Professor, Creativity and Creative Thinking
Date 2013-02-20 02:02:02 Location : North America
Institution: Sheridan College
Location: Oakville, ON, Canada
Faculty - Liberal Arts - English and Literature
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time
Salary: 58,946 to 102,186 CAD Per Year
The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Sheridan is seeking a professor who will be responsible for curriculum leadership in the area of Creativity and Creative Thinking. Sheridan is looking for a candidate who has expertise in a disciplinary area within the Humanities or Social Sciences with a focus on studies in creativity, creative and critical thinking and creative problem solving. The incumbent will be responsible for teaching and developing curriculum in these areas. A strong interdisciplinary bent in the candidate's field of study would be an asset. The successful candidate will develop an effective learning environment for students, as well as respect the individual learning styles and diverse cultural and educational backgrounds of students in applied degrees and other postsecondary programs. The candidate should be committed to working in a team environment that supports distinctive programming.
Sheridan faculty provide academic leadership to programs, courses, and applied research within their areas of expertise and contribute to the creation of a learning-centred environment where students can develop to their full potential, including:
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 in accordance with the provincial and college guidelines;
Designing and revising courses and programs in consultation with the program coordinator, other faculty members, government departments, and potential employers and students;
Designing appropriate strategies and tools for facilitating and assessing student learning that are invitational and reflective of best practices in teaching and learning, 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 learning process;
Contributing to program development and research that serves the needs of the students across the College with involvement in consultative committees;
Ensuring that students are aware of course and program learning outcomes, learning strategies and evaluation techniques; carrying out regularly scheduled instruction; providing individual and academic tutoring and counselling; and evaluating student progress/achievement within assigned courses;
Creating an effective environment for learning which respects and accommodates students' diverse cultural and educational backgrounds, experiences and individual learning styles.
Ph.D. in a related discipline in the Humanities or Social Sciences preferred (Master's degree required);
Demonstrated expertise in studies in creativity and creative thinking required;
Three to five years of experience in teaching and curriculum development at the post-secondary level;
Demonstrated ability to conduct applied research;
Excellent communications and interpersonal skills;
Demonstrable ability to convey the conceptual and applied aspects of knowledge to a broad range of students;
Commitment to excellence in teaching and learning and to working within a team environment.
To apply online:
Please note initial screening will take place as of March 3, 2013.
Sheridan welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Aboriginal People, and persons with disabilities.
Contact: Sheridan College
Online App. Form: http://humanresources.sheridaninstitute.ca
Welcome to ESL Job Feed. We offer the most varied listing of teaching jobs worldwide and resources for teachers seeking opportunities for teaching English worldwide and teachers working in other countries. Please browse our website and enjoy the many resources available to assist you in your job search for positions teaching English as a Second Language.
We publish links to job postings for teaching jobs worldwide from a wide variety of sources to allow teachers to conduct their job search all in one place. You can find postings from TESall, Total ESL, Monster, Idealist.org, TESOL.org and many other job sites. There are listings for everything from beginning teachers to positions in universities around the world.
In addition to our extensive listings of teaching jobs worldwide, we offer many other resources for teachers and opportunities to connect with schools, students and other professionals. You can post your resume for employers to see, advertise tutoring services, and find lesson plan ideas for teaching English and much more. Browse our website to see the wide variety of resources available to help you find a position and be successful teaching English worldwide.
Our forum for teachers is a great place to connect with other ESL professionals. Whether you are wondering about certification and qualifications required for teaching English worldwide or want to read the experiences of other teachers working teaching English as a Second Language, you can find it in our forums. There is no cost to join into the discussion, so start posting today.