Professor, Chemical Sciences

Job ID 
2014-3613
Job Locations 
CA-ON-Brampton
# Positions 
1
Job Type 
Full Time
Job Industry 
Education
Career Level 
Experienced
Years of Experience 
5
Posted Date 
1/27/2014
More information about this job:
Job Description:

Sheridan welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Aboriginal People, and persons with disabilities. To request any accommodations you may require to participate in the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials or accessible meeting rooms) contact accessibility@sheridancollege.ca to discuss your needs.

 

Note: Credentials obtained outside of Canada require an evaluation to determine the Canadian educational equivalence. This evaluation must support the educational requirements for the position as a condition of employment. For further information, visit:
World Education Services


 

Sheridan is looking for outstanding individuals to join our faculty team.  The successful candidate will have a strong background in the chemical sciences and will teach a range of course areas including the primary disciplines of Chemistry (analytical, organic, inorganic, physical, environmental applications, green/ sustainable chemistry, etc.) and of chemical engineering (unit operations, fluid mechanics, process control, transport processes, environmental applications, creative problem solving, etc.) to students in the Faculty of Applied Science and Technology.  S/he will also contribute to program and curriculum development for the Chemical and Environmental technologies programs. With the increased focus on Applied Research and Industry Projects in the Faculty, the successful candidate will contribute their expertise in this emerging area.

 

Responsibilities:


Sheridan faculty provide academic leadership to programs and courses within their areas of expertise and contribute to the creation of a learning-centred environment where students can develop to their full potential. They also contribute to College, Faculty and program excellence by collaborating on a variety of initiatives such as new program development, applied research and alternative delivery strategies.

Professors are responsible for:

  • Ensuring that program and course curricula are current, relevant and reflective of best practices within the relevant professional/program disciplines;
  • Defining, evaluating and validating learning outcomes for courses and programs;
  • Creating an effective environment for learning which accommodates students' diverse cultural and educational backgrounds, experiences and individual learning styles;
  • Designing appropriate strategies and tools for facilitating and assessing student learning that are invitational and reflective of best practices in teaching and learning;
  • Developing appropriate strategies and tools to assess student performance that are consistent with the learning outcomes of the course and address multiple learning styles;
  • Developing multi-media materials and alternative delivery strategies, and incorporating appropriate educational technologies into the learning process.

Professors also ensure that students are aware of course and program learning outcomes, learning strategies and evaluation techniques; provide individual tutoring and academic counselling; and evaluate student progress/achievement within assigned courses.

 

Qualifications:   

  • Master’s degree (PhD preferred) in Chemical Engineering or Chemistry;
  • Formal studies in adult or higher education an asset;
  • Knowledge of the main disciplines of chemistry and/or chemical engineering;
  • 5 years relevant professional experience preferred;
  • Experience in teaching and curriculum development at the post-secondary level or equivalent experience as a trainer in business or industry preferred;
  • Strong network of contacts with other professionals, organizations and employers;
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills;  
  • Demonstrable ability to convey the conceptual and applied aspects of knowledge to a broad range of students;
  • Committed to excellence in teaching and learning and to working within a team environment.

 
Appointment Details:


Employee Group: Academic
Faculty: Applied Science and Technology (FAST)
Campus: May be assigned activity at any Sheridan campus
Salary Range: $58,946 - $102,186 (based on relevant educational qualifications and experience)

Reference: 14/F/03
Application Deadline: Open until filled



Note: Credentials obtained outside of Canada require an evaluation to determine the Canadian educational equivalence. This evaluation must support the educational requirements for the position as a condition of employment. For further information, visit:
World Education Services



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