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TEACHING POSITION AVAILABLE 20/21 DRAM 240/3.0: Introduction to Theatre Space and DRAM 242/3.0: Introduction to Theatre Production - DAN School of Drama and Music at Queen's University, Kingston, ON

This is a Seasonal, Part-time position.

Category: Education
Province: Kingston, Ontario
Position: TEACHING POSITION AVAILABLE 20/21 DRAM 240/3.0: Introduction to Theatre Space and DRAM 242/3.0: Introduction to Theatre Production
Deadline: July 16, 2020
Posted: June 27, 2020

Job Description / Duties

DRAM 240 students will be introduced to the nature of technical production, its many areas, its specific jobs, as well as its integral connection to theatre space and the design aspects of a production, particularly set design, audio for the theatre and stage management. A major component of the course is to learn about ground plans created using CAD (Computer Assisted Drafting) software.
DRAM 242 builds on the foundation in DRAM 240 and places emphasis on the fundamental technical elements of lighting, costuming and set construction. Practical projects will include; creating lighting plots, examining luminaries and lighting control consoles, costume material buying, costume construction, sewing and wardrobe maintenance. The carpentry section includes working with workshop tools, construction materials and techniques, safety issues, budgets.
Lessons encompass a weekly lecture followed by a weekly lab.
*NOTE: In the Fall term of the 2020-2021 academic year, lessons will be presented online due to the novel coronavirus situation, but it is expected that lessons will be presented in person on campus in the Winter term. More information about the Drama Program at Queen’s can be found at: https://sdm.queensu.ca/undergraduate/drama/.

Qualifications / Required Skills

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ persons. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Additional Information

*NOTE: In the Fall term of the 2020-2021 academic year, lessons will be presented online due to the novel coronavirus situation, but it is expected that lessons will be presented in person on campus in the Winter term. More information about the Drama Program at Queen’s can be found at: https://sdm.queensu.ca/undergraduate/drama/.

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ persons. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during this process, please contact: Katherine Peter, Academic Program Manager, peterk@queeensu.ca.
The academic staff at Queen's University are governed by the Collective Agreement between the Queen's University Faculty Association (QUFA) and the University, which is posted at http://www.queensu.ca/facultyrelations/faculty-librarians-and-archivists/queens-qufa-collective-agreement

To comply with Federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information about how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens / permanent residents of Canada. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship, however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “I am a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”; OR, “I am not a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”. Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete.
Applications will be received until 16 July 2020. Review of applications will commence shortly thereafter, and the final appointment is subject to budgetary
approval. Additional information about the DAN School of Drama and Music can be found at sdm.queensu.ca.
Course Descriptions:
DRAM 240/3.0 Introduction to Theatre Space. A theoretical and practical introduction to technical production including various elements of theatre space, design and construction, groundplans, and stage management. NOTE Preference will be given to students registered in a DRAM Plan who require this course for their plan. NOTE Design Program Fee $25. NOTE Students in DRAM Major and Medial Plans are strongly encouraged to take DRAM 246/1.5 in their second year concurrently with DRAM 240/3.0. LEARNING HOURS 120 (18S;18Pc;84P) PREREQUISITE Level 2 or above and registration in a COCA, DRAM, MAPP, MUSC, MUTH, or STSC Plan.
DRAM 242/3.0 Introduction to Theatre Production A theoretical and practical introduction to theatre production including various elements of design construction, costume, properties, lighting and sound systems and equipment. NOTE Preference will be given to students registered in a DRAM Plan or who require this course for their plan. NOTE Costume construction Fee $25. LEARNING HOURS 120 (18S;18Pc;84P) PREREQUISITE A grade of B- in (DRAM 240/3.0 or FILM 250/6.0).

Salary: The academic staff at Queen's University are governed by the Collective Agreement between the Queen's University Faculty Association (QUFA) and the University, which is posted at http://www.queensu.ca/facultyrelations/faculty-librarians-and-archivists/queens-qufa-collective-agreement.

"According to Article 42 of the Collective Agreement at Queen’s University, the Minimum Stipend for teaching a half (0.5) credit course in 2020/21 is $8217. This amount, where applicable, will be supplemented by such things giving credit for years of teaching experience, a large enrolment credit and salary in lieu of benefits. Additionally, the University will reimburse Term Adjunct faculty Members for expenses related to maintain and enhance their academic and professional competence through an annual maximum of $274 per each half course taught by completing a Professional Expense form."

Contact Information

Please send applications and supporting letters to Katherine Peter, Academic Program Manager at peterk@queensu.ca. If you wish to send hard copies, please send them to:
Dr. Craig Walker, Director
DAN School of Drama and Music
Queen’s University
Kingston Ontario Canada K7L 3N6

Employer Profile

The Dan School offers a comprehensive and cutting-edge undergraduate education in drama, music and music theatre. Our faculty and our programs foster collaboration among our students in ways that extend the range of their skills and help to develop their imaginations and entrepreneurial abilities. The School recently launched a Bachelor of Music Theatre degree as well as our first graduate programs, beginning with a focus on Arts Leadership, and these new programs are thriving. The performance home of the Dan School is the Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts, a beautiful first-class facility on the shore of Lake Ontario, which contains a magnificent concert hall, a black box studio, a rehearsal and recital hall, and a screening room, as well as a range of studios, practice rooms, and classrooms.


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