Casual Instructors in Visual Arts 2D & 3D, Yukon School of Visual Arts


Yukon School of Visual Arts
Casual Instructors, Visual Arts 2D & 3D

$37.11 to $41.74 per hour
Based on 37.5 hrs bi-weekly
Casual hires from January 3, 2022 to May 3, 2022
Dawson City Campus
Closing date: September 3, 2021

The Yukon School of Visual Arts (SOVA) offers a rigorous eight-month Foundation Year Program in the community of Dawson City, Yukon, situated within the traditional territory of the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in. SOVA is a first-year undergraduate level educational institution overseen by a Governance Council composed of the Dawson City Arts Society, Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in First Nation and Yukon University. Graduating students can complete their BFAs at SOVA-affiliated art schools across Canada, including OCAD University, NSCAD University, Alberta University of the Arts, Emily Carr University, Thompson Rivers University, and Mount Allison University

Successful applicants for this position will have a minimum Masters of Fine Arts (Studio), degree or equivalency, with a demonstrated record of professional activity including: exhibitions, curatorial work and publications. Experience teaching 2D and 3D studio courses at an undergraduate level is preferred. Knowledge of historic and contemporary Indigenous and other aesthetic traditions is essential to this position. Support in the form of syllabus and curriculum development will be available to instructors.

Consideration may be given to candidates with the appropriate blend of education and experience.

Interested candidates are asked to submit a letter of introduction that describes your practice as it relates to 2D or 3D studio skills, your teaching experience, and your interest in teaching at SOVA. Please also include a curriculum vitae, and an artist statement + images of your recent work or a website link.

For more information about SOVA please visit:

For additional position information, please contact:
Aubyn O’Grady
SOVA Program Director & Chair
867 993 6390

Quoting the employment opportunity number, please send your cover letter and resume to:
Human Resource Services
Yukon University, Box 2799
Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A 5K4
Fax: 867 668 8896

Applicants should clearly outline all relevant qualifications since selection for interview will be based on applications submitted.

Please be prepared to provide official transcripts upon request.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest, but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.