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Course Developer, Clinical Research and Regulatory Affairs Programs (Part-time)

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  • Experience 2-5 years
  • Industry Development
  • Qualifications Master’s Degree

Job Description

Sheridan is looking for an outstanding individual to join our faculty, starting May 2022. The successful candidate will develop curriculum and teach the Indigenous Peoples: Healthcare and Research course to students in our Clinical Research and Regulatory Affairs Graduate Certificate Program in the Faculty of Applied Health. These graduate programs prepare students to work in multidisciplinary settings in the field of regulatory affairs and clinical research.

The disciplinary focus of this hire can engage in two areas of expertise:

Experience in teaching Indigenous methodologies and frameworks and focus on the multidisciplinary integration of these frameworks in relation to regulatory affairs and clinical research.

The understanding of methodologies and strategies to cultivate decolonized approaches to care and research. 

Candidates who demonstrate expertise in both areas will be considered for this position.

Demonstrated ability to integrate research and practice in Indigenous health with their teaching and collaborative involvement in curriculum development in response to evolving industry and pedagogical frameworks in Indigenous health and research, are considered assets. Technical expertise to support engaged learning via Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality/Mixed Reality, will also be beneficial.

Special consideration will be given to candidates with lived experience.

What You’ll be Doing

  • Developing course specific curriculum that align with the Program Learning Outcomes and course specific learning outcomes;
  • Designing the course content within each module and related evaluative content and rubrics based on approved course evaluation matrix;
  • Providing revision support based on committee feedback received;
  • Utilizing advanced and innovative learning analytical tools to enhance the quality and delivery of course content;
  • Attending team update meetings with the Centre for Teaching and Learning.

About You

You have the skills and knowledge to work with an increasingly diverse student and staff population as well as a proven commitment to anti-oppression, equity and inclusion.

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

You can strategically incorporate your professional experience into the learning environment.

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

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 independently and 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 support the program’s unique needs most appropriately and effectively.

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

  • Master’s degree in a related field of study;
  • The preferred applicants will have extensive knowledge and experience related to Indigenous health and research; practical/professional experience would be beneficial;
  • Experience with universal and accessible design is an asset;
  • Experience in teaching and curriculum development at the post-secondary level is an asset;
  • Previous technological experience with VR technology or willingness to integrate VR into course design;
  • Network of contacts with other professionals in the Healthcare industry is an asset;
  • A critical understanding of problem solving and innovative conceptual and strategic thinking.

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.

Other Details
Faculty/Department: Faculty of Applied Health and Community Studies
Campus Location: This position is currently working remotely.
Employee Group: Part-time Support – Temporary
Hourly Rate: $50 + 4% in lieu of benefits and vacation
Hours/Week: 7
Hours: Flexible; Monday 8-10am, Wednesday 3-6pm, Friday 8-10am
Start Date: As soon as possible
End Date: September 5, 2022
Application Deadline: June 1, 2022
Application Details: This is a temporary contract that may continue until September 5, 2022, with possibility of teaching in Fall 2022.

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.

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