Sheridan College

Professor, Game Design

Job Description

 

Faculty/Department: Animation, Arts & Design

Employee Group: Academic

Campus: Trafalgar (May be assigned activities at any Sheridan campus)

Reference Number: 17/F/45

Application Deadline: December 15, 2017
Start Date: August 2018

Salary Range: $61,638 - $106,853 (based on relevant educational qualifications and experience)

 

 

Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design:  Home to Canada's largest arts school, Sheridan College offers an innovative Bachelor of Game Design and a cluster of high-demand graduate certificate programs in Game Development and Level Design. As a world-renowned leader in digital media and animation, Sheridan is uniquely positioned to educate the next generation of game designers. Our professors' expertise, technology savvy, industry experience and contacts offer students an unmatched foundation for careers in game design.

 

The Role: If you are passionate about teaching design and interested in creating a teaching and learning experience to guide students in the development of their critical, creative and reflective thinking capacity, and you possess a Master’s degree in a related field along with experience in the game design industry, then this role is for you:

 

Sheridan College: Sheridan College is a dynamic, innovative and award-winning institution of over 18,000 full-time and 35,000 continuing education students, with three campuses in three Ontario cities within the GTA– Oakville, Brampton, and Mississauga. Sheridan prioritizes undergraduate teaching with an emphasis on student experience within a studio-based environment. We are committed to the preparation of job-ready graduates who will contribute to our cultural and socio-economic future and who will be eligible for graduate studies. Applied research focused on solving real occupational challenges and on the scholarship of teaching and learning will serve to enrich the student learning experience and build on faculty expertise. For information about Sheridan’s exciting road ahead, please visit www.sheridanjourney.com

 

 

Specific Responsibilities:

  • 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.

 

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in a field related to design or game studies; terminal degree such as Masters of Fine Arts (MFA) or Ph.D preferred; applicants who have progressed to the point where completion of their degree is imminent and who demonstrate clear promise of excellence in teaching and research may also be considered.
  • Demonstrate a record of excellence in game design education and related practice in academia or industry;
  • Solid knowledge of design processes;
  • Demonstrate excellence in teaching and curriculum development at the post-secondary level;
  • Strong network of contacts with other professionals in the games industry or academia;
  • Committed to excellence in teaching and learning, and to working within a team environment;
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills;
  • Experience in programming or scripting for games is an asset; Experience in game art for games is an asset.

 

Individuals interested in learning more about the Bachelor of Game Design program can contact Angela Stukator, Associate Dean at angela.stukator@sheridancollege.ca.  We are interested in candidates with evidence of the potential to become a high-quality Educator, and a contributor to a collegial environment in the department.

 

Please apply online: https://careers-sheridancollege.icims.com

 

Sheridan welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Indigenous People, and persons with disabilities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Sheridan is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process.  At any stage of the hiring process, Human Resources will work with applicants requesting accommodation.

 

Note: Copies of educational credentials are requested at the time of an interview. As a condition of employment, Sheridan requires confirmation of educational credentials in the form of an official Canadian transcript or an official evaluation of international credentials which determines Canadian equivalency.

Options

Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed

Need help finding the right job?

We can recommend jobs specifically for you! Click here to get started.