Course Instructor – PO369 Domestic and Regional Politics of the Middle East

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Author ahnationtalk
Date June 2, 2018
Type Full Time
Company Wilfrid Laurier University
Salary $8,100 - Annual
Location Waterloo, ON
Category Miscellaneous
Client Wilfrid Laurier University
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Posting ID : 8878
Position Title : Course Instructor – PO369 Domestic and Regional Politics of the Middle East
Faculty/Academic Area : Faculty of Arts
Department : Political Science
Term : January 1 to December 31, 2019
Days/Times : Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4:00-5:20 pm
Campus : Waterloo
Hours per week/Hours Total : 3 / 36
Anticipated Class Size : 60
Additional Course Requirements : None
Position Summary : This course investigates the seismic shifts in the contemporary politics of the Middle East. Despite the optimism expressed in recent years, the Middle East remains a region fraught with enduring contradictions and challenges. The course’s focus on contemporary political life in the context of current social and political fault lines and relations will aid students in arriving at a more nuanced understanding of Middle East politics and in dismantling common stereotypes about the region.
Qualifications – Required : Master’s Degree
Qualifications – Areas of Specialization : Political Science
Salary : $8,100
Application Deadline : June 4, 2018
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 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. Patricia Goff, Chair, Political Science;

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.

While we appreciate all expressions of interest in teaching this course, only the successful candidate will be contacted.

Posted on : May 18, 2018
Posting Ends : June 4, 2018
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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