• Professor, Chemical Engineering

  • Job Description

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    Consideration will be given to qualified internal full-time academic and partial-load employees first in accordance with the Collective Agreement requirements. 


    Faculty/Department: Faculty of Applied Science and Technology

    Employee Group: Academic

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

    Reference Number: 18/F/53

    Application Deadline: November 1, 2018. Please note internal applications will be screened as of October 11, 2018.
    Start Date: January 2019

    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 the creation of a learning-centred environment where students can develop to their full potential. They also contribute to College, Faculty and program excellence by collaborating on a variety of initiatives such as new program development, applied research and alternative delivery strategies.


    The successful candidate will have a strong background in the chemical sciences and will teach a range of course areas including:

    • Chemical engineering: unit operations, fluid mechanics, process control, transport processes, environmental applications, creative problem solving etc.)
    • Chemistry: analytical, organic, inorganic, physical, environmental applications, green/sustainable chemistry, etc.)


    The incumbent will also contribute to program and curriculum development for the Chemical and Environmental technologies programs. With the increased focus on Applied Research and Industry Projects in the Faculty, the successful candidate will contribute their expertise 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 applied 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 into the applied learning process
    • Ensuring that students are aware of course and program learning outcomes, learning strategies and evaluation techniques; providing individual tutoring and academic counselling; and evaluating student progress/achievement within assigned courses




    • Undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering and Master’s degree (PhD preferred) in a related field
    • 4 years relevant professional experience required; academic qualifications meeting eligibility for PEO registration required; PEO or other Canadian provincial engineering association registration is preferred
    • Formal studies in adult or higher education an asset
    • Knowledge of the main disciplines of chemical engineering
    • Experience in teaching and curriculum development at the post-secondary level or equivalent experience as a trainer in business or industry is preferred
    • 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


    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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