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Professor of Anthropology

Posted: 2/6/2018 (Employment)

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences is seeking a professor who will be responsible for teaching and curriculum leadership in the field of Anthropology.  The incumbent will teach diploma-level introductory anthropology as well as develop curriculum, ideally in the sub-field of Archaeology, to compliment established professor expertise within the Faculty.  Academic experience teaching and researching in the subfield of Archaeology is required. The area of specialization is open, however, Canadian Indigenous focused field work, research, curriculum development and/or teaching would be an asset.  The successful 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 diplomas, degrees and other post-secondary programs. The candidate should be committed to working in a team environment which is extremely interdisciplinary.

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

Qualifications:

  • PhD in Anthropology, subfield Archaeology, required
  • A minimum of three years’ experience teaching and curriculum development at the post-secondary level
  • Strong network of contacts with other academics, governmental, and community organizations
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to convey the conceptual and applied aspects of disciplinary knowledge to a broad range of students
  • Committed to excellence in teaching and learning and to working within a team environment

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Deadline: 02/25/2018

Location: Sheridan College