Job TitleProfessor, Bachelor of Film and Television (BFTV) (Part-time)
Faculty/DepartmentFaculty of Animation, Arts and Design
LocationOakville, Ontario, Canada
Application DeadlineJune 7, 2021
Job NumberJ0521-0892


Sheridan is looking for outstanding individuals to join our faculty team in the Bachelor of Film and Television. This program offers students a comprehensive set of practical and critical thinking/writing skills, as well as knowledge in the Canadian film and television industries.  We are looking for part-time professors with knowledge and experience working in African and Black Diaspora Cinemas, Indigenous media, and/or Queer Media to teach in related courses including:  

  • BUSM43314 Business of Film and Television 2
  • MEDA13431 The Art of Cinema
  • MEDA30146 The Experimental Tradition
  • MEDA29501 Media Theory and Criticism
  • LITT23796 The 7-Minute Screenplay

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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 styles. 

What You’ll be Doing

  • Delivering course curriculum in classroom and/or online, which includes ensuring student awareness of course objectives, approach and evaluation techniques
  • Tutoring and academic counselling of students, while evaluating student progress/achievement and assuming responsibility for the overall assessment of the students’ work within assigned courses
  • Defining, evaluating and validating learning outcomes and designing appropriate strategies and tools for assessing student learning
  • Developing individualized instruction and multi-media presentations and incorporating technology into the learning process where applicable
  • Attending periodic faculty meetings

About You

You have a passion for sharing your knowledge with others and contributing to the advancement of your field.

You respect equity and diversity and value participating in and creating safe and inclusive environments at work and in the community.

You have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and enjoy working as part of a team.

You are an agile individual with an ability to respond and adapt to change while using your problem-solving skills to most appropriately and effectively support each student’s unique needs.

The successful candidate(s) will also meet the following qualifications:

  • PhD in Film Studies, Communication Studies or a related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years related professional experience.
  • Advanced knowledge and experience in African and/or Black Diaspora Cinemas, Latin American cinemas and/or Queer Media.
  • Practical experience in filmmaking would be an asset. 
  • Experience with online learning tools (e.g. Blackboard, Google Classroom), teaching with Zoom or a similar platform.
  • Experience in teaching and curriculum development at the post-secondary level.

Who We Are:

At Sheridan, we are passionate about the transformational role we play in people’s lives.  Our graduates enjoy a well-deserved reputation for their ability to succeed in the workplace from day one. This is a testament to Sheridan’s dedicated and caring faculty and staff, who have strong ties to industry and ensure our students have hands-on learning experiences and the best possible preparation for their future careers. We’re building a new, groundbreaking model of higher education — one that prepares graduates with the hard and soft skills to navigate change in a complex world.  As a member of the Sheridan community, you will have the opportunity to shape our teaching and learning experience and help prepare the future leaders of tomorrow.

Other Details

Campus Location: Trafalgar (may be assigned activities at any Sheridan campus) once normal campus operations resume. This position is currently working remotely.  

Reference #: 21/PT/23

Employee Group: Non-full-time Faculty

Salary Range: Based on relevant educational qualifications and experience

Start Date: September 6, 2021

Application Deadline: Monday June 7, 2021

Sheridan is deeply committed to promoting diversity, advancing equity and fostering a culture of inclusion. Therefore, we invite applications from marginalized and equity-seeking groups. Persons with a disability may contact the Human Resources department to request accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process.

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.

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