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Friday, April 9, 2010

contract teaching positions at Wilfrid Laurier University


The Department of Anthropology, Wilfrid Laurier University, invites
applications to teach the following courses which will be offered on
the Waterloo Campus in the 2010 - 2011 academic year.

AN202 Foundations of Anthropological Thought 0.5 This course surveys
various approaches to anthropological thought in order to enable
students to identify continuities in a shared conceptual core. Taking
the key ideas of evolution, culture, function, structure, and
relativism as its focus, this course engages students in central
debates within anthropology that are at the foundation of thinking in
the discipline. The content of this course complements the examination
of contemporary ideas in AN200. AN202 is a required course.

Fall 2010 TR 4:00 - 5:20 pm 1 Sept. - 31 Dec. Enrolment limit: 45
Total classroom hours: 36 (three per week) plus office hours Stipend:
$6,701 Note that successful candidate must consult with instructor of
AN200 to coordinate course content.

AN326 Culture as Performance 0.5 Culture is a dynamic, expressive
process that helps people define who they are as individuals and as
collectivities. Symbolic events, festivals and rituals, as well as the
everyday will be studied as sites of enactment of our human cultural
drama. Winter 2011 TR 1:00 - 2:20 pm 1 Jan. - 30 April Enrolment
limit: 35 Total classroom hours: 36 (three per week) plus office hours
Stipend: $6,701

The successful candidate must have a Phd or be ABD in Anthropology or
cognate discipline. Please submit a cover letter which describes
teaching experience, research and suitability for position, CV, a
two-page summary of the course plan with key topics and sample
readings (or complete syllabus if course previously taught), teaching
evaluations, and names and contact information only for two referees
(department will contact them directly). Applications must be
delivered by Monday, 26 April at noon to Dr. Anne Brydon, Chair,
Department of Anthropology, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo
Ontario N2L 3C5. Inquiries only:

Wilfrid Laurier University is committed to equity and values
diversity. We welcome applications from qualified individuals of all
genders and sexual orientations, persons with disabilities, Aboriginal
persons, and persons of a visible minority. All qualified candidates
are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents
will be given priority. Members of the designated groups wishing to be
considered for employment equity must self-identify, in confidence, to
the Acting Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Dr. Mary-Louise Byrne.

All course offerings are contingent upon adequate student registration
and subject to budgetary approval. Appointments are in accordance with
the Part-time Contract Academic Staff Collective Agreement and the
Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty Association is the exclusive
bargaining agent.

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