- Doctoral degree
- Master's degree
- Microsoft Office
Consideration will be given to qualified internal full-time academic and partial-load employees first in accordance with the Collective Agreement requirements.
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, Faculty, and program excellence by collaborating on a variety of initiatives such as new program development, applied research and alternative delivery strategies. Within this context of inspiring innovation and excellence, the Faculty of Social Science and Humanities is currently seeking a full-time Professor, Digital Humanities.
The successful candidate will be teaching in multiple programs in the School of Social & Life Science and will also lead and/or contribute to program and curriculum development. With an increased focus on research in digital humanities, candidates will also have the opportunity to participate as leaders in this growing field of study.
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.
The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (FHASS) offers programs in Communication and Literary Studies, Humanities and Creativity, and Social and Life Sciences. Our holistic approach to education develops your knowledge, creative thinking, and confidence.
Our workplace provides a stimulating environment that encourages creativity and innovation, values the diversity of individuals and ideas, and fosters ongoing individual professional development. If you are passionate about teaching and learning and interested in creating learning experiences that guide students in the development of their critical, creative and reflective thinking capacity, then you must consider this role.
For more information, visit: Why Work at Sheridan
You have the skills and knowledge to work with an increasingly diverse student and staff population as well as a proven commitment to anti-oppression, equity, and inclusion.
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 diverse 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.
You enjoy balancing many different tasks, staying organized and planning , integrating multiple information streams, prioritizing and tracking various projects to meet a demanding workload, and keep things running smoothly.
You bring a solid network of contacts with other academics, professionals, organizations and employers.
What You’ll be Doing
Designing and maintaining program and course curricula to ensure they are current, relevant and reflective of best practices within the School of Social and Life Sciences, which includes a Certificate and Diploma Programs in General Arts and Science, Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Advanced Diplomas and Degrees and Cross College General Education Courses. Courses may also include others in the elective Breadth curriculum in the candidate’s area of expertise.
Building networks with community, public, and private organizations to expand experiential learning and applied research opportunities for students and faculty.
Defining, evaluating and validating applied 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 digital tools for facilitating and assessing student learning that are invitational and reflective of best practices in teaching and learning.
Developing online educational objects/materials and alternative delivery strategies and incorporating appropriate educational technologies into the applied learning process.
Ensuring that students are aware of course and program learning outcomes, learning strategies and evaluation techniques. Providing individual tutoring and academic counselling and evaluating student progress/achievement within assigned courses.
The successful candidate will also meet the following qualifications:
Minimum Master's Degree in Digital Humanities (DH) or another relevant arts, humanities, or social science discipline (PhD Degree is an asset).
Teaching experience in Digital Humanities, Digital Media, Digital Culture, and/or a related interdisciplinary subject area in post secondary institutions is required.
3 years of experience teaching in a post secondary environment and a strong commitment to teaching students in a social science and humanities field.
2 years of industry expertise in DH methods; including projects on digital technologies and communities through humanist lenses.
Experience in curriculum design and development at the post-secondary level with a demonstrated application of adult educational principles, Universal Design for Learning and teaching/assessment methodologies is required.
Extensive experience in online course development and the integration of digital learning into courses with emphasis on enhancing the student experience.
Sound knowledge of current digital humanities software, tools and trends.
Excellent knowledge of critical and creative approaches, especially where that work intersects with the discipline/s of Sociology, Science, Anthropology, Aging or Philosophy and digital tools including familiarity with game-based learning, simulations, analytics and databases.
Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and educational technologies such as D2L, and other industry standard communication tools.
Faculty: Faculty of Social Science and Humanities
Campus Location: Davis (May be assigned activities at any Sheridan campus) during normal operations. Currently the position is a hybrid of in person and remote delivery.
Reference #: J0323-1316
Employee Group: Academic
Hours: Professors may teach between the hours of 8:00am and 10:00pm
Salary Range: $67,893 - $117,697 (based on relevant educational qualifications and experience)
Desired Start Date: August 2023
Application Deadline: May 31, 2023
Application Instructions: Please attach your teaching dossier in PDF format with your resume submission. This document must include your detailed cover letter, resume, statement of teaching philosophy, course evaluations, sample course components and course activities based on technology developed for courses.
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.