Sheridan College is one of Canada's leading postsecondary institutions dedicated to the provision of outstanding academic programs and the support of student and graduate success. We deliver an exceptional educational experience in an environment renowned for innovation and creativity. Program options range from one-year certificates to four-year degrees in the arts, business, community service and technology fields. Sheridan serves 18,000 full-time and 35,000 continuing education students at our campuses in Oakville, Brampton and Mississauga.
Sheridan is looking for outstanding individuals to join our faculty team. The successful candidate will have a strong background in the chemical sciences and will teach a range of course areas including the primary disciplines of Chemistry (analytical, organic, inorganic, physical, environmental applications, green/ sustainable chemistry, etc.) and of chemical engineering (unit operations, fluid mechanics, process control, transport processes, environmental applications, creative problem solving, etc.) to students in the Faculty of Applied Science and Technology. S/he 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.
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.
Professors are responsible for:
• 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.
Professors also ensure that students are aware of course and program learning outcomes, learning strategies and evaluation techniques; provide individual tutoring and academic counselling; and evaluate student progress/achievement within assigned courses.
• Master’s degree (PhD preferred) in Chemical Engineering or Chemistry;
• Formal studies in adult or higher education an asset;
• Knowledge of the main disciplines of chemistry and/or chemical engineering;
• 5 years relevant professional experience preferred;
• Experience in teaching and curriculum development at the post secondary level or equivalent experience as a trainer in business or industry 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. Appointment Details:
Employee Group: Academic
Faculty: Applied Science and Technology
Campus: May be assigned activity at any Sheridan campus
Reference #: 13/F/28
Salary Range: $58,946 - $102,186 (based on relevant
educational qualifications and experience)
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Start Date: August 12, 2013 To be considered for this position, an on-line application is required. Please click on the "Apply for this job" button to proceed with your application. Please review Sheridan's Online Application Guide & FAQs; before you begin. Note: Credentials obtained outside of Canada require an evaluation to determine the Canadian educational equivalence. This evaluation must support the educational requirements for the position as a condition of employment. For further information, visit:
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Sheridan welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Aboriginal People, and persons with disabilities.