Course Instructor – PO235 Pathways to Modern Politics

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Author ahnationtalk
Date January 16, 2018
Type Full Time
Company Wilfrid Laurier University
Location Waterloo, ON
Category Education / Teaching - K-12 and other training
Client Wilfrid Laurier University
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Posting ID : 8616
Position Title : Course Instructor – PO235 Pathways to Modern Politics
Faculty/Academic Area : Faculty of Arts
Department : Political Science
Term : May 1 – June 23, 2018
Days/Times : Mondays and Wednesdays, 2:30-5:20 pm
Campus : Waterloo
Hours per week/Hours Total : 6/36
Anticipated Class Size : 50
Additional Course Requirements : None
Position Summary : Historical origins of the Western tradition, examining shifting ideas about freedom, power, and legitimacy against the ebb and flow of empires, the horrors of plague and war, the beginnings of capitalism and modern science, the rise of extraordinary sophistication in music and visual art, and the emergence of the sovereign territorial state.
QualificationsRequired : Doctoral Degree
Qualifications – Discipline : Political Science
Qualifications – Areas of Specialization : Political Theory
Salary : $8,000.00
Application Deadline : January 31, 2018
Submit with Application : Required for All Applicants

  • CV (required)
Required for External Applicants
  • Names and Contact Information for Referees
  • Evidence of Good Teaching
  • Cover letter
  • Teaching Dossier
  • Sample Course Outline (2-pages maximum)

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. Patricia Goff, Chair, Department of Political Science;
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.

We thank all respondents in advance for their interest in Wilfrid Laurier University. Please note, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Posted on : January 15, 2018
Posting Ends : January 31, 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.

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

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