Sessional Instructors, MUSI 306 Topics in Music and Popular Culture, Division of Music, School of Creative and Performing Arts – Calgary

  • Company:
    University of Calgary
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    20 mins ago
  • Category:
    Education & Teaching

Job ID:20074Updated:YesterdayLocation:Main CampusPosition DescriptionApplications are invited forSessional Instructorsto teach the following course in the spring and summer 2020 sessions for theDivision of Music, School of Creative and Performing Arts (SCPA) . Lectures for the spring 2020 term run from May 6 to June 17, 2020, and lectures for the summer 2019 term run from June 29 to August 12, 2020. Please see the academic schedule for important dates and deadlines.NOTE: THE FOLLOWING COURSE OFFERINGS ARE TENTATIVE, PENDING FUNDING AND SUFFICIENT ENROLMENTS. Music 306 Topics in Music and Popular CultureCourse Description:Selected topics examining popular music from a critical perspective. Examines the meaning and messages of popular music and its impact on present-day culture. Topics may include the examination of the work of specific creators or performers, the recording industry, the impact of specific instruments (e.g. guitar, percussion, electronic media, etc.), or cross-cultural influences. Attendance at relevant musical concerts and lectures may be required. Course Hours: 3 units; H(3-0)Antirequiste(s): Credit for Music 306 and any of 301, 302, 304, 402 will not be allowed.MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDITQualifications/Requirements :Research interest or focus on the course topic (in terms of both academic work and performance)Significant teaching experience and demonstrated ability to deliver curriculum at the post-secondary level to students from a wide variety of backgroundsSuccessful teaching record for large lecture sections and experience grading academic workCurrent Topics & Offerings :Spring 2020Led Zeppelin – Lec 02: Mon/Wed 16:00-18:45Doctoral degree in Music and/or equivalent professional experience requiredHistory of the Blues – Lec 03: Tues/Thur 18:00-20:45Graduate degree in Music and/or equivalent professional experience requiredFilm Music – Lec 05: Mon/Wed 12:30-15:15Doctoral degree in Music and/or equivalent professional experience requiredSummer 2020Funk Music – Lec 01: Mon/Wed 18:00-20:45Master’s degree in Music and/or equivalent professional experience requiredPopular Music & Identity in Canada – Lec 01: Mon/Wed 09:00-11:45Doctoral degree in Music and/or equivalent professional experience requiredProgrssive Rock – Lec 02: Tue/Thur 16:00-18:45Doctoral degree in Music and/or equivalent professional experience required Application Process :Application Deadline:Wednesday February 26, 2020To apply to the above teaching opportunity, please submit a letter of application to the email accountmusic@ucalgary.caindicating which course(s) and session(s) you are interested in teaching. In support of your application, please provide the following:Current, up-to-date CV (if the SCPA does not already have one on file)3 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 considerationIf you have any questions, please contact Joelle Welling, Division Chair, Music, by email atwelling@ucalgary.caor by phone at 403-220-6696.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 InformationTo learn more about academic opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view ourAcademic Careers website. For more information about the Faculty of Arts visitCareers 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, visitucalgary.ca. About Calgary, AlbertaCalgary 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.