Professor, Fire & Criminal Justice Programs

Date de publication: 18 jun 2019
Date limite: 4 jul 2019
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Professor, Fire & Criminal Justice Programs
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Professor, Fire & Criminal Justice Programs
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Sarnia, Ontario, Canada
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Closing Date:
July 3
$63,971.00 - $110,897.00/Year
Lambton College is a national leader in education, training, and applied research. For more than 50 years, the College has worked to align programs with the needs of industry by expanding student capacity for experiential learning opportunities.  With an expanding roster of more than 90 diploma, certificate and degree programs, Lambton College is able to offer students a diverse range of flexible learning options, including a broad selection of programs and courses that incorporate elements of classroom, mobile, hybrid and accelerated educational alternatives. 
Much of the College’s continued success can be attributed to career-focused programming, exceptional faculty and world-class facilities such as the Fire & Public Safety Centre of Excellence, and the recently renovated Centre of Excellence in Energy & Bio Industrial Technologies. In addition to opening two new buildings: the NOVA Chemicals Health & Research Centre, and a new Athletics & Fitness Complex, Lambton’s work in applied research, technology, health, international programming, social projects, and new sectors such as esports, continues to exceed expectations. Currently, Lambton College ranks #1 in Canada for Applied Research. 
Beyond helping the College prepare talented, job-ready graduates, these growing initiatives have also solidified Lambton College’s position as a national leader in providing an outstanding post-secondary education and a well-rounded student experience to more than 13,000 students from 20 countries around the world. Much work has also been done to ensure the College environment is welcoming and supportive to Indigenous learners, and this focus has resulted in a 40 per cent increase in Indigenous students on campus since 2012. 
Lambton College is located on the beautiful homeland that is the traditional territory of the Ojibwe, Potawatomi and Odawa First Nations. It has two main campuses in Sarnia, and boasts a global reputation for creating a professional, supportive, and innovative environment for all those who choose to study, train, collaborate, or work there.
About the Position:
Become a valued member of our Faculty at Lambton College and discover a rewarding way to leverage your professional expertise. Part coach, part teacher, part mentor and 100% advocate for your students, you will provide a dynamic learning environment where everyone has the opportunity to reach their full potential. You will utilize a variety of instructional techniques and delivery methods to bring our curriculum to life for your students. At Lambton College we are moving forward with focus. As a member of our faculty, you’re in a position to make it happen. The incumbent reports to the academic lead for the Fire School with a matrix reporting to the School of Health. Salary range for this position is as per the Academic Collective Agreement - $63,971 to $110,897. Position to commence August 2019.

All candidates selected for an interview will be required to present on a topic related to the position during the interview process.
Specific Accountabilities:
The Professor will be responsible for providing academic leadership and for developing an effective environment through the design and revision of programs and courses, defining and evaluating learning outcomes, developing appropriate teaching and learning environments, and developing / selecting appropriate learning materials. You will be expected to support student learning and progress, as well as create assessments, rubrics, and evaluate student achievement. 

Participating in the development and modification of curriculum, participating in various committees, and keeping current in your field through consultation with business and industry representatives are essential components of this position. In this role, you will work collaboratively with your teaching team to ensure quality program delivery and student experiences.

You will champion the development of customized training and educational programs in collaboration with public and private sector partners. Program promotion and student recruitment are essential areas of responsibility.
Qualified candidates will hold a Fire Service Certificate or Professional Qualifications from accredited agencies (IFSAC/ProBoard). Certified to NFPA 1001 Firefighter I & II and NFPA 1041 Firefighter II is required. Minimum of five years’ experience in the field of police, corrections, border services, firefighter, fire officer, fire chief or security field is required. A diploma or degree in a directly related field is an asset. NFPA 472 Hazardous Materials Awareness & Operations or NFPA 1021 Fire Officer I would be an asset. 

Additional qualifications include teaching or training experience and the desire to contribute to the education of the next generation of public safety professionals. Applicants must have the ability to be an effective role model in an educational setting and function effectively in a team environment.

Successful candidates must be passionate about teaching and will demonstrate a commitment and capacity for teaching excellence, student engagement, scholarly activity, and campus citizenship. The ideal candidate will think broadly, celebrate diversity of thought, and respect the uniqueness of individuals. You can demonstrate an ability to engage learners in positive and supportive manner and possess a commitment to lifelong learning and professional integrity.

Candidates must be excellent communicators, possess strong interpersonal skills and be able to relate effectively to a wide variety of learners. Candidates who demonstrate knowledge or competency in the following academic skills and abilities will be given preference: curriculum design; instructional design and delivery; active, collaborative learning techniques; effective assessment and evaluation of learning; and appropriate use of technology for teaching and learning.
Lambton College is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free selection process. If contacted regarding this competition, please advise the interview coordinator of accommodation measures you may require during our selection process. Information received relating to accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.

We thank all applicants for their interest and wish to advise that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Lambton College hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. In support of a diverse and inclusive college community, Lambton College welcome applications from all qualified candidates, including aboriginal persons, members of sexual minority groups, persons with disabilities and visible minorities.