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Contract Academic Staff Appointments, Fall 2019/Winter 2020 - Arts First Program

Date of Posting: July 10, 2019
Position: Contract Academic Staff

In Fall 2018, the Faculty of Arts launched its Arts First initiative, aimed at building a student’s foundational competencies in communication and analysis during their first year at university. Each incoming Arts student will take a section of ARTS 130 - Inquiry and Communication and a section of ARTS 140 - Information and Analysis in small-group classroom settings. For more information on the Arts First program, please see this page: https://uwaterloo.ca/arts-first/

St. Jerome’s University invites applications for contract teaching appointments in the Arts First program during the 2019 Fall Term and 2020 Winter Term.


Available Courses: 2019 Fall Term    NOTE: Due to scheduling needs, the deadline for ARTS 140, Fall 2019 has been revised to 12:00 PM on Tuesday, July 16, 2019. 
Start Date: September 1, 2019
End Date: December 31, 2019

 

Department/Program

Course Name and Number

Anticipated Class Size

1.

Arts First

Information and Analysis (ARTS 140)

25


Available Courses: 2020 Winter Term
Start Date: January 1, 2020
End Date: April 30, 2020

 

Department/Program

Course Name and Number

Anticipated Class Size

1.

Arts First

Inquiry and Communication (ARTS 130)

25

2.

Arts First

Information and Analysis (ARTS 140)

25


Per Course Stipend: $8,547 plus 4% vacation pay = $8,888.88
Total # of Classroom Hours: 36

Qualifications:
The successful candidate will normally have a completed PhD or PhD candidacy in an area of specialization related to the course.

Application:
In accordance with the Collective Agreement between St. Jerome’s University and the St. Jerome’s University Academic Staff Association (Contract Academic Staff Unit), consideration of applicants will include an assessment of academic credentials, previous performance, experience, and support for the mission of St. Jerome’s University.

To apply for the available Arts First courses, please provide the following:

  1. a title of your proposed course and a brief description (150-300 words);
  2. a letter detailing your interest in and suitability for the position;
  3. a curriculum vitae with contact information; and
  4. evidence of positive teaching performance, such as teaching evaluations, letters of recommendation, statement of teaching philosophy, and previous syllabi where applicable.

Note:

  • Candidates who have not previously taught at St. Jerome’s University may be asked to supply letters of reference, or give permission for the Employer to contact referees by telephone or email.
  • If applying for more than one course from all courses currently available to Contract Academic Staff, only one application is needed, but your application letter must specify the course(s) [title and code] you are interested in teaching.

Deadline:
All applications must be submitted electronically by July 29, 2019 [NOTE: Due to scheduling needs, the deadline for ARTS 140, Fall 2019 has been revised to 12:00 PM on Tuesday, July 16, 2019], to Christine Schwendinger, Academic Administration Coordinator, St. Jerome’s University (cschwen@uwaterloo.ca).

Further Information:
St. Jerome’s University is committed to the principles of employment equity, and in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements this advertisement is directed in the first instance to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. Candidates requiring accommodation should contact the Human Resources Advisor. The University respects, appreciates, and encourages diversity.

For more information on St. Jerome’s University, visit www.sju.ca.

Last Submission Date: 
Monday, 29 Jul, 2019