SMH3058HS Early Christian Art in Cultural Context

Closed for Applications

Job Posting No. (please quote on application): 20181 SMH3058HS
Posting Date: April 21, 2020 Closing Date: May 21, 2020
Position:  Course Instructor
Number of Positions Available One (1)
Term when the course will be offered: 2020 Summer (Remotely)
Course Number & Course Title: SMH3058HS  Early Christian Art in Cultural Context
Course Description: This course critically reviews early Christian and Byzantine art from the 2nd to 6th Century. Its fundamental idea is that early Christian art emerged and evolved as manifestations of the faith’s conversation with its changing cultural contexts. Students will learn to critically engage the role theology, ecclesiology, socio-economics, and politics have in Christian art, with a special emphasis on church/worship architecture as innovative art.
Qualifications: Ph.D. with expertise in Christianity History and thorough knowledge of the Roman Catholic theological tradition.  Previous teaching experience in a similar course is strongly preferred. Ability to assume sole responsibility for the preparation and grading of all written assignments, and tests.
Brief Description of Duties: Preparation and delivery of course content; goals/outcomes; development, administration and marking of assignments, tests and exams; calculation and submission of grades; holding regular office hours; supervising TAs (if any) assigned to the course.
Salary: $8489.50   (includes vacation pay)
Estimated Course Enrollment: 12
Estimated TA Support: N/A
Class Schedule: Monday & Wednesday 1800-2100

(Classes will be held remotely)

Dates of the Appointment: July 6, 2020 – July 29, 2020
Application Process Applicants should submit a cover letter, an updated CV and names of three references via email to the Office of the Dean, Faculty of Theology, University of St. Michael’s College


This job is posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 4 Collective Agreement.

Please note that this position is tentative, pending funding, final course determinations and enrolments.

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

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  • Start Date
    July 6, 2020
  • Department
    Faculty of Theology — Supervised by: Dean, Faculty of Theology
  • Compensation
    $8,489.50 (includes vacation pay)
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    Please note that this position is tentative, pending funding, final course determinations and enrolments.