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Sessional Instructors, Fall 2024 and Winter 2025, Department of Political Science - Indigenous Studies

Job ID: 31834
Location: Main Campus
Updated May 14, 2024

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We would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge the traditional territories of the people of the Treaty 7 region in Southern Alberta.
The City of Calgary is also home to Métis Nation of Alberta, Districts 5 and 6.

Description

The Department of Political Science – Indigenous Studies invites applications for sessional instructors to teach the following courses in Fall 2024 (August 26, 2024 – December 24, 2024) and Winter 2025 (Jan 6, 2025 – April 28, 2025). All courses listed will be taught in-person and require instructor presence on campus during class times. 

Courses of Instruction:
Fall 2024

  • INDG 201 (LEC 01) – Introduction to Indigenous Studies, Tuesdays and Thursdays; 14:00 to 15:15  
  • INDG 201 (LEC 02, Restricted to Indigenous Student Access Program students) – Introduction to Indigenous Studies, Tuesdays and Thursdays; 11:00 to 12:15  
  • INDG 303 (LEC 01) – Indigenous Ways of Knowing; Tuesdays and Thursdays; 14:00 to 15:15   

Winter 2025 – Block Week (January 6, 2025 to January 10, 2025)

  • INDG 303 (LEC 02) – Indigenous Ways of Knowing; Monday to Friday; 8:30 to 16:30

Winter 2025

  • INDG 201 (LEC 01) – Introduction to Indigenous Studies, Tuesdays and Thursdays; 11:00 to 12:15  
  • INDG 303 (LEC 01) – Indigenous Ways of Knowing; Tuesdays and Thursdays; 14:00 to 15:15   
  • INDG 343 (LEC 01) – Indigenous Law in Canada, Tuesdays and Thursdays; 15:30 to 18:15  

Position Requirements:

  • Phd in in Indigenous Studies or a related field; strong candidates with an MA may also be considered
  • Experience teaching undergraduate courses at a university level 

For course descriptions, please refer to the University Calendar; https://calendar.ucalgary.ca/courses 

Please note that the courses are tentative, pending sufficient enrollments.

For salary information, please refer to TUCFA's Collective Agreement, Schedule B. As per the Collective Agreement, the Faculty of Arts adheres to the right of first refusal terms (Section 23.12.1 and 23.12.2) for Sessional Appointments. 

Application Process:

All applicants must provide a letter specifying the course(s) and session(s) of interest (in order of preference), outlining their qualifications to teach each course. Applicants who have taught in the Department within the past two years need not provide anything further, although more information may be requested later in the selection process.

New applicants must submit: 

  • A current CV containing relevant teaching experience (e.g., courses taught, textbooks used, where and when taught). 
  • Names and contact information for 3 potential referees; and
  • Teaching evaluations (if available)

Doctoral students must have successfully completed their candidacy exams prior to the beginning of the term in question for their applications to be given consideration. They should also have discussed their application with their supervisor and include a letter of support from their supervisors with their application. Those who have completed the Instructional Skills Workshop at the Teaching and Learning Centre will also be given special consideration.

Please submit your letter and any required application documents online (in pdf form) using the “Apply Now” link. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please note that the application process allows for only four attachments, which may require you to merge documents.

Application deadline: May 29, 2024

The University of Calgary has launched an institution-wide Indigenous Strategy committing to creating a rich, vibrant, and culturally competent campus that welcomes and supports Indigenous Peoples, encourages Indigenous community partnerships, is inclusive of Indigenous perspectives in all that we do.

As an equitable and inclusive employer, 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. In particular, we encourage members of the designated groups (women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible/racialized minorities, and diverse sexual orientation and gender identities) to apply. To ensure a fair and equitable assessment, we offer accommodation at any stage during the recruitment process to applicants with disabilities. Questions regarding [diversity] EDI at UCalgary can be sent to the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion ([email protected]) and requests for accommodations can be sent to Human Resources ([email protected]).

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)

For a listing of all academic opportunities at the University of Calgary, view our Academic Careers website. For more information about the Faculty of Arts, click here. 

About the University of Calgary

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About Calgary, Alberta

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