• Professor, Web Development and Design for Media and Communications, (Part-time)

  • Job Description

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    Employee Group: Part-time
    Faculty/Department: Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design, Department of Film, TV and Journalism
    Campus: Trafalgar (May be assigned activity at any Sheridan campus)
    Reference Number: 18/PT/64
    Salary Range: Based on relevant educational qualifications and experience
    Start Date: September 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 with subject matter expertise in web design and development. Sheridan programs offer students a comprehensive set of practical and critical skills, as well as theoretical knowledge applicable to generating solutions to real-world problems.


    Full-stack web development professionals are needed with expertise in backend programming of data-driven web applications and technical implementation of enterprise content management systems to teach advanced programming with PHP, MySQL, Python and JavaScript - including libraries and frameworks - and development proficiency with React, Angular and RESTful API.


    These part-time professors must have professional industry experience and educational expertise to teach both practical and conceptual knowledge in the area of web development and design related primarily to communications and entertainment media programs of study.


    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.


    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
    • Attending periodic faculty meetings



    • Minimum requirement of a degree in a relevant discipline (Master’s credential or in progress preferred)
    • Minimum of 3-5 years’ professional experience
    • Knowledge of software programming and development tools including PHP, MySQL, Python and JavaScript - including libraries and frameworks - and development proficiency with React, Angular and RESTful API.
    • Related industry contacts and networking capabilities
    • Experience in teaching and curriculum development at the post-secondary level or equivalent experience as a trainer in industry preferred
    • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills;
    • Committed to excellence in teaching and learning and to working within a team environment


    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.


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