Posted Sep 14, 2020 at 06:00 pm Closes Sep 28, 2020 at 06:00 pm
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
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 www.ucn.ca
Apply to: University College of the North, Attention: Human Resources
P.O. Box 3000
The Pas MB R9A 1M7
Fax: (204) 623-4414
Email: email@example.com (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.
For more information and other employment opportunities, visit www.ucn.ca
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