Social Sciences Instructor

University College of the North

Posted Sep 14, 2020 at 06:00 pm Closes Sep 28, 2020 at 06:00 pm

Job Location:
The Pas, Manitoba
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Social Sciences Instructor

Faculty of Arts, Business and Science

Classification:  Assistant/Associate Professor (Tenure Track) or University Instructor

Full-Time Regular Position

The Pas, Manitoba 

University College of the North (UCN) is committed to building a workforce that is representative of the populations we serve.  Applications are invited from individuals who have a demonstrated interest and ability to work with Indigenous learners and mature students.

The Position: University College of the North requires an Instructor to teach Social Science courses within the Faculty of Arts, Business and Science program at The Pas Campus.  In addition to teaching duties, the Instructor will be responsible for related duties including classroom management, student supervision, maintenance of student records and grades, curriculum refinement and other administrative tasks.


  • A Graduate degree in Sociology or a related discipline with specialization in the areas of globalization, social movements, race, class, gender, sexuality, feminism, and social justice

  • Experience teaching in a post-secondary environment

  • Working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Effective communication skills

  • Effective interpersonal skills

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Excellent teamwork and time management skills

  • Experience working in an online/virtual environment using various Learning Management Systems (Adobe, Zoom. D2L, etc)

  • Demonstrated ability to understand and deal with issues specific to Indigenous learners and mature students in northern Manitoba

  • Personal experience and/or knowledge and understanding of Indigenous cultures


  • PhD in Sociology

  • Experience teaching courses ranging from introductory to upper-level sociology and critical theory courses

  • Proven research in Sociology or the Social Sciences field

  • Experience working in an interdisciplinary environment

  • Willingness to travel

  • The ability to speak an Indigenous language

                 Conditions of Employment:

  • Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada


    Applicants must provide a cover letter, résumé, references and copies of their transcripts with their application.

    Applicants must demonstrate on their résumé how they meet the qualifications. 

    Representative Workforce (formerly employment equity) is a factor in the selection process.  Preference will be given to Indigenous candidates. Applicants are invited to indicate in their covering letter or résumé if they are from any of the following groups: Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, or women and men in non-traditional roles.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

    Competition Number:        20-065

    Closing Date:                     October 30, 2020; however, will remain open until filled

    Salary Range:                    Commensurate with rank, qualifications and experience as per the collective agreement

                                           Faculty Salary Scales can be viewed at

    Apply to:                            University College of the North, Attention: Human Resources

                                                P.O. Box 3000

                                                The Pas MB R9A 1M7

                                                Fax: (204) 623-4414

                                                Email: (preferred format)


    We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  Application materials, including

    letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Legislation (Manitoba). 

    Human Resources will work with applicants who require accommodation during the application or the interview process.

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