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Course Author & Teaching Position

Course Development to begin July 1, 2017
Course Anticipated to be offered Fall 2018

ARTF 2XX/3.0 Digital Media in Practice
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 developing and teaching or co-developing and co-teaching ARTF 2XX / 3.0 Digital Media in Practice. This is an online course with an expected enrolment of 75 students. The contract for course development will commence July 1, 2017 with the first offering of the course anticipated to be Fall 2018.

Candidates should have an M.F.A. (or equivalent) or Ph.D, teaching experience at the University level in fine art/ visual art, experience making work with and/or training in digital media, 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
• 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 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 the interview process, please contact Dr. Vicki Remenda, fineart.head@queensu.ca 613 533-6166.

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 here.

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, 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,
Interim Program Director, Queen’s Fine Art (Visual Art) Program
Faculty of Arts and Science
Queen’s University
Kingston Ontario Canada K7L 3N6

By email to fineart@queensu.ca

Applications will be received until June 30, 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.