Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology

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Posting Date:
December 15, 2022
Closing Date:
April 15, 2023
Pay Range:
Dependent on experience
To be determined
Work Type:
To be determined
Start Date:
End Date:

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Chair of the School of Software Design and Data Science, the professor is responsible for developing, preparing, and delivering courses within the Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering Technology (FASET) ensuring an effective and compelling learning environment for students.

Program Area/Level:

Responsible for teaching course(s) in the School of Software Design and Data Science


Under the direction of the senior academic officer of the College 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 that 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.


· Lead academic activities such as applied research.
· Contribute to other areas of activity ancillary to the academic programs of the School such as secondary school liaison and outreach.



· Minimum of a completed Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering or closely related field. If education is in a related field, state how it is relevant.


· Minimum of one (1) year of teaching experience at the post-secondary level.
· Minimum five (5) years of industry experience in programming.


· Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in:

  • Oracle PL/SQL
  • MongoDB
  • NoSQL
  • SAS (BAN)
  • R, Python
  • Database modelling, design and management
  • Advanced database application programming
  • Data preparation for analytics
  • Data mining
  • Cloud computing
  • AWS
  • Azure

· 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 required, as is an understanding of and commitment to equity in education.
· Commitment to a team approach for problem solving and conflict resolution.

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

Note: Seneca requires copies of educational credentials at the time of an interview. Confirmation of educational credentials in the form of an official Canadian transcript or an official evaluation of international credentials which determines Canadian equivalency will be required upon hire.

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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