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Sessional Instructors, 2018 Winter Session Courses, Department of Sociology

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Job ID: 12360

Updated: April 3, 2017

Location: Main Campus

Position Description

The Department of Sociology in the Faculty of Arts seeks to fill the following sessional instructor positions in the following Sociology and Law and Society programs during the 2018 Winter Session:

  • One section of Law and Society 201 Introduction to Legal Studies
    Location: Calgary campus. Scheduling: TR 09:30 - 10:45
  • One section of Law and Society 203 Introduction to Legal Knowledge
    Location: Calgary campus. Scheduling: MWF 10:00 - 10:50

When applying, applicants should submit a note by email specifying the position(s) for which they are applying and any scheduling constraints that would have to be taken into consideration. Applicants who have taught for the Department of Sociology and Law and Society over the past two years do not need to submit any other information.

Applicants who have not taught for the Department of Sociology over the past two years should also submit the following:

  • Cover letter specifying their qualification for a particular teaching appointment
  • Up-to-date curriculum vitae
  • Names and contact information of three referees
  • Evidence of teaching proficiency (such as recent course evaluations)

Please send application materials to:

Jordan Bell,
Department Manager,
Department of Sociology,
University of Calgary,
Calgary, AB T2N 1N4

The application deadline is 4:00 p.m. on Friday, March 31, 2017.

The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)

Additional Information

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