Social Sciences Instructor

Job Information
Author ahnationtalk
Date November 22, 2016
Type Full Time
Company University College of the North (UCN)
Salary $30.78 to $45.73 - Per Hour
Location The Pas, MB
Category Education / Teaching - K-12 and other training
Client University College of the North
Contact Information
Email: (preferred format)


Social Sciences Instructor

Faculty of Arts, Business and Science
Classification: Instructor
Full-Time Term Position: January 3, 2017 to April 21, 2017
Thompson or The Pas, Manitoba

University College of the North (UCN) is committed to building a workforce that is representative of the populations we serve. Applications are invited from individuals who have a demonstrated interest and ability to work with Aboriginal learners and mature students.

The Position: University College of the North requires a sessional instructor to teach Social Sciences courses on site in Thompson or The Pas, Manitoba. The Instructor will be required to teach the following four courses:

  • 2001 TH.1 Contemporary Social Theory
  • UC SOC.3801 TH.2 Special Topics in Sociology: Social Inequality in Canada
  • UC SOC.3801 TH.3 Special Topics in Sociology: Sociology of the Family
  • UC SOC.3801 TH.4 Special Topics in Sociology: The Sociology of Aging


  • A Master’s degree Sociology
  • Experience in teaching Sociology Theory, Sociology of Aging, Sociology of the Family, and Social Inequality
  • Experience in relevant Post-Secondary Teaching
  • Experience working with Aboriginal learners in a university context
  • Effective communication skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong self-management skills
  • Excellent teamwork and time management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and deal with issues specific to Aboriginal learners and mature students in northern Manitoba
  • Personal experience and/or knowledge and understanding of the Aboriginal culture


  • The ability to speak an Aboriginal language
  • PhD (or PhD in progress) in Sociology
  • Research and publications in at least one of the four areas

Conditions of Employment:

  • Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada

Applicants must provide a cover letter, résumé, transcripts, and references with their application.

Applicants must demonstrate on their résumé how they meet the qualifications.

Representative Workforce (formerly employment equity) is a factor in the selection process. Preference will be given to Aboriginal candidates. Applicants are invited to indicate in their covering letter or résumé if they are from any of the following groups: Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, or women and men in non-traditional roles. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Competition Number: 16-128
Closing Date: December 5, 2017
Salary Range: $30.78 to $45.73 hourly, plus remoteness allowance
Apply to: University College of the North, Attention: Human Resources
P.O. Box 3000
The Pas MB R9A 1M7
Fax: (204) 623-4414
Email: (preferred format)

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted
Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Legislation (Manitoba).
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