5059 - Professor, Application Security

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5059 - Professor, Application Security

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Position Summary:

Reporting to the Chair of the School of Information Technology Administration and Security, 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 within Graduate Certificate and Degree level programs including but not limited to various application security courses.


Under the direction of the senior academic officer of Seneca or designate, the Professor is responsible for:


Ensuring student awareness of course objectives, approach and evaluation techniques.
Incorporating active learning strategies in online, hybrid, flexible, and in-person classes.
Implementing appropriate educational technology and tools in online, hybrid, flexible, 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, flexible, and in-person classes.
Designing formative and summative assessments (alternative and authentic) for online, hybrid, flexible, 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.
Participating in industry, or community-partnered, Applied Research initiatives to enhance student learning with inter-disciplinary and experiential learning opportunities.



Minimum completed Master’s Degree in Information Technology or related field with a specialization in Application Security. If education is in a related field, please state how it is relevant.
CISSP Certification preferred.


A minimum of two (2) years’ experience in Application Security. Work experience must be current and obtained within the last 5 years.
Preference given to those with teaching experience at the post-secondary level.


Demonstrated competencies to deliver in-person, online and hybrid teaching.
A track record of teaching excellence at the College or University level, and/or delivery of professional training and development.
Demonstrated leadership skills and teamwork skills.
Familiarity with curriculum development, student engagement and other post- secondary practices, including Universal Design for Learning.
Demonstrated commitment to the principles of indigenization, diversity, inclusion, integrity, and excellence.
Excellent presentation, communication, and human relation skills to interact effectively with Seneca’s multicultural student and staff population. Demonstrates a deep understanding of and unwavering dedication to promoting equity in education.

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

Consideration will be given to qualified internal full-time academic and partial-load employees first in accordance with the Collective Agreement requirements. New employees will be required to demonstrate the Faculty Basic Competencies by the end of their probationary period.
As a top GTA employer, Seneca offers a competitive total compensation package. The salary range for full-time Professors ranges from $67,221 to $116,532. Upon hire, the incumbent will receive a pay calculation to determine their step within the range. To view additional perks and benefits of working at Seneca, please visit: www.senecacollege.ca/careers.
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