GS220: Being Human: Cultural Analysis in a Global Age (Tutorials)

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Author pmnationtalk
Date May 18, 2019
Type Full Time
Company Wilfrid Laurier University
Location Waterloo, ON
Category Human Resources
Client Wilfrid Laurier University
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GS220: Being Human: Cultural Analysis in a Global Age (Tutorials)

Posting ID : 10541
Position Title : GS220: Being Human: Cultural Analysis in a Global Age (Tutorials)
Faculty/Academic Area : Faculty of Arts
Department : Global Studies
Term : Fall 2019
Days/Times : Wednesdays – T1: 11:30AM to 12:20PM; T2: 12:30 to 1:20PM; T3 1:30 to 2:20PM
Campus : Waterloo
Hours per week/Hours Total : 3/36
Anticipated Class Size : 25 per tutorial
Additional Course Requirements : None
Position Summary :

WLUFA Part-time Instructor – Tutorials – GS220: Being Human: Cultural Analysis in a Global Age (Tutorials)

Course Description:
A multi-disciplinary introduction to some key concepts and theories used in global studies to understand humans as social and cultural beings. Emphasis is placed on the impacts of European imperialism and colonialism on cultures and on the concepts available for thinking about these issues. The course addresses topics such as cosmology, kinship, gender, race, modernity, nationhood, liberalism, and the politics of cultural recognition.

Regular responsibilities include offering supplemental explanation to support student learning of course content, facilitating tutorial discussions and related activities, consulting with students, and marking/grading; the tutorial instructor(s) will also be expected to meet with the course lecturer on a regular basis throughout the term.

Qualifications – Required : Master’s Degree
Qualifications – Discipline : Humanities or Social Sciences
Qualifications – Areas of Specialization : culture, societ, and social relations or related field; previous teaching experience preferred
Salary : $2,700/tutorial (3 tutorials = one stipend $8,100)
Application Deadline : May 31, 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

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: GS PTAC Hiring Committee and email application to
ALL APPLICATIONS must be submitted electronically now (as per Article of the most recent Collective Agreement)
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 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.
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All course offerings will be contingent on adequate student registration and subject to budgetary funding.

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