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Course Instructor: BF299 BR- Academic Literacy: Humanities

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Author ahnationtalk
Date February 8, 2019
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Wilfrid Laurier University
Location Brantford,ON
Category Information Technology
Client Wilfrid Laurier University
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Posting ID : 10080
Position Title : Course Instructor: BF299 BR- Academic Literacy: Humanities
Faculty/Academic Area : Faculty of Liberal Arts
Department : Foundations
Term : May 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019
Days/Times : Wednesdays 11:30am to 2:20pm
Campus : Brantford
Hours per week/Hours Total : 2/24
Anticipated Class Size : 104
Additional Course Requirements: None
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.


***This position involves teaching pre-established course content.***

Qualifications – Required : Doctoral Degree
Qualifications – Discipline : PhD degree in humanties or related discipline
Qualifications – Other : Familiarity with research in the humanities is essential. Experience teaching Plato’s Apology is preferred. Prior experience teaching academic literacy is an asset, as is evidence of exemplary teaching.
Salary : 2/3 of stipend ($8100.00)
Application Deadline : February 15, 2019
Submit with Application : Required for All Applicants
  • CV

Required for External Applicants

  • Names and Contact Information for Referees
  • Evidence of Good Teaching, especially teaching evaluations for institutions other than Laurier


  • Cover letter
  • Teaching Dossier
  • Sample Course Outline (2-pages maximum)

Please structure your cover letter to explain how your qualifications and experience relate to the criteria a-d of the “Assessment of CAS Candidates” found at

To Apply : Address Applications to:

Dr. Chris Alksnis

c/o Angela Jadric at

  **Please indicate the Course Number and Posting ID in subject line**

Questions can be directed to Angela at (519) 756-8228 ext. 5537, or by email to 

All applicants shall apply electronically

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 : February 1, 2019
Posting Ends : February 15, 2019
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.

To obtain a copy of this job posting in accessible format, please contact Tania Iezzi, Administrative Assistant to the Dean, Faculty of Liberal Arts,

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

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