Religious Studies / Comparative Religion

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SMU  

CUPE 3912 Job Posting for Part-Time Instructor 

Course: RELS 2211 – Religious Lives 

Department: Religious Studies, Faculty of Arts, Saint Mary’s University. 

Semester: Fall (September 8, 2021 to December 21, 2021) 

Schedule: Remote; Asynchronous 

Academic Calendar Description: 

Students draw on literature, biography, and autobiography as an introduction to the many dimensions of the human experience of spirituality and religion across geographies and traditions. 

Duties: 

Duties and responsibilities include lecture preparation and delivery; preparation and evaluation of all student assessments. 

Remuneration: 

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

Qualifications

The minimum qualifications of applicants are a Master’s Degree in Religious Studies or related field. Preferred applicant will have experience in teaching web-based courses entirely online at the undergraduate level in the social sciences. 

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: religious.studies@smu.ca

Application deadline: July 5, 2021 

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.

 

 MSVU

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Department/Faculty: Philosophy/Religious Studies
Course Name: Contemporary Moral Problems
Course Code: RELS/PHIL 2229 18
Academic Term: Winter
Class Timetable: TTH 1:30PM – 2:45PM *Sync online*
Course Unit Value: 0.5
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Start Date: 1/5/2022
End Date: 4/22/2022
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Qualifications:
A PhD in Philosophy is required.  Successful applicants must have a
demonstrated commitment to, and satisfactory experience in teaching
philosophy courses at the university level, including experience teaching via distance modes using Collaborate and/or Moodle.

Candidates must be willing to participate in additional training in the
optimum range of teaching operations in the Moodle LMS and in the
Collaborate virtual classroom, if necessary, to reach the required level
of competency before the course begins. Candidates must also be sensitive
to the needs of distant, mature and part-time learners.
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Duties: Preparation, teaching, student consultation, grading and marking,
distribution of student evaluation questionnaires, involvement in student
appeals, and other duties appropriate to the
appointment. —————————————————
Additional Duties:

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Remuneration: Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement
between Mount Saint Vincent University and CUPE 3912
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How to apply: Send your application accompanied by curriculum vitae and
the names of three references to:
Department Chair: Dr. Carrie Dawson, Acting Chair, Dept. of
Philosophy/Religious Studies
Email: angela.green@msvu.ca

Application deadline: 6/16/2021
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Department/Faculty: Philosophy/Religious Studies
Course Name: Love
Course Code: RELS 2203 18
Academic Term: Winter
Class Timetable: T 7:00PM-9:00PM *Sync online*
Course Unit Value: 0.5
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Start Date: 1/5/2022
End Date: 4/22/2022
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Qualifications:
A PhD in the relevant field is required.  Successful applicants must have
a demonstrated commitment to, and satisfactory experience in, the teaching
of religious studies courses at the university level, including experience
teaching via distance modes using Collaborate and/or Moodle.

Candidates must be willing to participate in additional training in the
optimum range of teaching operations in the Moodle LMS and in the
Collaborate virtual classroom, if necessary, to reach the required level
of competency before the course begins. Candidates must also be sensitive
to the needs of distant, mature and part-time learners.

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Duties: Preparation, teaching, student consultation, grading and marking,
distribution of student evaluation questionnaires, involvement in student
appeals, and other duties appropriate to the
appointment. —————————————————
Additional Duties:

—————————————————
Remuneration: Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement
between Mount Saint Vincent University and CUPE 3912
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How to apply: Send your application accompanied by curriculum vitae and
the names of three references to:
Department Chair: Dr. Carrie Dawson, Acting Chair, Dept. of
Philosophy/Religious Studies
Email: angela.green@msvu.ca

Application deadline: 6/16/2021
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SMU

CUPE 3912 Job Posting for Part-Time Instructor 

Course: RELS 1251 – Religion in Contemporary Culture 

Department: Religious Studies, Faculty of Arts, Saint Mary’s University. Semester: Fall (September 8, 2021 – December 21, 2021) 

Schedule: Online 

Academic Calendar Description

This course explores the role of religion in contemporary culture, particularly North American culture. Portrayals of religious people as well as the employment of symbols and themes from various world religions will be identified within selected pieces of contemporary art, film, literature, music, Internet, and other media. We will also consider emerging religious trends and whether certain cultural practices are functioning in a religious role. 

