Job: Professor, Electrical Engineering Technology

Title Professor, Electrical Engineering Technology
Employer Fleming College
Application Close Date Sunday, November 18, 2018
Location Peterborough
Date Posted November 8, 2018
Job Information

Professor, Electrical Engineering Technology
Fleming College
Type of Position Academic Full Time Job ID 1680
Department School of Trades & Technology Full/Part Time Full Time
Campus Sutherland Regular/Temporary Regular
Location Peterborough, Ontario Hours per Week 44
Date Posted 2018-11-04 Salary Range $ 63,971 to $ 110, 897 Annually
Date Closed 2018-11-18

What Are We About?

Located just an hour and a half northeast of Toronto and only an hour from Durham Region, we deliver the hard-to-find combination of quality learning and quality of life in the communities we serve.

It has been 50+ amazing years since Sir Sandford Fleming College was established in 1967.  With an original intake of 235 students, Fleming College now boasts 6,000 full-time and 10,000 part-time students enrolled at four campuses in four counties, including over 800 international students from countries around the world. We are also extremely proud of our more than 71,000 Fleming alumni who are contributing to their communities in the region, across the province and around the world.


What This Position is About:

We welcome applications from experienced professionals to deliver courses in our Electrical Techniques and Electrical Engineering Technician programs.


As a key member of the Trades and Technology team you will: provide academic leadership within teaching teams to ensure the consistent delivery of assigned courses; design, update and teach curriculum; and demonstrate teaching excellence through proven adaptability with diverse learners. Faculty are often required to teach in teams and you will play a key role by creating a learning environment that motivates and engages learners, using a variety of teaching methodologies and types of delivery, including lectures, labs, eLearning, and applied learning. You will contribute to cross-College discussions about curriculum, support our community integration initiatives and play an effective role in the delivery and design of current and future programming. Student assignments involve real world tasks and goals that are relevant to learner needs.

Due to year-round delivery of programs, this position may have teaching assigned through the summer and vacation will be taken at other times of the year.


For More Information

Please see the Professor Definition and the Guidelines for Professional Practice – Faculty.


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What We Are Looking For:

You will have a relevant combination of education and significant current experience. You will have either a minimum Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering (or a related discipline) and 7 years’ practical work experience OR a minimum Electronics/Electrical Technologist 3-year diploma and 10 years’ practical work experience. A Masters in Electrical Engineering (or a related discipline) and/or ) and/or a Ontario Professional Engineer designation or current membership in OACETT are assets. A strong background in process control instrumentation, programming, power distribution and wireless communications is preferred. You have demonstrated expertise in some or all of the following Electrical/Electronic areas: design, maintenance and testing of electrical systems including power distribution, transformers, motors and drives and PLC (programmable logic controllers and imbedded systems).  Experience with alternative energies, such as wind, solar, and biomass/biogas is a strong asset. Your attention to detail and dedication to quality complement your ability to generate schematics, diagrams and practical projects.


You are well-versed in trade-related health and safety measures, current code requirements and regulations and are able to demonstrate knowledge of current technologies.  You have strong analytical, trouble shooting, project management, and mathematical abilities as well as the ability to interpret architectural and engineering drawings.  This position can be physically demanding, assisting students in installing and trouble shooting electrical projects.  Your network of current industry contacts can facilitate opportunities for our students and graduates and open up opportunities for the college in continuing education and contract training opportunities.


In addition to your certifications and experience, preference will be given to candidates with teaching, curriculum design, innovative development and delivery experience, either at the high school, post-secondary or corporate/industry levels.  Experience in adult learning and developing/delivering educational materials in alternative formats is a definite asset. To support our leading edge strategy, we desire candidates with evidence of commitment and recent participation in on-going professional development.


This role requires self-motivation, flexibility and a passion for learning and student success. You have the drive to continuously learn and achieve results. You will focus on enhancing the student experience by creating a rich and open learning environment that embraces diversity and provides accessible, superior service to students. You are able to work independently and as part of a team and can effectively contribute to multidisciplinary teams utilizing your strong leadership and organizational skills. Exceptional communication skills, including the ability to deliver and receive feedback, as well as interpersonal and critical thinking/problem solving skills are required. You are comfortable working with technology, including blended learning technologies, virtualization, and are self-sufficient with word processing, spreadsheets, presentation, architectural and design/simulation software, e-mail, and various web applications.


Please Note

Please note that internal candidates will receive first consideration in accordance with our Academic Collective Agreement. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in Sir Sandford Fleming College.


How to Apply

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Sir Sandford Fleming College is committed to building an inclusive and accessible learning and working environment.  We believe in and promote the rights of all persons with disabilities as enshrined in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, the Ontario Human Rights Code, and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA 2005) and its related Accessibility Standards Regulations.  To meet this commitment, Fleming College will make appropriate accommodations available throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.  If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform our Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require to ensure your equal participation.  To obtain a copy of this document in another format please e-mail


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