Durham College is seeking an experienced and motivated professional who shares our commitment to quality and student success. The School of Media, Art & Design requires a part-time professor to teach Surfacing 2 (REND 2300), one 3-hour section per week, Fall 2021.
IMPORTANT NOTE FOR PART-TIME FACULTY APPLICANTS:
Part-time recruitment is ongoing and is dependent on when courses are being taught and the need for faculty to teach. Part-time faculty teach up to 6 hours per week with varied schedules Monday through Thursday between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm and Fridays between 8:00 am and 6:00 pm.
For more information about the different courses available, please look at the link to our School: "School of Media Art and Design”
The responsibilities of Durham College Part-time Professors include, but are not limited to:
Creating a positive learning environment that accommodates students’ diverse cultural and educational backgrounds, experiences, and individual learning styles;
Utilizing principles of adult education to actively engage students in the learning process;
Effectively using educational technologies to support learning, manage and post grades, and deliver hybrid and on-line courses;
Developing curriculum that uses appropriate strategies and tools to assess student learning;
Ensuring that course and program curriculum is current and relevant;
Working independently and demonstrating initiative; and
Working effectively with students, the program team, and a variety of internal and external stakeholders.
The ideal candidate will meet or exceed the following qualifications:
A relevant Diploma (a Degree would be preferred) in Game Development or related 3D asset development field and expert knowledge of Photoshop and 3D software, specifically Substance Suite (Painter, Designer), Unreal Engine 4, Pixologic ZBrush, and Autodesk Maya (Marvelous Designer, Marmoset Toolbag, Blender and Unity are an asset).
A minimum of five years of recent (within the past three years) and relevant work experience.
Teaching experience at the post-secondary level with a demonstrated understanding and application of UDL and current assessment methodologies.
Experience participating in industry-led or community-based applied research is an asset.
Demonstrated commitment to putting the student experience first.
Demonstrated use of current technologies to support student learning and the management of grades.
Proven track record of life-long learning.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a variety of internal and external stakeholders including students, faculty, support staff, administrators and community stakeholders.
Understanding of the Ontario college system.
Preference will be given to candidates with relevant educational credentials and a proven track record of relevant work/teaching experience. Applicants must have the appropriate accreditation or trade certification.