Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 4207

Child & Youth Studies
Position Title: INSTRUCTOR
Course: CHYS 2P38
Course Details: Childhood, Youth and Society
Start 2013-05-01     End 2013-06-12
$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. PhD in Sociology, Anthropology, Education or other related discipline. If there are no qualified applicants, we will consider senior doctoral candidates.
2. Prior teaching and/or research experience in the sociology of children and youth.
3. Some familiarity with the social construction of childhood and youth.
4. Evidence of competent and effective teaching experience at the undergraduate university level (letters of reference and course/performance evaluations).
Applications will be accepted until 2013-02-28

Applications should include a cover letter, a current resume, a CUPE 4207 application form and your seniority date.

Department of Child and Youth Studies
Brock University
St. Catharines, ON L2S 3A1
(or deposit in CHYS drop box, Cairns 3rd Floor, labeled "Job Posting Applications")

Assure to include all required documentation, including letters of reference and course/performance evaluations (see "Qualifications" above).
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:
Course Description: Historical, cross-cultural and sociological perspectives on the relationship between childhood, youth and society. Topics include children and youth in schools, communities, popular culture and state policy.
For office use only: 2013-02-01 - #5251 - Revised - 2013-01-17