Part-Time Professor (Hydrology and Hydraulics)

Durham College
Oshawa, ON, Canada
Position Type: 
Organization Type: 
University/Academia/Research/Think tank
Experience Level: 
5-7 Years
Degree Required: 
Bachelor's (Or Equivalent)


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Job Description
Durham College is seeking an experienced and motivated professional who shares our commitment to quality and student success. The School of Science and Engineering Technology requires a part-time professor to teach CIVL 1213 – Hydrology and Hydraulics.

This course is an introduction to topics such as basic physical principles pertaining to fluid velocities and the relationship between force, pressure, and areas. Schematic diagrams, hydraulic symbols, pumps, actuators, valves, fluid conductors, and all related control functions will be covered. Students will learn analytical techniques pertaining to the design of various hydraulic structures such as sewers, water distribution systems and open channels. Hydrology for hydraulic design will also be introduced.


Part-time recruitment is ongoing and is dependent on when courses are being taught and the need for faculty to teach.    Part-time faculty teach up to 6 hours per week with varied schedules Monday through Thursday between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm and Fridays between 8:00 am and 6:00 pm. 

For more information about the different courses available, please look at the link to our School:

  1. Creating a positive learning environment that accommodates students’ diverse cultural and educational backgrounds, experiences, and individual learning styles;
  2. Utilizing principles of adult education to actively engage students in the learning process;
  3. Effectively using educational technologies to support learning, manage and post grades, and deliver hybrid and on-line courses;
  4. Developing curriculum that uses appropriate strategies and tools to assess student learning;
  5. Ensuring that course and program curriculum is current and relevant;
  6. Working independently and demonstrating initiative; and
  7. Working effectively with students, the program team, and a variety of internal and external stakeholders.

The ideal candidate will meet or exceed the following qualifications:

  1. A relevant degree combined with industry credentials (Master’s is an asset).
  2. A minimum of five years of recent (within the past three years) and relevant work experience.
  3. Teaching experience at the post-secondary level with a demonstrated understanding and application of Universal Design for Learning and current assessment methodologies.
  4. Experience participating in industry-led or community-based applied research is an asset.
  5. Demonstrated use of current technologies to support student learning and the management of grades.
  6. Proven track-record of life-long learning.
  7. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a variety of internal and external stakeholders including students, faculty, support staff, administrators and community stakeholders.
  8. Understanding of the Ontario college system.