Professor, English

Position Summary

Cambrian College is committed to student success, lifelong learning, and responding to the diverse needs of students in today’s ever-changing global marketplace. Within this dynamic, student-centered environment, the Schools of Justice, Community Services, and General Studies have been delivering vocationally relevant and in-demand education programs since the College first opened its doors in 1967. Today, the Schools of Justice, Community Services, and General Studies offer more than 15 certificate, diploma, advanced diploma, and graduate certificate programs, as well as general education, psychology, sociology, English, and other service courses. Within this context of inspiring innovation and excellence, the Schools of Justice, Community Services, and General Studies are currently seeking a full-time Professor, English.

Duties and Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be required to teach a variety of courses in the area of English. The incumbent will also be required to engage in a variety of activities that support teaching and learning and promote student success. These will include: curriculum development, lesson planning, assessing student progress and achievement, and class management. Beyond their teaching duties, the successful candidate will be expected to establish an effective learning environment and work as a collaborative team member contributing to the overall direction of the program. In addition, the successful applicant will play an active role in student advising and student recruitment, assisting with the promotion and marketing of the programs, and placement opportunities. These activities will require that the incumbent assist in the development and maintenance of strong industry connections and community partnerships. Lastly, the incumbent will also have the opportunity to participate on College and school committees to advance the College’s strategic priorities.

(Cambrian’s academic year consists of three semesters, and this role may be required to deliver courses during the summer months. Cambrian offers programs and courses in-person, online, or in a HyFlex mode of delivery, which includes in-person, virtual synchronous, or fully online asynchronous participation, and this role may be required to deliver courses in multiple modes.)



  • Bachelor’s degree in English. (A copy of educational documents must be submitted with application.)
  • Two or more years of teaching/tutoring experience.
  • 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

  • Previous teaching experience at the postsecondary level.
  • Master’s degree.
  • Bachelor of Education degree.

Additional Information


  • Postsecondary degree in English.


* 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, as well as a Philosophy of Education 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

Dean, School of Justice, Community Services, and General Studies

Start Rate / Salary Range

$62,717 – $115,378 (Based on experience and education)

Posting Date

May 15, 2019

Closing Date

May 24, 2019 at 12:00 PM