SK665(4) Critical Indigenous Knowledge in Social Work

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Author pmnationtalk
Date February 7, 2018
Type Full Time
Company Wilfrid Laurier University
Salary $8,000 - Annual
Location Kitchener, ON
Category Miscellaneous
Client Wilfrid Laurier University
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Posting ID : 8696
Position Title : SK665(4) Critical Indigenous Knowledge in Social Work
Faculty/Academic Area : Faculty of Social Work
Term : Spring 2018 (April 16 – June 18, 2018)
Days/Times : Fridays, 9:00 a.m. – 12:50p.m.
Campus : Kitchener
Hours per week/Hours Total : 3 hours per week, 36 hours total
Anticipated Class Size : 30
Additional Course Requirements : None
Notes on Additional Course Requirements : In accordance with Article 16.1.2 (d) in multi-sectioned courses, for the sake of consistency, to cooperate with approved departmental policies with regard to the design and presentation
of course materials, and the evaluation of students.
Position Summary : This course provides students with the conceptual tools and knowledge for understanding the nature of First Nations historical/structural problems; the role and operation of social services in Aboriginal contexts; alternative (culture based and healing focused) methods of intervention; and present day Aboriginal concerns and issues including concepts of Aboriginal title.
Qualifications – Required : Master’s Degree
Qualifications – Discipline : Social Work or related
Qualifications – Other :

PhD Degree an asset.

Eligibility for appointment to the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies is required to teach graduate courses.  The procedures for appointment can be found at the following link:

Salary : $8,000
Application Deadline : February 14, 2018
Submit with Application : Required for All Applicants

  • CV (required)
Required for External Applicants
  • Cover Letter
  • Names and Contact Information for Referees
  • Evidence of Good Teaching (copies of official teaching evaluation results from your institution)
  • 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 electronically to:

Dr. Nancy Freymond

Chair, Part-Time Appointment Committee
c/o Tanya Diriye
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 30, 2018
Posting Ends : February 14, 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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