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Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Global Studies - part-time teaching opportunities

Part-time Teaching Opportunities in Global Studies, 2010/11

The Centre for Global Studies at Huron University College, in
London, Ontario, invites applications to teach the following four
undergraduate courses in the 2010/11 academic year.

- CGS 1021F - Introduction to Problems in Knowing the World (Fall
Term: Sept. - Dec.)
This course explores how our world views are formed in terms of
theories and explanations of human history, geography, and identity.
Students will consider how knowing the world is caught up within
problems in mapping, narration, and cultural interpretation,
emphasizing critical analysis of the impacts of European colonialism
on modern international divisions.
- Tuesdays, 2:30 - 3:30pm. & Thursdays, 3:30 - 5:30pm.
- enrollment: approximately 75 students

- CGS 3003F - Gender and Development (Fall Term: Sept. - Dec.)
This courses examines gender equality as a cross cutting theme of
international development initiatives, and prepares students in the
critical use of gender analysis methodologies to examine social
diversity at community level.
- Wednesdays, 2:30 - 5:30pm.
- enrollment: approximately 25 - 30 students

- CGS 3515F - Global Cultures of Gendering (Fall Term: Sept. - Dec.)
This course analyses the functions of gender as a fundamental
organizing principle in human societies. Students will examine the
ways in which the disciplines, regimes, practices and institutions
governing inter-human encounters in the world are also embedded in
processes of gendering.
- Mondays, 12:30 - 2:30pm. & Wednesdays, 1:30 - 2:30pm.
- enrollment: approximately 30 - 40 students

- CGS 1022G - Introduction to Globalization (Winter Term: Jan. - April)
This course offers an interdisciplinary introduction to the dominant
material and cultural trends under the conditions of economic
globalization. Key topics are labour in the global economy, the
globalization of the capitalist mode of labour in the global economy,
transnational resource flows, responses to inequality and resistance.
- Tuesdays, 10:30 - 11:30am. & Thursdays, 9:30 - 11:30am.
- enrollment: approximately 75 students

To apply to teach any of these courses, applicants are asked to
submit the following materials: a letter of application, in which
the applicant discusses the approach that she or he would take in
preparing and teaching the course(s); a current c.v.; available
past teaching evaluations; and a list of three persons willing to
provide references for the applicant, including full contact
information. Applications should be submitted as soon as possible.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until
decisions to hire are made. Please send application materials
(preferably by email) to the Director of the Centre for Global
Studies, as follows:

Dr. Mark F. N. Franke, Director,
Centre for Global Studies
Huron University College
1349 Western Road
London, Ontario
N6G 1H3
ph.# 1-519-438-7224 x242
fax.# 1-519-438-3938
email: <>

For information on the Centre for Global Studies and its courses and
programs of study, please visit our page on the Huron University
College website, at:

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however,
Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Huron
University College is committed to the highest standards of equity
and encourages applications from qualified women and men, members of
minorities, aboriginal peoples, and persons with disabilities. Huron
values its place in an interconnected world and desires to create a
diverse and equitable employment and educational environment that
recognizes the inherent worth and digniy of every person.

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