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Course Instructor: LY207 BR: Law and Social Movement

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Author pmnationtalk
Date October 6, 2019
Type Term
Company Wilfrid Laurier University
Salary $8226.45 - Per Week
Location Brantford, ON
Category Education/Administrative
Client Wilfrid Laurier University
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Course Instructor: LY207 BR: Law and Social Movement

Posting ID : 11285
Position Title : Course Instructor: LY207 BR: Law and Social Movement
Faculty/Academic Area : Faculty of Liberal Arts
Department : Law and Society
Term : January 1, 2020 – April 30, 2020
Days/Times : Mondays and Wednesdays 4:00pm – 5:20pm
Campus : Brantford
Hours per week/Hours Total : 3/36
Anticipated Class Size : 100
Additional Course Requirements : None
Position Summary : This course will examine the intersection of law and social movements, specifically the legal regulation of social movements and how social movements have used the law to achieve their goals, and the effects that these efforts have had on social and legal change. The course may address the women’s movement, civil rights movements, queer movement, indigenous peoples’ movements, environmental movement, and religious movements, among others.
Qualifications – Required : Master’s Degree
Qualifications – Other : MA in a relevant academic discipline OR LLB along with significant work experience in a field directly related to course content. Preference will be given to applicants with a background in interdisciplinary study and/or research.
Salary : $8226.45
Application Deadline : October 15, 2019
Submit with Application : Required for All Applicants

  • CV
Required for External Applicants
  • Cover Letter
  • Names and Contact Information for Referees
  • Teaching Dossier, including Course Evaluations

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:
Dr. Jonathan Lavery
c/o Nicole Morgan
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 : October 1, 2019
Posting Ends : October 15, 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.
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 Tania Iezzi, Senior 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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