FALL 2017 Sessional Instructors Job Posting

Applications are now OPEN for Job Posting #1 in the areas of Art, Performance & Cinema Studies, Dance, Film, Theatre-Performance and Visual Art. (Music and Theatre-Performance & Design will be posted separately within 2 weeks.)

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Applications Deadline: Fri., May 12, 2017

Appointment Duration: September 5 to December 22, 2017

Read the Teaching Assistant/Tutor Marker Appointment Priorities here.

Each year the school relies on Sessional Instructors in virtually every area of the School to enrich our curriculum and expand the experiences of our students. For those of you who are teaching here for the first time, a useful handbook is available online.



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Assistant Professor in Music Composition

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Elspeth Pratt

Elspeth Pratt

Associate Professor and Director

The sculptural practice of Elspeth Pratt interrogates the relation between how everyday space is constructed and how that same space is defined through architecture and lived… More