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

University of Calgary

We want to take this chance to acknowledge the normal territories of the individuals of the Treaty 7 area in Southern Alberta. The Metropolis of Calgary can also be house 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, Faculty of Artistic and Performing Arts (SCPA). Lectures for the Winter 2024 time period run from January 8 to April 9, 2024. Please see the educational schedule for added 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 types. Designed for non-Dance majors.
Course matter:  West African Dance / African Dance

DNCE 209: Elementary Up to date Dance II
Word:  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 research 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 research of the methods of jazz dance / Additional intermediate research 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 research of the methods of ballet / Additional intermediate research 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 constructions that assist clear inventive statements, with an emphasis on the duet type.


  • Most popular 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 area.
  • Excellent skilled achievement or substantial coaching within the area specified within the job announcement. 
  • Skill to speak successfully and constructively with individuals of numerous cultures, language teams, and skills. 
  • Demonstrated proof of profitable instructing expertise on the college stage. 

Fascinating Expertise and Skills:

  • Power, enthusiasm and dedication to excellence in instructing. 
  • The willingness to work with college students having a variety of expertise, various skills, motivations, and educational or vocational objectives. 
  • The flexibility to speak successfully and work cooperatively with others in a group atmosphere. 
  • The flexibility to make use of tutorial methods designed for numerous studying types and educational objectives. 
  • Demonstrable information of present literature on dance.  

{Qualifications} particular to DNCE 206.04/343.7:

The profitable applicant should have: 

  • Worldwide status as an African dance efficiency artist with minimal seven years skilled expertise
  • Worldwide status 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 utility paperwork (in pdf type) to the U of C Careers web site, utilizing the “Apply Now” hyperlink. Please remember that the appliance course of permits for less than 4 attachments, which can require you to merge paperwork. 

In assist of your utility, please present the next:

  • Present CV (if the SCPA doesn’t have already got one on file)
  • Names and make contact with data for 3 potential referees; and
  • Instructing evaluations (if obtainable)
  • If in case you have any questions, please contact Melanie Kloetzel, Division Lead, Dance, by electronic mail at [email protected]  

    Software Deadline: November 29, 2023

    For wage data, please consult 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.

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