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Professor - Bachelor of Game Design

SHERIDAN COLLEGE

Oakville, ON, CANADA | GTA, ON, CANADA | Mississauga, ON, CANADA | Brampton, ON, CANADA
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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

 

Sheridan welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Aboriginal People, and persons with disabilities. To request any accommodations you may require to participate in the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials or accessible meeting rooms) contact accessibility@sheridancollege.ca to discuss your needs.

 

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 is looking for an outstanding individual to join our faculty team in the Bachelor of Game Design program. The four-year degree program offers students a comprehensive set of practical and critical skills, as well as knowledge in liberal arts studies. The successful candidate will be skilled at instructing students in the specific areas of game art and design. Key responsibilities will be in teaching game design, working as a team with other faculty in the program, and course development and review.


Responsibilities
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, School 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 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;
• Developing multi-media materials and alternative delivery strategies, and incorporating appropriate educational technologies into the 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.

 

Qualifications
• Masters degree in a related field required, PhD preferred;
• Excellent game design skills;
• Knowledge of programming and scripting for games is required;
• Demonstrated body of accomplishments in the game industry;
• Experience in teaching and curriculum development at the post secondary level or equivalent;
• Strong network of contacts with other professionals in the game industry;
• Excellent communications and interpersonal skills;
• Committed to excellence in teaching and learning and to working within a team environment.


Appointment Details:
Employee Group: Academic
Faculty: Animation, Arts & Design
Campus: Trafalgar (May be assigned activity at any Sheridan campus)
Salary Range: $58,946 - $102,186 (based on relevant
educational qualifications and experience)
Application Deadline: Open until filled

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

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