Duties

Duties and responsibilities include lecture preparation and delivery; preparation and evaluation of all student assessments. 

Remuneration

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

Qualifications

The minimum qualifications of applicants are a Master’s Degree in Religious Studies or related field. Preferred applicant will have experience in teaching web-based courses entirely online at the undergraduate level in the social sciences. 

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 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 directly via email to: religious.studies@smu.ca Application deadline: May 12, 2021 

University hires on the basis of merit and is sent 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: RELS 1252 – Religious Diversity in Canada 

Department: Religious Studies, Faculty of Arts, Saint Mary’s University. 

Semester: Fall (September 8, 2021 – December 21, 2021) 

Schedule: Online 

Academic Calendar Description: 

Religious diversity in Canada has come to incorporate Hindus, Buddhists, Muslims, multiple denominations of Christianity and many new religious movements. Students examine both the history of religious diversity in Canada and the impact of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms and the Legislation that promotes Multiculturalism. Selected examples of how new religious traditions are adapting in Canadian Society will also be studied. 

Duties: 

Duties and responsibilities include lecture preparation and delivery; preparation and evaluation of all student assessments. 

Remuneration: 

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

Qualifications

The minimum qualifications of applicants are a Master’s Degree in Religious Studies or related field. Preferred applicant will have experience in teaching web-based courses entirely online at the undergraduate level in the social sciences. 

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: religious.studies@smu.ca

Application deadline: May 12, 2021 

Saint Mary’s University encourages hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary’s University 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: RELS 1351– Love 

Department: Religious Studies, Faculty of Arts, Saint Mary’s University. 

Semester: Fall (September 8, 2021 – December 21, 2021) 

Schedule: Remote; Asynchronous 

Academic Calendar Description: 

Our culture has represented love, variously, as effecting self-fulfillment, the affirmation of another personality, union with deity, merit for a future life; or, as sex, a passing neurosis, an unreasoned self-annihilation, or a social contrivance. This course explores the assumptions and implications of these views, particularly as they involve ultimate human concerns, that is, religion. The course can be continued into RELS 2352 where a coordinate theme is studied in a similar manner. 

Duties: 

Duties and responsibilities include lecture preparation and delivery; preparation and evaluation of all student assessments. 

Remuneration: 

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

Qualifications

The minimum qualifications of applicants are a Master’s Degree in Religious Studies or related field. Preferred applicant will have experience in teaching web-based courses entirely online at the undergraduate level in the social sciences. 

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: religious.studies@smu.ca

Application deadline: May 12, 2021 

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: RELS 1352.1 – Death 

Department: Religious Studies, Faculty of Arts, Saint Mary’s University. 

Semester: Fall (September 8, 2021 to December 21, 2021) 

Schedule: Remote; Asynchronous 

Academic Calendar Description: 

The student considers such questions as what dying is really like, whether dying provides a valuable point of view of living, whether people continue in some form of existence after dying, how one is to understand the symbols in religious talk about death, and why mythologies deal so heavily in death. 

Duties: 

Duties and responsibilities include lecture preparation and delivery; preparation and evaluation of all student assessments. 

Remuneration: 

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

Qualifications

The minimum qualifications of applicants are a Master’s Degree in Religious Studies or related field. Preferred applicant will have experience in teaching web-based courses entirely online at the undergraduate level in the social sciences. 

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: religious.studies@smu.ca

Application deadline: May 12, 2021 

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: RELS 2211 – Religious Lives 

Department: Religious Studies, Faculty of Arts, Saint Mary’s University. 

Semester: Fall (September 8, 2021 to December 21, 2021) 

Schedule: Remote; Asynchronous 

Academic Calendar Description: 

Students draw on literature, biography, and autobiography as an introduction to the many dimensions of the human experience of spirituality and religion across geographies and traditions. 

Duties: 

Duties and responsibilities include lecture preparation and delivery; preparation and evaluation of all student assessments. 

Remuneration: 

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

Qualifications

The minimum qualifications of applicants are a Master’s Degree in Religious Studies or related field. Preferred applicant will have experience in teaching web-based courses entirely online at the undergraduate level in the social sciences. 

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: religious.studies@smu.ca

Application deadline: May 12, 2021 

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: RELS 2323 – The Islamic Tradition 

Department: Religious Studies, Faculty of Arts, Saint Mary’s University. 

