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Course Instructor: EN286 BR

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Author pmnationtalk
Date October 18, 2017
Type Full Time
Company Wilfrid Laurier University
Location Brantford, ON
Category Miscellaneous
Client Wilfrid Laurier University
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Posting ID : 8468
Position Title : Course Instructor: EN286 BR – Young Adult Literature
Faculty/Academic Area : Faculty of Liberal Arts
Department : English
Term : January 1, 2018 – April 30, 2018
Days/Times : Mondays and Wednesdays, 10:00am-11:20am
Campus : Brantford
Hours per week/Hours Total : 3/36
Anticipated Class Size : 80
Additional Course Requirements : None

Position Summary : An exploration of literature produced for young adults, with emphasis on texts since the 1960s. Students will attend to a range of cultural and literary topics, including genre, history, representations of adolescence and adulthood, central themes, social issues, and approaches to reading and interpretation. Other topics may include mass culture, film adaptation, seriality, and censorship. 

Qualifications – Required : Master’s Degree
Qualifications – Discipline : English
Qualifications – • PhD preferred

Other : • 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

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. Candidates should consult WLU Appendix H “ASSESSMENT OF CAS CANDIDATES” and ensure the information required is easily accessible in the application package.

To Apply : Address Applications to:
Dr. Kenneth Paradis
c/o Tania Iezzi
*Please note that all applicants must 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 18, 2017
Posting Ends : October 23, 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 Tania Iezzi,, 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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