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Sessional Faculty, School of Creative Arts

School of Creative Arts, College of Arts

Posting number Re-post 2019.171
Job type Faculty
Contract Faculty; Temporary (sessional)
Salary range $6,549.45 - $ 6,723.62 per section
Contract timeline Winter 2020
Review date November 4, 2019

Job summary

The Bachelor of Media Arts is an interdisciplinary program that prepares students for creative production in digital and interactive media; equips students with computing, digital design, and creative teamwork skills; and emphasizes independent learning, professional experience, and communication skills. The program includes a core set of Media Arts courses which all students complete; students then select one of five concentrations (Applied Interactive Media, Digital Art, Interactive Media Leadership, Media and Performance, Screen Studies), in which to specialize.

We are seeking collegial, energetic, and innovative instructors who demonstrate a commitment to interdisciplinary teaching, a strong interest in technology-supported learning, the ability to integrate theory and practice in their teaching methods, and successful post-secondary teaching experience using active and participatory learning methods. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are required. Experience incorporating Indigenous perspectives, teaching international students, and managing the needs of a diverse classroom is an asset.


MEDA 350

A terminal graduate degree in a relevant field (Media Studies, Communications, Cultural Studies etc.) is required. Strong professional or industry connections are an asset. The successful instructor will be able to demonstrate their ability to help students meet all course learning outcomes, which can be found at:

About UFV

The University of the Fraser Valley has four campus locations within the beautiful Fraser Valley in British Columbia. Recognized as one of BC's top employers, UFV offers a combination of career and lifestyle benefits. Join a team of 1,400 passionate professionals who value integrity, inclusivity and excellence. At UFV, you will serve a vibrant community, and shape the future of 15,000 students.

How to apply

Interested applicants are asked to submit: a cover letter indicating which course(s) they wish to be considered for, current CV, a sample of recent teaching evaluations, and a one-page proposal outlining how they would teach the course(s) they are interested in. The selection committee will begin reviewing applications on November 4, 2019.

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