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AN322 Religion Ritual and Magic

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Author pmnationtalk
Date May 31, 2019
Type Full Time
Company Wilfrid Laurier University
Location Waterloo, ON
Category Business / Management
Client Wilfrid Laurier University
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AN322 Religion Ritual and Magic

Posting ID : 10343
Position Title : AN322 Religion Ritual and Magic
Faculty/Academic Area : Faculty of Arts
Department : Anthropology
Term : January 2 – April 28, 2020
Days/Times : Tues/Thurs 8:30-9:50 a.m.
Campus : Waterloo
Hours per week/Hours Total : 3/36
Anticipated Class Size : 45
Additional Course Requirements : None
Position Summary : The study of ritual performances which relate society to the divine, with a focus on the collective production of meaning. Topics may include: rites of passage, spirit possession, magical beliefs, and the social and epistemological dimensions of religious systems.
Qualifications – Required : Doctoral Degree
Qualifications – Discipline : Anthropology
Qualifications – Other : Master’s Degree in Anthropology will also be accepted
Salary : $8,100.00
Application Deadline : June 7, 2019
Submit with Application : Required for all applicants:

  • CV

Required for external applicants:

·  Cover Letter

·  Names and contact information for referees

·  Evidence of good teaching (e.g. course evaluations, awards, one-page statement about pedagogical approach)

·  Sample Course Outline (2-pages maximum including a list of Key readings and topics)

Optional for all applicants:

  • Teaching Dossier

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: Tanya Richardson, Program Coordinator

Candidates should consult WLU Appendix H “Assessment of CAS Candidatesand ensure the information required is easily accessible in the application package.

NOTE: We ask that all application material be submitted in a single PDF document.

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 : May 23, 2019
Posting Ends : June 7, 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.

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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