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Job: Professor, Liberal Studies, full-time (2 positions) (Humber College; deadline: 24 March 2019)

Professor, Liberal Studies

Job ID: 2019-036 

Open Date: 03/13/2019 

Close Date: 03/24/2019 

Position Summary

If you are an educational leader looking for an opportunity to be part of a transformative experience and contribute as we shape the future of our students and communities, here is your opportunity to join our team.  Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, one of Canada’s leading postsecondary institutions, offers a combination of theoretical learning and hands on experience and meets its vision of transforming postsecondary education through global and polytechnic leadership.  Humber’s Centres of Innovation and Entrepreneurship will integrate applied research into program curricula and provide students with access to interdisciplinary and industry projects. We are seeking faculty who will provide students with an exceptional learning experience as we immerse our students in experiential learning and programs that empower them to think critically, make bold choices and become leaders of change.  Humber offers a variety of credentials including: bachelor’s degree, diplomas, certificates, post-graduate certificates and apprentice programs. Faculty and students excel in business, applied technology, media studies, liberal arts and sciences, social community services, health sciences, hospitality, recreation and lifestyle promotion and creative and performing arts. Learn more about Humber College at  The successful candidate will teach GNED 101: Introduction to Arts and Science as well as elective courses in the General Education and Degree Breadth programming at the North, Lakeshore and Orangeville campuses. The incumbent will teach, develop curriculum, plan lessons, regularly revise course outlines, design/revise specific courses, create an engaging and innovative learning environment for our students, assess student progress and achievement; work collaboratively with colleagues, participate in committees and related associations, and contribute to the overall direction of the department.  The incumbent will also support student advising, assist with the review and development of programs, with the promotion and marketing of the Department, and will develop and maintain strong internal and professional affiliations.


The successful candidate will have at least a Master’s degree (PhD preferred) in a Liberal Studies discipline and will have a minimum of 7 years of teaching with a preference for experience in the College sector. Preference is also given to candidates who are qualified to include Indigenous ways of knowing in their teaching practice, or those with further teaching credentials such as TESL accreditation.  In addition, the successful candidate will have engaging and effective teaching skills, demonstrated ability to coach and support students, demonstrated experience managing classroom dynamics, strong knowledge and application of current pedagogical principles, a student focused approach and a demonstrated commitment to fostering innovation and positive change. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to and knowledge of principles of equity and inclusion, be a collaborative team player and be committed to a positive team culture. The successful candidate will possess well developed interpersonal communication and problem solving skills and have demonstrated ability to contribute positively to curriculum development and delivery.

Reports To:

 Associate Dean 

Job Type:

 Full Time 

Job Classification:



 All candidates are asked to submit a cover letter, resume and a lesson plan for a three-hour diploma-level (GNED 101) class on “What makes us Happy” to HR Services by applying online at: 


 Faculty of LAS, Innovation Learning/Liberal Studies 


 Humber Lakeshore Campus, Humber North Campus 


Academic start salaries are determined by qualifications and years of related experience as detailed in the current Collective Agreement for Academic Employees.

*All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; internal candidates will be given consideration in accordance with the collective agreement. We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, please note that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Humber College is committed to a workforce that reflects the diversity of our students and our city. We actively seek qualified individuals from equity seeking groups with demonstrated skills and knowledge to deal with all aspects of equity, diversity and inclusion in a post-secondary environment. Humber College is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Our Recruitment Coordinators will work with applicants requesting accommodations at any stage of the hiring process. This document is available in alternate formats upon request.

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