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Sessional Instructor, SCPA 399 Approaching Interdisciplinarity, School of Creative and Performing Arts

Job ID: 18998

Updated: August 9, 2019

Location: Main Campus

Position Description

The School of Creative and Performing Arts invites applications for a Sessional Instructor, SCPA 399 Approaching Interdisciplinarity.

Current Offering:

Winter 2020 Monday 4:00 - 6:45 pm
Sessional hired at 0.33 HCE

Course Description:

An introduction to the challenges and opportunities of interdisciplinary exchange and collaboration in the arts.

Course Hours: 3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s): School of Creative and Performing Arts 290


  • At least a Master's degree in Music and/or equivalent professional experience 
  • Demonstrated ability working with musicians and across disciplinary boundaries
  • Significant teaching experience and demonstrated ability to deliver a conducting curriculum at the post-secondary level

Application Process:

To apply to the above teaching opportunity, please submit a letter of application to the email account indicating which course(s) and session(s) you are interested in teaching. 

In support of your application, please provide the following:

  1. current, up-to-date CV (if the SCPA does not already have one on file)
  2. references (required if you have not taught for the SCPA before)
  3. description of your qualifications in support of each course you are interested in teaching, as well as any restrictions (e.g. scheduling day or time constraints) that would need to be taken into consideration

If you have any questions, please contact Joelle Welling, Associate Director, SCPA, by email at or by phone at 403-220-6696.

Application Deadline: August 23, 2019

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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