Professor, Urban Design and Architectural CAD
City : Mississauga
Category : Full time - Permanent
Industry : Education
Employer : Sheridan College
The successful candidate will have a strong industrial background related to Urban Design and will teach a range of urban design courses (urban design fundamentals, visualization, history, research methods and analysis, policy and guidelines, placemaking, mobility and wayfinding, ecology and sustainability, etc.), and occasionally in Architectural Technology (primarily basic and intermediate level CAD) to students in the Faculty of Applied Science and Technology, at the diploma, advanced diploma and graduate certificate levels.
The ability to apply Urban Design principles to develop curriculum and integrate digital technologies such as AR/VR into the domain of Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) curriculum at the diploma, advanced diploma, and graduate certificate levels are key assets.
What You’ll be Doing
Sheridan faculty provide academic leadership to programs and courses within their areas of expertise and contribute to the creation of a learner-centred environment where students can develop to their full potential. They also contribute to College, School, and program excellence by leading and/or collaborating on a variety of initiatives such as new program development, applied research and alternative delivery strategies.
- 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 as well as digital 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;
- Developing online materials, alternative delivery and collaboration strategies, and incorporating appropriate educational technologies into the applied learning process;
- Ensuring that students are aware of course and program learning outcomes and evaluation techniques;
- Providing individual learning assistance, academic advisement, and evaluation of student progress/achievement within assigned courses.
You have the skills and knowledge to work with an increasingly diverse student and staff population as well as a proven commitment to anti-oppression, equity, and inclusion.
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 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 bring a strong network of contacts with other professionals, organizations and employers.
The successful candidate will also meet the following qualifications:
- Master’s degree in relevant field of study (architecture, planning); or master’s degree in a non-relevant field of study combined with post-secondary education in a relevant field of study and extensive relevant professional experience/licensure
- Master’s degree with specialization in Urban Design an asset
- Minimum 5 – 7 years of relevant industry experience
- Working knowledge of AutoCAD, SketchUp and Adobe Creative Cloud Suite
- Building Information Modeling (BIM) and digital AR/VR technologies skills considered an asset
- Experience in teaching and curriculum development at the post-secondary level is an asset
Who We Are:
“Every member of the Sheridan community is passionate about the transformational role we play in people’s lives. Our strategic plan, Sheridan 2024: Galvanizing Education for a Complex World (https://sheridan2024.sheridancollege.ca/), charts a path towards a new ground-breaking model of higher education that reshapes post-secondary education and better prepares students for the future. We are committed to demonstrably advancing equity, diversity, and inclusivity. Diversity is our strength and fuels our commitment to excellence. Across our campuses, we’re making meaningful strides towards developing an equitable and inclusive community”.
- For more information, visit: Why Work at Sheridan
Faculty/Department: Applied Science and Technology
Campus Location: Hazel McCallion Campus in Mississauga (may be assigned activities at any Sheridan campuses in Oakville and Brampton).
Employee Group: Academic
Hours: Professors may teach between the hours of 8:00am and 10:00pm
Start Date: August 2023
Salary Range: $67,893 - $117,697 (based on relevant educational qualifications and experience)
Application Deadline: April 30, 2023
Consideration will be given to qualified internal full-time academic and partial-load employees first in accordance with the Collective Agreement requirements.
Sheridan is deeply committed to implementing the Calls to Action framed by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. We acknowledge that we live and work on the traditional territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nations, Anishinaabe Nation, Huron-Wendat and the Haudenosaunee Confederacy. Sheridan is situated on these lands, and it is our collective responsibility to honour and respect those who have gone before us, those who are here, and those who have yet to come. We are grateful for the opportunity to be working on this land.
Sheridan values the diverse and intersectional identities of its students, faculty, and staff. Sheridan regards equity and diversity as an integral part of academic excellence and is committed to accessibility for all employees. Sheridan seeks applicants who embrace our values of equity, anti-racism, and inclusion. As such, we encourage applications from qualified candidates who have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including those who identify as First Nations, Métis and/or Inuit/Inuk, Black, members of racialized communities, persons with disabilities, women and/or 2SLGBTQ+.
Sheridan will provide job applicants with accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. To request accommodation, please contact Human Resources.
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.