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APTPUO - Winter 2025 - AHL3300/5300-A00

University of Ottawa

University of Ottawa

Multiple locations
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024


Main Campus


2025 Trimestre d'hiver | Winter Term


Faculté des arts / Faculty of Arts


AHL Interdisciplinary Study in Arts_PT

Course Title:

Creativity and Innovation

Course Code:




Course Description:

AHL 3300 Creativity and Innovation (3 units)

This interdisciplinary course is intended to appeal to students who have a broad interest in the creative process, innnovation, and entrepreneurship. This highly interactive course will help students develop techniques and skills for improving the flexibility and originality of their thinking. They will explore approaches used by individuals and organizations to create and sustain innovation. Topics include: everyday creativity and eliminating mental blocks, creative thinking techniques, idea selection approaches, design thinking, techniques for creative thinking, conditions that promote creativity and innovation, design for interaction. This course, which emphasizes collaborative learning, will also explore the social context for creativity and innovation. Throughout this course, students will explore and challenge their own creative processes and acquire scholarly knowledge of creativity.

Posting limited to:

Professeur à temps-partiel régulier / Regular Part-Time Professor

Date Posted:

juin 06, 2024

Closing Date:

juillet 09, 2024

Note: Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM on the day prior to the Posting End Date above

Expected Enrolment:


Approval date:

juin 06, 2024

Number of credits:


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Course type:


Posting type:

Irrégulier / Irregular

Language of instruction:

Anglais | English

Competence in second language:


Course Schedule:

Mardi | Tuesday 19:00-22:00 - -


Experience of successfull teaching in the field of creativity and innovation or in a closely related discipline. Doctoral studies in a field related to creativity theory, psychology or a closely related field, with evidence of expertise in critical and reflective methodologies (publications, projects). Evidence of problem-based learning and commitment to the creative method, as demonstrated by CV. Minimum of a PhD in psychology or arts discipline or related field. University teaching experience in the field of creativity is an asset. Relevant academic research and publications.

Teaching mode : in person

Additional Information and/or Comments:

An acceptable level of education and/or experience could be viewed as being equivalent to the educational required and/or demonstrated experience. If you are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us of any adaptive measures you might require. Information you send us will be handled respectfully and in complete confidence. Employees are required under provincial law to successfully complete all mandatory legislated training. The list of training may be modified by provincial law.

The hiring process will be governed by the current APTPUO collective agreements; you can click here for the main unit, here for the OLBI unit, or here for the Toronto/Windsor unit to find out more.

The University of Ottawa embraces diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We are passionate about our people and committed to employment equity. We foster a culture of respect, teamwork and inclusion, where collaboration, innovation, and creativity fuel our quest for research and teaching excellence. While all qualified persons are invited to apply, we welcome applications from qualified Indigenous persons, racialized persons, persons with disabilities, women and LGBTQIA2S+ persons. The University is committed to creating and maintaining an accessible, barrier-free work environment. The University is also committed to working with applicants with disabilities requesting accommodation during the recruitment, assessment and selection processes. Applicants with disabilities may contact to communicate the accommodation need. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Prior to May 1, 2022, the University required all students, faculty, staff, and visitors (including contractors) to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 as defined in Policy 129 – Covid-19 Vaccination. This policy was suspended effective May 1, 2022 but may be reinstated at any point in the future depending on public health guidelines and the recommendations of experts.