Status : Part Time
Hours : 2 to 6 hours / week
Payband : Not applicable
Rate of Pay : Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Posting Date : July 12th, 2018
Closing Date : July 30th, 2018 at 7 : 00pm EST
JOB SUMMARY :
The Department of Liberal Studies requires occasional Part Time Professors to develop and teach a variety of courses at various times of the year that focus on Indigenous ways of knowing, doing and thinking, including Indigenous histories, realities and current affairs.
Examples of existing courses that could be delivered include the following :
INDS 10022 Aboriginal and Western Perspectives
INDS 10020 Through the Medicine Wheel : Connecting with Indigenous Peoples of Canada
Proposed new courses that could be developed and taught in the future include the following :
Indigenous Health and Wellness
Indigenous Art and Culture
Reporting to the Associate Dean Department of Liberal Studies, Professors are responsible for course development and delivery, learning plans, student evaluations, and providing a positive effective learning environment for students.
Part Time Professors are required to teach approximately 2-6 hours / week. Courses are scheduled Monday Friday, 8 a.m. to 10 p.
m., which is when prospective candidates must be available.
The duties of this position will include, but are not limited to the following :
The successful applicant will have :
Engagement will include but not be limited to understanding the importance of consensus-building relationships.
The successful candidate must have an ability to relate theoretical knowledge and practical applications through innovative delivery methods so as to provide a meaningful learning environment for students of diverse backgrounds and ages.
The ability to work as a part of a team and demonstration of excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential.
The faculty member will consult with Mohawk College’s Indigenous education circle, Elders and Indigenous students to build a safe learning environment that respects Indigenous cultures and identities.
Faculty members hired at Mohawk College must be prepared to teach with a learner-centered approach and to assist in the development and application of alternate delivery methods.
He / she may be assigned to teach classes at any College Campus.