Sessional Instructor in the Department of Art University of Calgary,Department of Art

Sessional Instructor, Department of Art

Job ID: 13756


Updated: August 30, 2017


Location: Main Campus


Position Description


The Department of Art invites applications for Sessional Instructors for Winter 2018.


Applications are invited for sessional instructors to teach the following course during the Winter 2018 session.
This course offering is subject to budget allocation, resources and minimum enrolments. The position is from January 1, 2018 to April 30, 2018.


ART 235.02 Introduction to Photography and Digital Imaging

(Tuesdays/Thursdays, 9:30-12:15)


Course Description

An introductory course in current photographic methods, including digital photography, digital image processing and printing, and the presentation of photographs.

Applicants must possess a good working knowledge of both digital and fine art applications of photographic practice.


To apply for this teaching opportunity, please submit a letter of application to Nicole Ethier (
In support of your application, please provide the following:


- a current, up-to-date CV
- 3 letters of reference
- a cover letter that explains your ability and qualifications to teach the specific course
- evidence of teaching effectiveness


The application deadline is 4:30pm, September 15, 2017.

Note: you will receive an email confirming receipt of your emailed application but only the successful candidates will be notified upon completion of the selection process.


If you have further questions, please contact Brian Rusted, Head, Department of Art.


If you would like to see sample outlines of these courses, please contact the Department of Art at 220-5251.


NOTE: These course offerings are subject to budget allocation, resources and minimum enrolments.
The amount of remuneration is calculated according to the Collective Agreement, Schedule B. Please see the Faculty Association¿s website at for further information regarding conditions of employment and remuneration.


All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Calgary respects, appreciates, and encourages diversity.


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

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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