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KS215OC1 Game Cultures (Spring 2019)

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Author ahnationtalk
Date February 4, 2019
Deadline Open
Type Part Time
Company Wilfrid Laurier University
Location CAN
Category Information Technology
Client Wilfrid Laurier University
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Posting ID : 10189
Position Title : KS215OC1 Game Cultures (Spring 2019)
Faculty/Academic Area : Faculty of Arts
Department : Communication Studies, Cultural Studies Program
Term : May 1 – August 31
Campus : Online Learning
Anticipated Class Size : 60
Additional Course Requirements : None
Position Summary : KS215 Game Cultures

Examines games and highlights their importance and complex roles within contemporary culture. Grounded in cultural studies, this course explores what games say about the nature of identity, community, play, culture, and related topics. Students are encouraged to engage with a wide variety of games in this class. These games exemplify course issues. (Online Course only)

Online Learning Information
If you have questions about teaching Online Learning courses, please contact Jon Hind, Online Learning Prod Coordinator, at or 519.884.1970 x3505

Qualifications – Required : Master’s Degree
Qualifications – Discipline : Cultural Studies or cognate discipline
Salary : approximately $5,019 subject to CA 25
Application Deadline : February 17, 2019
Submit with Application : Required for All Applicants
  • CV (required)

Required for External Applicants

  • Names and Contact Information for Referees
  • Evidence of Good Teaching (only original institutional records will be considered, not summaries nor selected excerpts)


  • Cover letter (highlight teaching and research experience relevant to the course)
  • Teaching Dossier
  • Syllabi of relevant courses and/or a proposed Course Outline (2-pages maximum) specific to the posted course

Applicants must submit proof of academic credentials for highest degree with application. Applications not containing verification of highest degree, unless already on file with the university, will not be considered.

To Apply : Address Applications to:

Dr. Peter Urquhart, Chair

Communication Studies Department and Cultural Studies Program

All applicants are assessed using Appendix H of the Collective Agreement for Part-time Contract Academic Staff and Part-time Librarians. Applicants wishing to apply for more than one posting for CS or KS should apply with one application.

This appointment is in accordance with the Part-time Contract Academic Staff Collective Agreement, for which the Wilfrid Laurier Faculty Association (WLUFA) is the exclusive bargaining agent.

Posted on : February 1, 2019
Posting Ends : February 17, 2019
Please Note : For Supplementary Remuneration for large classes or multi-section

courses, see Article 28.3

Pursuant to Article 13.5 of the Collective Agreement for Part-time Contract Academic Staff (CAS) and Part-time Librarians, all applicants shall apply electronically. Applications must be received by 23:59 local time of the date on the posting.

Wilfrid Laurier University is committed to equity and values diversity. We welcome applications from qualified women and men, including persons of all genders and sexual orientations, persons with disabilities, Indigenous persons, and persons of a visible minority. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.  Members of the designated groups must self-identify to the appropriate Dean(s) to be considered for employment equity.

In accordance with the requirements of Citizenship and Immigration Canada, the successful applicants will be required to prove they are legally able to work in Canada.

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All course offerings will be contingent on adequate student registration and subject to budgetary funding.

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