Semester: Fall (September 8, 2021 to December 21, 2021) 

Schedule: Remote; Asynchronous 

Academic Calendar Description: 

Islam is one of the most rapidly expanding religious traditions in the world. This course will examine the origins of Islam, its fundamental teachings in the Qu’ran and in the works of some of its major teachers. In addition, the course will survey the history of Islam and contemporary developments in selected areas. 

Duties: 

Duties and responsibilities include lecture preparation and delivery; preparation and evaluation of all student assessments. 

Remuneration: 

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

Qualifications

The minimum qualifications of applicants are a Master’s Degree in Religious Studies or related field. Preferred applicant will have experience in teaching web-based courses entirely online at the undergraduate level in the social sciences. 

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: religious.studies@smu.ca

Application deadline: May 12, 2021 

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: RELS 2324 – Christian Religious Traditions 

Department: Religious Studies, Faculty of Arts, Saint Mary’s University. 

Semester: Fall (September 8, 2021 to December 21, 2021) 

Schedule: Remote; Asynchronous 

Academic Calendar Description: 

Students are introduced to the origins and some of the developments of the Christian tradition. Attention is paid to the development of Christian communities in different regions around the world, including Africa, Asia, and Latin America. 

Duties: 

Duties and responsibilities include lecture preparation and delivery; preparation and evaluation of all student assessments. 

Remuneration: 

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

Qualifications

The minimum qualifications of applicants are a Master’s Degree in Religious Studies or related field. Preferred applicant will have experience in teaching web-based courses entirely online at the undergraduate level in the social sciences. 

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: religious.studies@smu.ca

Application deadline: May 12, 2021 

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: RELS 2327 – The Buddhist Religious Tradition 

Department: Religious Studies, Faculty of Arts, Saint Mary’s University. 

Semester: Fall (September 8, 2021 to December 21, 2021) 

Schedule: Remote; Asynchronous 

Academic Calendar Description: 

The Buddhist religious tradition was founded in South Asia, spread throughout East and Southeast Asia, and now is growing in the West. Students are introduced to key Buddhist teachings, the transformations they have undergone in different countries, and the development of different sects. Particular attention will be paid to its contemporary cultural dimensions in Asia and in Canada. 

Duties: 

Duties and responsibilities include lecture preparation and delivery; preparation and evaluation of all student assessments. 

Remuneration: 

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

Qualifications

The minimum qualifications of applicants are a Master’s Degree in Religious Studies or related field. Preferred applicant will have experience in teaching web-based courses entirely online at the undergraduate level in the social sciences. 

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: religious.studies@smu.ca

Application deadline: May 12, 2021 

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: RELS 2330 WW – Spirituality and Work 

Department: Religious Studies, Faculty of Arts, Saint Mary’s University. 

Semester: Fall (September 8, 2021 to December 21, 2021) 

Schedule: Online 

Academic Calendar Description: 

Is the emerging (or re-emerging) interest in spirituality in the workplace enabling more individual fulfillment and better decision-making or is it creating new conflicts and more exclusionary workplace practices? What influences do religious traditions and worldviews have on how we work together? The increasing globalization of business and communication, the need for more qualified immigrants to Canada, and the growing diversity of people in many workplaces is forcing re examination of inherited attitudes and expectations about work. These changes require deep understanding of what spirituality, as the deepest source of values, can mean as workplaces change and people make choices about work, vocation, or calling. This course explores the potential, the benefits and the dangers of bringing spirituality into the workplace. 

Duties: 

Duties and responsibilities include lecture preparation and delivery; preparation and evaluation of all student assessments. 

Remuneration: 

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

Qualifications

The minimum qualifications of applicants are a Master’s Degree in Religious Studies or related field. Preferred applicant will have experience in teaching web-based courses entirely online at the undergraduate level in the social sciences. 

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: religious.studies@smu.ca

Application deadline: May 12, 2021 

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

citizensandpermanentresidentsofCanada.

 


CUPE 3912 Job Posting for Part-Time Instructor 

Course: RELS 2333 – Gender, Sexuality and Religion Today 

Department: Religious Studies, Faculty of Arts, Saint Mary’s University. 

Semester: Fall (September 8, 2021 to December 21, 2021) 

Schedule: Remote; Asynchronous 

Academic Calendar Description: 

How has religion informed the way that we understand gender and sexuality through time and across cultural contexts? Students takes a comparative and multidisciplinary look at some of the prevailing narratives about women, men, creation, morality, and belief in world religions. Students explores issues such as religious leadership, gender rights, sexuality and sexual identity, and reproduction. 

