Sessional Instructor, Winter 2024, Department of Political Science - Tenders Global

Sessional Instructor, Winter 2024, Department of Political Science

University of Calgary

We would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge the traditional territories of the people of the Treaty 7 region in Southern Alberta. The City of Calgary is also home to Métis Nation of Alberta, Districts 5 and 6.

Position Description

The Department of Political Science invites applications for a Sessional Instructor to teach the following course in Winter 2024 (Jan 2, 2024 – April 25, 2024)

UNIV 205 – Effective Learning Strategies (MWF 11:00 – 1) 

The course description may be found here:

Note that enrolment in this course will be restricted to students in the Indigenous Student Access Program (ISAP).

Qualifications and required skills: 

  • Master’s or PhD in a relevant field
  • Experience teaching postsecondary courses on effective learning strategies
  • Experience developing and offering culturally relevant programming to support the success and wellbeing of Indigenous students
  • Experience working collaboratively with community and educational stakeholders, including Elders and Knowledge Keepers

Please include the following with your application:

  • Proof of completion of Master’s or PhD 
  • Cover letter
  • Current CV
  • Statement of teaching philosophy 
  • Course names and descriptions of courses you have taught 
  • Teaching evaluations from a course you have taught 

Please submit your application online via the ‘Apply Now’ link. Please be aware that the application process allows for only four attachments. The four attachments should be organized to contain the following (which may require you to merge documents).

Please note that this course is tentative, pending sufficient enrollment.

For salary information, please refer to TUCFA’s Collective Agreement , Schedule B. As per the Collective Agreement, the Department of Psychology adheres to the right of first refusal terms (Section 23.12.1 and 23.12.2) for Sessional Appointments.

Application deadline: December 20, 2023

The University of Calgary has launched an institution-wide Indigenous Strategy  committing to creating a rich, vibrant, and culturally competent campus that welcomes and supports Indigenous Peoples, encourages Indigenous community partnerships, is inclusive of Indigenous perspectives in all that we do.

As an equitable and inclusive employer, the University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. In particular, we encourage members of the designated groups (women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible/racialized minorities, and diverse sexual orientation and gender identities) to apply. To ensure a fair and equitable assessment, we offer accommodation at any stage during the recruitment process to applicants with disabilities. Questions regarding [diversity] EDI at UCalgary can be sent to the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion ([email protected] ) and requests for accommodations can be sent to Human Resources ([email protected] ).

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)

Additional Information

To learn more about academic opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Academic Careers website . For more information visit Careers in the Faculty of Arts .

The University strongly recommends all faculty and staff are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

About the University of Calgary
UCalgary is Canada’s entrepreneurial university, located in Canada’s most enterprising city. It is a top research university and one of the highest-ranked universities of its age. Founded in 1966, its 36,000 students experience an innovative learning environment, made rich by research, hands-on experiences and entrepreneurial thinking. It is Canada’s leader in the creation of start-ups . Start something today at the University of Calgary. For more information, visit .
About Calgary, Alberta

Calgary is one of the world’s cleanest cities and has been named one of the world’s most livable cities for years. Calgary is a city of leaders – in business, community, philanthropy and volunteerism. Calgarians benefit from a growing number of world-class dining and cultural events and enjoy more days of sunshine per year than any other major Canadian city. Calgary is less than an hour’s drive from the majestic Rocky Mountains and boasts the most extensive urban pathway and bikeway network in North America. 

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