DH200 Digital Narratives (Winter 2020)

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Author pmnationtalk
Date May 17, 2019
Type Full Time
Company Wilfrid Laurier University
Location Waterloo, ON
Category Education / Teaching - K-12 and other training
Client Wilfrid Laurier University
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Posting ID : 10356
Position Title : DH200 Digital Narratives (Winter 2020)
Faculty/Academic Area : Faculty of Arts
Department : History
Term : January 1, 2020 – April 30, 2020
Days/Times : Mon/Wed 1:30-2:20 pm
Campus : Waterloo
Hours per week/Hours Total : 3/36
Anticipated Class Size : 100
Additional Course Requirements : Tutorial
Notes on Additional Course Requirements : Instructor will also lead a 1 hour tutorial each week
Position Summary : The internet allows the collection and expression of more voices, stories, and experiences than ever before. The volume of material, and the variety of technologies available, are also transforming the ways in which these incidents are told, collected, preserved, and transmitted. Creating and interacting within a virtual environment has encouraged a form of digital cosmopolitanism that challenges our notions of tangible space, linear time, and the link between “self” and body. This course will explore diverse methods of understanding and representing identity, time, and place across different disciplines and different digital media. Students will learn and gain hands-on experience with key apps and other software tools and produce their own digital projects. (No specific computer expertise is required.)
Qualifications – Required : Master’s Degree
Qualifications – Discipline : History, Digital Humanities
Qualifications – Other : Research expertise and/or prior teaching experience in the subject matter of the course is an asset, especially with respect to basic content management systems, computer programming and typesetting, analogue and digital graphics and audio.
Salary : $8,100.00
Application Deadline : June 3, 2019 at 4:00 pm
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. Darren Mulloy, Chair
Department of History
Please send all materials in a single PDF document by email only to historyhiring@wlu.ca. Only applications in a single PDF document will be considered.
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 17, 2019
Posting Ends : May 31, 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 artsinfo@wlu.ca.
All course offerings will be contingent on adequate student registration and subject to budgetary funding.

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