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AF399S Strategies for Academic Success

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Author pmnationtalk
Date October 6, 2019
Type Term
Company Wilfrid Laurier University
Salary $8,226.45 - Per Week
Location Waterloo, ON
Category Education/Administrative
Client Wilfrid Laurier University
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AF399S Strategies for Academic Success

Posting ID : 11290
Position Title : AF399S Strategies for Academic Success
Faculty/Academic Area : Faculty of Arts
Department : Faculty of Arts Dean’s Office
Term : January 1 – April 30, 2020
Days/Times : Tuesday and Thursday, 11:30 am – 12:50 pm
Campus : Waterloo
Hours per week/Hours Total : 3/36
Anticipated Class Size : 72
Additional Course Requirements : None
Position Summary :

AF 399S is the second part of the Strategies for Academic Success Program for students required to withdraw on academic grounds  and seeking readmission.  Course content will derive from the instructor’s expertise but will  concentrate  on  a  contemporary theme of relevance in the humanities or social sciences, and  will  engage students from a variety of  disciplinary  backgrounds.  The course will be designed to support continued development of core competencies with an emphasis on supporting student growth  in effective critical reading skills. The course must incorporate engaged pedagogies appropriate to the active learning classroom, and include assignments that allow for the incremental development of academic skills.

Qualifications – Required : Master’s Degree
Qualifications – Discipline : Master’s Degree in relevant field
Qualifications – Other : Preferred: Expertise in education and/or developmental or educational psychology.
Salary : $8,226.45
Application Deadline : October 15, 2020
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 will be required to submit proof of academic credentials for highest degree prior to being awarded a contract. It is highly recommended that applicants include this verification with their application.

To Apply :
Address Applications to:
Cathy Mahler
Senior Admin Assistant to the Dean of Arts
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.
Posting Ends : October 15, 2020
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.
Diversity and creating a culture of inclusion is a key pillar of Wilfrid Laurier University’s Strategic Academic Plan and is one of Laurier’s core values. Laurier is committed to increasing the diversity of faculty and staff and welcomes applications from candidates who identify as Indigenous, racialized, having disabilities, and from persons of any sexual identities and gender identities. Indigenous candidates who would like to learn more about equity and inclusive programing at Laurier are welcomed to contact the Office of Indigenous Initiatives at Candidates from other equity seeking groups who would like to learn more about equity and inclusive programing at Laurier are welcomed to contact Equity and Accessibility at
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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