Faculty: Applied Health and Community Studies
Campus Location: Davis (May be assigned activities at any Sheridan campus) once normal campus operations resume. This position is currently working remotely.
Reference #: 21/F/03
Employee Group: Academic
Hours: Professors may teach between the hours of 8:00am and 10:00pm
Salary Range: $66,555 - $115,378
Start Date: August 2021
Application Deadline: March 12, 2021
What You’ll Be Doing
The successful candidate will teach students in a range of programs within the School of Public Safety; the Honours Bachelor of Community Safety Degree, and the Police Foundations, Investigations Public and Private and Community Justice studies diploma programs, in FAHCS. The successful candidate will join an interdisciplinary team of experienced professionals in the areas of Community Safety, Public Health, Policing and Community Engagement. The candidate will also be involved in the design and delivery of cutting-edge training modules on psychology and interdisciplinary related topics and having opportunities to help students engage in a research program. The position offers flexibility and independence, all the while offering stimulating exchanges with team members and students.
Sheridan faculty provide academic leadership to programs and courses within their areas of expertise and contribute to a learning-centred environment, where students can develop to their full potential. They also contribute to Sheridan, Faculty and program excellence by collaborating on a variety of initiatives such as new program development, applied research and alternative delivery strategies. Faculty ensure students are aware of course and program learning outcomes, learning strategies and evaluation techniques, through providing individual tutoring, academic counselling and evaluating student progress/achievement within assigned courses.
Specific Responsibilities include:
- 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 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 and address multiple learning styles
- Developing multi-media 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
- Working with students from diverse educational, religious, and cultural backgrounds
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.
You enjoy balancing many different tasks, staying organized and planning and have the ability to integrate multiple streams of information, prioritize and track multiple 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.
The successful candidate will also meet the following qualifications:
- PhD in Psychology (Clinical or Forensic); areas of study should include one of the following: Mental Health and mental illness across the lifespan, violence threat and risk assessment, research methods, statistics, personality and criminal profiling, or related areas
- Experience in teaching and curriculum development at the post-secondary level or equivalent experience as a trainer in business or industry
Sheridan is deeply committed to promoting diversity, advancing equity and fostering a culture of inclusion. Therefore, we invite applications from marginalized and equity-seeking groups. Persons with a disability may contact the Human Resources department to request accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process.
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.