3979 Professor - School of Electronic & Mechanical Engineering

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3979 Professor - School of Electronic & Mechanical Engineering

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Position Summary

Reporting to the Chair, School of Electronic & Mechanical Engineering the Professor is responsible for developing, preparing, and delivering post-secondary courses. Seneca offers courses in four delivery formats: in-person, online, hybrid and flexible. Professors may teach in any one or more of the four delivery formats.

The Professor will be responsible for providing academic leadership in the classroom and within the school, ensuring an effective and compelling learning environment for students.

Program Area/Level

Responsible for teaching courses at the Advanced Diploma level in the Electromechanical Engineering Technology and Electronics Engineering Technology programs.


Under the direction of the senior academic officer of Seneca or designate.


Ensuring student awareness of course objectives, approach, and evaluation techniques.
Incorporating active learning strategies in online, hybrid and in-person classes.
Implementing appropriate educational technology and tools in online, hybrid and in-person classes.
Carrying out regularly scheduled instruction, which may include tutoring and academic counselling of students.
Providing a learning environment which makes effective use of available resources, work experience and field trips.
Evaluating student progress/achievement and assuming responsibility for the overall assessment of the student's work within assigned courses.

Course and Curriculum Development

Ensuring an equitable and accessible learning community on online, hybrid and in-person classes.
Designing formative and summative assessments (alternative and authentic) for online and in-person classes.
Consulting with program and course directors and other faculty members, advisory committees, accrediting agencies, potential employers, and students.
Defining course objectives and evaluating and validating these objectives.
Specifying or approving learning approaches, necessary resources, etc.
Developing individualized instruction and multi-media presentations where applicable.
Selecting or approving textbooks and learning materials.

Academic Leadership

Providing guidance to Instructors relative to the instructors’ teaching assignments.
Participating in the work of curriculum and other consultative committees as requested.



Minimum completed PhD in Electrical Engineering-Automation and Robotics.
Professional Engineering (P.Eng.) designation required.


Minimum of five (5) years of post-secondary teaching experience.
Minimum seven (7) years of relevant industry experience within the last ten(10) years in Electrical Engineering- Automation and Robotics Design.
Research experience is considered an asset.


Understanding of the following areas: Automation, Robotics, Computer Aided Design, Control Systems, Electrical Instrumentation, Motor and Drives, Programmable Logic Controls, Robotics.
Demonstrated competencies to deliver online and hybrid teaching.
Demonstrated exceptional presentation, communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills is required and demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of an academic team.
Strong relationships with industry contacts and network connections is an asset.
Commitment to a team approach for problem solving and conflict resolution.
Understanding and commitment to equity in education.

Note: A teaching demonstration will be required during the recruitment process.
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