Queen's University

Employment Opportunities

 

Term Adjunct Position Available: 2017/2018

 

The Dan School of Drama and Music, Queen’s University invites applications from suitably-qualified applicants for the following course offered during the 2017-2018 academic year:

Fall/Winter: MUSC 164 Polyhymnia

Polyhymnia is open to the entire Queen’s community. A small choir of approximately 30 women’s voices, for experienced choral singers. Members will rehearse weekly and perform at least two concerts a year.  

Fall classes begin on September 11, 2017 and end on December 1, 2017, with exams ending December 21, 2017. Winter classes begin on January 8, 2018 and end on April 6, 2018, with exams ending April 26, 2018.

Qualifications:

Candidates should have experience with choral conducting and an understanding of the field of women’s choral work, including an awareness of the general history, theory and practice of the field, as applicable. The successful candidate will exhibit strong potential for outstanding teaching contributions and a commitment to pedagogical excellence. Flexibility in scheduling is required as courses have already been scheduled.

Applications:

Interested persons are asked to submit their application addressed to Craig Walker, Director, Dan School of Drama and Music, care of Julia Stroud, Department Manager, Dan School of Drama and Music at the email address below. 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 Julia Stroud, Department Manager at julia.stroud@queensu.ca   

For additional details and information on the positions and to submit applications, please contact Julia Stroud, Department Manager, at:

  • Julia Stroud, Department Manager
  • Queen’s University Dan School of Drama and Music
  • Telephone: 613-533-6000 ext. 77887
  • Email: julia.stroud@queensu.ca
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Posting Date: May 15, 2017

Closing Date: May 30, 2017


Teaching Assistant Positions Available: Fall/Winter 2017-18

 

The Dan School of Drama and Music, Queen’s University, requests applications from suitably qualified Drama Major students entering fourth year (STSC and medials may be considered) interested in teaching assistant positions for the following course:

DRAM 100 Introduction to Drama

An exploration of stage production, acting, directing, playwriting, theatre history, dramatic analysis and criticism through use of plays chosen from various periods and representing different styles and genres. Opportunities given for practical projects.

DRAM100 is an introduction to significant concepts and issues in the study of drama and in the role of drama in society. The course will take an inquiry- based learning approach and engage with these topics through question and investigation. We will explore a range of topics from acting to devising theatre, from criticism to directing, and from stage design to theories of the theatre. Consistent with the overall liberal arts perspective of the drama program here at Queen's, we will encourage critical thinking about the communicative role of theatre in society and the analysis of what makes good theatre.

Remuneration for undergraduate teaching assistants is set in accordance with university policy and will be $19.92 per hour ($19.15 + 4% vacation pay) for the fall-winter 2017-18 session.

Duties:

TA duties may include facilitating a lab group of approximately 15-20 students, marking assignments, proctoring tests and attending TA meetings.

Applicants are required to have experience in the field relevant to the course and excellent interpersonal skills. Applicants will have a broad range of Drama courses (minimum 6.0 credits by the end of 3rd year) and, usually, a cumulative grade of A- or higher in drama courses.

Applications:

1. Statement of interest and relevant experience (no more than one page), including your experience with university drama courses and theatre in general and what you would like to achieve by working as a TA. Include your student number, email and phone number.

2. Complete and current curriculum vitae

3. SOLUS printout of grades or transcript

4. Any other relevant materials you wish 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 forward your application and supporting documentation by email to:

Lee Atkinson, Program Coordinator: lee.atkinson@queensu.ca

Posting Date: April 6, 2017

Closing Date: April 30, 2017


The Dan School of Drama and Music, Queen’s University, requests applications from suitably qualified Drama Major students entering fourth year (STSC and medials may be considered) interested in teaching assistant positions for the following course:

DRAM 240 Introduction to Theatre Space

A theoretical and practical introduction to technical production including various elements of theatre space, design and construction, groundplans, and stage management.

TA duties may include facilitating a lab group of approximately 15-20 students, marking assignments, proctoring tests and attending TA meetings. 

Applications:

Applicants are required to have experience in the field relevant to the course and excellent interpersonal skills. Applicants will have a broad range of Drama courses (minimum 6.0 credits by the end of 3rd year) and, usually, a cumulative grade of A- or higher in drama courses. Proficiency and experience in using CAD software or stage management experience is considered an asset. The following application materials are required:

1. Statement of interest and relevant experience (no more than one page), including your experience with university drama courses and theatre in general and what you would like to achieve by working as a TA. Include your student number, email and phone number. 

2. Complete and current curriculum vitae 

3. SOLUS printout of grades or transcript 

4. Any other relevant materials you wish to submit for consideration. 

Remuneration for undergraduate teaching assistants is set in accordance with university policy and will be $19.92 per hour ($19.15 + 4% vacation pay) for the fall-winter 2017-18 session.

Please forward your application and supporting documentation by email to:

Lee Atkinson, Program Coordinator, lee.atkinson@queensu.ca

Posting Date: April 28, 2017

Closing Date: May 20, 2017