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KS215OC1 Game Cultures (Spring 2018)

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date February 16, 2018
Type Full Time
Company Wilfrid Laurier University
Location Online Learning
Category Sports
Client Wilfrid Laurier University
Contact Information
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Posting ID : 8739
Position Title : KS215OC1 Game Cultures (Spring 2018)
Faculty/Academic Area : Faculty of Arts
Department : Communication Studies
Term : May 1-August 31
Campus : Online Learning
Anticipated Class Size : 60
Additional Course Requirements : None
Position Summary : Course description:

KS215 Game Cultures
Examines games and highlights their importance and complex roles within contemporary culture. Grounded in cultural studies, this course explores what games say about the nature of identity, community, play, culture, and related topics. Students are encouraged to engage with a wide variety of games in this class. These games exemplify course issues.

Online Learning Information
If you have questions about teaching Online Learning courses, please contact Jon Hind, Online Learning Assistant, at or 519.884.1970 x3505

Qualifications – Required : Doctoral Degree
Qualifications – Discipline : Cultural Studies or cognate discipline
Salary : approximately $4,957 and subject to Article 25
Application Deadline : February 18, 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. 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 1, 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.

To obtain a copy of this job posting in accessible format, please contact ___________________

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

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