Sessional posting for 2021-22

The Department of Political Science at the University of Victoria seeks Sessional Instructors for 2021-22
Appointments within CUPE 4163 (Component 3)

The Department of Political Science at the University of Victoria seeks Sessional Instructors for the 2021-22 academic year comprised of three terms: Summer term – May-August 2021, Fall term – September-December 2021, and Spring term – January-April 2022.

Interested individuals should apply to the Chair, Dr. Scott Watson, Department of Political Science, University of Victoria, P.O. Box 1700, STN CSC, Victoria, BC Canada V8W 2Y2 by e-mail poliapps@uvic.ca to arrive by no later than 4 PM ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2020. Applications should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae and the names and contact details of three referees.

The cover letter should indicate which courses the applicant would be prepared to teach and what qualifications the applicant has for teaching these particular courses. The Department is seeking qualified instructors across the range of fields in the department, in particular, courses that are numbered in the program as follows: international relations, public policy, Canadian constitutional politics, electoral politics, political theory, comparative politics. Please see the UVic academic calendar for course titles and information https://www.uvic.ca/calendar/undergrad/index.php#/courses.

Specific course offerings will depend on the availability of qualified instructors and are subject to final budgetary approval. Unexpected vacancies may occur at any time. Qualified individuals living (or expecting to live) in the Greater Victoria area are especially encouraged to apply, and to maintain a current statement of interests and qualifications on file with the Chair.

In all appointments, preference will be given to those with a completed or nearly complete PhD in Political Science and a combination of expertise and experience appropriate to the courses concerned. The University of Victoria is an equity employer and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and aboriginal peoples, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadian and permanent residents will be given priority.

The University of Victoria reserves the right to fill additional teaching assignments from the pool of applicants for this posting. Applications must reach the Chair no later than 4 PM ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2020.