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|Position Title:||Professor, Applied Psychology
|Faculty:||Humanities and Social Sciences
|Campus:||(May be assigned activities at any Sheridan Campus)|
|$59,653 – $103,412 (based on relevant educational qualifications and experience)|
|Application Deadline:||April 1, 2015||Start Date:||August 2015|
|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.|
The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Sheridan is seeking a professor who will be responsible for teaching and curriculum development in the discipline of Psychology. The candidate should have demonstrated expertise in quantitative methods and statistics to support social science research courses. Research and/or experience in the area of environmental psychology would be a strong asset. The successful candidate will teach and develop a range of introductory and advanced courses in Psychology. The 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 successful candidate should be committed to working in a team environment that supports distinctive programming and academic excellence.
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, Faculty 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 applied 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 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.
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.
- PhD in Psychology required
- Three to four years’ related professional and/or applied research experience
- Three to five years’ experience in teaching and curriculum development at the post-secondary level
- Excellent communications and interpersonal skills
- Demonstrable ability to convey conceptual and applied aspects of discipline to a broad range of students
- Committed to excellence in teaching and learning and to working within a team environment
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