[acc-cca-l] Sessional Instructor position - Digital Games

Charles Tepperman cetepper at ucalgary.ca
Wed Nov 4 16:39:14 MST 2020

The Department of Communication, Media and Film in the Faculty of Arts invites applications for a Sessional Instructor to teach the following course in Winter 2021.

Communication and Media Studies 401: Special Topics in Communication and Media Studies
(Topic of this course is Digital Games)
Winter 2021: Lec. 01, Tuesday and Thursday, 14:00-15:15 (scheduled as a hybrid offering, with synchronous meetings on Thursdays from 14:00-15:15)
Winter 2021 classes run from January 11 to April 15 (APRIL 19-29 Winter session final exams) the term ends on APRIL 30, 2021.

Instructor should be prepared to deliver Winter 2021 term Online.

Definitions of synchronous, asynchronous and hybrid:

• Synchronous: Online/remote learning for which students are required to be online at specific time(s).  All GFC hours will have scheduled meet time(s).
• Asynchronous: Online/remote learning for which students are not required to be online at specific time(s). GFC hours are guidelines for developing course content, but not scheduling.
• Hybrid: Online/remote learning that includes some synchronous meetings and some asynchronous content. GFC hours are guidelines for developing course content, but not scheduling.
Normally, preference will be given to candidates with a PhD in a relevant discipline and demonstrated expertise in the subject area.

To Apply visit: https://arts.careers.ucalgary.ca/jobs/5772733-sessional-instructor-department-of-communication-media-and-film-faculty-of-arts

Please submit your application online via the 'Apply Now' link. Please be aware that the application process allows for only four attachments. The four attachments should be organized to contain the following (which may require you to merge documents):

• Cover letter
• Current CV
• Three academic reference letters (if not already on file)
• Course(s) you are interested in teaching
• Course names and descriptions of courses you have taught
• Teaching evaluations from a course you have taught or for which you have been a TA
**Doctoral students who have passed their candidacy exams 30 days before the course begins are eligible to apply. Please indicate in your letter of application the anticipated dates for completion of the candidacy exams.

For course descriptions, please refer to the University Calendar.

Please note that these courses are tentative, pending sufficient enrollments.

For salary information, please refer to TUCFA's Collective Agreement, Schedule B. As per the Collective Agreement, the Department of Communication, Media and Film adheres to the right of first refusal terms (Section 23.12.1 and 23.12.2) for Sessional Appointments.

The application deadline is Monday, November 09, 2020.

The University of Calgary has launched an institution-wide Indigenous Strategy in line with the foundational goals of Eyes High, committing to creating a rich, vibrant, and culturally competent campus that welcomes and supports Indigenous Peoples, encourages Indigenous community partnerships, is inclusive of Indigenous perspectives in all that we do.

The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)

Additional Information

To learn more about academic opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Academic Careers website. For more information about the Faculty of Arts visit Careers in the Faculty of Arts.

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