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Dan School of Drama and Music

DRAM 303, Indigenous Playwrights (On-line) (3 units)

Term Adjunct Position Available

Winter 2020

 

 

Posting Date:  July 2, 2019

Closing Date:  September 20, 2019

 

The Dan School of Drama and Music, Queen’s University invites applications from suitably-qualified applicants for the following course offered January 2020 – April 2020. 

 

Course Available:

Winter 2020 DRAM 303 Indigenous Playwrights (On-line) 

 

Course Description:

A survey of the work of Indigenous playwrights, exploring the stories, concerns and aesthetics of these contemporary, mostly Canadian, theatrical practitioners.  Course work involves reading, discussion, and writing descriptively, critically or creatively about selected pieces in artistic, social and/or political contexts.

 

Prerequisite for students: Level 3 or above.

 

This course was originally created and taught by Professor Emeritus Daniel David Moses. The specific syllabus for this new offering of the course will be crafted to take best advantage of the skills the instructor brings to the job, and will be determined in consultation with the Director of the Dan School of Drama and Music.

 

Qualifications:

Experience with the study and/or production of plays by Indigenous playwrights is essential.  A PhD and experience teaching at the post-secondary level is preferred but not essential.  Because this course is taught online, it will not be necessary for the instructor to be physically present in Kingston while the course runs.  Also, the course is designed in such a way that the timing of the instructor’s contributions is highly flexible.

 

Interested persons are asked to submit their application addressed to Dr. Craig Walker, Director, Dan School of Drama and Music, care of Lee Atkinson, Academic Coordinator, Dan School of Drama and Music at the email address below by June 30, 2019. The application should include an up-to-date C.V., letters of reference from, or names and contact information for two referees, and any other relevant materials the candidate wishes to submit for consideration such as a letter of intent, teaching dossier, etc. 

 

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

 

Remuneration will be in accordance with the Collective Agreement and all appointments are subject to budgetary approval and enrolment criteria. 

 

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 people, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ persons. All candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada will be given priority. 

 

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.

 

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 the recruitment process, please contact Lee Atkinson.

 

For additional details and information on the position and to submit applications, please contact: 

Lee Atkinson, Academic Coordinator 

Queen’s University Dan School of Drama and Music

Email: lee.atkinson@queensu.ca

 

 

Teaching Assistant Position

Fall/Winter 2019 - 20

Posting Date: July 25, 2019

Closing Date: August 8, 2019

 

The Dan School of Drama and Music, Queen’s University, requests applications from suitably qualified graduate students interested in teaching assistant positions for the following courses: 

(FALL) ENIN 204: https://sdm.queensu.ca/entrepreneurship-innovation/public-relations/

 

Application information and process

Applicants are required to have expertise in the field relevant to the course and excellent interpersonal skills. Familiarity with OnQ and excellent writing skills are considered assets.  

 

TA duties may include working with online assessment tools on OnQ, grading research and writing assignments, assisting in student peer-to-peer assessment, assessing online discussion and reflections, grading exams and managing grades. The TA will also help manage student inquiries, and assist with scheduling and facilitating exams.  

 

Graduate Teaching Assistants and Teaching Fellows at Queen’s University are governed by the Collective Agreement for Teaching Assistants and Teaching Fellows between PSAC Local 901 and Queen’s University. Remuneration will be in accordance with the Collective Agreement. Appointments are subject to enrolment figures and budgetary approval. 

 

Graduate Teaching Assistantships are filled according to Group Preferences set out in the Collective Agreement between The Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) and Queen’s University at Kingston, March 23, 2017 to June 30, 2020.

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.

 

Applications: 

Graduate Students – Group A: Please indicate course number

Graduate Students – Groups B, C, and D please submit: 

  1. Statement of interest and relevant experience, including an indication of course preference
  2. Complete and current curriculum vitae
  3. SOLUS printout of grades or transcript
  4. Any other relevant materials the candidate wishes to submit for consideration. 

 

The University will provide support in its recruitment process to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during the application process, please contact Lee Atkinson.

 

Please submit applications, to Lee Atkinson, Academic Coordinator lee.atkinson@queensu.ca; (613) 533-6000, ext. 77526