SL221262-Fall 2022-IMPR*6030 Foundational Research Methods in Critical Studies in Improvisation

Sessional Lecturer Work Assignment
Sessional Lecturer, Unit 2
Academic Unit: 
Dean's Office - COA
Semester(s) of Assignment(s): 
Fall 2022
Number of Available Work Assignment(s) / Sections: 
Level of Work Assignment(s): 
Right of First Refusal (RoFR)
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Course Details
Course Number: 
Course Name: 
Foundational Research Methods in Critical Studies in Improvisation
Course Format: 
Course Description: 
See Course Calendar
Other Course Description or Assignment Information: 
This required course provides an overview of a range of research methodologies pertinent to the field of Critical Studies in Improvisation. These include: critical thinking and writing strategies; discursive and qualitative research practices; community literacy and outreach; research ethics; grant- writing and research funding practices and possibilities; practicum- based learning issues and contexts; and knowledge mobilization strategies.
Projected Class Enrolment: 
Anticipated Duties and Responsibilities
Anticipated Duties and Responsibilities: 
Office Hours
Student Consultation
Email Correspondence/Monitoring
Required Qualifications
PhD related to field
Prior Teaching Experience: 
Expertise teaching in Critical Studies in Improvisation; experience teaching at the graduate level.
Required competence, capability, skill and ability related to course content: 
The successful applicant is required to demonstrate: 1) A strong understanding of practice- based research methodologies pertinent to the field of Critical Studies in Improvisation; 2) Recent or current engagement in research related to improvisation; 3) Depth of knowledge in fields of improvisation; 4) Strong written, verbal, and online communication skills; 5) Experience with related topics, such as community- engaged learning, knowledge mobilization, research ethics, and grant- writing.
Preferred Qualifications
PhD and expert in course content
Prior Teaching Experience: 
Successful teaching related to field at college or university level.
Research Experience: 
Quality and or Recent Research activity in related field demonstrating knowledge of current developments in course content.
Days Required and Wages
Days and Times Required: 
Wednesday 2:30pm - 5:20pm
Period of the Work Agreement (Start Date and End Date): 
September 8, 2022 to December 16, 2022
Wages (per semester, per full-load): 
minimum $7,758.48 (effective 2022/23)
Other Posting Information
Application Deadline (All postings will automatically expire at 11:59 pm on this day): 
Friday, July 22, 2022
Posting Email Contact:
Hiring Contact Information: 
Jocelyn Holmes - Academic Program Assistant, Interdisciplinary Programs

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