Professor – Early Childhood Leadership (HUM 41153)

  • CompanyFanshawe
  • Job TypeEducation
  • Required ExperienceMinimum 5 years’ of recent and relevant work experience
  • Job TypeFull Time
  • Education / CredentialsMaster’s degree in Education, Sociology, Child Psychology or related field with a doctorate credential given preference
  • ResumeRequired
  • Cover LetterRequired
  • Application Deadline10/27/2023

Job Description

Professor – Early Childhood Leadership (HUM 41153)

School of Community Studies

Faculty of Health, Community Studies and Public Safety

Location: London

Employment Group: Faculty

Type of Position: Full-time

Hours of Work Per Week: 44

Closing Dates:

Internal Close – October 10, 2023

External Close – October 27, 2023

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 and for developing an effective learning environment for students. The successful candidate will teach courses in the Bachelor of Early Childhood Leadership 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 from different backgrounds
  • Strong computer skills and familiarity with various technologies
  • Related industry work experience
  • Previous post-secondary teaching experience (hybrid and/or online delivery) and knowledge of curriculum design and student evaluations are assets


  • Master’s degree in Education, Sociology, Child Psychology or related field with a doctorate credential given preference
  • Consideration will be given to applicants who are currently enrolled in a PhD program
  • Minimum 5 years’ of recent and relevant work experience
  • Preference will be given to candidates with a demonstrated interest, experience or expertise in Early Childhood Education
  • Must demonstrate an ongoing commitment to developing Early Childhood Education expertise or in the process of developing such expertise
  • Registered member in good standing with the College of Early Childhood Educators (or equivalent) is preferred
  • Active in pursuit of scholarly activities
  • Demonstrated record of research funding and of publications in peer-reviewed journals

Approximate Start Date: January 2, 2024

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 $73,079 – $126,689 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.

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

How to Apply:

For more information and how to apply, please visit the Fanshawe College website at:

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected 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.