Duties: 

Duties and responsibilities include lecture preparation and delivery; preparation and evaluation of all student assessments. 

Remuneration: 

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

Qualifications

The minimum qualifications of applicants are a Master’s Degree in Religious Studies or related field. Preferred applicant will have experience in teaching web-based courses entirely online at the undergraduate level in the social sciences. 

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: religious.studies@smu.ca

Application deadline: May 12, 2021 

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: RELS 2342 – Violence 

Department: Religious Studies, Faculty of Arts, Saint Mary’s University. 

Semester: Fall (September 8, 2021 to December 21, 2021) 

Schedule: Remote; Asynchronous 

Academic Calendar Description: 

How do different religions deal with violence? When is violence justified and towards whom? Students explore religious responses to these questions using a comparative approach. Topics include: religiously justified warfare, terrorism, gendered violence, and the rejection of violence in religious philosophies. 

Duties: 

Duties and responsibilities include lecture preparation and delivery; preparation and evaluation of all student assessments. 

Remuneration: 

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

Qualifications

The minimum qualifications of applicants are a Master’s Degree in Religious Studies or related field. Preferred applicant will have experience in teaching web-based courses entirely online at the undergraduate level in the social sciences. 

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: religious.studies@smu.ca

Application deadline: May 12, 2021 

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: RELS 2347 – Ecology and Religion 

Department: Religious Studies, Faculty of Arts, Saint Mary’s University. 

Semester: Fall (September 8, 2021 to December 21, 2021) 

Schedule: Remote; Asynchronous 

Academic Calendar Description: 

The course reviews the phenomenon of human ecology in order to advance to further questions: In the human relationship to nature, does nature have rights? To reduce pollution, may the rich deprive the poor of advanced technology? Is a low-consumption life-style desirable in itself? Should we leave development and progress to the experts? Such questions prepare the ground for a theology that finds religious meaning in the worldly realities of science, commerce, and government. 

Duties: 

Duties and responsibilities include lecture preparation and delivery; preparation and evaluation of all student assessments. 

Remuneration: 

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

Qualifications

The minimum qualifications of applicants are a Master’s Degree in Religious Studies or related field. Preferred applicant will have experience in teaching web-based courses entirely online at the undergraduate level in the social sciences. 

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: religious.studies@smu.ca

Application deadline: May 12, 2021 

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: RELS 3220 WW – African Diaspora Religions 

Department: Religious Studies, Faculty of Arts, Saint Mary’s University. 

Semester: Fall (September 8, 2021 to December 21, 2021) 

Schedule: Online 

Academic Calendar Description: 

There are diverse religious traditions and practices throughout the African diaspora (Africa, Europe, and the Americas). Topics covered may include: Islam and Christianity in the African diaspora; modern Ifa and Yoruba spiritual religion; Voudoun, Candomble and other Caribbean traditions; Rastafarianism; Pan-Africanism and religion; religion under slavery; racism and religion; religion in the African Nova Scotian community. 

Duties: 

Duties and responsibilities include lecture preparation and delivery; preparation and evaluation of all student assessments. 

Remuneration: 

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

Qualifications

The minimum qualifications of applicants are a Master’s Degree in Religious Studies or related field. Preferred applicant will have experience in teaching web-based courses entirely online at the undergraduate level in the social sciences. 

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: religious.studies@smu.ca

Application deadline: May 12, 2021 

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: RELS 3354 – Indigenous People, Spirit, & Justice 

Department: Religious Studies, Faculty of Arts, Saint Mary’s University. 

Semester: Fall (September 8, 2021 to December 21, 2021) 

Schedule: Online 

Academic Calendar Description: 

This course will focus on the elements of religious and spiritual systems that are relevant in relations between aboriginal people and the Canadian criminal justice system. It will examine the historical and political context, key religious and ethical concepts and practices of aboriginal peoples, and the movement to employ Native spirituality in shaping responses. 

Duties: 

Duties and responsibilities include lecture preparation and delivery; preparation and evaluation of all student assessments. 

Remuneration: 

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

Qualifications

The minimum qualifications of applicants are a Master’s Degree in Religious Studies or related field. Preferred applicant will have experience in teaching web-based courses entirely online at the undergraduate level in the social sciences. 

