Part-time Professor- First Nations, Métis, and Inuit General Education
Durham College
Oshawa, CA
6d ago

Durham College is seeking experienced and motivated professionals who shares our commitment to quality and student success.

The School of Interdisciplinary Studies requires part-time professors to teach First Nations, Métis, and Inuit focused General Education courses for in the Winter 2022 term :

  • GNED 1472 Conflict, Colonization, and Courage : First Nations, Métis, and Inuit in Canada
  • GNED 1475 Poca-honest : Indigenous Peoples in Popular Culture
  • GNED 1477 Then, Now, Forever - Indigenous Resiliency in the Modern Era

    Part-time recruitment is ongoing and is dependent on when courses are being taught and the need for faculty to teach. Part-time faculty teach up to 6 hours per week with varied schedules Monday through Thursday between 8 : 00 am and 9 : 00 pm and Fridays between 8 : 00 am and 6 : 00 pm.

    For more information about our programs and courses, please see the link to our School : School of Interdisciplinary Studies (IS)

    The responsibilities of Durham College Part-time Professors include, but are not limited to :

  • Creating a positive learning environment that accommodates students’ diverse cultural and educational backgrounds, experiences, and individual learning styles;
  • Utilizing principles of adult education to actively engage students in the learning process;
  • Effectively using educational technologies to support learning, manage and post grades, and deliver hybrid and on-line courses;
  • Developing curriculum that uses appropriate strategies and tools to assess student learning;
  • Ensuring that course and program curriculum is current and relevant;
  • Working independently and demonstrating initiative; and
  • Working effectively with students, the program team, and a variety of internal and external stakeholders.
  • The ideal candidate will meet or exceed the following qualifications :

  • A relevant bachelors’ degree (relevant Masters’ degree or PhD is an asset).
  • A minimum of five years of recent (within the past three years) and relevant work experience.
  • Preference will be given to candidates who identify as members of Inuit, Métis, and / or First Nations communities. Candidates must possess an awareness and understanding of barriers and issues faced by Indigenous populations in Canada.
  • Teaching experience at the post-secondary level with a demonstrated understanding and application of UDL and current assessment methodologies.
  • Experience participating in industry-led or community-based applied research is an asset.
  • Demonstrated commitment to putting the student experience first.
  • Demonstrated use of current technologies to support student learning and the management of grades.
  • Proven track record of life-long learning.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a variety of internal and external stakeholders including students, faculty, support staff, administrators and community stakeholders.
  • Understanding of the Ontario college system.
  • Required Experience

    To apply, please submit your resume through the online portal below. Preference will also be given to candidates with relevant educational credentials and a proven track record of relevant work / teaching experience.

    The competition number is PT-IS-04.

    Durham College policy requires employees be available for on campus work. In addition, there is currently a requirement to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to attend our campuses.

    College policies are listed here.

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