Professor, Political Science
Sheridan College
Brampton, ON
Job Description
Consideration will be given to qualified internal full-time academic and partial-load employees first in accordance with the Collective Agreement requirements

Professor, Political Science
Faculty/Department: Humanities and Social Sciences
Employee Group: Academic
Campus: Davis (May be assigned activities at any Sheridan campus)
Application Deadline: May 20th, 2019 - Please note qualified internal Partial Load applications will be screened as of [April 24th 2019 ]
Start Date: August 2019 (exact date TBD)
Reference Number: 19/F/07
Salary Range: $61,638 - $106,853 (based on relevant educational qualifications and experience)

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences is seeking a professor who will be responsible for teaching and curriculum development across the discipline of Political Science. Applicants with a terminal Political Science credential in any sub-discipline are welcomed to apply. Research, curriculum development and/or teaching experience centred around First Nations/Metis/Inuit political perspectives would be an asset. The incumbent will teach and develop curriculum for both diploma and degree level students enrolled in diverse credentials across Sheridan. Demonstrated experience teaching at the college and/or foundational university level(s) required. The successful candidate will foster an effective learning environment, as well as respect the individual learning styles and diverse cultural and educational backgrounds of students. The candidate should be committed to working in an interdisciplinary team environment that supports distinctive programming and a commitment to student success.

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 learning outcomes for courses and programs
  • Creating an effective environment for applied learning which accommodates students’ diverse cultural and educational backgrounds, experiences and 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
  • Using Sheridan’s Learning Management System to curate and deliver course content
  • PhD in Political Science required
  • A minimum of two years (equivalent of full-time) teaching experience is required
  • Experience with curriculum development at the post-secondary level is an asset
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to convey conceptual and applied aspects of disciplinary knowledge to a broad range of students.
  • Committed to excellence in teaching and learning and to working within an interdisciplinary team environment
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