Irish Studies

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Saint Mary’s University
Irish Studies

CUPE 3912 Job Posting for Part-Time Instructor

Course: IRST 1203.1/ACST 1203.1
SCOTTISH GAELIC – INTRODUCTORY I
Department: Irish Studies, Faculty of Arts, Saint Mary’s University.
Semester: Fall, September 5 to December 18, 2018
Schedule: Lectures – 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays

Academic Calendar Description:
This course gives the student an introduction to the structure and use of Scottish Gaelic in a Nova Scotia context. Topics covered include grammar and conversation basics, traditional and new Gaelic songs, and conversation aimed at specific social occasions and locations.
Additional Details:
This course is cross-listed with Atlantic Canada Studies.

Qualifications:
A postgraduate degree (Master’s level minimum) or its equivalent and a thorough knowledge of the subject with relevant teaching experience. Applications are invited in the first instance from part-time faculty colleagues who are on the program’s precedence list.
Applicants whose general qualifications have been reviewed by the university within the past three years need send only a short letter of application indicating what their specific qualifications are in accordance with those stated above. Other applicants should include a curriculum vitae and arrange for three letters of reference to be submitted on their behalf.
Duties:
Duties and responsibilities include teaching, grading, meeting with students.

Remuneration:
Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement between Saint Mary’s University and CUPE 3912

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: irish.studies@smu.ca.

Application deadline: April 11, 2018

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.

CUPE 3912 Job Posting for Part-Time Instructor

Course: IRST 1204.2 /ACST 1204.2
SCOTTISH GAELIC – INTRODUCTORY II
Department: Irish Studies, Faculty of Arts, Saint Mary’s University.
Semester: Winter, January 7 to April 18, 2019
Schedule: Lectures – 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays

Academic Calendar Description:
This course gives the student a continuation of the introduction to the structure and use of Scottish Gaelic in a Nova Scotia context. Topics covered include grammar and conversation basics, traditional and new Gaelic songs, and conversation aimed at specific occasions and locations.
Additional Details:
This course is cross-listed with Atlantic Canada Studies.

Qualifications:
A postgraduate degree (Master’s level minimum) or its equivalent and a thorough knowledge of the subject with relevant teaching experience. Applications are invited in the first instance from part-time faculty colleagues who are on the program’s precedence list.
Applicants whose general qualifications have been reviewed by the university within the past three years need send only a short letter of application indicating what their specific qualifications are in accordance with those stated above. Other applicants should include a curriculum vitae and arrange for three letters of reference to be submitted on their behalf.
Duties:
Duties and responsibilities include teaching, grading, meeting with students.

Remuneration:
Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement between Saint Mary’s University and CUPE 3912

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: irish.studies@smu.ca.

Application deadline: April 11, 2018

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.

CUPE 3912 Job Posting for Part-Time Instructor

Course: IRST 2350.1
Irish Musical Tradition
Department: Irish Studies, Faculty of Arts, Saint Mary’s University.
Semester: Fall, September 5 to December 17, 2018
Schedule: Lectures – 1:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays

Academic Calendar Description:
A survey of Irish Folk music from pre-Christian times to the twentieth century. Areas under investigation shall include folk music as it relates to the wider background of Irish history; folk instruments; song-airs and singers; the structure and ornamentation of Irish folk music; and the role of Irish folk music in its nation’s current musical scene. A knowledge of musical notation and terminology is not a prerequisite.

Additional Details:

Qualifications:
A postgraduate degree (Master’s level minimum) or its equivalent and a thorough knowledge of the subject with relevant teaching experience.
Duties:
Duties and responsibilities include teaching, grading, and meeting with students.

Remuneration:
Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement between Saint Mary’s University and CUPE 3912

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: irish.studies@smu.ca.

Application deadline: April 11, 2018

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.

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SAINT MARY’S UNIVERSITY
Department of History/Irish Studies
Advertisement for Part-Time Teaching

Subject to budgetary approval, the Department of History, in conjunction with Irish Studies, is seeking to staff the following cross-listed course for the 2017-18 academic year:

HIST/IRST 1215.2 Ireland: An Introduction (online).
January 3 – April 20
Candidates must possess a PhD in History and have experience teaching Irish History at the university level. Preference will be given to candidates with online teaching experience and with publications and/or demonstrated research in the field.

Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae and contact information for three academic referrals to:

Chair
Department of History
Saint Mary’s University
Halifax, N.S. B3H 3C3
Fax: (902) 420-5141

POSTING DATE: May 5, 2017
APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 19, 2017

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ACST 3325.2 The Irish and Atlantic Canada
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 1:00pm-2:15pm
January 3 — April 20, 2018

Must possess a graduate degree in a related discipline.
Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae and contact information for two academic references to:
Darryl Leroux
Undergraduate Coordinator
Atlantic Canada Studies
Saint Mary’s University
Halifax, N.S. B3H 3C3
darryl.leroux@smu.ca
Deadline for applications is April 28, 2017

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SAINT MARY’S UNIVERSITY

D’Arcy McGee Chair of Irish Studies
Available Teaching Assignments
Date of Posting: March 7, 2017 ~ Closing Date: March 21, 2017

The D’Arcy McGee Chair of Irish Studies is seeking to staff the following courses for its
2017-2018 Academic Year.

Detailed descriptions of courses are available in the University’s Academic Calendar and on our website at http://www.smu.ca/academics/departments/irish-studies-undergraduate-courses.html (Days and times may be subject to change).

September-December 2017:
IRST 1203.1 SCOTTISH GAELIC INTRODUCTION I 11:30A-12:45P MW

January-April 2018:
IRST 1215.2 IRELAND: AN INTRODUCTION online course online course
IRST 2350.2 IRISH MUSICAL TRADITION 11:30A-12:45P MW

The Program requires the following qualifications as appropriate:

A postgraduate degree (Master’s level minimum) or its equivalent and a thorough knowledge of the subject with relevant teaching experience. Applications are invited in the first instance from part-time faculty colleagues who are on the program’s precedence list.

Applicants whose general qualifications have been reviewed by the university within the past three years need send only a short letter of application indicating what their specific qualifications are in accordance with those stated above. Other applicants should include a curriculum vitae and arrange for three letters of reference to be submitted on their behalf.

These teaching assignments are subject to final budgetary approval.

Please submit applications with an updated c.v. to: Dr. Seán Kennedy, Coordinator, Irish Studies Program, Saint Mary’s University
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 3C3
Telephone: (902) 496-8269 Email: sean.kennedy@smu.ca

Saint Mary’s University
Halifax

Irish Studies Program
Available Teaching Assignments

Date of Posting: March 1, 2016 ~ Closing Date: March 15, 2016

The Irish Studies program is seeking to staff the following courses for the 2016-2017 academic year. Detailed descriptions of courses are available in the University’s Academic Calendar and on our website at http://www.smu.ca/academics/departments/irish-studies-undergraduate-courses.html. (Days and times may be subject to change).

FALL 2016
IRST 1203.1 Scottish Gaelic – Intro I 11:30-12:45 Mondays & Wednesdays
IRST 2350.1 Irish Music Tradition 11:30-12:45 Tuesdays & Thursdays

Winter 2017
IRST 1204.2 Scottish Gaelic – Intro II 11:30-12:45 Mondays & Wednesdays

The program requires the following qualifications as appropriate: A postgraduate degree (Master’s level minimum) or its equivalent and a thorough knowledge of the subject with relevant teaching experience.

Applications are invited in the first instance from faculty colleagues who are on the Department’s Precedence List.

Applicants whose general qualifications have been reviewed by the university within the past three years need send only a short letter of application indicating what their specific qualifications are in accordance with those state above. Other applicants should include a curriculum vitae and arrange for three letters or reference to be submitted on their behalf.

These teaching assignments are subject to final budgetary approval.

Please submit applications with an updated C.V. to: Dr. Seán Kennedy, Coordinator
Irish Studies Program, Saint Mary’s University
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 3C3
Telephone: (902) 496-8269
Email: sean.kennedy@smu.ca

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SAINT MARY’S UNIVERSITY

D’Arcy McGee Chair of Irish Studies
Available Teaching Assignments
Date of Posting: April 24, 2015 ~ Closing Date: May 8, 2015

The D’Arcy McGee Chair of Irish Studies is seeking to staff the following courses for its
2015-2016 Academic Year.