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: religious.studies@smu.ca

Application deadline: May 12, 2021 

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: RELS 3356 – Religions in Film 

Department: Religious Studies, Faculty of Arts, Saint Mary’s University. 

Semester: Fall (September 8, 2021 to December 21, 2021) 

Schedule: Online 

Academic Calendar Description: 

This course will focus on the elements of religious and spiritual systems that are relevant in relations between aboriginal people and the Canadian criminal justice system. It will examine the historical and political context, key religious and ethical concepts and practices of aboriginal peoples, and the movement to employ Native spirituality in shaping responses. 

Duties: 

Duties and responsibilities include lecture preparation and delivery; preparation and evaluation of all student assessments. 

Remuneration: 

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

Qualifications

The minimum qualifications of applicants are a Master’s Degree in Religious Studies or related field. Preferred applicant will have experience in teaching web-based courses entirely online at the undergraduate level in the social sciences. 

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: religious.studies@smu.ca

Application deadline: May 12, 2021 

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: RELS 3360 – Engaged Buddhism 

Department: Religious Studies, Faculty of Arts, Saint Mary’s University. 

Semester: Fall (September 8, 2021 to December 21, 2021) 

Schedule: Remote; Asynchronous 

Academic Calendar Description: 

This course will focus on the elements of religious and spiritual systems that are relevant in relations between aboriginal people and the Canadian criminal justice system. It will examine the historical and political context, key religious and ethical concepts and practices of aboriginal peoples, and the movement to employ Native spirituality in shaping responses. 

Duties: 

Duties and responsibilities include lecture preparation and delivery; preparation and evaluation of all student assessments. 

Remuneration: 

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

Qualifications

The minimum qualifications of applicants are a Master’s Degree in Religious Studies or related field. Preferred applicant will have experience in teaching web-based courses entirely online at the undergraduate level in the social sciences. 

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: religious.studies@smu.ca

Application deadline: May 12, 2021 

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.

 

 MSVU

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Department/Faculty: Philosophy/Religious Studies
Course Name: Perspectives on Death and Dying
Course Code: RELS/FSGN 3307 18/16
Academic Term: Summer Session I
Class Timetable: T 7:00PM –09:00PM
Course Unit Value: 0.5

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Start Date: 5/10/2021
End Date: 6/25/2021
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Qualifications:
A PhD in the relevant field is required.  Successful applicants must have
a demonstrated commitment to, and satisfactory experience in, the teaching
of religious studies courses at the university level, including experience
teaching via distance modes using Collaborate and/or Moodle.Candidates must also have experience using the Blackboard/Collaborate
virtual classroom. Candidates must be willing to participate in additional
training in the optimum range of teaching operations in the Moodle LMS and
in the Collaborate virtual classroom, if necessary, to reach the required
level of competency before the course begins. Candidates must also be
sensitive to the needs of distant, mature and part-time learners.
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Duties: Preparation, teaching, student consultation, grading and marking,
distribution of student evaluation questionnaires, involvement in student
appeals, and other duties appropriate to the
appointment. —————————————————
Additional Duties:—————————————————
Remuneration: Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement
between Mount Saint Vincent University and CUPE 3912
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How to apply: Send your application accompanied by curriculum vitae and
the names of three references to:
Department Chair: Dr. Carrie Dawson, Acting Chair, Dept. of
Philosophy/Religious Studies
Email: angela.green@msvu.caApplication deadline: 3/4/2021
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Department/Faculty: Philosophy/Religious Studies
Course Name: Love
Course Code: RELS 2203 18/16
Academic Term: Summer Session I
Class Timetable: T 4:30PM – 6:30PM
Course Unit Value: 0.5
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Start Date: 5/10/2021
End Date: 6/25/2021
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Qualifications:
A PhD in the relevant field is required.  Successful applicants must have
a demonstrated commitment to, and satisfactory experience in, the teaching
of religious studies courses at the university level, including experience
teaching via distance modes using Collaborate and/or Moodle.

