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Course Instructor: BF299 BR – Academic Literacy: Humanities

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Author pmnationtalk
Date February 7, 2018
Type Full Time
Company Wilfrid Laurier University
Location Brantford, ON
Category Education / Teaching - K-12 and other training
Client Wilfrid Laurier University
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Posting ID : 8683
Position Title : Course Instructor: BF299 BR – Academic Literacy: Humanities
Faculty/Academic Area : Faculty of Liberal Arts
Department : Foundations
Term : May 07-July 31, 2018
Days/Times : Wednesdays, 8:30AM – 10:20AM
Campus : Brantford
Hours per week/Hours Total : 2/24
Anticipated Class Size : 104

Position Summary : Students will learn the basic skills necessary to understand how scholars in the humanities think about problems and approach a variety of cultural artefacts (e.g., works of film, literature or visual popular culture); how they conduct research; how they analyze information; and how they communicate their ideas. Students will attend lectures as well as small-group classes that will use the course material in a series of task-defined units designed to teach the critical thinking, research, information literacy, and communication skills necessary to conducting effective inquiry in the humanities.

Qualifications – Required : Doctoral Degree
Qualifications – Other : Familiarity with the humanities is essential, and related research experience (qualitative and/or quantitative) is preferred. Prior experience teaching academic literacy is an asset, as is evidence of exemplary teaching.
Salary : 2/3rds of undergraduate stipend ($8000.00)
Application Deadline : February 12. 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
  • Sample Course Outline (2-pages maximum)

Applicants must submit proof of academic credentials for highest degree with application. Applications not containing verification of highest degree, unless already on file with the university, will not be considered.

To Apply :
Address Applications to:

Dr. Judy Eaton, c/o Celine Taillefer-Travers at

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.
Posted on : January 26, 2018
Posting Ends : February 12, 2018
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, Aboriginal 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.

To obtain a copy of this job posting in accessible format, please contact Celine Taillefer-Travers,

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

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