Introduction to Gender Studies GNDR 1000 (081)

The Department of Gender Studies seeks suitably qualified applications for the position, Per Course Instructor, GNDR 1000, Introduction to Gender Studies, offered by distance (DELTS) in the Spring academic term 2018 (7 May 2018 – 24 August 2018).

This course is an introductory level course. It is required for minor and majors in the departments of Gender Studies. It is also an elective course for the degrees of Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Science (Cooperative), Bachelor of Business Administration, and the physical education and recreation degrees offered by the School of Human Kinetics and Recreation. Further information about the Department of Gender Studies is available at:


Introduction to Gender Studies GNDR 1000(081)

Introduction to Gender Studies considers gender, gender studies and feminisms as areas of exploration from historical, contemporary and transnational perspectives. The aim of this course is to provide a critical framework for thinking about questions relating to gender and other forms of social difference.

Required qualifications:

demonstrated knowledge and expertise in Gender Studies; demonstrated experience teaching in undergraduate Women's and/Gender Studies; a completed Master's degree in Women's and/Gender Studies, or a related area is required and preference will be given to applicants who are enrolled in, or have completed, a doctoral program in Women's and/Gender Studies, or a related area; and, recent experience teaching through distance education delivery.

The rate of pay is according to the LUMUN Collective Agreement.

Memorial University of Newfoundland is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from qualified women and men, visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

All appointments are subject to budgetary approval.


Applicants should send a cover letter outlining their qualifications, a Curriculum Vitae and the names of three references who can be contracted. Applications can be submitted electronically to:

Dr. Jennifer Dyer, Interim Head
Department of Gender Studies
Memorial University
St. John's, NL A1C 5S7
E-mail: joanb@mun.ca

Posting date: 5 February 2018


Gender Studies

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000