Professor, Chemical Laboratory Technology - Pharmaceutical

Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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Posting Date:

Closing Date:
Posted until filled

Employee Group:
Faculty (Academic) Staff


Pay Range:
Dependent on experience

44 hours per week

Position Summary:
Reporting to the Chair of the School of Biological Sciences and Applied Chemistry the professor is responsible for developing, preparing, and delivering courses within the Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering Technology (FASET) ensuring an effective and compelling learning environment for students.

Program Area/Level:
Responsible for teaching courses within the Chemical Laboratory Technology – Pharmaceutical diploma program and other programs within the School of Biological Sciences and Applied Chemistry as needed.

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

Ensuring student awareness of course objectives, approach and evaluation techniques.
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:
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.
Providing leadership to the Program Advisory Committee.

Minimum completed master’s degree in Biology, Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pharmacology, or related discipline is required. If education is in a related field of study, please state how it is related.

Minimum two (2) years’ of experience is required teaching at a post-secondary institution.
Minimum five (5) years’ experience in the Pharmaceutical industry, including lab analysis (QC, R&D, analytical), manufacturing and/or formulation.
LIMS experience is an asset.

Proficient experience with lab equipment as well as manufacturing equipment.
Ability to engage with industry to encourage program and student development.
Ability to work with other programs and schools to develop unique learning opportunities and pathways for students.
Ability to convey conceptual and practical aspects of subjects to students while respecting their diverse backgrounds, experience and individual learning styles.
Ability to work in a team with a commitment to a team approach for problem solving and conflict resolution.
Excellent presentation, communication and human relations skills to interact effectively with the College’s multi-cultural/racial/able student and staff population, as is an understanding of and commitment to 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.


Seneca is committed to diversity and encourages applications from qualified candidates, especially indigenous persons, members of sexual minority groups, visible minorities, women, and persons with disabilities. View Seneca's Diversity Policy.
Note: Seneca requires copies of educational credentials at the time of an interview. Confirmation of educational credentials in the form of an official Canadian transcript or an official evaluation of international credentials which determines Canadian equivalency will be required upon hire.
We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.