City : Hamilton
Category : Full-Time Academic
Industry : Education
Employer : Mohawk College
Status: Full Time
Hours: Monday to Friday; 8:00am to 10:00pm
Home Campus: Fennell
Payband: Not applicable
Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Posting Date: March 31st, 2023
Closing Date: Open until filled
We support and encourage the contributions of our diverse employees. We are committed to nurturing an equitable, diverse, and inclusive (EDI) environment for everyone who learns and works at Mohawk College. We believe the rich diversity among our students and the communities we serve should be reflected within our workforce. As educators we believe it is important to act and show leadership in advancing the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusion in our community.
Mohawk College is currently recruiting for our next
Under the direction of the Associate Dean of Liberal and Administrative Studies, the successful applicant will be expected to develop, deliver, and revise curricula at the certificate, diploma, and degree level in collaboration with colleagues and other College departments. These consist of, but are not limited to, courses on history and related disciplines in the humanities and social sciences, such as art history, philosophy, the history and philosophy of science, and/or political science.
These courses serve as General Education and Breadth elective courses, as courses embedded in other certificates, diplomas, and degrees, and as courses in the General Arts & Sciences certificate and diploma.
The duties of this position will include, but are not limited to the following:
- Working closely with stakeholders across the institution to design, update, and deliver a variety of courses that uphold academic quality and adhere to college policies and procedures. These courses will be in history, as well as other courses in Liberal Studies.
- Defining, evaluating, and validating learning outcomes for courses and programs.
- Creating a positive, collaborative, and engaging learning environment, both in the classroom and online, that upholds the principles of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI).
- Providing innovative educational delivery and experiences through the use of online educational technology and learning management systems (e.g., Canvas), for in-class and online delivery.
- Using a variety of teaching and learning strategies such as Experiential Learning (EL), Universal Design for Learning (UDL), adaptive technology, and alternative delivery methodologies.
- Designing appropriate assessment strategies and tools for facilitating and evaluating learner progress and achievement.
- Participating in department, school, and college-wide activities/tasks as required.
- Working creatively, collaboratively, and collegially with administrators, colleagues, staff, and learners.
- Managing the educational environment to facilitate an optimal learning experience and learner success.
The successful applicant will have:
- PhD in History or a closely related field
- Evidence of three to five years of highly effective adult or post-secondary level teaching history.
- Expertise teaching North American history is an asset.
- Experience teaching interdisciplinarily and/or in other related disciplines in the humanities and social sciences, e.g., philosophy, art history, the history and philosophy of science, and/or political science is an asset.
- Experience designing curricula and/or programming.
- Demonstrated ability to relate to diverse learners and provide a positive learning environment to learners working at different skill levels, including international learners, Indigenous learners, first-generation learners, and learners requiring accommodation.
- Experience and knowledge of the intersections of Universal Design for Learning (UDL), Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, and Indigenous Knowledge Learning Outcomes as they relate broadly to curriculum/program development and teaching and learning.
- Evidence of demonstrated application of adult learning principles, methodologies, curriculum design, and development.
- Knowledge and experience with Learning Management Systems, e.g., Canvas, to enhance learning.
- Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of an academic team, through the application of strong interpersonal and communication skills.
- Demonstrated commitment and understanding of human rights, equity, diversity, and inclusion, with the ability to communicate and work effectively inter-culturally with diverse groups of learners, employees, and the community.
Faculty members hired at Mohawk College must be prepared to teach with a learner-centered approach and to assist in the development and application of alternate delivery methods. He/she/They may be assigned to teach classes in-person, online, and in hybrid formats for any College Campus, and may be scheduled to teach between 8:00am and 10:00pm, Monday to Friday.
The candidate should have experience and knowledge of the intersections of indigenous education, Universal Design for Learning (UDL), Equity Diversity and Inclusion as they relate broadly to curriculum/program development and teaching and learning.
Mohawk College prioritizes recruiting and retaining diverse employees. With this in mind, the College is committed to fostering inclusive and barrier-free recruitment and selection processes.
Should you require accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please contact the Human Resources Department at (905) 575 - 2047.
Mohawk College is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons, women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, S2LGBTQIA+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.
For more information concerning the Mohawk College strategic plan, please see: strategicplan.mohawkcollege.ca/