Candidates must also have experience using the Blackboard/Collaborate
virtual classroom. Candidates must be willing to participate in additional
training in the optimum range of teaching operations in the Moodle LMS and
in the Collaborate virtual classroom, if necessary, to reach the required
level of competency before the course begins. Candidates must also be
sensitive to the needs of distant, mature and part-time learners.
—————————————————
Duties: Preparation, teaching, student consultation, grading and marking,
distribution of student evaluation questionnaires, involvement in student
appeals, and other duties appropriate to the
appointment. —————————————————
Additional Duties:

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Remuneration: Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement
between Mount Saint Vincent University and CUPE 3912
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How to apply: Send your application accompanied by curriculum vitae and
the names of three references to:
Department Chair: Dr. Carrie Dawson, Acting Chair, Dept. of
Philosophy/Religious Studies
Email: angela.green@msvu.ca

Application deadline: 3/4/2021
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SMU

Course: RELS 2330.1ww SPIRITUALITY AND WORK (online)

Department: Department of RELIGIOUS STUDIES, Faculty of Arts, Saint Mary’s University.

Semester: SUMMER I (3 MAY 2021 – 19 JUNE 2021)

Schedule: WW

Academic Calendar Description:

Is the emerging (or re-emerging) interest in spirituality in the workplace enabling more individual fulfillment and better decision-making or is it creating new conflicts and more exclusionary workplace practices? What influences do religious traditions and worldviews have on how we work together? The increasing globalization of business and communication, the need for more qualified immigrants to Canada, and the growing diversity of people in many workplaces is forcing re-examination of inherited attitudes and expectations about work. These changes require deep understanding of what spirituality, as the deepest source of values, can mean as workplaces change and people make choices about work, vocation, or calling. This course explores the potential, the benefits and the dangers of bringing spirituality into the workplace.

Duties:

Duties and responsibilities include lecture preparation and delivery; preparation and evaluation of all student assessments. Due to the Covid 19, Saint Mary’s will be teaching all courses through remote delivery. Please note that this course will need to be developed to be taught online. Additional information can be found here:https://smu.ca/virtualuniversity/fall-2020-plans-faculty-staff.html

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: religious.studies@smu.ca

Application deadline: 4 January 2021

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.


Course: RELS 1352.1 – DEATH- Remote Delivery – Synchronous

Department: Department of RELIGIOUS STUDIES, Faculty of Arts, Saint Mary’s University.

Semester: SUMMER I (3 MAY 2021 – 19 JUNE 2021)

Schedule: MW 1:30 – 4:29 pm

Academic Calendar Description:

The student considers such questions as what dying is really like, whether dying provides a valuable point of view of living, whether people continue in some form of existence after dying, how one is to understand the symbols in religious talk about death, and why mythologies deal so heavily in death.

Duties:

Duties and responsibilities include lecture preparation and delivery; preparation and evaluation of all student assessments. Due to the Covid 19, Saint Mary’s will be teaching all courses through remote delivery. Please note that this course will need to be developed to be taught online. Additional information can be found here: https://smu.ca/virtualuniversity/fall-2020-plans-faculty-staff.html

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: religious.studies@smu.ca

Application deadline: 4 January 2021

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.


Course: RELS 1351.1 – LOVE — Remote Delivery – Synchronous

Department: Department of RELIGIOUS STUDIES, Faculty of Arts, Saint Mary’s University.

Semester: SUMMER I (3 MAY 2021 – 19 JUNE 2021)

Schedule: TR 1:30 – 4:29 pm

Academic Calendar Description:

Our culture has represented love, variously, as effecting self-fulfillment, the affirmation of another personality, union with deity, merit for a future life; or, as sex, a passing neurosis, an unreasoned self-annihilation, or a social contrivance. This course explores the assumptions and implications of these views, particularly as they involve ultimate human concerns, that is, religion. The course can be continued into RELS 2352 where a coordinate theme is studied in a similar manner.

Duties:

Duties and responsibilities include lecture preparation and delivery; preparation and evaluation of all student assessments. Due to the Covid 19, Saint Mary’s will be teaching all courses through remote delivery. Please note that this course will need to be developed to be taught online. Additional information can be found here: https://smu.ca/virtualuniversity/fall-2020-plans-faculty-staff.html

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: religious.studies@smu.ca

Application deadline: 4 January 2021

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.


Course: RELS 1252 – RELIGIOUS DIVERSITY IN CANADA – Remote Delivery – Asynchronous

Department: Department of RELIGIOUS STUDIES, Faculty of Arts, Saint Mary’s University.

