Teaching Term Position in Time-Based Media and Drawing at Grenfell Campus, Memorial University

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8.5-Month Teaching Term Position
Visual Arts (Studio)
Time-Based Media/Drawing

Grenfell Campus, Memorial University (Newfoundland and Labrador’s University) is located in Corner Brook, on Elmastukwek/Bay of Islands, in traditional Mi’kmaw territory, and we acknowledge with respect the diverse histories and cultures of the Beothuk, Mi’kmaq, Innu, and Inuit of this province.

The School of Fine Arts at Grenfell Campus invites applications for an 8.5-month Teaching Term position in Visual Arts, commencing August 15th, 2021. Applicants should be able to teach a range of undergraduate courses in the area of Time-based Media and Drawing. Ability to advise 4th year and MFA students is also an asset.

The studio curriculum of the Visual Arts Program in the School of Fine Arts at Grenfell Campus offers a breadth of experiences to students with courses in digital imaging, drawing, fiber/textiles, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, and time-based media. Advanced courses provide students with the opportunity to select areas of focus or work in an interdisciplinary way towards a more self-directed and independent practice.

Grenfell Campus, Memorial University, has a population of more than 1,300 students with over 20% of the student body self-identifying as Indigenous. The Campus emphasizes innovative approaches to teaching and learning, research and engagement. Experiential learning, impactful research and strong community relationships are the hallmarks of Grenfell’s profile. Grenfell Campus is also home to Atlantic Canada’s first low-residency MFA program.

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QUALIFICATIONS

A Master’s degree in fine arts is required, though in exceptional cases an equivalent combination of professional experience, education and training may be considered.

Candidates are expected to have undergraduate teaching experience, an active research and studio practice, a national and/or international exhibition record. Evidence of academic and/or community service is an asset. The candidate will also be conversant with theoretical underpinnings and contemporary practices in Time-based Media and Drawing.

Courses in the Fall 2021 and Winter 2022 semesters will be delivered in person at Grenfell Campus, Memorial University in Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador.

HOW TO APPLY

Applications should include: a letter of application indicating the position being applied for, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (that demonstrates teaching effectiveness), teaching philosophy, diversity statement, statement of research/creative activities, documentation/portfolio of recent creative work, and the names and contact information for three (3) references.

Please submit all documents as a single PDF (10MB max.) and send in electronic form to:

Dean of Fine Arts, Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Corner Brook, NL A2H 6P9. Email: sofadean@grenfell.mun.ca

Applications will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. NDT on June 28th, 2021.

All appointments are subject to budgetary approval. Salary will reflect qualifications and experience in accordance with the Collective Agreement governing faculty at Memorial University of Newfoundland.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Memorial University is committed to employment equity and diversity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women; people of any sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression; indigenous peoples, visible minorities, and racialized people; and people with disabilities.

Memorial is committed to providing an inclusive learning and work environment. If there is anything we can do to ensure your full participation during the application process please contact equity@mun.ca directly and we will work with you to make appropriate arrangements.

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