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HP201 Revolution in Western Science

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Author ahnationtalk
Date November 16, 2017
Type Full Time
Company Wilfrid Laurier University
Location Waterloo, ON
Category Miscellaneous
Client Wilfrid Laurier University
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Posting ID : 8520
Position Title : HP201 Revolution in Western Science
Faculty/Academic Area : Faculty of Arts
Department : Philosophy
Term : Winter 2018 (January 1 – April 30)
Days/Times : T 7:00 p.m. – 9:50 p.m.
Campus : Waterloo
Hours per week/Hours Total : 3/36
Anticipated Class Size : 100
Additional Course Requirements : None
Position Summary : An introduction to central topics in the history and philosophy of science in Western culture up to the end of the 18th century, including discussion of the emergence, success and relative prestige of science; the concepts of progress and revolution; and the establishment and implementation of the Newtonian worldview in its social context.

Qualifications – Required : Master’s Degree
Qualifications – Discipline : Philosophy
Salary : $8000.00
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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. Kathy Behrendt, Chair
cc. Kristine Dyck, Administrative Assistant
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 : November 14, 2017
Posting Ends : November 21, 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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