Professor, School of Nursing

Sheridan College
Brampton, Ontario
Closing date
Dec 17, 2023

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Job Details

Consideration will be given to qualified internal full-time academic and partial-load employees first in accordance with the Collective Agreement requirements. 

Who We Are 

Every member of the Sheridan community is passionate about the transformational role we play in people’s lives. Our strategic plan, Sheridan 2024: Galvanizing Education for a Complex World (, charts a path towards a new ground-breaking model of higher education that reshapes post-secondary education and better prepares students for the future. We are committed to demonstrably advancing equity, diversity and inclusivity.  Diversity is our strength and fuels our commitment to excellence.  Across our campuses, we’re making meaningful strides towards developing an equitable and inclusive community.

The Faculty of Applied Health and Community Studies (FAHCS) prepares learners in the Practical Nursing program for a rewarding career working with individuals across the lifespan.  Through this program, students benefit from a high number of hours in field placement where they can directly apply their learning with clients requiring a holistic approach to care; experience which is key to building a professional skillset highly valued by prospective employers.   Accredited by the College of Nurses of Ontario, students are eligible to sit for the Practical Nursing National Exam upon graduation.  

For more information, visit: Why Work at Sheridan

What You’ll Be Doing 
The successful candidate will teach students in the Practical Nursing program within the School of Nursing in FAHCS.  In addition, the successful candidate will contribute to ongoing program and curriculum development, accreditation and related reviews, as well as representing the Practical Nursing program across different strategic initiatives within Sheridan. The position offers flexibility and independence while providing opportunities for stimulating exchanges with team members and students.   

Sheridan faculty provide academic leadership to programs and courses within their areas of expertise and contribute to a learning-centred environment, where students can develop to their full potential. They also contribute to Sheridan, Faculty and program excellence by collaborating on a variety of initiatives such as new program development, applied research and alternative delivery strategies. Faculty ensure students are aware of course and program learning outcomes, learning strategies and evaluation techniques, through providing individual tutoring, academic counselling and evaluating student progress/achievement within assigned courses.  
Specific Responsibilities include: 

  • 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 
  • Ensuring that students are aware of course and program learning outcomes, learning strategies and evaluation techniques; providing individual tutoring and academic counselling; and evaluating student progress/achievement within assigned courses
  • Working with students from diverse educational, religious, and cultural backgrounds

About You 

You are committed to excellence in teaching and learning within a collaborative team environment.

You have a demonstrated ability to convey the conceptual and applied aspects of knowledge to a broad range of students. 

You value participating in and creating safe, brave, and inclusive environments at work and in the community, and thrive to be part of a culture that takes action to ensure no one is left behind.

You enjoy balancing many different tasks, staying organized and planning, integrating multiple information streams, prioritizing and tracking various projects to meet a demanding workload, and keep things running smoothly.

You bring a solid network of contacts with other academics, professionals, organizations and employers.

The successful candidate will also meet the following qualifications: 

  • PhD in Nursing or Doctorate in Nursing
  • Registration and member in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant clinical experience (current medical/surgical and/or acute care experience will be considered an asset)
  • A minimum of 3 years of classroom and/or lab teaching experience at the post-secondary level

Faculty: Applied Health and Community Studies  
Campus Location: Davis (may be assigned activities at any Sheridan campus).|
Work Categorization: Resident I Fully on-site 5 days/week
Reference #: J0823-1974
Employee Group: Academic  
Hours: Professors may teach between the hours of 8:00am and 10:00pm  
Salary Range: $73,079 - $126,689
Start Date: January 2024
Application Deadline: November 17, 2023

Sheridan is deeply committed to implementing the Calls to Action framed by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. We acknowledge that we live and work on the traditional territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nations, Anishinaabe Nation, Huron-Wendat and the Haudenosaunee Confederacy. Sheridan is situated on these lands and it is our collective responsibility to honour and respect those who have gone before us, those who are here, and those who have yet to come. We are grateful for the opportunity to be working on this land.  

Sheridan values the diverse and intersectional identities of its students, faculty, and staff. Sheridan regards equity and diversity as an integral part of academic excellence and is committed to accessibility for all employees. Sheridan seeks applicants who embrace our values of equity, anti-racism and inclusion. As such, we encourage applications from qualified candidates who have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including those who identify as First Nations, Métis and/or Inuit/Inuk, Black, members of racialized communities, persons with disabilities, women and/or 2SLGBTQ+. 

Sheridan is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. If you have any application, interview, or workplace accommodation requests, please contact Human Resources

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.


Join the Sheridan team!

We offer our employees a stimulating environment at three unique campuses in the Greater Toronto Area.

By joining the Sheridan team, you'll help shape the future of our students as they prepare to enter the workforce. Sheridan is dedicated to finding top candidates who share our passion for student success and education.

Giving the best back to our employees

Our employees bring their best every day to our students and to the Sheridan community. In return, we’re committed to giving the best back to our employees and their families through our benefits:

Life insurance

  • Have peace of mind, knowing you have coverage paid by Sheridan.


  • Through our Employee and Family Assistance Program provider, Morneau Sheppell, access a variety of resources around mental and physical health, emotional well-being and work-life balance.


  • Sheridan offers maternity and parental leave options for parents that include at least one year of leave for a child’s birth or adoption.
  • We top up maternity and parental leave up to 93% of your earnings.

Future financial security

  • We offer defined benefit pension plans for permanent and contract employees that include inflation protection, pension for surviving spouse.
  • The CAAT Pension Plan is award-winning, and well managed.
  • Sheridan also offers retiree health plan options.

Time away

  • Regular time away from work is essential for recharging and renewing yourself.
  • Full-time employees start at a minimum of 3 weeks of vacation per year and observe a paid college closure between December 25 and January 1 each year.

Opportunities to learn and grow

  • Enrol in Sheridan courses for $20 plus program costs.
  • Access a professional development fund of up to $1,000 per year.
  • Participate in onsite workshops for employees.
  • Advance your skills with access to LinkedIn Learning.
  • We offer a generous tuition reimbursement program, as well as a scholarship plan for dependents.
  • Get great discounts on software and hardware purchases.

For more information, review our Summary of PD Opportunities for Sheridan Employees.

Convenience of on-site amenities

At Sheridan, we live and work in a global village that’s brimming with curious, smart, gutsy and inspired minds. Interested in joining the team? Explore our current career opportunities and apply today!

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