- Master's degree
Sheridan is looking for an outstanding individual to join our faculty team in the School of Applied Computing. The successful candidate will have a strong background in Game Engineering and will be able to teach courses in Game Development at all levels of study. The candidate will be capable of teaching gaming in at least two of the following areas: Artificial Intelligence for Games, Game Engine Architecture, Gameplay Programming, Multiplayer Games, Graphics and Animation. In addition, the candidate must be able to teach in one or more of the following areas: Object-Oriented Programming (C++ and C#), Game Tools and Data Driven Design, Operating Systems, or Mobile, Web or Hybrid Development. Experience in Machine Leaning, Artificial Intelligence or Computer Graphics is a definite asset. S/he will be teaching in multiple programs in the School of Applied Computing and will also lead and/or contribute to program and curriculum development.
What You’ll be Doing
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 leading and/or collaborating on a variety of initiatives such as new program development, applied research and alternative delivery strategies.
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 as well as digital 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;
Developing online materials, alternative delivery and collaboration strategies, and incorporating appropriate educational technologies into the applied learning process;
Ensuring that students are aware of course and program learning outcomes and evaluation techniques;
Providing individual learning assistance, academic advisement, and evaluation of student progress/achievement within assigned courses.
You are committed to excellence in teaching and learning within a collaborative team environment.
You have a demonstrated ability to convey the conceptual and applied aspects of knowledge to a broad range of students.
You value participating in and creating safe, brave, and inclusive environments at work and in the community and want to be a part of a culture where we strive to take actions to ensure no one is left behind.
The successful candidate will also meet the following qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree preferred) in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Math or a related field of study;
Three to five years of relevant professional experience preferred or a combination of professional and academic experience;
Experience in teaching and curriculum development at the post secondary level or equivalent experience as a trainer in business or industry preferred;
One or more released/completed games considered an asset (whether commercial, open source, or for personal use);
Strong network of contacts with other professionals, organizations, and employers;
Who We Are:
“Every member of the Sheridan community is passionate about the transformational role we play in people’s lives. Our strategic plan, Sheridan 2024: Galvanizing Education for a Complex World ( https://sheridan2024.sheridancollege.ca/ ), charts a path towards a new ground-breaking model of higher education that reshapes post-secondary education and better prepares students for the future. We are committed to demonstrably advancing equity, diversity, and inclusivity. Diversity is our strength and fuels our commitment to excellence. Across our campuses, we’re making meaningful strides towards developing an equitable and inclusive community”.
For more information, visit: Why Work at Sheridan
Faculty/Department: Applied Science and Technology
Campus Location: Trafalgar (may be assigned activities at any Sheridan campus)
Employee Group: Academic
Hours: Professors may teach between the hours of 8:00am and 10:00pm
Start Date: August 21, 2023
Salary Range: $67,893 - $117,697 (based on relevant educational qualifications and experience)
Application Deadline: June 4, 2023
Consideration will be given to qualified internal full-time academic and partial-load employees first in accordance with the Collective Agreement requirements.
Professor, Game Engineering
Sheridan is deeply committed to implementing the Calls to Action framed by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. We acknowledge that we live and work on the traditional territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nations, Anishinaabe Nation, Huron-Wendat and the Haudenosaunee Confederacy. Sheridan is situated on these lands, and it is our collective responsibility to honour and respect those who have gone before us, those who are here, and those who have yet to come. We are grateful for the opportunity to be working on this land.
Sheridan values the diverse and intersectional identities of its students, faculty, and staff. Sheridan regards equity and diversity as an integral part of academic excellence and is committed to accessibility for all employees. Sheridan seeks applicants who embrace our values of equity, anti-racism, and inclusion. As such, we encourage applications from qualified candidates who have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including those who identify as First Nations, Métis and/or Inuit/Inuk, Black, members of racialized communities, persons with disabilities, women and/or 2SLGBTQ+.
Sheridan will provide job applicants with accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. To request accommodation, please contact Human Resources .
You may be asked to provide copies of your educational credentials at the time of interview. Upon hire, we require official confirmation of educational credentials and Canadian equivalency assessments, if applicable.