Sessional Instructors, School of Creative and Performing Arts, Division of Dance, Winter 2024

University of Calgary

We wish to take this chance to acknowledge the standard territories of the folks of the Treaty 7 area in Southern Alberta. The Metropolis of Calgary can be dwelling to Métis Nation of Alberta, Districts 5 and 6.

Place Description

Candidates for Sessional Instructors are invited to show the next programs within the Winter 2024 session for the Division of Dance, College of Artistic and Performing Arts (SCPA). Lectures for the Winter 2024 time period run from January 8 to April 9, 2024. Please see the tutorial schedule for extra essential dates and deadlines.



DNCE 206.04/343.7: West African Dance / Particular Matters in Dance Practices (African Dance & Tradition)

Course dates: January 8 – April 9, 2024
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:00 to 11:50
Course description: An introduction to particular dance kinds. Designed for non-Dance majors.
Course subject:  West African Dance / African Dance

DNCE 209: Elementary Modern Dance II
Observe:  that is for 0.5 HCE for the Winter 2024 semester, shared with a second teacher.

Course dates: January 8 – April 9, 2024
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:00 to 11:50
Course description: Additional elementary examine of the methods of up to date dance.

DNCE 313/413: Elementary Jazz Dance II / Intermediate Jazz Dance II

Course dates: January 8 – April 9, 2024
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 10:00 to 11:50
Course description: Additional elementary examine of the methods of jazz dance / Additional intermediate examine of the methods of jazz dance.

DNCE 323/423: Elementary Ballet II / Intermediate Ballet II

Course dates: January 8 – April 9, 2024
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 10:00 to 11:50
Course description: Additional elementary examine of the methods of ballet / Additional intermediate examine of the methods of ballet.

DNCE 431: Artistic Course of III: Choreography

Course dates: January 8 – April 9, 2024
Mondays and Wednesdays, 14:00 to fifteen:50
Course description: Persevering with deal with growing choreographic buildings that assist clear inventive statements, with an emphasis on the duet type.


  • Most well-liked qualification: possession of MFA or PhD in Dance or Interdisciplinary MFA or PhD with a dance focus. Minimal qualification: MA, BA or BFA diploma in dance, bodily schooling with a dance emphasis, or theater with dance emphasis. 
  • Skilled expertise acknowledged by friends within the subject.
  • Excellent skilled achievement or substantial coaching within the subject specified within the job announcement. 
  • Capacity to speak successfully and constructively with individuals of various cultures, language teams, and skills. 
  • Demonstrated proof of profitable instructing expertise on the college degree. 

Fascinating Abilities and Talents:

  • Power, enthusiasm and dedication to excellence in instructing. 
  • The willingness to work with college students having a variety of abilities, various talents, motivations, and educational or vocational targets. 
  • The power to speak successfully and work cooperatively with others in a staff atmosphere. 
  • The power to make use of educational methods designed for various studying types and educational targets. 
  • Demonstrable data of present literature on dance.  

{Qualifications} particular to DNCE 206.04/343.7:

The profitable applicant will need to have: 

  • Worldwide popularity as an African dance efficiency artist with minimal seven years skilled expertise
  • Worldwide popularity as an African dance efficiency artist with minimal seven years skilled expertise as an ensemble choreographer
  • Minimal BFA Dance or equal skilled coaching
  • Minimal three years’ instructing African types of dance at college and/or skilled ranges

Software Course of:

To use to the above instructing alternatives, please submit your software paperwork (in pdf type) to the U of C Careers web site, utilizing the “Apply Now” hyperlink. Please remember that the applying course of permits for under 4 attachments, which can require you to merge paperwork. 

In assist of your software, please present the next:

  • Present CV (if the SCPA doesn’t have already got one on file)
  • Names and phone data for 3 potential referees; and
  • Educating evaluations (if accessible)
  • When you have any questions, please contact Melanie Kloetzel, Division Lead, Dance, by e mail at [email protected]  

    Software Deadline: November 29, 2023

    For wage data, please confer with TUCFA’s Collective Settlement , Schedule B. As per the Collective Settlement, the School of Arts adheres to the appropriate of first refusal phrases (Part 23.12.1 and 23.12.2) for Sessional Appointments.

    The College of Calgary has launched an institution-wide Indigenous Technique  committing to making a wealthy, vibrant, and culturally competent campus that welcomes and helps Indigenous Peoples, encourages Indigenous group partnerships, is inclusive of Indigenous views in all that we do.

    As an equitable and inclusive employer, the College of Calgary acknowledges {that a} various employees/school advantages and enriches the work, studying and analysis experiences of the whole campus and larger group. We’re dedicated to eradicating limitations which were traditionally encountered by some folks in our society. We try to recruit people who will additional improve our variety and can assist their educational {and professional} success whereas they’re right here. Particularly, we encourage members of the designated teams (ladies, Indigenous peoples, individuals with disabilities, members of seen/racialized minorities, and various sexual orientation and gender identities) to use. To make sure a good and equitable evaluation, we provide lodging at any stage throughout the recruitment course of to candidates with disabilities. Questions concerning [diversity] EDI at UCalgary may be despatched to the Workplace of Fairness, Range and Inclusion ([email protected] ) and requests for lodging may be despatched to Human Sources ([email protected] ).

    All certified candidates are inspired to use; nevertheless Canadians and everlasting residents will likely be given precedence. On this connection, on the time of your software, please reply the next query: Are you a Canadian citizen or a everlasting resident of Canada? (Sure/No)

    Further Info

    To study extra about educational alternatives on the College of Calgary and all we have now to supply, view our Educational Careers web site . For extra data go to Careers within the School of Arts .

    The College strongly recommends all school and employees are absolutely vaccinated towards COVID-19.

    In regards to the College of Calgary
    UCalgary is Canada’s entrepreneurial college, situated in Canada’s most enterprising metropolis. It’s a prime analysis college and one of many highest-ranked universities of its age. Based in 1966, its 36,000 college students expertise an modern studying atmosphere, made wealthy by analysis, hands-on experiences and entrepreneurial pondering. It’s Canada’s chief within the creation of start-ups . Begin one thing immediately on the College of Calgary. For extra data, go to .
    About Calgary, Alberta

    Calgary is one of many world’s cleanest cities and has been named one of many world’s most livable cities for years. Calgary is a metropolis of leaders – in enterprise, group, philanthropy and volunteerism. Calgarians profit from a rising variety of world-class eating and cultural occasions and revel in extra days of sunshine per yr than some other main Canadian metropolis. Calgary is lower than an hour’s drive from the majestic Rocky Mountains and boasts essentially the most in depth city pathway and bikeway community in North America. 

    View or Apply
    To assist us monitor our recruitment effort, please point out in your cowl/motivation letter the place ( you noticed this job posting.

    Leave a Reply