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Sessional Faculty, Fall 2020 (School of Creative Arts)

University of the Fraser Valley

Posting # 2020.091
Department School of Creative Arts
Semester Fall 2020
Status Faculty; Temporary (sessional); part-time
Salary $6,549.45 - $ 6,723.62 per section
Closing Date April 17, 2020

The School of Creative Arts is seeking sessional instructors to teach the following courses in Fall 2020: AH 203: History of Posters - The Art of Persuasion, AH 230: Issues in Exhibition, AH 316: Arts in Context: Gender, Art, and Society, AH 320: Art and Culture: Special Topics (South Asian Art preferred).

Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in Art History or Visual Studies (ABDs considered). For AH 230, an MA plus extensive curatorial experience will also be considered. Successful applicants should have experience teaching Art History at the post-secondary level or a record of excellence in art education, museum, and/or curatorial positions. They should be committed to active scholarship and to teaching and mentoring students. They must demonstrate knowledge, specialization, and the ability to teach the courses for which they are applying. Successful applicants will foster a diverse, inclusive, and internationalized classroom environment. In addition, successful applicants must be able to incorporate or reflect Indigenous perspectives or ways of teaching and learning into their curriculum. They will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively with students, staff, and other faculty.

The courses are tentatively scheduled as follows. There is some room to change the timetable to accommodate the successful candidate(s)’s schedules.

• AH 203: History of Posters - The Art of Persuasion (Monday mornings)
• AH 230: Issues in Exhibition (Thursday evenings)
• AH 316: Arts in Context: Gender, Art, and Society (Monday evenings)
• AH 320: Art and Culture: Special Topics (Thursday afternoons)

How to Apply

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and CV to, referring to Posting #2020.091. Shortlisted applicants will be asked to provide teaching evaluations and the names of three referees who can speak to their work.
The Selection Advisory Committee will begin reviewing applications on April 17, 2020; however, the positions will remain open until filled.