Professor, Community Studies

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Professor, Community Studies

Post by sheridan » Tue Mar 12, 2019 10:14 am

Professor, Community Studies
Faculty: Applied Health and Community Studies
Campus: Davis (May be assigned activities at any Sheridan Campus)
Application Deadline: Open until Filled
Start Date: August 2019
Reference Number: 18/F/36
Salary Range: $63,971 - $110,897 (based on relevant educational qualifications and experience)
Application Details: Please note this position has been reposted. Previous applicants need to apply.

The Faculty of Applied Health and Community Studies at Sheridan is seeking an outstanding individual to join our Faculty team. The successful candidate will teach within programs such as the Social Service Worker and Social Service Worker Gerontology.

Candidates will have demonstrated research and teaching expertise and have relevant social work practice in crisis intervention and trauma informed practice with a focus on individuals, family and/or community interventions. The successful candidate will teach and develop curriculum for a range of introductory and advanced courses.

The candidate will design curriculum and develop an effective learning environment for students, as well as respect the individual learning needs and diverse cultural and educational backgrounds of students in diploma, degree and certificate programs. The successful candidate should be committed to working in a team environment that supports distinctive programming and academic excellence.

Specific Responsibilities:
•Ensuring that program and course curricula are current, relevant and reflective of best practices within the rel-evant 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 learn-ing outcomes of the course and address multiple learning styles
•Developing multi-media materials and alternative delivery strategies, and incorporating appropriate educa-tional technologies into the applied learning process

•Master’s degree in Social Work and a PhD in Social Work or a related discipline required
•Five years professional experience in a clinical or mental health setting
•Three to five years teaching experience, applied research and curriculum development at the post-secondary level
•Established connections with community partners and experience conducting applied research is an asset
•Excellent communications and interpersonal skills
•Demonstrable ability to convey the conceptual and applied aspects of knowledge to a broad range of students
•Committed to excellence in teaching and learning and to working within a team environment

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