Positions for Full-time and Part-time Sessionals

Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies

 

Term Appointments – Summer 2021 Term 1
VISUAL ARTS, THEATRE, CREATIVE WRITING

The Department of Creative Studies requires instructor(s) to teach the following sections in Summer 2021 term 1 (May 10, 2021 – June 30, 2021) for the Summer Indigenous Art Intensive, offered this year as an online with the possibility of hybrid or in-person instruction following COVID-19 health guidelines and UBC policy. https://covid19.ubc.ca/

VISA 206- Sound Art

Introduction to the art of listening, acoustic communication, sound making, sound technology and interaction. The course covers the basic principles and properties of sound and its applications in digital media creation.

THTR 302- Indigenous Performance

Indigenous performance training methods in movement, dance, singing, and storytelling that connect Indigenous Peoples to their homelands and ancestral territories. The interrelation of community, ecology, language, and culture will be explored under the expert guidance of an Indigenous instructor and the mentorship of guest Indigenous artists and Elders. May include field trips.

CRWR 470 (3/6)d Portfolio

Intensive manuscript production in one or two major genres: fiction, poetry, drama, or creative non-fiction. As students begin to shape their portfolios, they will be asked to place their work in a contemporary aesthetic context. Credit will be granted for only one of CRWR 470 or CRWR 480.

The ideal candidates will be practicing artists with relevant university teaching experience and a completed graduate degree (MA, MFA, or PhD) in a relevant discipline.  In keeping with UBC policy and in conjunction with FCCS initiatives, we strongly encourage candidates whose teaching and practice engage Indigenous perspectives. Successful candidates will be teaching alongside other faculty during the UBCO’s month-long Summer Indigenous Intensive which gathers artists, curators, writers and scholars to engage in contemporary ideas and discourse rooted in Indigenous art-making. Summer 2021 is being planned as a hybrid model and as such, instructors may teach their courses virtually and online or may also work with students on site.

More information about the Indigenous Art Summer Intensive can be found at:

https://fccs.ok.ubc.ca/degrees-programs/summer-indigenous-art-intensive/

More information about the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies can be found at: https://fccs.ok.ubc.ca/

How to Apply:

Please email your application electronically to recruitment.fccs@ubc.ca, with the subject line
2021 Summer Indigenous Intensive application.  Documents must be submitted in electronic format as e-mail attachments.  Acceptable formats include Microsoft Word (.doc) and Adobe Acrobat (PDF).

Applications will consist of

  • a letter of application;
  • an up-to-date curriculum vitae (detailing post-secondary teaching experience);
  • a statement of teaching philosophy and teaching evaluations;
  • portfolio or link to website showing artistic work.

For applicants who have never taught at UBCO, you must also provide a transcript of non-original academic records for most recent academic program. (ie MFA etc.)

Applicants who are shortlisted will be required to provide a list of 3 references to contact

Please send to the same email address, with the subject line References – Summer Indigenous Intensive.

Inquiries can be sent to Denise Kenney, Head, Department of Creative Studies at denise.kenney@ubc.ca

The deadline for application is  February 26, 2021.

All positions are subject to funding and enrolment numbers and are governed by UBC’s “Agreement on Conditions of Appointment for Sessional and Part-time Faculty Members”.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

 

Term Appointments – Summer 2021 Term 1
VISUAL ARTS

The Department of Creative Studies requires instructor(s) to teach the following sections in Summer 2021 term 1 (May 10, 2021 – June 30, 2021).

VISA 102: Drawing and Walking

VISA 460: Mural Course

The ideal candidates will be practicing artists with relevant university teaching experience and a completed graduate degree (MA, MFA, or PhD) in a relevant discipline.  In keeping with UBC policy and in conjunction with FCCS initiatives we strongly encourage candidates whose teaching and practice engage Indigenous perspectives.

More information about the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies can be found at: https://fccs.ok.ubc.ca/

How to Apply:

Please email your application electronically to recruitment.fccs@ubc.ca, with the subject line
VISA 2021 Summer application.  Documents must be submitted in electronic format as e-mail attachments.  Acceptable formats include Microsoft Word (.doc) and Adobe Acrobat (PDF).

Applications will consist of

  • a letter of application
  • an up-to-date curriculum vitae (detailing post-secondary teaching experience)
  • a statement of teaching philosophy and/or recent teaching evaluations

In the case of new applicants to UBCO, applications will consist of the above plus a transcript of academic records.

Applicants who are shortlisted will be required to provide a list of 3 references to contact

Please send to the same email address, with the subject line References – Visual Arts.

Inquiries can be sent to Denise Kenney, Head, Department of Creative Studies at denise.kenney@ubc.ca

The deadline for application is February 16, 2021.

All positions are subject to funding and enrolment numbers and are governed by UBC’s “Agreement on Conditions of Appointment for Sessional and Part-time Faculty Members.”

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.