jobby: professor of Film and TV Sound, Sheridan Institute, Oakville ON

April 5, 2011

1) Sheridan is looking for an outstanding individual to join our faculty team. The successful candidate will have extensive experience in post sound production, knowledge of  location recording, the applications of microphones, software tools and the various elements of sound editing and mixing. The candidate will have a solid understanding of emerging trends and technologies in sound production related to the media.

Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications

  • Masters Preferred or diploma/baccalaureate in Media Studies with a focus on post sound production and related professional experience;
  • Five to ten years of experience working in a production environment;
  • Experience in teaching and curriculum development at the post secondary level;
  • Proficiency in sound production software and emerging technologies;
  • Proven ability to solve problems, resolve conflicts, lead and motivate diverse student groups.
  • Committed to excellence in teaching and to working within a team environment.

To apply online: Visit: http://humanresources.sheridaninstitute.ca

Sheridan welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Aboriginal People, and persons with disabilities.