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Sessional faculty position in Ambrose Arts

Ambrose University invites applications for the following sessional faculty positions in Ambrose Arts for the 2022-23 academic year.


  • MU 274 Jazz Theory
  • MU 275 Fundamentals of Music Technology

Full course descriptions are included in our Academic calendar.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Developing course syllabus to fulfill approved course description and learning outcomes
  • Preparation, teaching, and grading of undergraduate-level course
  • Collaborating with others to achieve outcomes in the department production season, if applicable

Candidates should have a Master’s degree at minimum (PhD, MFA, or other terminal degree preferred) in a relevant field by the time of placement. Successful candidates will be committed to high quality teaching and be student centered. We seek candidates whose teaching interests complement and strengthen the Ambrose Arts department at Ambrose University. Preference will be given to candidates with undergraduate teaching experience, and abilities to integrate Christian perspectives into teaching and learning.

Additional Information
  • Compensation will be commensurate with education and experience.
  • Employment is contingent upon satisfactory criminal background check and academic transcripts.

Employment is contingent upon affirmation that employees understand that Ambrose is a Christian University, and that they will work in good faith within the sphere of their expertise and contractual obligations to support the mission of Ambrose.

Effective January 1, 2022, to be permitted on campus, all Faculty, Staff and Students will be required to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID 19, or provide proof of a negative rapid test result every 72 hours and the applicant must agree, as a condition of their employment, to comply with such requirement.


To apply: Send a letter of application, complete curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information of three referees to Ambrose University c/o, indicating “Sessional Faculty Positions in Ambrose Arts” in the subject line. Review of applications begins on February 21, 2022,  however, the position will remain open until filled.  

Ambrose University is committed to employment diversity and encourages applications from all qualified men and women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal peoples, and persons with disabilities. In accordance with Canadian immigrations requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.  

Ambrose University is a private, accredited Christian post-secondary institute located in Southwest Calgary. Our Faculty of Arts and Science offers provincially accredited Bachelor of Arts degree programs majoring in Behavioural Science, Business, Christian Studies, English, General Studies, History, Music, and Psychology, as well as a Bachelor of Business Administration, Bachelor of Music, and a Bachelor of Science majoring in Biology. The School of Education offers a Bachelor of Education (After Degree). The School of Ministry offers Bachelor of Theology degrees with tracks in Children and Family Ministry, Church Ministry, Intercultural Ministry, and Youth Ministry. Seminary degrees include the Master of Divinity, Master in Leadership and Ministry, Master in Intercultural Ministries, Master of Christian Studies, and Master of Theological Studies. Ambrose is committed to the integration of Christian faith and academic disciplines, with a vision for academic excellence in the service of the church and the world. For more information visit us online at

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Ambrose University, Calgary, Alberta
Details availalble on request