AN120 Greatest Party in the World (Winter 2023)

Wilfrid Laurier University

Canada

August 8, 2022

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AN120 Greatest Party in the World (Winter 2023)

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Date: Jul 25, 2022

Location: Waterloo, CA

Company: Wilfrid Laurier University

Faculty/Academic Area: Faculty of Arts

Department : Anthropology

Campus: Waterloo

Employee Group: WLUFA

Requisition ID: 4743

Position Title: AN120: Greatest Party in the World

Term: Winter (Jan. 1 – Apr. 30 2023)

Days/Times: Mon/Wed/Friday 10:30-11:20am

Hours per week/Hours Total: 3 per week/36 total

Anticipated Class Size: 80

Additional Course Requirements: None

Posted on: July 25 2022

Posting ends: August 8 2022

Position Summary:

Introduces students to Brazilian popular culture by exploring the social relevance of things such as carnival, soccer, and prime-time soap operas in national identity formation. At the same time, the course addresses the contested character of these social practices by looking at their potentially subversive use in the context of cultural resistance to dominant ideas. It fosters understanding of people's uses of cultural practices in the negotiation of power imbalances and alternative values.

Qualifications – Required: MA; PhD preferred

Qualifications – Discipline: Sociocultural Anthropology or related discipline

Qualifications - Areas of Specialization: popular culture in Brazil and/or Latin America

Salary: $8414.99

Application Deadline: August 8 2022

Submit with Application:

Required for All Applicants

  • CV (required)
  • Required for External Applicants

  • Names and Contact Information for Referees
  • Evidence of Good Teaching (eg course evaluations, awards, one-page statement about pedagogical approach)
  • Cover letter
  • Sample course outline (2 page maximum)
  • Optional

  • Teaching Dossier (strongly recommended)
  • 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.

    Applications may be addressed to Dr. Sara Matthews

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    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.

    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.

    Wilfrid Laurier University endeavors to fill positions with qualified candidates who have a combination of education, experience, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position while demonstrating Laurier's Employee Success Factors.

    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 from equity deserving groups. 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 indigenous@wlu.ca. Candidates from other equity deserving 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. We have strived to make our application process accessible, however if you require any assistance applying for a position or would like this job posting in an alternative format, please contact Human Resources at hr@wlu.ca.

    All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. 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.

    Members of the designated groups must self-identify to the appropriate Dean(s) to be considered for employment equity.

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

    Members of the Contract Teaching Faculty bargaining unit:

    Laurier's mandatory vaccination policy paused May 1. Should public health recommendations change, vaccination requirements can be brought back on short notice. While proof of vaccination requirements paused May 1, Laurier community members should remain up to date with their COVID-19 vaccinations, including booster doses, as recommended by public health. The university reserves the right to re-implement the vaccination requirement at any time in response to public health conditions. Effective July 1, masks will no longer be mandatory for students, faculty, staff and visitors at Wilfrid Laurier University. The university's current face covering requirement will be lifted at all of our campuses and locations, subject to any changes in public health conditions.

    In-person teaching will be supported by classroom safety and hygiene protocols aligned with public health guidelines in effect at the time and will adhere to any COVID-19 related university policies including the COVID-19 face covering policy. Questions related to classroom safety protocols can be directed to SHERM (shermcovid19@wlu.ca). Questions related to employment accommodation needs can be directed to the confidential Health & Abilities team in Human Resources cgruhl@wlu.ca.

    Should you be interested in learning more about this opportunity, please visit www. wlu.ca/careers for additional information and the online application system. All applications must be submitted online. Please note, a CV and letter of introduction will be required in electronic form.

    All applications shall be reviewed and considered under a set of criteria established by the part-time hiring committee. Only those applicants recommended for a position will be contacted.

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    About the employer

    Origin of Wilfrid Laurier University can be traced back to the establishment of the Evangelical Lutheran Seminary in Waterloo in 1911. The Waterloo Lutheran University was renamed as Wilfrid Laurier University in 1973 in honour of Canada's seventh Prime Minister,...