Course Instructor: EN 280 BR – Indigenous Writing in English

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Author pmnationtalk
Date October 30, 2017
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 : 8483
Position Title : Course Instructor: EN 280 BR – Indigenous Writing in English
Faculty/Academic Area : Faculty of Liberal Arts
Department : English
Term : January 1, 2018 – April 30, 2018
Days/Times : Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:00 am – 11:20 am
Campus : Brantford
Hours per week/Hours Total : 3/36
Anticipated Class Size : 80
Additional Course Requirements : None

Position Summary : Selected texts will be explored using cultural and literary critical forms, which enable the reader to approach the works “from a tribal-centered criticism … which moves from the culturally centered text outward” (Blaesar in Vizenor, Writing in the Oral Tradition). In reading the texts ‘from the inside out,’ the texts themselves reveal the critical perspectives appropriate to their study. The texts are written in English to enable indigenous writers to speak out to other cultures and educate them about their experiences.

Qualifications – Required : Master’s Degree
Qualifications – Discipline : English
Qualifications – Other :

  • PhD preferred
  • Teaching experience at the university-level
  • Research expertise (dissertation, publications and/or conference presentations in THE AREAS DESCRIBED IN THE POSITION SUMMARY is an asset.

Salary : Undergraduate Stipend $8,000.00
Application Deadline : November 1, 2017
Submit with Application :

  • CV (required)
  • Cover Letter (required only for external applicants)
  • Contact Information for (3) referees (required for external applicants)
  • Teaching Dossier showing evidence of effective university-level teaching (optional). External applicants are encouraged to include copies of complete course evaluation summaries for past (5) university-level courses taught

To Apply :  Address Applications to:

Dr. Ken Paradis c/o Melissa Weaver
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 : October 27, 2017
Posting Ends : November 1, 2017
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 Taina Iezzi, tiezzi@wlu,ca Senior 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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