AF399S Special Topics for Academic Success

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Author ahnationtalk
Date October 3, 2018
Type Full Time
Company Wilfrid Laurier University
Salary $8,100 - Per Hour
Location Waterloo, ON
Category Admin / Office
Client Wilfrid Laurier University
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Posting ID : 9844
Position Title : AF399S Special Topics for Academic Success
Faculty/Academic Area : Faculty of Arts
Department : Faculty of Arts Dean’s Office
Term : January 1 – April 30, 2019
Days/Times : Tuesdays 4:00 pm – 6:50 pm
Campus : Waterloo
Hours per week/Hours Total : 3/36
Anticipated Class Size : 72
Additional Course Requirements : None
Position Summary :

AF 399S is the second part of the Strategies for Academic Success program for students required to withdraw on academic grounds and seeking readmission.  Course content will derive from the instructor’s expertise but will concentrate on a contemporary theme of relevance in the humanities or social sciences, and will engage students from a variety of disciplinary backgrounds.  The course will be designed to support continued development of core competencies with an emphasis on supporting student growth in effective critical reading skills.  The course must incorporate engaged pedagogies appropriate to the active learning classroom, and include assignments that allow for the incremental development of academic skills.

Qualifications – Required : Master’s Degree
Qualifications – Other : Preferred: Expertise in education and/or developmental or educational psychology.
Salary : $8,100
Application Deadline : October 16, 2018
Submit with Application : Required for All Applicants

  • CV (required)
Required for External Applicants
  • Names and Contact Information for Referees
  • Evidence of Good Teaching
  • Cover letter
  • Teaching Dossier
  • Detailed Course Syllabus including methods of evaluation with weights and due dates for assignments and tests.

Applicants will be required to submit proof of academic credentials for highest degree prior to being awarded a contract. It is highly recommended that applicants include this verification with their application.

To Apply :
Address Applications to:

Cathy Mahler, Senior Admin Assistant to the Dean of Arts:

This appointment is in accordance with the Part-time Contract Academic Staff Collective Agreement, for which the Wilfrid Laurier Faculty Association (WLUFA) is the exclusive bargaining agent.
Please Note :  For Supplementary Remuneration for large classes or multi-section courses, see Article 28.3

Pursuant to Article 13.5 of the Collective Agreement for Part-time Contract Academic Staff (CAS) and Part-time Librarians, all applicants shall apply electronically. Applications must be received by 23:59 local time of the date on the posting.

Wilfrid Laurier University is committed to equity and values diversity. We welcome applications from qualified women and men, including persons of all genders and sexual orientations, persons with disabilities, Indigenous persons, and persons of a visible minority. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Members of the designated groups must self-identify to the appropriate Dean(s) to be considered for employment equity.

In accordance with the requirements of Citizenship and Immigration Canada, the successful applicants will be required to prove they are legally able to work in Canada.

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All course offerings will be contingent on adequate student registration and subject to budgetary funding.

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