The Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences, School of Interdisciplinary Studies (FOLASSIS) invites applications for a CLTA position at the rank of Lecturer/Assistant Professor in the Creative Writing program (CRWR) BFA program. The position is expected to commence August 1, 2020 and is subject to budgetary approval.
OCAD U’s Creative Writing program offers a dynamic hands-on, studio-based approach to the study, practice, and production of spoken, written, and visual texts as well as experimental language forms. The program emphasizes the student’s role in creating literature and social change, merging both creative and discursive contexts in a creative writing BFA degree.
The successful candidate for this position will be expected to have a strong record of publication and/or performance in poetry, dub poetry, and/or spoken word, as well as experience teaching creative writing (open genre) at the undergraduate and/or graduate level.
SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES
The successful candidate will:
The ideal candidate should have:
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT
CLTA faculty have a maximum workload assignment of 5 courses (0.5 credit) and fulfill a workload comprised of Teaching & Teaching-Related Duties, Professional Practice/Research and Service. This appointment will be made from August 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021, at maximum-load (100%).
Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications with access to full benefits.
Applications should include the following:
Interested applicants are invited to submit their application in confidence, addressed to Chair, CLTA Search Committee, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences, School of Interdisciplinary Studies, online by clicking “Apply Now” below.
The review of applications will begin on April 24, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.
As an institution committed to art, design, digital media and related scholarship, OCAD University recognizes the profound and essential value that diversity brings to the creation, reception and circulation of creative practices and discourse. OCAD University understands that valuing diverse creative practices and forms of knowledge are essential to and enrich the institution’s core mission and vision as an art and design university with a local and global scope.
As an employer committed to employment equity, we encourage applications from members of equity-seeking communities including women, racialized and Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities/expressions.
We encourage members of equity-seeking groups to self-identify within the voluntary Applicant Questionnaire.
OCAD University is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier free experience to applicants with accessibility needs. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage during the recruitment process. Please contact Human Resources for more information or refer to OCAD U’s Policy of Accommodation in Employment for Persons with Disabilities.
All qualified persons are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. While we thank all candidates for their interest, only those short-listed will be contacted.