Professor, School of Public Safety

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Professor, School of Public Safety

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Competition #: 19F-441
Department: Faculty of Applied Arts and Health Sciences
Location: King Campus (Faculty may be required to teach at other campuses as needed)
Position Type: Full Time
Start Date: August 2019

Position Summary:
Reporting to the Chair, School of Public Safety, Recreation and Wellness, and Environmental Studies, the Professor is responsible for developing, preparing, and delivering courses within the School of Public Safety, ensuring an effective and compelling learning environment for students.
Program Area/Level:
Responsible to teach courses in the Bachelors of Crime and Intelligence Analysis (BCIA) program, Police Foundations diploma program and Advanced Investigations and Enforcement graduate certificate program.

Under the direction of the senior academic officer of the School or designate, the Professor is responsible for:

Ensuring student awareness of course objectives, approach and evaluation techniques.
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:
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.

Academic Leadership:
Providing guidance to Instructors relative to the Instructors' teaching assignments.
Participating in the work of curriculum and other consultative committees as requested.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of a completed PhD, in one of the following: Criminology, Criminal Justice, Public Administration, Public Policy or related field. If education is in another field of study, please state how it is related to the programs within the School of Public Safety in the application.
Relevant professional certifications in crime and intelligence analysis (IALEIA and IACA designations) would be preferred.
Candidates should identify courses in our programs that align with their experience and education in the cover letter for the application.

A minimum of two (2) years' post-secondary teaching experience.
A minimum of three (3) years' professional experience in law enforcement/investigations/public safety or other directly related experience.

Demonstrated research skills with industry connections.
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.
Experience employing new teaching and learning methods as well as incorporating technology into teaching is preferred.
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.

Note: A teaching demonstration will be required during the recruitment process.

Seneca College is committed to diversity and encourages applications from qualified candidates, especially indigenous persons, members of sexual minority groups, visible minorities, women and persons with disabilities. If you require accommodation during any part of the recruitment process, please contact

Preeti Shalini Sarin