The University of Saskatchewan College of Arts and Science invites applications for the following position: “Learning Coordinator for Online Music Courses.” This is a full-time appointment for the 2011/2012 academic year at the rank of Instructor with an employment activation date of September 1, 2011. Qualification and experience: The preferred applicant will have a doctoral degree however ABD may be considered.
We seek an experienced and dedicated teacher familiar with the unique requirements of the online learning environment at the university level. This position encompasses primarily teaching and administration of online courses in music theory and the history of popular music, including maintenance and minor revisions of courses using BlackBoard Learn 9 as required. Candidates must possess a strong commitment to excellence in teaching.
The U of S Department of Music offers a B.Mus. (in Composition/Theory, Musicology, Performance and Individualized streams), a five-year combined double degree in B.Ed./B.Mus. (Mus.Ed.-Secondary and Elementary streams), a B.A. in Music, and a variety of Master of Music and Master of Arts degrees.
With a present complement of nine full-time faculty, and twenty sessional instructors, the Department of Music offers a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate programs in close affiliation with three colleges: Arts and Science, Education, and Graduate Studies and Research. The Department of Music has an established record of national and international interdisciplinary activities including outreach and engagement, performing ensembles, and a variety of academics pursuits. For more information about the Department of Music visit http://www.usask.ca/music/.
The University of Saskatchewan is situated in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan’s largest and fastest growing city, with a vibrant arts community that includes a symphony orchestra, opera, theatre companies, jazz festival, jazz society, art galleries, and many other cultural organizations. The University has a reputation for excellence in teaching, research, and scholarly activities and offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs to a student population of about 20,000. The University of Saskatchewan is one of Canada’s leading research-intensive universities.
Applicants are invited to send a letter of introduction, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, and three confidential letters of reference to:
College of Arts and Science
Head, Department of Music
University of Saskatchewan
28 Campus Drive
Saskatoon, SK S7N 0X1
Candidates are encouraged to identify their current and future career aspirations in a clear manner.
Application Deadline: May 4, 2011
The University of Saskatchewan is committed to employment equity. Members of designated groups (women, people with aboriginal ancestry, people with disabilities and visible minorities) are encouraged to self-identify in their applications. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.