Professor – Addictions and Mental Health

Fanshawe College

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Posting Number

Requisition Title
Professor – Addictions and Mental Health

Internal Posting Closing Date

External Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Campus Location

School of Community Studies (HUM)

Employment Group

Pay Details

Hours of Work per Week

Working at Fanshawe College
Fanshawe College is committed to the principles of hybrid work and may offer this option to employees whose work can be performed in an alternate location, without adverse impact to the operations of the College, inclusive of our Student and Staff experience. Confirmation of hybrid work options available to you will be clarified upon hire and may be subject to change based on the duties required of your position. Successful candidates will be required to perform work within Ontario and must be available to work on campus, as required.

A full-time Professor at Fanshawe College is responsible for providing academic leadership for developing an effective learning environment for students. The successful candidate will teach courses in the Addictions and Mental Health Program in the School of Community Studies.

  • Combination of excellent leadership and teaching skills with a strong commitment to academic excellence and student success
  • Excellent communicator
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to relate effectively to a wide variety of learners
  • Strong technical/computer skills and familiarity with educational technologies are required
  • Related industry work experience, previous college teaching experience and knowledge of curriculum design and student evaluations are assets
  • Teaching experience with hybrid and/or online delivery preferred
  • Commitment to life-long learning and innovation
  • Computer literacy

  • Master’s degree in Social Work, Counselling or a related field
  • Current member (or eligible to register) with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Services Workers (OCSWSSW), and/or College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO)
  • Canadian Certified Addiction Counsellor certification an asset
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in teaching (face-to-face and online modalities) with demonstrated commitment to experiential teaching and learning approaches, and curriculum development at the post-secondary level or equivalent experience as a facilitator in the field
  • Minimum 5 years of proven clinical experience building therapeutic relationships, with demonstrated experience in the provision of client intakes or assessments, crisis intervention and trauma informed practice, brief or short-term counselling to individuals, group therapy, and psycho-educational workshops
  • An equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be considered; preference will be given to applicants meeting the education requirements
  • Experience in providing client-centred, trauma-informed addiction treatment for alcohol and substance use disorders, and behavioural dependencies
  • Experience working with, and an understanding of, issues impacting outcomes for systemically excluded populations
  • Proven commitment to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Decolonization practice including knowledge and experience of working with diverse communities
  • Ability to effectively integrate new technology into teaching and learning
  • Proven ability to contribute to, and work in, a positive team environment and to foster the same in their students
  • Experience with online course development and/or online teaching
  • Experience in some or all of the following: curriculum development, a variety of delivery strategies, adult learning methodologies, academic advising, evaluating student progress/achievement, curriculum revision, program revision and renewal activities and student success strategies
Approximate Start Date: January 2, 2023
Salary: Determination of starting salaries is based on relevant teaching/occupational experience and relevant formal qualifications, supported with original transcripts from granting institutions. The salary scale is $67,221 to $116,532 along with a comprehensive benefit package.

Partial load or full-time academic staff presently employed with the College will be given first consideration in accordance with the Academic Collective Agreement.

General Information
While transcripts are not required for the interview, they are mandatory prior to any offer of employment.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those chosen for an interview will be acknowledged.

Fanshawe College is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to equity, value diversity, and welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds.

Fanshawe College provides accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. If a job applicant requires an accommodation during the application process or through the selection process, the hiring manager and the Recruitment Coordinator leading the recruitment will work with the applicant to meet the job applicant’s accommodation needs.

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