City : Toronto
Category : School of BioSci&Applied Chem
Industry : Education
Employer : Seneca
Reporting to the Chair, School of Biological Sciences and Applied Chemistry, the Professor is responsible for developing, preparing, and delivering post-secondary courses. Seneca offers courses in four delivery formats: in-person, online, hybrid and flexible. Professors may teach in any one or more of the four delivery formats.
The Professor will be responsible for providing academic leadership in the classroom and within the School, ensuring an effective and compelling learning environment for students.
Acts as a lead in finding industrial partners for Applied Research and engages in Applied Research to enhance the student learning experience with networked, inter-disciplinary and experiential learning opportunities
Responsible for teaching courses at the Certificate level, in the Clinical Research and Quality (CRQ), Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs and Quality Operations (RAQ) and/or Cannabis Regulations and Quality (CAQ) programs.
Under the direction of the senior academic officer of Seneca or designate, the Professor is responsible for:
- Ensuring student awareness of course objectives, approach and evaluation techniques.
- Incorporating active learning strategies in online, hybrid, flexible, and in-person classes.
- Implementing appropriate educational technology and tools in online, hybrid, flexible, and in-person classes.
- 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:
- Ensuring an equitable and accessible learning community on online, hybrid, flexible, and in-person classes.
- Designing formative and summative assessments (alternative and authentic) for online, hybrid, flexible, and in-person classes.
- 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.
- Providing guidance to Instructors relative to the Instructors' teaching assignments.
- Participating in the work of curriculum and other consultative committees as requested.
- Minimum completed Bachelor’s Degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Health Sciences, Pharmacology, Physiology or a related discipline is required. If education is in a related field of study, please state how it is related.
- Professional Certification (such as CCRP, CCRA, ASQ, RAC, QA) is preferred.
- Minimum two (2) years of post-secondary teaching experience, which includes providing seminars, 1:1 training, or teaching at the diploma, certificate or degree level.
- Minimum four (4) years’ relevant industry experience in clinical research and/or regulatory affairs in a related discipline (pharmaceutical or cannabis).
- Excellent presentation, communication and human relation skills to interact effectively with the College’s multi-cultural/racial/able staff and student population is requisite, as is an understanding of and commitment to equity in education.
- Ability to convey the conceptual and practical aspects of curriculum to students, while respecting their diverse backgrounds, experience and individual learning styles is necessary.
- Must be able to work independently and with other faculty to develop and deliver curriculum and contribute positively to the team environment.
- Demonstrated leadership, organizational skills, motivation and a willingness to innovate and apply new teaching techniques and technologies are also required.