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Faculty of Arts positions

Definite Term Lecturers, "Arts First", Faculty of Arts

The Faculty of Arts at the University of Waterloo invites applications for two positions at the rank of Lecturer, for definite-term contracts of three years beginning August 1, 2021. These positions will support a Faculty-wide initiative, “Arts First”, designed to help undergraduate students build foundational competencies in communication and analysis in small class settings. We encourage applications from candidates with PhDs in fields that are represented in the teaching and research of the departments of Sociology and Legal Studies, Communication Arts, Anthropology, Classical Studies, Philosophy, Fine Arts, Spanish and Latin American Studies, German and Slavic Studies, French Studies, Religious Studies and the Stratford School of Interaction Design and business.

The position description and submission details came be found in this document (PDF).

Canada Research Chair Tier II in Indigenous Studies, Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Faculty of Arts

The Faculty of Arts at the University of Waterloo is seeking to fill a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair (CRC) and tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor with an anticipated (flexible) start date of January 2022. The applicant will be an exceptional Indigenous scholar who has a demonstrated commitment to engaging both Indigenous and non-Indigenous students and community members in teaching and research activities and whose work will contribute to one or more of our academic units.

The position description and submission details came be found in this document (PDF)


Fine Arts Faculty positions

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Student positions

Job#:      Studio Monitor/Student Workshop Assistant

The Ontario Work-Study Plan promotes part-time on campus employment to full time students whose financial needs have not been met by the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP). Potential candidates for the following positions must receive OSAP.

Qualifications:

Must have completed Fine Arts WHMIS Training and Fine Arts Student Workshop Safety Instruction/Demonstration. Workshop (woodworking tools and machinery), computer and studio related skills would be an asset.

Job Description:

  • Assist Studio technician with small repairs and studio related carpentry projects.
  • Perform regular studio related duties, weekly clean-up, first-aid safety checks, end of term clean-up etc.
  • Monitoring of studio environment, safe use of tools/equipment etc.

Approximately 8 hours per week required for this job.

Contact Rick Nixon

Job#:     Studio Monitor/Ceramic Studio Assistant

The Ontario Work-Study Plan promotes part-time on campus employment to full time students whose financial needs have not been met by the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP). Potential candidates for the following positions must receive OSAP.

Qualifications:

Must have completed Fine Arts WHMIS Training and Fine Arts Student Workshop Safety Instruction/Demonstration. Workshop (woodworking tools and machinery), computer and Ceramics Studio related skills (knowledge of kilns, clay, glazes, etc.) would be an asset.

Job Description:

  • Assist Clay Studies Instructor with studio related duties.
  • Perform regular studio related duties, weekly clean-up, first-aid safety checks, end of term clean-up etc.
  • Monitoring of studio environment, safe use of tools/equipment etc.

Approximately 8 hours per week required for this job.

Contact Rick Nixon

Job#:     Studio Monitor/Printmaking Studio Assistant

The Ontario Work-Study Plan promotes part-time on campus employment to full time students whose financial needs have not been met by the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP). Potential candidates for the following positions must receive OSAP.

Qualifications:

Must have completed Fine Arts WHMIS Training and Fine Arts Student Workshop Safety Instruction/Demonstration. Workshop (woodworking tools and machinery), computer and Printmaking related skills (knowledge of printmaking presses, various printmaking techniques) would be an asset.

Job Description:

  • Assist Printmaking Instructor with various studio related tasks.
  • Perform regular studio related duties, weekly clean-up, first-aid safety checks, end of term clean-up, etc.
  • Monitoring of studio environment, safe use of tools/equipment etc.

Approximately 8 hours per week required for this job.

Contact Rick Nixon