Course Instructor: HR 100 BR – Human Rights and Human Diversity

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Author pmnationtalk
Date February 8, 2018
Type Full Time
Company Wilfrid Laurier University
Location Brantford, ON
Category Human Resources
Client Wilfrid Laurier University
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Posting ID : 8689
Position Title : Course Instructor: HR 100 BR – Human Rights and Human Diversity
Faculty/Academic Area : Faculty of Liberal Arts
Department : Human Rights and Human Diversity
Term : May 7, 2018 – June 18, 2018
Days/Times : Tuesdays and Thursdays 4:00 PM – 6:50 PM
Campus : Brantford
Hours per week/Hours Total : 6/36
Anticipated Class Size : 80
Additional Course Requirements : None

Position Summary : This course provides an interdisciplinary introduction to the study of human rights, human diversity (e.g., race, ethnicity, culture, gender, sexual orientation, disability), and the complex relationship between human rights and human diversity within contemporary states. The course may involve the study of specific cases, issues, debates, and important historical events.

Qualifications – Required : Master’s Degree

Qualifications – Other : MA in a social science and at least ONE of the following with respect to Human Rights: i) a record of scholarly research or ii) prior postsecondary teaching experience. (Preference will be given to applicants holding a PhD and whose teaching, research or professional experience relate directly to the subject matter of this course.) Note: the successful applicant will be expected to teach using the HRHD program’s preferred textbook and to include a short (3-page) essay as a part of the assessment.

Salary : Undergrad Stipend (non-seniority rate) $8,000.00
Application Deadline : Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Submit with Application : Internal Applicants
• CV (required)
External Applicants
• CV (required)
• Cover Letter (required)*
• Letters of Reference (required)
• Evidence of good teaching, esp. teaching evaluations from institutions other than Laurier; these are used in the assessment process.

* Please structure your cover letter to explain how your qualifications and experience relate to criteria A-D of the “ASSESSMENT OF CAS CANDIDAApplicants 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.TES UNDER 13.5.1”. A copy of the assessment template is available upon request from

To Apply :
Address Applications to:

Dr. Andrew Robinson
c/o Melissa Weaver

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

Questions can be directed to Melissa at 519-756-8228 ext.5537 or by e-mail

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 : January 29, 2018
Posting Ends : February 13, 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, 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 at

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


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