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Position Title:  Professor, Bachelor of Applied Arts, Animation, Life Drawing   
Employee Group: Academic
School: Animation, Arts and Design   
Campus: Trafalgar (May be assigned activities at any Campus)
Reference #: 10/F/45   
Salary Range: $57,649 - $99,937 (based on relevant
educational qualifications and experience)
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled       
Start Date:January  2011    
 
Note:  Credentials obtained outside of Canada require an evaluation to determine the Canadian educational equivalence.  This evaluation must support the educational requirements for the position as a condition of employment. 

Sheridan is looking for an outstanding individual to join our faculty team in the Bachelor of Applied Arts/Animation program.  The four year degree program offers students a comprehensive set of practical and critical skills, as well as knowledge in liberal arts studies.  The successful candidate will be skilled at instructing students in the specific areas of life drawing for animation.  Key responsibilities will be in teaching life drawing to animation students, working as a team with part time faculty in life drawing, layout and design, and course development and review.

Responsibilities
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, School and program excellence by collaborating on a variety of initiatives such as new program development, applied research and alternative delivery strategies.

Professors are responsible for:

  • 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 learning which accommodates students’ diverse cultural and educational backgrounds, experiences and individual learning styles;
  • Designing appropriate strategies and tools for facilitating and assessing student learning;
  • Developing multi-media materials and alternative delivery strategies, and incorporating appropriate educational technologies into the learning process.


Professors also ensure that students are aware of course and program learning outcomes, learning strategies and evaluation techniques; provide individual tutoring and academic counselling; and evaluate student progress/achievement within assigned courses.

Qualifications

  • MFA required
  • Experience in teaching life drawing to animators;
  • Experience in the animation industry;
  • Experience in teaching and curriculum development at the post-secondary level or equivalent experience as a trainer in industry preferred;
  • Strong network of contacts with other professionals in the animation industry;
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills;
  • Committed to excellence in teaching and learning and to working within a team environment.


To apply online:
Visit: http://humanresources.sheridaninstitute.ca

Sheridan welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Aboriginal People, and persons with disabilities.