Professor in Computer Science
Sheridan, Faculty of Applied Science and Technology

Professor, Computer Science

Job Description


Faculty/Department: Faculty of Applied Science and Technology

Employee Group: Academic

Campus: Trafalgar (May be assigned activities at any Sheridan campus)

Reference Number: 17/F/61

Application Deadline: Open until filled
Start Date: August 2018

Salary Range: $62,717- $108,723 (based on relevant educational qualifications and experience)


Sheridan is looking for outstanding individuals to join our faculty team in the School of Applied Computing. The successful candidate will have extensive experience with teaching programming and will have expertise in one or more of the following areas:  Software Engineering, Human Computer Interaction, Computer Graphics, Database Administration, Data Analytics, Mobile Application Development, and/or Game Development.


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Sheridan professors are responsible for developing an effective learning environment for students while respecting their diverse cultural and educational backgrounds, experiences, and individual learning preferences.


Specific Responsibilities:


  • 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.
  • Developing multi-media materials and alternative delivery strategies, and incorporating appropriate educational technologies into the applied learning process




  • Master’s degree required (PhD preferred) in Computer Science or a related field of study
  • Minimum of 3 years of related professional experience
  • Experience in teaching and curriculum development at the post-secondary level or equivalent experience as a trainer in industry (preferred)
  • Advanced knowledge in at least one of the following: teaching programming, software engineering, web development, networking & telecommunications, cloud computing, network security, human computer interaction, data analytics, application development, game development.
  • Practical experience in at least two of the following: C#, .NET, Java, Python, Swift
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills;
  • Committed to excellence in teaching and learning and to working within a team environment


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Sheridan welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Indigenous People, and persons with disabilities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Sheridan is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process.  At any stage of the hiring process, Human Resources will work with applicants requesting accommodation.


Note: Copies of educational credentials are requested at the time of an interview. As a condition of employment, Sheridan requires confirmation of educational credentials in the form of an official Canadian transcript or an official evaluation of international credentials which determines Canadian equivalency.



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