Professors, Police Foundations

Position Summary

Cambrian College’s School of Justice, Community Services, and General Studies requires part-time Professors to teach in the Police Foundations program from January 2018 to April 2018.

Reporting to the Academic Manager, the Professors will teach within the following courses:

  • Traffic Management I and II (PFP4070) – Students will develop the knowledge, skills, and ability to locate and apply sections of the Provincial Traffic Law. They will practice locating topics in the Acts and Regulations, will master the definitions required to interpret traffic laws, and will apply the law concerning Police Authorities, drivers’ licenses, permits, and rules of the road. Students will develop and practice interpersonal strategies and procedures for dealing with motor vehicle stops. Students will develop the knowledge, skills, and ability needed to apply criminal code operating offences to real-life scenarios. Students will also develop and employ strategies and procedures for managing an accident scene.
  • Provincial Offences (PFP4010) – Students will study Provincial Statutes commonly encountered by police and private security. Statutes chosen for study include the Provincial Offences Act, Police Services Act, Liquor Licence Act, Trespass to Property Act, Safe Streets Act, Coroner’s Act, Mental Health Act, and the Residential Tenancies Act. Focus will be on examining the more common offences and any specific authorities in each piece of legislation. Students will also research other statutes to identify offences and authorities. Students will learn how to complete a Certificate of Offence and make notes for court purposes using Part 1 Procedures.



  • Postsecondary degree preferably in the field of Law and Justice.
  • Five years of experience in policing or security.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and superior oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to be an effective role model in the classroom.
  • Ability to utilize creative teaching approaches as well as current and emerging teaching and learning strategies to enhance student progress.
  • Possess good organizational skills and sound computer software skills.
  • Ability to function within a team environment.

Assets / Preferred

  • Master’s degree and/or a Bachelor of Education.
  • Teaching experience at the postsecondary level.

Additional Information

* All candidates will be required to undergo a mini-teaching simulation during the interview process.

Application Details

Interested individuals may apply, by email only, with a cover letter quoting the competition number, and a résumé, detailing education and experience, to:

Human Resources Department

While all responses are appreciated, only those applicants who will be invited for an interview will be contacted.

Cambrian College is committed to creating an accessible, inclusive, and diverse workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals, including; women; persons with disabilities; racialized peoples; Indigenous people; and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression. All who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the College environment are encouraged to apply.

Our policies supporting Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA) are available on our website and include the Duty to Accommodate Policy and the Customer Service Policy.

Position Details

Competition #



Schools of Justice, Community Services, and General Studies


Barrydowne (Sudbury)



Reporting To

Academic Manager

Posting Date

Oct 31, 2017

Start Rate / Salary Range


Closing Date

Until Filled