Skills University Professor in the Edmonton Region

National Occupational Classification update

We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "university professor" was moved from the group University professors and lecturers (NOC 4011) to the group University professors and lecturers (NOC 41200).

Find out what skills you typically need to work as an university professor in Canada. These skills are applicable to all University professors and lecturers (NOC 41200).

Tasks

  • Advise on research matters
  • Advise students on course and academic matters and career decision
  • Conduct laboratory sessions
  • Conduct research in field of specialization
  • Conduct seminars and discussion groups
  • Direct research programs of graduate students
  • Prepare special lectures and presentations for conferences and consultations
  • Prepare, administer and grade assigned work
  • Serve on faculty committees dealing with research, budgets, curriculum planning and requirements and staffing
  • Teach one or more university subjects

Skills and knowledge

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.

    Skills

  • Analysis Help -
    • Projecting Outcomes
    • Researching and Investigating
    • Planning
    • Examining and Diagnosing
    • Analyzing Information
    • Inspecting and Testing
  • Service and Care Help -
    • Counselling and Nurturing
    • Treating People/Animals
    • Protecting and Enforcing
    • Serving Others
    • Cooking, Preparing, Serving
    • Tending to Daily Needs
    • Cleaning and House/Shop Keeping
  • Management Help -
    • Strategic Planning
    • Leading and Motivating
    • Allocating and Controlling Resources
    • Evaluating
    • Co-ordinating and Organizing
    • Recruiting and Hiring
    • Supervising
  • Communication Help -
    • Negotiating and Adjudicating
    • Liaising and Networking
    • Teaching and Training
    • Professional Communicating
    • Advising and Consulting
    • Promoting and Selling
    • Interviewing

    Knowledge

  • Social Sciences and Arts Help -
    • Languages (English and French)
    • Languages Foreign
    • Psychology
    • Sociology and Anthropology
    • Geography
    • Philosophy and Theology
    • History and Archaeology
    • Library and Heritage
    • Fine and Applied Arts
  • Education and Training Help -
    • Teaching and Instruction
  • Communications and Transportation Help -
    • Communications and Media
    • Telecommunications
    • Transportation
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