JOB POSTING - Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 4207

Modern Languages , Literatures & Culture
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Position Title: INSTRUCTOR
Course: SPAN 2P11
Course Details: Iberian Culture
Start 2013-09-01 End 2013-12-31
LEC Sec 1 T 1400-1700
$6,067 per half course (195 hours nominally)
$12,134 per full course (390 hours nominally)

Please note: Instructors who are employed in a 2-hour/week lecture, or the equivalent of a 2-hour/week lecture, are responsible for the first hour of seminar/lab in each course.
Duties and responsibilities will be in accordance with Article 22 of the Collective Agreement.
1.Graduate Degree (PhD, PhD abd or MA) in an area of Hispanic Studies with a record of sustained successful teaching of Hispanic Studies at a University level. Native or near native fluency in English.
2.Teaching documentation: evidence of teaching competence; official student and peer evaluations; teaching dossier; references. Ability to work alone without immediate direct supervision. Ability to work within a team; clear comprehension of multi-section teaching; active participation in curriculum development; sharing of responsibilities in careful test preparation; student assessment; prompt and accurate marking. Commitment to participate in required committee marking including on-line activities, mid-term and final exams.
3.Commitment to the incorporation of web-based pedagogical techniques, materials and resources (including e-workbook, etc) in the teaching of the course, as required. Competence in the use of email, WebCT, SAKAI, internet, common office software (e.g. Word, Excel) and multi-media equipment.
4.Commitment to responsible time management (e.g. course structuring, punctuality for lectures). Availability for individual consultation with students (office hours 1.5 hours per section per week required) and proctoring exams.
Applications will be accepted until 2013-05-23 Applications should include a cover letter, a current resume, a CUPE 4207 application form and your seniority date.

Dr. Tamara El-Hoss, Chair
Department of Modern Languages, Literatures & Cultures
Brock University
St. Catharines, ON L2S 3A1

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Please Note:
If applicable, applicants are responsible for submitting their seniority date with their application. Applicants that don't include a seniority date will be assumed not to have one. All applications should be forwarded to the appropriate department. Do not submit your information to

Positions listed on this posting are subject to course enrolments and budgetary approval.

As per Article 22.04 of the Collective Agreement:

- Graduate Students enrolled at Brock University shall not accept an appointment in excess of an average of ten hours per week over an academic term, in which she is enrolled as a full time student, without the prior permission of the Dean of Graduate Studies.

- Undergraduate Students enrolled at Brock University shall not accept more than nine Teaching Assistant appointments, or the equivalent of nine Teaching Assistant appointments in any classification, per term minus the number of courses in which that student is currently enrolled;

- Part-time Graduate Students and Non-Students shall not accept any appointment which, taken together with all other appointments at the University, would cause the member to exceed the maximum number of regular hours - i.e. not overtime hours - allowable in a work week under the Employment Standards Act, as amended from time to time.

Applicants that are in excess of the above noted workload limits will not have their applications considered unless they have received prior written approval from the appropriate Dean and the Human Resources Department.

A Collective Agreement governs part-time Instructor, Teaching Assistant, Lab Demonstrator, Course Coordinator and Marker-Grader positions at Brock University. A hardcopy of the Agreement can be obtained from Human Resources or accessed on the Human Resources Web Site -
Additional Comments:
For office use only: 2013-05-08 - #5615 - Approved
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