PP203 A – Social and Political Theory

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Author pmnationtalk
Date November 11, 2019
Type Part Time
Company Wilfrid Laurier University
Salary 8226.45 - Honorarium
Location Waterloo, ON
Category Education / Teaching - K-12 and other training
Client Wilfrid Laurier University
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PP203 A – Social and Political Theory

Posting ID : 11367
Position Title : PP203 A – Social and Political Theory
Faculty/Academic Area : Faculty of Arts
Department : Philosophy
Term : Winter 2020 (January 1 – April 30)
Days/Times : TR 5:30 p.m. – 6:50 p.m.50
Campus : Waterloo
Hours per week/Hours Total : 3/36
Anticipated Class Size : 50
Additional Course Requirements : None
Position Summary : Analysis and critical evaluation of key socio-political concepts: the state, civil society, power and authority, individual freedom, property, human rights, justice, democracy, liberalism, conservatism, authoritarianism versus totalitarianism. Ideas of theorists like Plato, Hobbes, Hegel, Marx, Rawls, and others will be discussed.
Qualifications – Required : Doctoral Degree
Qualifications – Discipline : Philosophy
Salary : 8226.45
Application Deadline : November 12, 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
  • Teaching Dossier
  • Sample Course Outline (2-pages maximum)

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.

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This appointment is in accordance with the Contract Teaching Faculty Collective Agreement, for which the Wilfrid Laurier Faculty Association (WLUFA) is the exclusive bargaining agent.
Posted on : November 6, 2019
Posting Ends : November 12, 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 Contract Teaching Faculty (CTF) 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 jbecker@wlu.ca. 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 equity@wlu.ca.
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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