Douglas College, New Westminster, British Columbia

Posting Number:     02255
Title:                         Contract Faculty - Music History
Department:             Language, Literature and Performing Arts
Location:                 New Westminster Campus

Position Type:         Faculty - Contract
Full Time/Part Time: Part Time
Regular/Temporary: Contract

The Role: Contract instructor -- Music Diploma Program


 You will be responsible to:

  • teach any or all of the four survey courses in the history of western art music: MUSC 1120, 1220, 2320, 2340.
  • assess and evaluate students' progress and achievement

To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need:

  • A Ph.D. in Musicology, or equivalent
  • Current knowledge of pedagogical approaches in music history
  • Familiarity with online and audio/visual resources for music history
  • Evidence of ongoing research and/or other scholarly work in music
  • Mastery in the literature of art music from the Greeks to the present
  • Ability to teach representative styles of world and popular music
  • Demonstrated success in teaching music history at the post-secondary level

Work Arrangements: 

The Music Department is currently seeking to expand its list of contract and substitute instructors qualified to teach (QTT) Music History.
Available for Fall 2017 is substitute work in MUSC 1120 and 2320.
Contract work may be available in Winter 2018.
Workload is assigned each year based on available work.

Posting Type:                 Internal/External
Grade or Pay Level:         In accordance with the current Collective Agreement
Salary Range:                 In accordance with the current Collective Agreement
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Posting Date: 08-22-2017
Closing Date: 09-04-2017
Start Date: 08-28-2017
End Date (if applicable):

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Interested applicants must ensure that a resume and cover letter are submitted online. Please also ensure that your resume clearly explains how you meet the required knowledge, skills and abilities of the position for which you are applying. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis, with a first review date of September 4, 2017. The first round of interviews and teaching demonstrations will take place in mid-September. Candidates must be eligible to work in Canada.

Douglas College is committed to being a workplace that is free of discrimination, that values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the communities we serve. 

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