Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream - Contractually Limited Term Appointment (CLTA) - Engineering

Location
Toronto,
Posted
Apr 19, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition Title: Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream - Contractually Limited Term Appointment (CLTA) - Engineering Communication Program - 1700602


The Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering at the University of Toronto invites applications for a Contractually Limited Term teaching appointment in the field of Engineering Communication. The incumbent will be associated with the Engineering Communication Program. The appointment is at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream and will be for a two-year term, commencing on July 1, 2017 and ending on June 30, 2019.

The Faculty welcomes applications from individuals with demonstrated experience and excellence in engineering communication teaching, pedagogy and curriculum development, preferably in a Civil and a Mineral engineering context. Candidates should have at least a Master's degree in an appropriate discipline (such as, but not limited to, Communication, English, Engineering, Education, Technology Studies) with strong written and oral communication skills, and a demonstrated commitment to teaching communication and demonstrated ability to work as part of a team. Preferred qualifications include a PhD in an appropriate discipline (as above), and TESL or other training/certification in second-language instruction at the university level.

The successful candidate will be expected to take primary responsibility for communication instruction in Civil and Mineral Engineering, a role which includes: (1) teaching the core communication courses in those Departments (including Engineering Communications, Civil Engineering Portfolio, and Surface Mining); (2) providing and coordinating support for communication components of core engineering courses (such as Introduction to Civil Engineering, Urban Ecology, Engineering Economics, Transport I, Mineral Capstone Design, and others); and (3) maintaining oversight of the communication curriculum in those departments. A second role would include the position of communication coordinator for the Engineering Science thesis course, which involves running workshops throughout the term to support thesis students, as well as assessing key communication deliverables. Engineering Communication Program tutoring, along with other teaching and administrative duties pertaining to the program may also apply.

Evidence of excellence in teaching and a demonstrated commitment to excellent pedagogical practices will be demonstrated through strong teaching evaluations, strong letters of reference from referees of high standing endorsing excellent teaching and commitment to teaching innovation, and the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Toronto is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to research and teaching. The Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering offers opportunities for collaborative and interdisciplinary research and teaching, and the excitement of working with a diverse student population. Established in 1873, the Faculty of Engineering has earned an international reputation for excellence in education and knowledge creation and is known as a forward-thinking resource to address global concerns. As the economic and intellectual hub of Canada, Toronto provides access to leading policy and decision makers at all levels, and is a vibrant, cosmopolitan and safe city.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply online. All application materials should be submitted online, and will include: 1. A cover letter and detailed curriculum vitae; 2. A teaching dossier, including a statement of teaching philosophy and course evaluations. Submission guidelines can be found at http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. We recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in the PDF format. Candidates must arrange to have three letters of reference (on letterhead, signed, and scanned) sent directly by referees to Professor Thomas Coyle via email at eng.academic.hr@ecf.utoronto.ca. The letters should be received by the closing date and comment specifically on the applicant's experience in teaching and curriculum development.

Applications will begin to be reviewed on May 31, 2017, but the search will continue until the position is filled. For more information about the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering please visit http://www.engineering.utoronto.ca/. For information about the Engineering Communication Program visit http://ecp.engineering.utoronto.ca

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority.



The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority

Job Field: Limited Term (Teaching Stream)
Faculty / Division: Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering
Department: Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting: Apr 18, 2017
Job Closing: May 31, 2017 Open Until Filled

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