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TEACHING POSITION AVAILABLE - January-April 2021
DRAM 219 - Special Studies I: Stand-up Comedy

 

DAN School of Drama and Music, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON CAN K7L 3N6

Posting date: 5 October 2020

Closing date: 26 October 2020

The DAN School of Drama and Music at Queen’s University invites applications from suitably qualified candidates interested in teaching an introduction to the theory and practice of Stand-up Comedy to undergraduate students. Candidates should have professional experience in stand-up comedy as well as experience teaching at the post-secondary level. The successful candidate will exhibit strong potential for outstanding teaching contributions and a commitment to pedagogical excellence. This is a Winter Term appointment for the period January 1, 2020 to April 30, 2021. Due to COVID-19 this course will be offered remotely for the Winter Term.

 

The Dan School offers a comprehensive and cutting-edge undergraduate education in drama, music, and music theatre. Our faculty and our programs foster collaboration among our students in ways that extend the range of their skills and help to develop their imaginations and entrepreneurial abilities. The School recently launched a Bachelor of Music Theatre degree as well as our first graduate programs, beginning with a focus on Arts Leadership, and these new programs are thriving. The performance home of the Dan School is the Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts, a beautiful first-class facility on the shore of Lake Ontario, which contains a magnificent concert hall, a black box studio, a rehearsal and recital hall, and a screening room, as well as a range of studios, practice rooms, and classrooms. 

 

Students will examine and critique various styles of stand-up comedy, including its history as a medium for politically marginalized voices, and will work towards creating their own performances that are well-suited to their particular talents. It is expected that the successful applicant will shape the course somewhat according to their expertise.

NOTE: In the 2020-2021 academic year, classes are being held online due to the novel coronavirus situation. 

More information about the Dan School undergraduate programs at Queen’s can be found at: https://sdm.queensu.ca/undergraduate 

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ persons. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during this process, please contact: Katherine Peter, Academic Program Manager,peterk@queeensu.ca.

The academic staff at Queen's University are governed by the Collective Agreement between the Queen's University Faculty Association (QUFA) and the University, which is posted at http://www.queensu.ca/facultyrelations/faculty-librarians-and-archivists/queens-qufa-collective-agreement.

To comply with Federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information about how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens / permanent residents of Canada. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship, however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “I am a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”; OR, “I am not a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada.” Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete.

Applications should include a complete and current curriculum vitae, letters of reference from two (2) referees, summary of teaching experience, a brief (not longer than one page) statement of teaching philosophy, a list of web links to relevant professional work and any other relevant materials the candidate wishes to submit for consideration.

Please send applications and supporting letters to Katherine Peter, Academic Program Manager at peterk@queensu.ca. If you wish to send hard copies, please send them to: 

Dr. Craig Walker, Director, 

DAN School of Drama and Music, 

Queen’s University 

Kingston, ON 

Canada 

K7L 3N6

 

Applications will be received until 26 October 2020. Review of applications will commence shortly thereafter, and the final appointment is subject to budgetary approval. 

Additional information about the DAN School of Drama and Music can be found at sdm.queensu.ca

Course Description: DRAM 219/3.0 Special Studies I: Stand-up Comedy

Students will examine and critique various styles of stand-up comedy and will work towards creating their own performances that are well-suited to their particular talents.

LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;24O;60P)

PREREQUISITE Level 2 or above.

 

TEACHING POSITION AVAILABLE - January-April 2021
MUSC 245 - Topics in Musics and Cultures:
Introduction to Hip Hop

DAN School of Drama and Music, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON CAN K7L 3N6

Posting date: 5 October 2020

Closing date: 26 October 2020

The DAN School of Drama and Music at Queen’s University invites applications from suitably qualified candidates interested in teaching an introduction to the theory and practice of Hip Hop music and culture to undergraduate students. Candidates should have an M.A. or M.Sc. or Ph.D, and experience teaching at the university level. Candidates with relevant professional and teaching experience will also be considered. The successful candidate will exhibit strong potential for outstanding teaching contributions and a commitment to pedagogical excellence. This is a Winter Term appointment for the period January 1, 2020 to April 30, 2021. Due to COVID-19 this course will be offered remotely for the Winter Term.

The Dan School offers a comprehensive and cutting-edge undergraduate education in drama, music, and music theatre. Our faculty and our programs foster collaboration among our students in ways that extend the range of their skills and help to develop their imaginations and entrepreneurial abilities. The School recently launched a Bachelor of Music Theatre degree as well as our first graduate programs, beginning with a focus on Arts Leadership, and these new programs are thriving. The performance home of the Dan School is the Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts, a beautiful first-class facility on the shore of Lake Ontario, which contains a magnificent concert hall, a black box studio, a rehearsal and recital hall, and a screening room, as well as a range of studios, practice rooms, and classrooms. 

This course explores the emergence of hip hop as a musical and cultural phenomenon. The course will examine the history of hip hop from the 1970s to the present, considering its aesthetic and political impact on North American culture.  It is expected that the successful applicant will shape the course somewhat according to their expertise.

