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Professor, Exercise Science & Health Promotion, Sheridan

Job Type: Full Time
Location: Oakville And Brampton
Job Category: Education
Year(s) of Experience: 3
Number Of Positions: 1
Date Posted: Sep 20, 2006
Sheridan is looking for outstanding individuals to join our faculty
team. The successful candidate will develop and teach a range of
courses in the Bachelor of Applied Health Sciences (Exercise Science
& Health Promotion) program. Some of the courses may include:
exercise physiology, fitness testing and assessment, ergonomics,
biomechanics, health promotion, and strength and conditioning.


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, School 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 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 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.


  • Masters degree required in a related field of study, PhD preferred;
  • Three to five years relevant professional experience;
  • Certification by the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology
    and/or the National Strength and Conditioning Association , in good
    standing, is preferred;
  • Experience in teaching and curriculum development at the post
    secondary level or equivalent experience as a trainer is preferred;
  • Strong network of contacts with other professionals, agencies and employers;
  • Excellent communication/interpersonal skills;
  • Committed to excellence in teaching and learning and to working within a team environment.

Position Title: Professor, Exercise Science & Health Promotion
School: Community and Liberal Studies
Reference #:06/F/29
Application Deadline: October 23, 2006
Employee Group: Academic
Campus: May be assigned activities at any Sheridan Campus
Salary Range: $49,358-$87,311 (based on relevant
educational qualifications and experience)
Start Date: December 11, 2006

To be considered for this position, an on-line application is required.
Please visit Sheridan Human Resources to apply for this position:

For more information regarding this position you can contact Dr. Trevor Cottrell at

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