Position Summary : Course description:
CS213 Technology and Society
The aim of this course is to understand technology as a social practice. It will focus on a number of issues concerning the intersections between technology, science and values from a multidisciplinary perspective including history, philosophy, sociology and women’s studies. Topics examined include the nature of technology, technological determinism, technology and gender, technology and expertise, and the relationship between technology and social values.
Qualifications – Required :
Qualifications – Discipline :
Communication Studies or cognate discipline
Application Deadline :
February 18, 2018
Submit with Application :
Required for All Applicants
Required for External Applicants
Names and Contact Information for Referees
Evidence of Good Teaching
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. Peter Urquhart, Chair
Communication Studies Department and Cultural Studies Program
All applicants are assessed using Appendix H of the Collective Agreement for Part-time Contract Academic Staff and Part-time Librarians.
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 2, 2018
Posting Ends : February 18, 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.