AR390k (Archaeology of Animals)

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Author pmnationtalk
Date May 16, 2019
Type Full Time
Company Wilfrid Laurier University
Location Waterloo, ON
Category Education/Administrative
Client Wilfrid Laurier University
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AR390k (Archaeology of Animals)

Posting ID : 10514
Position Title : AR390k (Archaeology of Animals)
Faculty/Academic Area : Faculty of Arts
Department : Archaeology and Heritage Studies
Term : Winter term (Jan. 1 – Apr. 30 2020)
Days/Times : Tues 7:00-9:50pm
Campus : Waterloo
Hours per week/Hours Total : 3/36
Anticipated Class Size : 24
Additional Course Requirements : None
Hours for Additional Course Requirements : n/a
Position Summary : This course will combine lectures, lab time, and student presentations to introduce students to basic concepts of zooarchaeology. Students will learn about the roles played in the development of complex societies by various animal species, the process of domestication, and the symbolic importance of animals in ancient societies. Students will be introduced to basic zooarchaeological techniques including descriptive statistics and comparative osteology.
Qualifications – Required : Master’s Degree
Qualifications – Areas of Specialization : Zooarchaeology
Salary : $8100.00
Application Deadline : May 30 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 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:

Ms. Faith McCord, Sr. Admin. 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 : May 15 2019
Posting Ends : May 30 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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