Social Justice and Community Studies

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CUPE 3912 Job Posting for Part-Time Instructor

Course: SJCS 3508.2: Corporate Crime

Department: Department of Social Justice & Community Studies, Saint Mary’s University.

Semester: Winter 2022 — 01/10–04/26

Schedule: Winter 2022 — 1:00 pm 2:15 pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays

Academic Calendar Description:

Students examine and analyze corporate and state crime and social harm, the principal factors in the definition and commission of such crimes, and the ways in which governments and legal systems respond to the problems.

Qualifications:

Preferred applicant will have a PhD in a relevant field or be near completion (minimally they will hold a master’s degree) and have recent experience teaching at the university level, and a thorough knowledge of corporate and state harm and crime. Candidates with publications and/or demonstrated research in the field of corporate and state harm and crime will be preferred. The Department is committed to equity and diversity as essential to academic excellence, and lived experience at the intersections of racialization, colonization, Indigeneity will be considered an asset.

Duties:

Duties and responsibilities of this course include course / lecture preparation and delivery, evaluation of student work, office hours, and responding to student enquiries via email and Brightspace (SMU’s online platform), and/or Microsoft Teams and Zoom. 

Remuneration: 

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

How to Apply: 

Applicants who currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a cover letter addressing how they meet the specific qualifications outlined above, a CV, and recent teaching evaluations (including preferably in the course or subject area). 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, recent teaching evaluations including preferably in the subject area, and names and contact information of three referees, at least one of whom can comment on the applicant’s teaching ability). Please note that only successful applicants will be contacted. Submissions are made as a single PDF file sent directly via email to: SJCS@smu.ca

Application deadline: Monday September 27 at noon. 

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: SJCS 1211.1A 

Social Power Relations

Department: Department of Social Justice & Community Studies, Saint Mary’s University.

Semester: Fall 2021, 09/08-12/21

Schedule: Fall 2021, 13:00pm-14:25pm, MW (Remote Synchronous)

Academic Calendar Description:

Students are introduced to social justice perspectives on social inequality, power relations, and resistance. Students examine theoretical concepts of power relations and topics that challenge dominant notions about society. The biases and assumptions that inform the study of power relations across gender, race, class, sexuality, Indigeneity, ability and citizenship are also considered.

Qualifications:

Preferred applicant will have a PhD in a relevant field or be near completion (minimally they will hold a Master’s Degree) and have recent experience teaching at the university level, and a thorough knowledge of, intersectional experiences and analyses of power relations. Candidates with publications and/or demonstrated research in the field of intersectional social power relations will be preferred. The Department is committed to equity and diversity as essential to academic excellence, and lived experience at the intersections of racialization, colonization, Indigeneity will be considered an asset.

Duties:

Duties and responsibilities of this course include course / lecture preparation and delivery, evaluation of student work, offering office hours, and responding to student enquiries via email and Brightspace (SMU’s online platform), and/or Microsoft Teams and Zoom. 

Remuneration: 

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

How to Apply: 

Applicants who currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a cover letter addressing how they meet the specific qualifications outlined above, a CV, and recent teaching evaluations (including preferably in the course or subject area). 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, recent teaching evaluations including preferably in the subject area, indication of experience with online synchronous teaching, and names and contact information of three referees, at least one of whom can comment on the applicant’s teaching ability). Please note that only successful applicants will be contacted. Submissions are made as a single PDF file sent directly via email to: SJCS@smu.ca.

Application deadline: June 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.

 


CUPE 3912 Job Posting for Part-Time Instructor

Course: SJCS 1211.2

Social Power Relations

Department: Department of Social Justice & Community Studies, Saint Mary’s University.

Semester: Winter 2022, 01/10-04/26

Schedule: Winter 2022, 14:30pm-15:45pm, MW 

Academic Calendar Description:

Students are introduced to social justice perspectives on social inequality, power relations, and resistance. Students examine theoretical concepts of power relations and topics that challenge dominant notions about society. The biases and assumptions that inform the study of power relations across gender, race, class, sexuality, Indigeneity, ability and citizenship are also considered.

Qualifications:

Preferred applicant will have a PhD in a relevant field or be near completion (minimally they will hold a Master’s Degree) and have recent experience teaching at the university level, and a thorough knowledge of, intersectional experiences and analyses of power relations. Candidates with publications and/or demonstrated research in the field of intersectional social power relations will be preferred. The Department is committed to equity and diversity as essential to academic excellence, and lived experience at the intersections of racialization, colonization, Indigeneity will be considered an asset.

Duties:

Duties and responsibilities of this course include course / lecture preparation and delivery, evaluation of student work, offering office hours, and responding to student enquiries via email and Brightspace (SMU’s online platform), and/or potentially Microsoft Teams and Zoom. 

Remuneration: 

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

How to Apply: 

Applicants who currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a cover letter addressing how they meet the specific qualifications outlined above, a CV, and recent teaching evaluations (including preferably in the course or subject area). 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, recent teaching evaluations including preferably in the subject area, and names and contact information of three referees, at least one of whom can comment on the applicant’s teaching ability). Please note that only successful applicants will be contacted. Submissions are made as a single PDF file sent directly via email to: SJCS@smu.ca.

Application deadline: June 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:          SJCS 2000.1

Canadian Society and Social Justice

Department:  Department of Social Justice & Community Studies, Saint Mary’s University.

Semester:       Summer 2021, 07/05-08/21

Schedule:       TBA, REMOTE

Academic Calendar Description:

Students examine social justice perspectives on Canadian society and state policies past and present. Possible questions include: What does it mean to be Canadian? What are the encounters involved in how the Canadian nation and identity come to be?

Qualifications:

Preferred applicant will have a PhD in a relevant field or be near completion (minimally they will hold a Master’s Degree). They will also have a thorough knowledge of, and recent experience teaching at the university level about, Canadian society and intersectional social justice and power relations. Candidates with publications and/or demonstrated research in the field of intersectional social power relations will be preferred. The Department is committed to equity and diversity as essential to academic excellence, and lived experience at the intersections of racialization, colonization, Indigeneity will be considered an asset.

Duties:

Duties and responsibilities of this course include course / lecture preparation and delivery, evaluation of student work, offering office hours, and responding to student enquiries via email and Brightspace (SMU’s online platform), and/or Microsoft Teams and Zoom.

Remuneration:

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

How to Apply:

Candidates who hold a current appointment to teach in SJCS and who are deemed eligible to teach the advertised course should submit a cover letter and a C.V. Other applicants who currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a cover letter addressing how they meet the specific qualifications outlined above, a CV, and recent teaching evaluations and syllabi (preferably in the subject area). Applicants who do not currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a complete application: with a cover letter, CV, proof of academic credentials, recent teaching evaluations and syllabi (preferably in the subject area), and names and contact information of three referees, at least one of whom can comment on the applicant’s teaching ability. Please note that only successful applicants will be contacted. Submissions are made as a single PDF file only, sent via email to: SJCS@smu.ca       

Application deadline: January 15, 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.