Professor, Liberal Arts (2 positions)

Georgian College - Barrie, ON (24 months ago)

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This position will be assigned a fall/winter rotation but teaching assignments may be changed by the Dean/Associate Dean and occur in any of the three semesters.

We are seeking full-time Professors to teach courses in Liberal Arts . As a faculty member in the Liberal Arts academic area at Georgian College, you will have the opportunity to apply your passion for teaching by creating a supportive and effective learning environment which allows students to achieve their full academic potential. Duties include but are not limited to:


Developing and deliver a variety of courses in Liberal Arts
Evaluating student progress / achievement
Maintaining subject expertise related to courses developed and delivered
Creating and maintaining a positive learning environment
Incorporating a variety of learning / teaching strategies and technologies to meet student needs
Participating in portfolio / academic / campus and college-wide activities as required
Participating in course / curriculum revision, course / program revision and renewal activities
Developing alternative delivery strategies, as well as online course development and delivery, as required
Detailed descriptions of responsibilities are defined in the classification definition of professor in the Academic Collective Agreement


Master’s degree in a relevant discipline or field of study such as Humanities, Social Sciences, or Communications.
A minimum of three years’ experience teaching in a postsecondary environment in subjects within Liberal Arts disciplines such as Humanities, Social Sciences or Communications.
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

Additional Asset / Preferred:
Experience with online course development and / or online teaching
Experience in some or all of the following: curriculum development, universal design for learning, a variety of delivery strategies, adult learning methodologies, academic advising and student success strategies
Computer literacy: Learning Management Software / Web Delivery Software (i.e. Blackboard) and Student Information Systems
The 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.

Consideration will first be given to qualified internal full-time and partial-load employees, in accordance with the Academic Collective Agreement.