Professor, Marine Engineering Technology, Georgian College

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Professor, Marine Engineering Technology, Georgian College

Postby The Dieselduck » Wed Nov 29, 2017 6:27 am

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Position Title Professor, Marine Engineering Technology
Competition # 293-17
Department Owen Sound Campus
Campus Owen Sound
Classification Academic
Salary Range As per the Academic Collective Agreement
Status Full-time
Effective Date January, 2018
Position Overview
Georgian College is seeking a full-time Professor for the Marine Engineering Technology program. As a faculty member at Georgian College you will have the opportunity to apply your passion for teaching and share your rich industry experience by creating a supportive and effective learning environment which allows students to achieve their full academic potential. Duties include but are not limited to:

Duties and Responsibilities

Develop and deliver a wide variety of courses in our Marine Engineering Technology program
Evaluate student progress / achievement
Maintain subject expertise through contact with industry, other educational institutions and / or professional organizations
Create and maintain a positive learning environment
Incorporate a variety of learning / teaching strategies to meet student needs
Participate in portfolio / school and college-wide activities as required
Participate in course / curriculum revision, course / program revision and renewal activities
Develop alternative delivery strategies, and online course development and teaching, as required
Detailed descriptions of responsibilities are defined in the classification definition of professor in the Academic Collective Agreement


Successfully completed a postsecondary diploma / degree in a relevant field of study OR Transport Canada certification as a 1st or 2nd Class Marine Engineer. Motor Ship preferred
A minimum of five years’ practical experience in the marine engineering sector with a strong knowledge base of Canadian marine industry
Previous teaching experience at a postsecondary level and / or adult training experience
Excellent communication, interpersonal and problem solving skills
Proven ability to contribute to, and work in, a positive team environment and to foster the same in their students
Commitment to life-long learning
Demonstrated ability to work with diverse student populations
Computer literacy: Microsoft Office Suite and software related to the power engineering field

Additional Asset / Preferred:

Experience with teaching in a Marine Engineering Propulsion Plant simulator is a desirable asset
Experience with online course development and / or online teaching an asset
Experience in some or all of the following: curriculum development, work integrated learning and / or program / student retention strategies an asset
Computer literacy: Web Delivery Software (i.e. Blackboard) and Student Information Systems
Ability to effectively integrate new technology into teaching and learning
The ability to teach in more than one subject or program area

Applicants selected for an interview will be required to present a teaching lesson during the interview and / or present a professional portfolio.

Acceptable proof of education (degrees, credentials) from recognized post-secondary institutions or confirmation of international equivalencies will be required as part of the selection process.

Posting Date 11/27/2017
Closing Date 12/10/2017
Additional Information
Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date.

Georgian College supports diversity, equity and a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. Georgian College is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process and workplace. If you are contacted to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please advise the interview coordinator of any accommodations needed with respect to any materials or processes used to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process. While we thank all applicants, only those contacted for an interview will be acknowledged.

Alternate formats will be provided upon request throughout the recruitment and selection process.

To be considered for this position, please visit our website at and apply by navigating to About Georgian and then to Career Opportunities.

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