Semester: SSUMMER I (3 May – 19 June 2021)

Schedule: TBA

Academic Calendar Description:

Religious diversity in Canada has come to incorporate Hindus, Buddhists, Muslims, multiple denominations of Christianity and many new religious movements. Students examine both the history of religious diversity in Canada and the impact of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms and the Legislation that promotes Multiculturalism. Selected examples of how new religious traditions are adapting in Canadian Society will also be studied.

Duties:

Duties and responsibilities include lecture preparation and delivery; preparation and evaluation of all student assessments. Due to the Covid 19, Saint Mary’s will be teaching all courses through remote delivery. Please note that this course will need to be developed to be taught online. Additional information can be found here:https://smu.ca/virtualuniversity/fall-2020-plans-faculty-staff.html

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: religious.studies@smu.ca 

Application deadline: 4 January 2021

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.


Course:  RELS 1251.1 RELIGION AND CONTEMPORY CULTURE — Remote Delivery – Asynchronous

Department: Department of RELIGIOUS STUDIES, Faculty of Arts, Saint Mary’s University.

Semester: SUMMER I (3 MAY 2021 – 19 JUNE 2021)

Schedule: TBA

Academic Calendar Description:

This course explores the role of religion in contemporary culture, particularly North American culture.  Portrayals of religious people as well as the employment of symbols and themes from various world religions will be identified within selected pieces of contemporary art, film, literature, music, Internet, and1 other media.  We will also consider emerging religious trends and whether certain cultural practices are functioning in a religious role.

Duties:

Duties and responsibilities include lecture preparation and delivery; preparation and evaluation of all student assessments. Due to the Covid 19, Saint Mary’s will be teaching all courses through remote delivery. Please note that this course will need to be developed to be taught online. Additional information can be found here:https://smu.ca/virtualuniversity/fall-2020-plans-faculty-staff.html

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: religious.studies@smu.ca

Application deadline: January 4, 2021

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.


Course:             RELS 3330.2WW- SPITITUALITY IN THE WORK PLACE – Online delivery

Department:     Department of RELIGIOUS STUDIES, Faculty of Arts, Saint Mary’s University.

Semester:         SUMMER II, (5 July 2021 – 22 August 2021)

Schedule:         WW

Academic Calendar Description:

Through case studies in the literature, and guest lecturers engaging in practices that support spirituality in the workplace, students will make the connection between the theory and practical developments in real workplaces. Class seminars will explore need for spirituality in the workplace, corporate responses to that need, and the external influences shaping the future of work. Guest lecturers will contribute first-hand experience of the challenges and dilemmas facing business leaders, managers and employees seeking ways to “bring their whole selves to work.” Transformative learning exercises will enable students to explore their own responses to challenges and dilemmas around spirituality in the workplace.

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: religious.studies@smu.ca

Application deadline: 4 January 2021

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.


Course: RELS 2343.2 – JEWISH RELIGIOUS TRADITION — Remote Delivery – Asychronous

Department: Department of RELIGIOUS STUDIES, Faculty of Arts, Saint Mary’s University.

Semester: Summer II (5 July 2021 – 22 August 2021)

Schedule: TBA

Academic Calendar Description:

Religion as a subject of study is relatively new, starting only in the nineteenth century. This course will deal with how religion became an object of study and the approaches and theories that have been used to come to grips with how religion fits into people’s lives. It will also look at characteristic ways that the ultimate reality is approached and how religious life fits into contemporary culture.

Duties:

Duties and responsibilities include lecture preparation and delivery; preparation and evaluation of all student assessments. Due to the Covid 19, Saint Mary’s will be teaching all courses through remote delivery. Please note that this course will need to be developed to be taught online. Additional information can be found here: https://smu.ca/virtualuniversity/fall-2020-plans-faculty-staff.html

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: religious.studies@smu.ca

Application deadline: 4 January 2021

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.


Course: RELS 2211 – Religious Lives – Remote Delivery – Asychronous

Department: Department of RELIGIOUS STUDIES, Faculty of Arts, Saint Mary’s University.

Semester: Summer II 2021, (5 July 2021 to 22 August 2021)

Schedule: TBA

Academic Calendar Description:

The course will introduce students to the many dimensions of the human experience of the sacred inspired by religious texts, ritual, chant and music; by mysticism, sacred places either in nature or in temples and in art of all kinds.

