ML300a – Medievalism and the Digital

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Author ahnationtalk
Date February 4, 2019
Deadline Open
Type Part Time
Company Wilfrid Laurier University
Location Waterloo, ON
Category Information Technology
Client Wilfrid Laurier University
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Posting ID : 10147
Position Title : ML300a – Medievalism and the Digital
Faculty/Academic Area : Faculty of Arts
Department : Medieval and Medievalism Studies
Term : Intersession (May 1 – June 30)
Days/Times : TR 7:00 p.m. – 9:50 p.m.
Campus : Waterloo
Hours per week/Hours Total : 3/36
Anticipated Class Size : 40
Additional Course Requirements : None
Position Summary : Many of the most popular video games engage users with a
good story set in imagined, medieval worlds. Students in this course will research and shape medieval source material into their own game play narratives. By doing so, they are challenged to reflect on how knowledge, perceptions, and myths about the medieval past inform those worlds and stories. As creators of digital gaming projects, they also explore narrative structure, plot, and immersive storytelling. Through this exploration of storytelling based on the medieval past, students will develop a greater understanding of medievalism and its contemporary influence.
Qualifications – Required : Master’s Degree
Qualifications – Discipline : Medieval Studies or related discipline
Salary : $8100.00
Application Deadline : February 14, 2019
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. Chris Nighman

email: (Senior 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 : January 31, 2019
Posting Ends : February 14, 2019
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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