PO264 - Practice of Politics in Canada (Winter 2023)
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Date: Aug 3, 2022
Location: Waterloo, CA
Company: Wilfrid Laurier University
Faculty/Academic Area: Faculty of Arts
Department : Political Science
Employee Group: WLUFA
Requisition ID: 4777
Position Title: PO264 Practice of Politics in Canada
Term: Winter 2023 (January 1- April 30)
Days/Times: Thursday 7:00 - 9:50 pm
Hours per week/Hours Total: 3 per week/36 total
Anticipated Class Size: 125
Posted on: August 3, 2022
Posting ends: August 10, 2022
Position Summary: This course confronts the real world of Canadian
politics and government through an examination of enduring and contemporary
political challenges. Topics may include issues relating to the management of
diversity in Canadian society (e.g., gender, ethnicity and First Nations),
the response of state institutions to a more active citizenry, and the
engagement of Canadian actors in the global community.
Qualifications - Required: Ph.D
Qualifications - Discipline: Political Science or Canadian Studies
Application Deadline: August 10, 2022
Required for All Applicants
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.
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Please submit the application via the email below.
Applications may be addressed to:
Dr. Andrea Brown, Chair,
Department of Political Science
Wilfrid Laurier University
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
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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
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
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Should you be interested in learning more about this opportunity, please visit
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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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