Sessional Instructor, Native Studies, Faculty of Arts
The Faculty of Arts is seeking a qualified sessional instructor to teach the
following course at the Brandon University Campus for the 2021/22 Fall
session. Please apply by submitting a letter of application, curriculum vitae,
evidence of teaching attainment, copies of transcripts, indication of Canadian
citizenship or immigration status, and the names and contact information of
three referees in a single pdf file to the individual named below each
specific course. The course will run based on sufficient enrollment and
budgetary approval. For exact course times, please consult the Registration
Guide at https: // www. brandonu.ca/registration/
The normal mode of course delivery is in-person; however, given the
uncertainties inherent in the current pandemic, applicants should also be
prepared to teach in an online synchronous format.
Qualifications: A PhD is preferred; Master's Degree or equivalent required
Start date: As noted by course in Registration Guide
(Fall term begins September 8, 2021)
Salary: $6,252/3 credit hour course
Application Deadline: July 30, 2021
68:260 ISSUES IN TEACHING NATIVE LANGUAGES Fall Term
This course is primarily for language teachers and students planning to become
language teachers. In this course we look at issues including: language
immersion versus teaching the language structure; writing systems;
standardizing writing systems and course materials to facilitate sharing among
communities; and the role of Elders, community, etc. Classroom discussion is
based on videos, short papers, and personal experiences in the language
classroom. Please apply to Dr. Rosanne Gasse at Gasse@BrandonU.ca.
Brandon University is committed to equity, welcomes diversity, and hires on
the basis of merit. All qualified individuals who may contribute to the
diversification of the University, especially women, persons with
disabilities, Indigenous persons, racialized persons, and persons of all
sexual orientations and genders are encouraged to apply. Canadian citizens and
permanent residents are given priority. Evidence of citizenship must be
We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment.
This starts with the hiring process. If you require an accommodation during
any phase of the evaluation process, please indicate it in your cover letter.
All information received related to an accommodation is kept confidential. To
ensure this employment opportunity is accessible to all interested
individuals, this posting is available in an alternate format upon request.
Posted July 19, 2021