Detailed descriptions of courses are available in the University’s Academic Calendar and on our website at http://www.smu.ca/academics/irish-studies-courses.html (Days and times may be subject to change).

September-December 2015:
IRST 2327.1 SCOTTISH GAELIC INTERMEDIATE 1 11:30A-12:45P MW
IRST 2350.1 IRISH MUSICAL TRADITION 1:00P-2:15P TR

January-April 2016:
IRST 2328.2 SCOTTISH GAELIC INTERMEDIATE 2 11:30A-12:45P MW

The Program requires the following qualifications as appropriate:

A postgraduate degree (Master’s level minimum) or its equivalent and a thorough knowledge of the subject with relevant teaching experience. Applications are invited in the first instance from part-time faculty colleagues who are on the program’s precedence list.

Applicants whose general qualifications have been reviewed by the university within the past three years need send only a short letter of application indicating what their specific qualifications are in accordance with those stated above. Other applicants should include a curriculum vitae and arrange for three letters of reference to be submitted on their behalf.

These teaching assignments are subject to final budgetary approval.

Please submit applications with an updated c.v. to: Dr. Seán Kennedy, Coordinator
Irish Studies Program, Saint Mary’s University
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 3C3
Telephone: (902) 496-8269 Email: sean.kennedy@smu.ca

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SAINT MARY’S UNIVERSITY

D’Arcy McGee Chair of Irish Studies
Available Teaching Assignments
Date of Posting: March 11, 2014 ~ Closing Date: March 24, 2014

The D’Arcy McGee Chair of Irish Studies is seeking to staff the following courses for its
2014-2015 Academic Year.

Detailed descriptions of courses are available in the University’s Academic Calendar and on our website at http://www.smu.ca/academics/irish-studies-courses.html (Days and times may be subject to change).

September-December 2013:
IRST 1203.1 SCOTTISH GAELIC INTRODUCTORY 1 11:30A-12:45P MW

January-April 2014:
IRST 1204.2 SCOTTISH GAELIC INTRODUCTORY 2 11:30A-12:45P MW

The Program requires the following qualifications as appropriate:

A postgraduate degree (Master’s level minimum) or its equivalent and a thorough knowledge of the subject with relevant experience teaching Scottish Gaelic to undergraduate students. Experience and understanding of Gaelic History and Culture in Nova Scotia would be considered a definite asset.

Applications are invited in the first instance from part-time faculty colleagues who are on the program’s precedence list.

Applicants whose general qualifications have been reviewed by the university within the past three years need send only a short letter of application indicating what their specific qualifications are in accordance with those stated above. Other applicants should include a curriculum vitae and arrange for three letters of reference to be submitted on their behalf.

These teaching assignments are subject to final budgetary approval.

Please submit applications with an updated c.v. to: Dr. Seán Kennedy, Coordinator
Irish Studies Program, Saint Mary’s University
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 3C3
Telephone: (902) 496-8269 Email: sean.kennedy@smu.ca

SAINT MARY’S UNIVERSITY
Halifax

Irish Studies Program

Available Teaching Assignments

Date of Posting: March 11, 2014 ~ Closing Date: March 24, 2014

The Irish Studies program is seeking to staff the following course for its 2014 Fall Session. Detailed descriptions of courses are available in the University’s Academic Calendar and on our website at http://www.smu.ca/academics/irish-studies-courses.html (Days and times may be subject to change).

IRST 2350.1 IRISH MUSICAL TRADITION 5:30-8:15 Mondays

The programme requires the following qualifications as appropriate:

A postgraduate degree (Master’s level minimum) or its equivalent and a thorough knowledge of the subject with relevant teaching experience.

Applications are invited in the first instance from faculty colleagues who are on the Department’s Precedence List.

Please submit applications with an updated C.V. to: Dr. Seán Kennedy, Coordinator
Irish Studies Program, Saint Mary’s University
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 3C3
Telephone: (902) 496-8269 Email: sean.kennedy@smu.ca