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GS221: The Cosmopolitan Village? (Tutorials)

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Author pmnationtalk
Date May 18, 2019
Type Full Time
Company Wilfrid Laurier University
Location Waterloo, ON
Category Business / Management
Client Wilfrid Laurier University
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GS221: The Cosmopolitan Village? (Tutorials)

Posting ID : 10539
Position Title : GS221: The Cosmopolitan Village? (Tutorials)
Faculty/Academic Area : Faculty of Arts
Department : Global Studies
Term : Winter 2020
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: GS221 The Cosmopolitan Village? (Tutorials)

Course Description:
What is the place of culture in the process of globalization, which seems simultaneously to be integrating and fragmenting the world? Is there a global cosmopolitan culture emerging, despite the valorization of cultural differences? These are the type of questions that this course addresses. Students will discuss the dreams, visions and imaginings of a shared global culture, but also the hard cultural differences that refuse to go away.

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 : globalization of culture, society 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 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: 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.
To obtain a copy of this job posting in accessible format, please contact
All course offerings will be contingent on adequate student registration and subject to budgetary funding.

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