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Limited Term Appointment, Modern Languages - Punjabi

University of the Fraser Valley

Job Summary
The Modern Languages department at the University of the Fraser Valley invites applicants for one (1) one-year Limited Term Faculty appointments in Punjabi. The successful applicant will be expected to teach a total of seven (7) sections of first and second year Punjabi language and culture courses.

Duties of Limited Term faculty fall within Article 18.2 (Teaching Faculty Duties) of the Collective Agreement, specifically the Teaching and Service components. The successful candidate will be expected to actively participate in departmental activities, service, events, and initiatives.

The successful applicant must have a native fluency in Punjabi, a PhD or solid indication of imminent completion in the area of Punjabi language and culture with a strong record of teaching excellence. A good knowledge of BlackBoard and Learning Branch are an asset.
We are seeking a collegial, energetic and innovative individual who has successful teaching experience at the undergraduate level and who communicates effectively with students both in and out of the classroom; and can develop new and innovative modes of delivery. 

How to Apply
Candidates should submit electronically a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a one page statement of teaching philosophy and recent teaching evaluations, original syllabi for a Punjabi language course, and three contacts who are willing to act as references.

Direct application materials referring to Posting #J0321-1677 to The Selection Advisory Committee will begin reviewing applications on April 23, 2021; however, the position will remain open until filled.

About UFV
The University of the Fraser Valley is located on the unceded (ancestral) territory of the Halq'eméylem-speaking peoples. We express our gratitude and respect for the honour of living and working in S’olh Temexw (Our World; Our Land). In all that we do, UFV strives to support and honour the Stó:lo peoples goals of self-determination and well-being on these lands. A commitment to Indigenization and Reconciliation is core to our institutional Vision and our Education Plan. This commitment includes the goal of centring Indigenous ways of knowing throughout our organization, recognizing our responsibilities to community, and a multi-year plan to increase the number of Indigenous faculty, staff, and administrators working at UFV.

UFV has four campus locations within the beautiful Fraser Valley in British Columbia. Recognized as one of BC's top employers, UFV offers a combination of career and lifestyle benefits. Join a team of 1,400 passionate professionals who value integrity, inclusivity and excellence. At UFV, you will serve a vibrant community, and shape the future of 15,000 students.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In an effort to be both environmentally and fiscally responsible, UFV will contact only candidates receiving an interview. We thank all applicants for considering UFV for employment. Shortlisted applicants may be required to undergo a criminal record check and/ or a verification of their education credentials. 

UFV is committed to the principle of equity in employment.