demonstrate capacity for leadership in a multi-cultural organization. In addition, the successful candidate must ensure currency and relevance of the teaching material and assessment techniques, must participate in recruitment and program promotion initiatives, and participate in professional development activities at Northern College relevant to his/her own needs.

The incumbent will also help support the college’s ambitions in environmental-related practical Applied Research, and in new environmental science related programs. Willingness to undertake professional development aligned with supporting college program needs may be required;
A detailed description for our existing Environmental Technician program and the courses taught within it is available on Northern College’s website.

The incumbent will possess the following qualifications:

Bachelor of Science, and/or
Water and wastewater industry expertise: Class I (or higher) drinking water/ wastewater operator's certificate(s);
Minimum of five (5) years’ work experience in environmental sciences, and/or the water and wastewater field;
Excellent oral and written communication skills;
Excellent knowledge of environmental laboratory and/or monitoring techniques;
Proficient with the use of computers and MS Office Suite;
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in a team environment;
Experience in teaching considered an asset; and
Strong leadership skills, visionary capacity and commitment to positive community development considered an asset.
The incumbent may be required to provide a criminal reference check.

As part of the College’s affirmative action program to increase the number of Indigenous academic employees, Northern College welcomes applications from qualified Indigenous applicants.

HOW TO APPLY: Please visit the Northern College website at: and click on the Careers at Northern link to apply through our online job application system.

Northern College is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free selection process. If contacted regarding this competition, please advise the interview coordinator of accommodation measures you may require during our selection process. Information received relating to accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.

Northern College values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.

We thank all applicants for their interest in Northern College, only those to be interviewed will be contacted.

Preference will be given to qualified employees within the bargaining unit at Northern College. Should a suitable candidate not be found, external candidates will be considered.
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