Job Opportunities

The Department of Visual Arts at Western University is seeking applications from emerging to established artists for the one-year Indigenous Artist-in-Residence (IAiR) program. This program will support a First Nations, Métis, or Inuk artist in the research, creation, and production of new artistic work. The IAiR will work closely with the Department of Visual Arts and undertake community engagement or other outreach activities, that could include (but are not limited to) artist talks, workshops, studio visits, collaborating with the Office of Indigenous Initiatives, and exhibiting at the ArtLab. Applications from artists with connections to, or living in, the region are particularly encouraged. Projects that incorporate distance or remote components, or other innovative virtual forms of residency, are welcome.

Applications Due: January 15


For all Limited Duties postings (excluding course authoring appointments), please select the link: Working at Western, Employment Opportunities. Working at Western opportunities have expanded to include online applications for Limited Duties appointments, moving a highly paper-based, slower process to an efficient, secure online experience.

When at the site, please select the appropriate link under the Logging in section. From the Working at Western Career’s Home page, search by Posting Type: Faculty Postings (from the dropdown) and use the Advanced Search features to find the Department/School/Faculty you wish to explore for opportunities.

The closing date for the Anticipated Ads is May 22, however each Unanticipated Ad will be active for 30 days, so please view carefully as each posting will have a different closing date.


Western’s Work Study program offers an opportunity for students to work part-time on campus in jobs that accommodate their studies. For full information on Western's Work Study program please visit the Office of the Registrar.

Once approved for Western's Work Study Program job listings can be found here.

Work Study positions available through the Department of Visual Arts include:

  • Sign Out AV Monitor
  • Live Stream Lab Assistant
  • Artlab Gallery Attendant
  • Sculpture Studio Monitor
  • Printshop Monitor