ID/SOJE205 BR – Indigenous Peoples & The Academy (Winter 2022)

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ID/SOJE205 BR – Indigenous Peoples & The Academy (Winter 2022)

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date November 25, 2021
Deadline November 28, 2021
Type Full Time
Company Wilfrid Laurier University
Salary $8414.99 - Annual
Location Brantford, ON
Category Miscellaneous
Client Wilfrid Laurier University
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Date: Nov 25, 2021
Location: Brantford, CA
Company: Wilfrid Laurier University
Faculty/Academic Area: Faculty of Liberal Arts
Department: Indigenous Studies
Campus: Brantford
Employee Group: WLUFA
Requisition ID: 2299
Position Title: ID/SOJE205 BR – Indigenous Peoples & The Academy
Department: Indigenous Studies
Term: Winter 2022 (January 1 – April 30)
Days/Times: Wednesdays and Fridays, 1:00PM – 2:20PM (ON CAMPUS DELIVERY)
Hours per week/Hours Total: 3 per week/36 total
Anticipated Class Size: 120
Additional Course Requirements: None
Posted on: September 27, 2021
Posting ends: November 28, 2021

Position Summary:

This course explores how western-trained academics in disciplines such as anthropology, archaeology, medicine, and social work, among others, have shaped popular images of Indigenous people. It offers a brief history of academic research in Indigenous communities, followed by an examination of how Indigeneity, Indigenous knowledge, repatriation of cultural and intellectual property, research ethics, “Indigenization,” and community-based research can reshape current relationships between Indigenous peoples and the academy.

Qualifications – Required: Master’s Degree

Qualifications – Other: Preference will be given to First Nations, Métis, and Inuit (FNMI) people who are accountable to, and have strong ties with, Indigenous communities, and who can clearly articulate their pedagogy for mobilizing FNMI knowledge.

Salary: $8414.99 (stipend)

Application Deadline: November 28, 2021

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.

To Apply: Address Applications to:

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

Dr. Percy Lezard, c/o Celine Taillefer-Travers

[email protected].

Please indicate the course number in the email subject line. Questions can be directed to Celine Taillefer-Travers by email ([email protected]).

This appointment is in accordance with the Contract Teaching Faculty and Part-time Librarians Collective Agreement, for which the Wilfrid Laurier Faculty Association (WLUFA) is the exclusive bargaining agent.  All applicants are assessed using both the “Appendix H: Assessment of CTF Candidates under 13.6.1” in the collective agreement and the program specific rubric. Candidates should review these documents and ensure the information required is easily accessible in the application. 

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