NOTE: In the 2020-2021 academic year, classes are being held online due to the novel coronavirus situation. 

 

More information about the Dan School undergraduate programs at Queen’s can be found at: https://sdm.queensu.ca/undergraduate 

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ persons. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during this process, please contact: Katherine Peter, Academic Program Manager, peterk@queensu.ca.

The academic staff at Queen's University are governed by the Collective Agreement between the Queen's University Faculty Association (QUFA) and the University, which is posted at http://www.queensu.ca/facultyrelations/faculty-librarians-and-archivists/queens-qufa-collective-agreement.

To comply with Federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information about how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens / permanent residents of Canada. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship, however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “I am a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”; OR, “I am not a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada.”Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete.

Applications should include a complete and current curriculum vitae, letters of reference from two (2) referees, summary of teaching experience and statement of teaching philosophy, a list of web links to relevant professional work and any other relevant materials the candidate wishes to submit for consideration.

Please send applications and supporting letters to Katherine Peter, Academic Program Manager at peterk@queensu.ca. If you wish to send hard copies, please send them to: Dr. Craig Walker, Director, DAN School of Drama and Music, Queen’s University Kingston Ontario Canada K7L 3N6

Applications will be received until 26 October 2020. Review of applications will commence shortly thereafter, and the final appointment is subject to budgetary approval. 

Additional information about the DAN School of Drama and Music can be found at sdm.queensu.ca

 

Course Description: MUSC 245/3.0 Topics in Musics and Cultures: Introduction to Hip Hop

This course explores the emergence of hip hop as a musical and cultural phenomenon. We will examine the history of hip hop from the 1970s to the present, considering its aesthetic and political impact on North American culture.  

LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;24O;60P)

PREREQUISITE Level 2 or above.

 

Teaching Assistant Position

ENIN 301/ARTL 814 W - Creative Entrepreneurship

Winter 2020-21

Posting Date: October 26, 2020

Closing Date: November 2, 2020

Teaching Assistant positions for the following course may be available at the DAN School of Drama and Music in the 2020-2021 academic year, conditional upon enrolment figures and budgetary approval:

The teaching assistants that we are seeking are for the support of online or remote courses. Some training and preparation is required before the start of the course. Candidates must be prepared to work outside the regular 9-5 workweek and have access to the internet and a computer that meets minimum requirements. Experience with learning management systems (e.g. onQ) and videoconferencing software (e.g. Zoom or Microsoft Teams) would be an asset.

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GRADUATE TA-SHIP OPPORTUNITY*

ENIN 301/ARTL 814 W - Creative Entrepreneurship 

TA Role: The primary role of the TA will be to grade the assignments, working closely with the instructor and course coordinator to ensure consistent interpretation of the success criteria/rubrics. Other duties will include bi-weekly meetings and leading online group office hours.

TA Qualification: A preferred candidate would have experience working in creative fields and/or with innovative processes. Candidates must be prepared to work outside the regular 9-5 workweek and have access to the internet and a computer that meets minimum requirements. Experience with learning management systems (e.g. onQ), and videoconferencing software (e.g. Zoom ) are key skill sets.

Please forward your application and ranked course preferences and other relevant material to peterk@queensu.ca on or before Monday, November 2, 2020. 

*Graduate TAship application should include your curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, and a one-paragraph statement why you want to TA for each course for which you are applying. Applicants in Group A applying for more than one course should rank their course preferences by term. 

For Graduate Students, Teaching Assistantships will be assigned in accordance with Article 12.04 of the Collective Agreement (CA) between the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) on behalf of Graduate Teaching Assistants and Teaching Fellows and Queens University. Please ensure you become familiar with all aspects of the collective agreement, including Article 12.04, included below.

 

Collective Agreement
Article 12: Appointment of Teaching Assistants
 

12.04 In the appointment to TAships within the bargaining unit, the Employer shall follow the four level preference system outlined below. No TAships shall be offered to candidates in Group B until the qualified candidates in Group A have been exhausted. No TAships shall be offered to candidates in Group C until the qualified candidates in Group B have been exhausted. TAships may only be offered to candidates in Group D when there remain no qualified candidates in any other Group.

 

A. First Preference — Group A
Is for qualified graduate students registered as:
(i) students in a department or program in which the TAship will be offered; or
(ii) students in an interdisciplinary program with TA budget resources,
and for whom the TAship has been granted as part of the funding commitment offered by the Employer.

B. Second Preference — Group B
Is for qualified graduate students registered as:
(i) students in a department or program in which the TAship will be offered; or
(ii) students in an interdisciplinary program with TA budget resources,
and for whom
(iii) the TAship will not form part of the funding commitment offered by the Employer; or (iv) there is currently no funding commitment provided by the Employer.

C. Third Preference — Group C
Is for qualified graduate students that have previously held a TAship or TFship for the Employer.

D. Fourth Preference — Group D
Is for qualified graduate students that have not met the criteria as set out in 12.04 A, B, or C