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COURSE AUTHOR & TEACHING POSITION

Course Development to begin May 1, 2017

Course Anticipated to be offered Fall 2018

ADRS 500/4.0   Culminating Research Experience

Faculty of Arts and Science, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON CAN K7L 3N6 

The Faculty of Arts and Science at Queen’s University invites applications from suitably qualified candidates interested in co-developing and co-teaching ADRS 500/4.0 Culminating Research Experience. This is an online course with an expected enrolment of 75 students. The contract for course development will commence May 1, 2017 with the first offering of the course anticipated to be Fall, 2018.

 Candidates should have an M.A. or M.Sc. or Ph.D, teaching experience at the University level in any discipline, but with a keen interest in undergraduate research and scholarship and experience working within an online learning management platform (such as OnQ). Candidates should also have experience in online course design and teaching.

 In addition to expertise in the relevant academic subject, as a Course Author the candidate needs to:

·         work collaboratively with the co-developer

·         work in partnership with an instructional design team in Arts and Science Online

·         take an active learning approach to the design of the course using best practices in online learning to meet the quality standards

·         be comfortable with technology, interested in how technology can enhance teaching and learning, and open to learning and using new technologies

·         be prepared to meet  project timelines that are determined collaboratively at the start of the project

·         be willing to co-teach the first offering of the course

As this course is being offered online, successful candidates as Course Instructors will also:

·         have regular access to high speed internet and a computer that meets current specifications

·         be willing to take an active role in delivering the course and communicating regularly with students

·         be open to learning how to use the new technologies in order to be effective in the virtual environment

·         be flexible in terms of availability, which may include offering online office hours via the web at times outside of the regular 9-5 work week

·         be willing to provide students with timely and constructive feedback on OnQ

·         be comfortable with working in a partnership with Arts and Science Online in the delivery of the course.

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s University is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. 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 the interview process, please contact Dr. Vicki Remenda, remendav@queensu.ca, 613 533-2448.

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/provost/faculty/facultyrelations/qufa/collectiveag.... A candidate qualified to teach may be considered for appointment to a Term Adjunct position as defined by the Collective Agreement for All Faculty, Librarians and Archivist between QUFA and Queen’s University. Remuneration will be in accordance with the Collective Agreement, and appointments are subject to funding or enrolment criteria. If a graduate student is teaching a course in a different discipline than that in which he or she is registered, then he or she would be eligible for appointment as a Term Adjunct.

Applications should include a complete and current curriculum vitae, letters of reference from two (2) referees, and any other relevant materials the candidate wishes to submit for consideration such as a letter of intent, teaching dossier, etc. Please arrange to have applications and supporting letters sent directly to: 

Dr. Vicki Remenda,

Program Director, Queen’s Advanced Research Certificate

Faculty of Arts and Science

Queen’s University, Kingston Ontario Canada K7L 3N6

Applications will be received until March 31, 2017 . Review of applications will commence shortly thereafter, and the final appointment is subject to budgetary approval.  Information about Arts and Science Online can be found at www.queensu.ca/artsci_online/.