Part-Time Professor - Materials Environment

Job Description


Position: Part-Time Professor - Materials and the Environment
Durham College is seeking an experienced and motivated professional who shares our commitment to quality and student success. The School of Science and Engineering Technology requires a part-time professor to teachMETL 2131 Materials and the Environment.

This course continues the study of engineering materials and their properties. The knowledge of material structure and theories of deformation developed in the course METL 1131 is applied to the discussion of the high temperature behaviour of the materials. Topics of the course include thermal, creep, electrical, magnetic, and optical properties of engineering materials. Various aspects of corrosion and oxidation mechanisms as well as ways of protection are considered.

In the second part of the course students will research various aspects of interrelationship between materials and environment, learn the eco-audit tools and sustainable development concepts.

IMPORTANT NOTE FOR PART-TIME FACULTY APPLICANTSPart-time recruitment is ongoing and is dependent on when courses are being taught and the need for faculty to teach. Part-time faculty teach up to 6 hours per week with varied schedules Monday through Thursday between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm and Fridays between 8:00 am and 6:00 pm. For more information about the different courses available, please look at the link to our School:

Creating a positive learning environment that accommodates students diverse cultural and educational backgrounds, experiences, and individual learning styles;

Utilizing principles of adult education to actively engage students in the learning process;

Effectively using educational technologies to support learning, manage and post grades, and deliver hybrid and on-line courses;

Developing curriculum that uses appropriate strategies and tools to assess student learning;

Ensuring that course and program curriculum is current and relevant;

Working independently and demonstrating initiative; andWorking effectively with students, the program team, and a variety of internal and external stakeholders. REQUIRED SKILLS:
The ideal candidate will meet or exceed the following qualifications: A relevant degree combined with industry credentials (Masters is an asset).

A minimum of five years of recent (within the past three years) and relevant work experience.

Teaching experience at the post-secondary level with a demonstrated understanding and application of Universal Design for Learning and current assessment methodologies.

Experience participating in industry-led or community-based applied research is an asset.

Demonstrated use of current technologies to support student learning and the management of grades.

Proven track-record of life-long learning.

Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a variety of internal and external stakeholders including students, faculty, support staff, administrators and community stakeholders.

Understanding of the Ontario college system.

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