Part-Time Teaching Opportunities, Creative Writing and Publishing
Sheridan College
Mississauga, ON
Employee Group: Part-time
Faculty/Department: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Campus: Hazel McCallion Campus (May be assigned activity at any Sheridan campus)
Reference Number: 18/PT/73
Salary Range: Based on relevant educational qualifications and experience
Start Date: Immediate

Application Details: The Human Resources department maintains a Faculty Pool of resumes for job seekers interested in part-time teaching opportunities at the College.

Sheridan is looking for outstanding individuals to join our team Creative Writing and Publishing program team in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. Sheridan seeks part-time professors to teach the following courses:

  • CWRT15389GD – Introduction to Creative Writing
  • CWRT16148 – Narrative and New Media
  • CWRT12258 – Reading like a Writer
  • PUBL16172 – Fundamentals of Editing
  • LITT14333GD- Introduction to Popular Literature
To view course outlines, visit:

Sheridan professors are responsible for developing an effective learning environment for students while respecting their diverse cultural and educational backgrounds, experiences, and individual learning styles.

Specific Responsibilities Include:
Delivering course curriculum in classroom and/or online, which includes ensuring student awareness of course objectives, approach and evaluation techniques
Tutoring and academic counselling of students, while evaluating student progress/achievement and assuming responsibility for the overall assessment of the students’ work within assigned courses
Defining, evaluating and validating learning outcomes and designing appropriate strategies and tools for assessing student learning
Developing individualized instruction and multi-media presentations and incorporating technology into the learning process where applicable
Attending periodic faculty meetings

MFA in Creative Writing, Master’s degree in English Literature or related field required (PhD preferred)
A minimum of three years of experience teaching at the post-secondary level preferred; Publishing industry experience an asset
Demonstrated ability to convey the conceptual and applied aspects of knowledge to a broad range of students
Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and problem solving skills along with a commitment to working in a team environment

Please apply online:

Sheridan welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Indigenous People, and persons with disabilities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Sheridan is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. At any stage of the hiring process, Human Resources will work with applicants requesting accommodation.

Note: Copies of educational credentials are requested at the time of an interview. As a condition of employment, Sheridan requires confirmation of educational credentials in the form of an official Canadian transcript or an official evaluation of international credentials which determines Canadian equivalency.