PD400 OC1: Research Methods II (Qualitative Methods and Legal Research)

Wilfrid Laurier University

Canada

February 10, 2022

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PD400 OC1: Research Methods II (Qualitative Methods and Legal Research)

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Date: Jan 25, 2022

Location: Other, CA

Company: Wilfrid Laurier University

Faculty/Academic Area: Faculty of Human & Social Sciences

Department : N/A

Campus: Other

Employee Group: WLUFA

Requisition ID: 3112

Position Title: PD400 OC1: Research Methods II (Qualitative Methods and Legal Research)

Term: Spring 2022 (May 2 – July 26, 2022)

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

Anticipated Class Size: 125

Additional Course Requirements: None

Posted on: January 25, 2022

Posting ends: February 10, 2022

Position Summary:

This course provides students with training in qualitative and legal research methodologies. The content of this course is divided into three sections. The first segment is designed to introduce students to the various epistemological differences between qualitative and quantitative methodology. The second segment exposes students to qualitative research design including research ethics, theoretical grounding, data collection techniques and organization, and interpretation and reporting of data findings. The third section provides students with the opportunity to build on their knowledge, communication and analytical skills to make effective and legally defensible arguments.

Qualifications – Required: Master's Degree

Qualifications – Discipline: Public Administration, Public Safety, Criminology, Leadership, Psychology, Social Sciences

Qualifications - Other: Doctorate preferred. Significant work experience and/or research in a field related to course content, specifically in qualitative analysis and research methods, and the application in public safety organizations. Experience teaching online courses.

Salary: $5184

Application Deadline: February 10, 2022

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Required for All Applicants

  • CV (required)
  • Required for External Applicants

  • Names and Contact Information for Referees
  • Evidence of Good Teaching
  • Optional

  • 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.

    Applications may be addressed to:

    Dr. Scott Blandford

    Public Safety

    Wilfrid Laurier University

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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.

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    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:

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    All Laurier employees and students are required to comply with the University's Covid-19 mandatory vaccination policy. Prior to attending Laurier's campuses in-person, you must provide proof of your vaccination status. Prior to becoming fully vaccinated, you will be required to participate in and comply with the University's rapid testing program and follow all recommended additional health and safety protocols. Details about the mandatory vaccination requirements can be found on Laurier's website.

    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.

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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,...