Intercultural Studies

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The Department of Modern Languages and Classics is seeking an instructor to teach the following course ICST 1000 to be taught during the Spring of 2021 (3 May – 19 Jun 2021).

PLEASE NOTE that this course will be taught remotely and not in-person, (asynchronous delivery). 

Course: ICST 1000
Course title:  Foundations of Intercultural Communication
Department: Department of Modern Languages and Classics, Faculty of Arts, Saint Mary’s University.
Semester: SPRING 2021 dates: 3 May – 19 Jun 2021

Academic Calendar Description:  Foundations of Intercultural Communication – Students are introduced to the study of intercultural communication in domestic and global contexts. Students learn about the various dimensions of culture and identity. They examine how differing cultures, languages, and social patterns influence the way individuals relate among themselves as members of groups and with members of other ethnic and cultural groups. The development of interpersonal skills for communicating effectively across cultures is emphasized.

Requirements for position: We require that candidates have at least a Master’s Degree in a related field, and a demonstrated record of success at university-level teaching

Remuneration: In accordance with CUPE Local 3912 Collective agreement (16.06), priority will be given to part-time faculty colleagues who are on the Department’s precedence list.

Application deadline March 16 2021

How to Apply:

Applications are invited in the first instance from part-time faculty colleagues on the Saint Mary’s precedence list. Applicants who currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a cover letter and a C.V. Applicants who do not currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a complete application (including a cover letter, CV, proof of academic credentials, name and contact information of three referees, and any evidence of teaching effectiveness).

Submissions are made as a single PDF file sent directly via email to:
Dr. Myles McCallum, Chair: and cc’ed to

Saint Mary’s University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary’s University encourages applications from qualified women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and people with disabilities. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.