• Professor, Information Security Systems

  • Job Description

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    Faculty/Department: Applied Science and Technology

    Employee Group: Academic

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

    Reference Number: 18/F/22, 18/F/23, 18/F/24

    Application Deadline: Open until filled
    Start Date: August 2018

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


    Sheridan is looking for three outstanding individuals to join our faculty team.  The successful candidate will have a strong background in computer science and information systems security, and will be able to teach courses in these areas at all levels of study. Candidates must be able to teach courses in Penetration Testing, Malware Analysis, C and Assembler programming. Knowledge of, and ability to teach, Computer Systems Architecture, Operating Systems Design, Cryptology, Secure Software Development, Database Security or Digital Forensics is a definite asset.  The successful candidate will be teaching in multiple programs in the Faculty of Applied Science and Technology, and will also contribute to program and curriculum development.  With the increased focus on undergraduate research delivered within curriculum, candidates will also have the opportunity to participate in leadership roles, in this emerging area. 


    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 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




    • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Mathematics or in a related field of study (PhD preferred);
    • A minimum of three years relevant professional experience;
    • CISSP designation considered an asset;
    • Experience in teaching and curriculum development at the post-secondary level or equivalent experience as a trainer in business or industry preferred;
    • In depth knowledge of Penetration Testing and Malware Analysis, C or Assembler programming;
    • Knowledge of databases and database security is preferred;
    • Formal studies in adult or higher education an asset;
    • 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.



    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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