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Professor, Storytelling and Narrativity
 
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Oakville, ON, CANADA; Brampton, ON, CANADA; Mississauga, ON, CANADA; Toronto, ON, CANADA;
Job Category: Training and Education ; Other Training and Education Jobs
Job Industry: Education
Job Career Level: Experienced
Year(s) of Experience: 3
Date Posted: Feb 7, 2013
 

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 employees will enjoy:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Generous vacation entitlement
  • Excellent benefits package with Sun Life
  • Defined benefit pension plan
  • Employee assistance programs
  • On-site fitness facilities include: weight rooms, cardio rooms, and squash courts, as well as karate, yoga, pilates, rock climbing and other instructional activities.

In addition, we offer professional development opportunities to promote career development and success in the workplace, including:

  • Professional Development funding
  • Reduced fees for Continuing Education courses
  • Tuition Reimbursement

 

Please note Sheridan College only accepts applications using Resume Basic. Please refer to our online application guide and FAQ section to learn more about the application process. Sheridan's Online Application Guide & FAQs

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:
World Education Services


The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Sheridan is seeking a professor who will be responsible for curriculum leadership in the area of Storytelling and Narrativity.  Sheridan is looking for a candidate who has expertise in a disciplinary area within the Humanities or Social Sciences with a focus on storytelling methodologies and practice, as well as studies in narrativity, narrative theory and/or creativity and narrative studies.  The incumbent will be responsible for teaching and developing curriculum in these areas.  A strong interdisciplinary bent in the candidate’s field of study would be an asset.  The successful candidate will develop an effective learning environment for students, as well as respect the individual learning styles and diverse cultural and educational backgrounds of students in applied degrees and other postsecondary programs. The candidate should be committed to working in a team environment that supports distinctive programming.

Responsibilities:
Sheridan faculty provide academic leadership to programs, courses, and applied research within their areas of expertise and contribute to the creation of a learning-centred environment where students can develop to their full potential, including:
• 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 in accordance with the provincial and college guidelines;
• Designing and revising courses and programs in consultation with the program coordinator, other faculty
members, government departments, and potential employers and students;
• Designing appropriate strategies and tools for facilitating and assessing student learning that are invitational and reflective of best practices in teaching and learning, 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 learning process;
• Contributing to program development and research that serves the needs of the students across the College with involvement in consultative committees;
• Ensuring that students are aware of course and program learning outcomes, learning strategies and evaluation techniques; carrying out regularly scheduled instruction; providing individual and academic tutoring and counselling; and evaluating student progress/achievement within assigned courses;
• Creating an effective environment for learning which respects and accommodates students’ diverse cultural and educational backgrounds, experiences and individual learning styles.

Qualifications: 
• Ph.D. in a related discipline in the Humanities or Social Sciences preferred (Master’s degree required);
• Demonstrated expertise in storytelling and narrativity required;
• Three to five years of experience in teaching and curriculum development at the post-secondary level;
• Demonstrated ability to conduct applied research;
• Excellent communications and interpersonal skills; 
• Demonstrable ability to convey the conceptual and applied aspects of knowledge to a broad range of students;
• Commitment to excellence in teaching and learning and to working within a team environment

Appointment Details:
Employee Group: Academic
Faculty: Humanities and  Social Sciences
Campus: May be assigned activity at any Sheridan campus
Reference #: 13/F/04
Salary Range: $58,946 - $102,186 (based on relevant
educational qualifications and experience)
Start Date: August 12, 2013
Application Deadline: Open until filled Please note initial screening will take place as of March 3, 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:
World Education Services

Sheridan welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Aboriginal People, and persons with disabilities.
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