Course Instructor: HR/YC320 OC1-Children’s Rights

Course Instructor: HR/YC320 OC1-Children’s Rights

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Author pmnationtalk
Date January 27, 2021
Deadline February 10, 2021
Type Full Time
Company Wilfrid Laurier University
Salary $5,133 - Annual
Location Other, CA
Category Human Resources
Client Wilfrid Laurier University
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Date: Jan 26, 2021
Location: Other, CA
Company: Wilfrid Laurier University
Position Title : Course Instructor: HR/YC320 OC1-Children’s Rights
Faculty/Academic Area : Faculty of Liberal Arts
Department: Human Rights
Term: Spring (May 10-August 16, 2021)
Campus: Online Learning
Hours per week/HoursTotal: 3/36
Anticipated Class Size : 70
Additional Course Requirements : None

Position Summary :

This course explores the theory and practice of children’s rights in North America, other world regions and international law (especially the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child). Topics will include: the concept of childhood, the evolution of children’s rights, and contemporary issues, such as child labour, prostitution and sex trafficking, slavery, juvenile justice, and child soldiers.

Qualifications -Required : Master’s Degree

Qualifications -Other : MA in a related discipline and at least ONE of the following with respect to the subject matter of the course: i) a record of scholarly research or ii) prior postsecondary teaching experience.

Salary : $5,133
Application Deadline : February 10, 2021

Submit with Application :

Required for All Applicants
CV with current contact info (required for all applicants)
Cover Letter (optional)*
Teaching Dossier (optional; but it is used in evaluating candidates)
Evidence of good teaching (required for external applicants)**
Names and contact information for referees (required for external applicants)

*Structure cover letter to CLEARLY explain how your qualifications and experience relate to the position.
**Non-Laurier teaching evals must include official reports of evaluation for all courses taught in the last 3 years.

Applicants will be required to submit proof of academic credentials for highest degree prior to being awarded a contract.

It is recommended that applicants include this verification with their application.

To Apply : Address Applications to:

Dr. Andrew Robinson
c/o Alicia Schiassi
[email protected]

Please indicate in the subject line the course number and posting ID.

DO NOT CLICK THE “APPLY NOW” BUTTON TO APPLY TO THIS POSITION.Please submit the application via the email below.

This appointment is in accordance with the Part-time Contract Academic StaffCollective Agreement, for which the Wilfrid Laurier Faculty Association (WLUFA) isthe exclusive bargaining agent.

Posted on : January 26, 2021
Posting Ends : February 10, 2021

Please Note:

All applicants are assessed using Appendix H of the Contract Teaching Faculty and Part-time Librarians Collective Agreement. Candidates should consult WLU “Appendix H: Assessment of CTF Candidates” and ensure the information required is easily accessible in the application. https://www.wlu.ca/about/working-at-laurier/assets/resources/collective-agreement-wlufa-part-time-cas-and-librarians.html

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 [email protected] 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 [email protected]

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 [email protected]

All course offerings will be contingent on adequate student registration and subject to budgetary funding.

Members of the Contract Teaching Faculty bargaining unit:

During this time of remote learning environment, the PTACs do not have access to Official Files. If there are documents you submitted to your Official File you would like the PTAC to use in the review of your application, you will need to include those documents when applying for positions.

Courses posted with the letters “OC” following the course number, are designated Online Courses. If the posting is absent of “OC” it is a course normally taught on campus, but during COVID-19 this course may be taught remotely. Courses created specifically for online instruction have been collaboratively designed by a content expert (normally a faculty member) and an instructional designer and digital media and educational technology specialists. Online course development is guided by instructional design strategies and makes use of pedagogically led technology. Online courses are intentionally developed for instructors and students to be separated by space (location) and/or time (often both).

Remote instruction, as the term is used here, uses technology-enabled tools and software to facilitate course delivery when in-person instruction is not possible in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. “Remote” instruction is not directly comparable to “online course” instruction. The difference is not in the quality of the content, but in the design of content delivery.

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