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Sessional Instructor, SCPA 499, School of Creative and Performing Arts

Job ID: 21760

Updated: November 19, 2020

Location: Main Campus

Position Description

The School of Creative and Performing Arts (SCPA) in the Faculty of Arts invites applications for Sessional Instructor s to teach the following course in the Winter 2021 semester. Lectures for the Winter 2021 term run from January 11 to April 15, 2021. Please see the academic schedule for additional important dates and deadlines.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, most Winter 2021 courses at the University of Calgary will be offered as online/remote courses. Accommodations have been made for experiential courses, and some courses will be offered in a blended format, with both online and in-person classes. All in-person classes will adhere to social distancing.

NOTE: THE FOLLOWING COURSE OFFERINGS ARE TENTATIVE, PENDING FUNDING AND SUFFICIENT ENROLMENTS.

SCPA 499 Approaching Interdisciplinarity (three positions)

Current Offering:

Winter 2021 Monday 4:00-6:45 pm
This course will be delivered in person

Course Description:

An exploration of the challenges and opportunities of interdisciplinary exchange and collaboration in the arts.
Course Hours: 3 units; 3-0)
Prerequisite(s): 48 units and admission to BA Dance, BFA Dance, BFA Drama, BA Music, BA Honours Music, or BMus.

One Sessional Hired at 0.66 HCE
Qualifications/Requirements:

  • A graduate degree in Music and/or equivalent professional experience
  • Demonstrated ability working across disciplinary boundaries, with a priority given to candidates with experience with dance and theatre
  • Significant teaching experience and demonstrated ability to deliver curriculum at the post-secondary level

One Sessional Hired at 0.33 HCE
Qualification/Requirements:

  • A graduate degree in Dance and/or equivalent professional experience
  • Demonstrated ability working across disciplinary boundaries, with a priority given to candidates with experience with theatre and music
  • Significant teaching experience and demonstrated ability to deliver curriculum at the post-secondary level

One Sessional Hired at 0.33 HCE
Qualification/Requirements:

  • A graduate degree in Drama and/or equivalent professional experience
  • Demonstrated ability working across disciplinary boundaries, with a priority given to candidates with experience with dance and music
  • Significant teaching experience and demonstrated ability to deliver curriculum at the post-secondary level

Application Process:

Please submit your application online via the 'Apply Now' link. Please be aware that the application process allows for only four attachments. The four attachments should be organized to contain the following (which may require you to merge documents). If you wish, you may also to the email account [email protected] .

  • Current, up-to-date CV (if the SCPA does not already have one on file)
  • Three references (required if you have not taught for the SCPA before)
  • Description of your qualifications in support of each course you are interested in teaching, as well as any restrictions (e.g. scheduling day or time constraints) that would need to be taken into consideration

If you have any questions, please contact Joelle Welling, Interim Director, SCPA, by email at [email protected] .

Application Deadline: December 3, 2020

The University of Calgary has launched an institution-wide Indigenous Strategy in line with the foundational goals of Eyes High , committing to creating a rich, vibrant, and culturally competent campus that welcomes and supports Indigenous Peoples, encourages Indigenous community partnerships, is inclusive of Indigenous perspectives in all that we do.

The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)

Additional Information

To learn more about academic opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Academic Careers website. For more information about the Faculty of Arts visit Careers in the Faculty of Arts.

About the University of Calgary
 
The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit ucalgary.ca.
 
About Calgary, Alberta

Calgary is one of the world's cleanest cities and has been named one of the world's most livable cities for years. Calgary is a city of leaders - in business, community, philanthropy and volunteerism. Calgarians benefit from a growing number of world-class dining and cultural events and enjoy more days of sunshine per year than any other major Canadian city. Calgary is less than an hour's drive from the majestic Rocky Mountains and boasts the most extensive urban pathway and bikeway network in North America. 

 

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