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Sessional Instructors, International Indigenous Studies Program, Department of Political Science

Job ID: 12845

Updated: May 11, 2017

Location: Main Campus

Position Description

The Department of Political Science is inviting applications for sessional instructors to teach the following courses with the International Indigenous Studies Program during the 2017 Fall and 2018 Winter terms. Please note that these courses are subject to funding. The Fall session runs from September 11 to December 8, 2017; the Winter session runs from January 8 to April 13, 2018.

2017 Fall Term

  • INDG 201 L01 - Introduction to Indigenous Studies
    MWF 1000-1050

A multi-disciplinary, theoretical and empirical overview of the situations, perspectives, and aspirations of selected Indigenous peoples with a focus on the Canadian context.

  • INDG 201 L02 - Introduction to Indigenous Studies  
    Tu/Thr 1400-1515

A multi-disciplinary, theoretical and empirical overview of the situations, perspectives, and aspirations of selected Indigenous peoples with a focus on the Canadian context.

2018 Winter Term

  • INDG 201 - Introduction to Indigenous Studies  
    MWF 1000-1050

A multi-disciplinary, theoretical and empirical overview of the situations, perspectives, and aspirations of selected Indigenous peoples with a focus on the Canadian context.

  • INDG 399 - Special Topics in International Indigenous Studies
    Tu/Thr 1100-1215

Selected themes in International Indigenous studies.  May focus on Indigenous peoples of only one country.

  • INDG 415 - Indigenous Ethics and Protocol  
    Tu/Thr 1400-1515

Examines principles underlying Indigenous ethics and academic and local research protocols. Including indigenous ways of knowing, indigenous methodologies, notions of relationship, spirituality, community, and responsibility in academic research, teaching and learning when collaborating with Indigenous peoples.

  • INDG 502 - Selected Topics in Canadian Indigenous Studies
    Mondays 1200-1445

Investigation of selected topics in Indigenous issues in Canada.

Applicants should provide a letter specifying the course(s) and session(s) of interest, their qualifications to teach each course, a list of and dates for all courses previously taught at the University of Calgary and any scheduling constraints that would need to be taken into consideration. For topics courses, please submit a statement of interest indicating the specific topic and brief description of the proposed focus for the course.

Applicants who have taught in the program within the past two years need not provide anything further. Other applicants should include the following with their letter:

  • Current CV
  • Name and contact information for three potential referees
  • Teaching evaluations (if available).

Note: Courses that do not reach enrolment requirements will be cancelled. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Applications (email applications are preferred) should be forwarded to:

Ella Wensel, Manager, Administrative Services,
Department of Political Science,
University of Calgary,
Calgary, AB, T2N 2N4,
Email: ewensel@ucalgary.ca

The application deadline is 4:00 PM June 9, 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)

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About the University of Calgary
 
The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to become one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. Ranked as the top young university in Canada and North America, the University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit ucalgary.ca.
 
About Calgary, Alberta

Ranked the 5th most livable city in the world, Calgary is one of the world's cleanest cities and one of the best cities in Canada to raise a family. Calgary is a city of leaders - in business, community, philanthropy and volunteerism. Calgarians benefit from a growing number of world-class dining and cultural events and enjoy more days of sunshine per year than any other major Canadian city. Calgary is less than an hour's drive from the majestic Rocky Mountains and boasts the most extensive urban pathway and bikeway network in North America. 

 

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