• Professor, English (Part-Time)

  • Job Description

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    Employee Group: Part-time
    Faculty/Department: Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
    Campus: May be assigned activity at any Sheridan campus
    Reference Number: 18/PT/26
    Salary Range: Based on relevant educational qualifications and experience
    Start Date: Fall 2018

    Application Deadline: Open until filled

    Application Details: The Human Resources department maintains a Faculty Pool of resumes for job seekers interested in part-time teaching opportunities at the College.

     

    Sheridan is looking for outstanding individuals to join our faculty team. The Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences invites applications for part-time faculty to deliver curriculum in the School of Communications & Literary Studies in the area of English Communication. The Communication courses prepare first year students to be successful in their programs by helping students develop strong critical thinking, communication and research skills.

     

    Sheridan professors are responsible for developing an effective learning environment for students while respecting their diverse cultural and educational backgrounds, experiences, and individual learning styles.

     

    The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences is looking for individuals to teach the following courses for Fall 2018:

    • Communication Foundations (COMM 19997)
    • Essential Communication Skills (COMM 19999)
    • Composition and Rhetoric (ENGL 17889/ENGL 17889GD)

    To view course outlines, visit:  www.sheridancollege.ca/academics/programs-and-courses/course-outline-search.aspx

    Sheridan professors are responsible for developing an effective and inclusive learning environment for students while respecting their diverse cultural and educational backgrounds, experiences, and individual learning styles. 

     

    Specific Responsibilities Include:

     

    • Delivering course curriculum in classroom and/or online, which includes ensuring student awareness of course objectives, approach and evaluation techniques
    • Tutoring and academic counselling of students, while evaluating student progress/achievement and assuming responsibility for the overall assessment of the students’ work within assigned courses
    • Defining, evaluating and validating learning outcomes and designing appropriate strategies and tools for assessing student learning
    • Developing individualized instruction and multi-media presentations and incorporating technology into the learning process where applicable
    • Designing, revising, and updating of course material in consultation with the program coordinator, other faculty members, advisory committees, and potential employers and students
    • Attending periodic faculty meetings

     

    Qualifications:

     

    • Master’s degree in English (or a related field of study) is required; PhD preferred.
    • Demonstrated excellence in teaching at the post-secondary level, with a minimum of three years’ teaching experience preferred;
    • Practical experience with a Learning Management System (LMS), such as DesireToLearn, is preferred;
    • Experience in teaching and curriculum development at the post-secondary level;
    • Excellent communication, interpersonal and problem solving skills;
    • 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.

     

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

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