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Sessional Posting for Winter 2022

The Department of Political Science at the University of Victoria seeks Sessional Instructors for 2022-23 Appointments within CUPE 4163 (Component 3) The Department of Political Science at the University of Victoria seeks Sessional Instructors for the 2022-23 academic year: Fall term – September-December 2022, and Spring term – January-April 2023. 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 TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2022. Applications should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae and the names and contact details of three referees. The cover letter should indicate qualifications and which courses the applicant would be prepared to teach. The Department is seeking qualified instructors for: 1. POLI 101 – Canadian Politics FALL 2022 Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4:30-6 pm Description: An introduction to the social bases of Canadian politics focusing on the distribution and exercise of political power. Topics include: regionalism, Quebec nationalism, and economic inequality; political parties, voting, interest groups and the mass media; the policy process. 2. POLI 319 – Issues in Comparative Politics (variable topics) FALL 2022 or SPRING 2023 – Schedule TBD Description: An analysis of contemporary issues in comparative politics 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 TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2022.

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