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Applied Social Sciences – Social Research Methods

APS-321 : Social Research Methods
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Adjunct  Open until filled Starts: January 2, 2023
Redeemer University invites applications for adjunct faculty positions (part-time, limited-term) in Applied Social Sciences beginning January 2, 2023.
Redeemer University invites applications for adjunct faculty positions (part-time, limited-term) in Applied Social Sciences beginning January 2, 2023.

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Rooted in a Reformed Biblical worldview, and including a diverse community representing over 50 Christian denominations, Redeemer seeks to answer the fundamental questions about where we fit into God’s story while it prepares students to engage in society’s biggest challenges. A rigorous academic program with an interdisciplinary core is supported by a vibrant community characterized by caring discipleship. The result is an enriching and transformational educational experience integrating faith, learning and service.

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Applied Social Sciences – Social Research Methods
APS-321 : Social Research Methods
faculty
Adjunct  Open until filled Starts: January 2, 2023

Course Information

APS-321: Social Research Methods

This course will provide students with an introductory understanding of social research and its relevance to sociology and social work practice. Quantitative and qualitative research methods will be examined. Students will be introduced to applied research frameworks such as practice/program evaluation and participatory action research.

The Position

Redeemer University invites applications for adjunct faculty positions (part-time, limited-term) in Applied Social Sciences beginning January 2, 2023. Candidates must be aligned with and passionate about Redeemer’s Christian mission of integrating faith in teaching and research. Candidates should possess a Master of Social Work. The ideal candidate will have at least two years of relevant social work practice experience and a demonstrated record (or show potential) of excellence in undergraduate teaching.

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will teach one or more courses that serve the Applied Social Sciences Program situated in the Social Sciences Area. We are seeking individuals with an academic and practice background that would equip them to teach one or more of the following courses:

Winter semester (January 9 to April 14)

  • APS245 Social Work with Families (Tuesdays, 2:00-4:50 pm)
  • APS321 Social Research Methods (Tuesdays & Thursdays, 12:30-1:45pm)
  • APS351 Social Work with Groups (Thursdays, 2:00-4:50pm; 6:30-9:30pm)
  • APS 455 Canadian Indigenous Studies (Wednesdays, 6:30-9:30pm) (For this course, candidates should possess a master's degree in the social sciences and relevant experience. Redeemer is specifically seeking candidates who identify as Indigenous.)

Individuals are encouraged to apply stating their course(s) of interest.

The Application Process

Applicants should submit a letter of application, C.V., evidence of teaching quality, a 1-2-paragraph statement describing their own Christian faith commitment and how it relates to Redeemer’s mission and to their teaching and perspective on the discipline, and the names of three individuals who have agreed to provide letters of reference should the applicant advance to a later stage of the process. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Redeemer University offers equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be considered first for this position.

Direct applications to: Dr. Kyle Spyksma, Interim Vice President, Academic

Submit applications to: facultysearch@redeemer.ca (please quote position title in subject line)

Expiry date: Posted until filled (applications will be reviewed upon submission, so please apply ASAP)

Anticipated start date: January 2, 2023

Applicants are requested to email their application materials and include a statement that articulates their faith perspective and its relation to the mission of Redeemer University. A range of qualifications are evaluated including distinguishing characteristics that demonstrate congruence with our identity as a university in the Protestant and Reformed Christian tradition. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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