Course Instructor: LY206 BR – Famous Trials

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Course Instructor: LY206 BR – Famous Trials

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Author pmnationtalk
Date February 8, 2018
Type Full Time
Company Wilfrid Laurier University
Location Brantford, ON
Category Legal / Paralegal
Client Wilfrid Laurier University
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Posting ID : 8701
Position Title : Course Instructor: LY206 BR – Famous Trials
Faculty/Academic Area : Faculty of Liberal Arts
Department : Law and Society
Term : May 1, 2018 – August 31, 2018
Days/Times : Thursdays 11:30 a.m. -2:20 p.m.
Campus : Brantford
Hours per week/Hours Total : 3/36
Anticipated Class Size : 118
Additional Course Requirements : None

Position Summary : This course explores cases and issues raised by famous trials of the last century that shaped and transformed our present law and society. Trials selected for in depth analysis include trials on criminal, political, and social issues as well as matters of national security, freedom of expression, the right to security of the person, and the right to defend oneself.

Qualifications – Required : Master’s Degree
Qualifications – Other : MA in a relevant social science discipline OR LLB along with significant work experience in a field directly related to course content. Preference will be given to applicants with a background in interdisciplinary study and/or research.
Salary : Undergrad Stipend (non-seniority) $8,000.00
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 CANDIDATES UNDER 13.5.1. A copy of the assessment template is available upon request from

All 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. Jonathan Lavery
c/o Jennifer Beam

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, 2018
Posting Ends : February 15, 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,, 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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