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Course Instructor: HR/LY323 BR – Rights in Canada

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Author ahnationtalk
Date January 8, 2018
Type Full Time
Company Wilfrid Laurier University
Location Brantford, ON
Category Miscellaneous
Client Wilfrid Laurier University
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Posting ID : 8601
Position Title : Course Instructor: HR/LY323 BR – Rights in Canada
Faculty/Academic Area : Faculty of Liberal Arts
Department : Human Rights and Human Diversity
Term : May 1, 2018 – June 30, 2018
Days/Times : Mondays and Wednesdays 11:30 am – 2:20 pm
Campus : Brantford
Hours per week/Hours Total : 6/36
Anticipated Class Size : 70
Position Summary : This course provides students with an overview of rights and freedoms in Canada, the institutions that have been designed to secure and protect them, and the impact they have had on Canadian society and politics. While the course will focus primarily on the Charter of Rights and Freedoms (its origins, content, and impact) other topics may be addressed including human rights commissions and the development of constitutional rights in Canada.
Qualifications – Required : Master’s Degree
Qualifications – Other : MA in related discipline and at least ONE of the following with respect to Human Rights or the specific subject matter of the course (if applicable): I) a record of scholarly research or ii) prior postsecondary teaching experience. (Preference will be given to those whose teaching, research or professional experience relate directly to the subject matter of this course.)
Salary : Undergraduate Stipend (non-seniority) $8,000.00
Application Deadline : January 19, 2018
Submit with Application : Internal Applicants
• CV (required)External Applicants
• CV (required)
• Cover Letter (required)*
• Letters of Reference (required)
• Evidence of good teaching, esp. teaching evaluations from institutions other than Laurier; these are used in the assessment process.


* Please structure your cover letter to explain how your qualifications and experience relate to criteria A-D of the “ASSESSMENT OF CAS CANDIDATES UNDER 13.5.1”. A copy of the assessment template is available upon request from

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 to:

Dr. Andrew Robinson

c/o Melissa Weaver

*Please indicate in the subject line the Course Number and Posting ID number.

Questions can be directed to Melissa at 519-756-8228 ext.5537, or by e-mail

ALL applicants shall apply electronically.

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 4, 2018Posting Ends :January 19, 2018Please 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 Tania Iezzi, Administrative Assistant to the Dean, Faculty of Liberal Arts,

All course offerings will be contingent on adequate student registration and subject to budgetary funding.

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