Duties:

Duties and responsibilities include lecture preparation and delivery; preparation and evaluation of all student assessments. Due to the Covid 19, Saint Mary’s will be teaching all courses through remote delivery. Please note that this course will need to be developed to be taught online. Additional information can be found here: https://smu.ca/virtualuniversity/fall-2020-plans-faculty-staff.html

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: religious.studies@smu.ca 

Application deadline:  4 January 2021

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.


Course:  RELS 1352.2 – DEATH — Remote Delivery – Synchronous

Department:  Department of RELIGIOUS STUDIES, Faculty of Arts, Saint Mary’s University.

Semester:  SUMMER II (5 July 2021– 22 August 2021)

Schedule:  MW 01:30 pm-04:29 pm

Academic Calendar Description:

The student considers such questions as what dying is really like, whether dying provides a valuable point of view of living, whether people continue in some form of existence after dying, how one is to understand the symbols in religious talk about death, and why mythologies deal so heavily in death.

Duties:

Duties and responsibilities include lecture preparation and delivery; preparation and evaluation of all student assessments. Due to the Covid 19, Saint Mary’s will be teaching all courses through remote delivery. Please note that this course will need to be developed to be taught online. Additional information can be found here: https://smu.ca/virtualuniversity/fall-2020-plans-faculty-staff.html

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: religious.studies@smu.ca

Application deadline: 4 January 2021

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.


Course:             RELS 1351.2– LOVE — Remote Delivery- Sychronous

Department:    Department of RELIGIOUS STUDIES, Faculty of Arts, Saint Mary’s University.

Semester:         SUMMER II (5 July 2021 – 22 August 2021)

Schedule:         TR 01:30 pm-04:29 pm

Academic Calendar Description:

Our culture has represented love, variously, as effecting self-fulfillment, the affirmation of another personality, union with deity, merit for a future life; or, as sex, a passing neurosis, an unreasoned self-annihilation, or a social contrivance. This course explores the assumptions and implications of these views, particularly as they involve ultimate human concerns, that is, religion. The course can be continued into RELS 2352 where a coordinate theme is studied in a similar manner.

Duties:

Duties and responsibilities include lecture preparation and delivery; preparation and evaluation of all student assessments. Due to the Covid 19, Saint Mary’s will be teaching all courses through remote delivery. Please note that this course will need to be developed to be taught online. Additional information can be found here: https://smu.ca/virtualuniversity/fall-2020-plans-faculty-staff.html

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: religious.studies@smu.ca

Application deadline: 4 January 2021

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.


Course: RELS 1252 – RELIGIOUS DIVERSITY IN CANADA- Remote Delivery – Asynchronous

Department: Department of RELIGIOUS STUDIES, Faculty of Arts, Saint Mary’s University.

Semester: SSUMMER I (3 May – 19 June 2021)

Schedule: TBA

Academic Calendar Description:

Religious diversity in Canada has come to incorporate Hindus, Buddhists, Muslims, multiple denominations of Christianity and many new religious movements. Students examine both the history of religious diversity in Canada and the impact of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms and the Legislation that promotes Multiculturalism. Selected examples of how new religious traditions are adapting in Canadian Society will also be studied.

Duties:

Duties and responsibilities include lecture preparation and delivery; preparation and evaluation of all student assessments. Due to the Covid 19, Saint Mary’s will be teaching all courses through remote delivery. Please note that this course will need to be developed to be taught online. Additional information can be found here:https://smu.ca/virtualuniversity/fall-2020-plans-faculty-staff.html

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: religious.studies@smu.ca 

Application deadline: 4 January 2021

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.


Course: RELS 2211 – Religious Lives – Remote Delivery – Asynchronous

Department: Department of RELIGIOUS STUDIES, Faculty of Arts, Saint Mary’s University.

Semester: SUMMER 1 2021, (2 May 2021 – 19 June 2021)

Schedule: TBA

Academic Calendar Description:

The course will introduce students to the many dimensions of the human experience of the sacred inspired by religious texts, ritual, chant and music; by mysticism, sacred places either in nature or in temples and in art of all kinds.

Duties:

Duties and responsibilities include lecture preparation and delivery; preparation and evaluation of all student assessments. Due to the Covid 19, Saint Mary’s will be teaching all courses through remote delivery. Please note that this course will need to be developed to be taught online. Additional information can be found here: https://smu.ca/virtualuniversity/fall-2020-plans-faculty-staff.html

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: religious.studies@smu.ca 

Application deadline: January 4, 2021

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.