Salary $5,844.59 - $6,000 per section
Closing June 4, 2012
The University of the Fraser Valley is the school of choice for students pursuing more than 100 degree, diploma and certificate programs , including two master’s degrees, 15 bachelor’s degrees, majors, minors and extended minors in more than 30 subject areas, and more than a dozen trades and technology programs . UFV is a multi-campus institution and according to the Globe and Mail’s annual Canadian University Report was at the top of the list in the small universities category, earning an A grade in most satisfied students, quality of education, and teaching, and an A+ in student-faculty interaction and class size. We are committed to teaching excellence, with a foundation for academic excellence based on small class sizes, support for active research and scholarship, and a friendly supportive environment open to collaboration, innovation and indigenization.
UFV College of Arts, Faculty of Humanities, invites applications for a sessional instructor in New Media to teach four sections:
VA-271 New Media I: Introduction to Electronic Art
VA-272 New Media II: Computational Art
VA-371 New Media III: Interactive Art
VA-372 New Media IV: Project in New Media
Applicants will provide instruction in both a studio class and computer lab, and should be knowledgeable in the social, aesthetic, and technical development of current practices in new media. Understanding the history of the medium and possessing the analytical skills for the formal elements of multi-mediated, digital and interactive arts is a requirement. Awareness of university level academic requirements and standards is essential. Candidates must possess a commitment towards the experience of teaching and a willingness to work with students from diverse cultural, ethnic, and socio-economic backgrounds who may have wide ranges of abilities.
Applicants must have a minimum of an MA/MFA with a New Media, Interactive Art or Media Arts concentration, excellent communication skills, an outstanding record of teaching, and a strong background in historical, contemporary and theoretical concerns in relation to new media. Teaching responsibilities require experience in teaching post secondary levels in accordance with established course outlines and expectations.
Interested individuals should send hard copies of the following materials: (1) a letter of application (2) a statement of teaching philosophy (3) evidence of degrees (4) a detailed curriculum vitae including three references (5) current teaching evaluations and sample syllabi (6) record of relevant publications and related research including authored works and reviews.
Two letters of reference will be required at the time of interview.
Direct resume including evidence of appropriate qualifications by June 4, 2012, referring to POSTING 2012.47 to:
University of the Fraser Valley
33844 King Road, Abbotsford, BC, Canada V2S 7M8
Tel: (604) 854-4554 Fax: (604) 854-1538 Website: www.ufv.ca
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All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In an effort to be both environmentally and fiscally responsible, UFV will contact only candidates receiving an interview. We thank all applicants for considering UFV for employment.
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