• Professor, Painting & Art Fundamentals

  • Job Description

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    Faculty/Department: Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design

    Employee Group: Academic

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

    Reference Number: 18/F/12

    Application Deadline: Open until filled
    Start Date: August 2018

    Salary Range: $62,717 - $108,723 (based on relevant educational qualifications and experience)

     

    Sheridan faculty provide academic leadership to programs and courses within their areas of expertise and contribute to a learning-centred environment, where students can develop to their full potential. They also contribute to Sheridan, Faculty and program excellence by collaborating on a variety of initiatives such as new program development, applied research and alternative delivery strategies. Faculty ensure students are aware of course and program learning outcomes, learning strategies and evaluation techniques, through providing individual tutoring, academic counselling and evaluating student progress/achievement within assigned courses.

     

    The successful candidate will teach students in our Art Fundamentals program and will demonstrate the ability to teach colour theory and acrylic painting within the context of both traditional and contemporary art and design practice at the introductory level. The successful candidate will also show an awareness of the function of painting in the fine art, illustration, animation and commercial design industries.  The incumbent will teach the elements and principles of composition using traditional and contemporary methods and materials.

     

    Specific Responsibilities:

    • Ensuring that program and course curricula are current, relevant and reflective of best practices within the relevant professional/program disciplines as part of a curriculum team
    • Defining, evaluating and validating learning outcomes for courses and programs
    • Creating an effective environment for applied learning which accommodates students’ diverse cultural and educational backgrounds, experiences and 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 applied learning process

     

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in a related field of study (Master’s degree preferred);
    • Five years’ related professional experience in visual art or a related field;
    • Knowledge of traditional painting theory including the fundamental principles and elements;
    • Knowledge of art history and contemporary practice related to painting;
    • Experience in teaching and curriculum development at the post-secondary level or equivalent experience with adult learners;
    • Strong network of contacts with other professionals, associations 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.

     

    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.

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