Sessional Instructor, Faculty of Education, PENT

PENT Program

Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Education Integrated Program

The Faculty of Education is seeking a qualified sessional instructor to teach the following Tutorial at Brandon University for the 2018 PENT (Program for the Education of Native Teachers) session during the timeframe August 7 – August 31:

68.250 Aboriginal Women Writers

Some of the most striking contemporary literature in North America is that written by Aboriginal women. This course examines the antecedents and influence of the major Aboriginal women writers.  Writers whose work will be studied include Paula Gunn Allen, Louise Erdrich, Joy Harjo, Leslie Marmon Silko, and Lucy Tapahonso, among others.

Qualifications:                                   Master’s degree required; PhD preferred

Start Date:                                           Schedule noted above

Salary:                                                   $2018.00 (Three credit hour course, one student)

Application Deadline:                      August 2, 2018

Interested applicants are invited to submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae and the names of three referees in a single pdf file to:

John Minshull
Director of PENT
Brandon University

We thank all applicants for their interest in applying for this position and advise that only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Short listed candidates will be expected to provide copies of credentials at time of interview.






Brandon University is committed to equity, welcomes diversity, and hires on the basis of merit. All qualified individuals who may contribute to the diversification of the University, especially women, persons with disabilities, Indigenous persons, racialized persons, and persons of all sexual orientations and genders are encouraged to apply.  Canadian citizens and permanent residents are given priority.  Evidence of citizenship must be provided.

To ensure this employment opportunity is accessible to all interested individuals, please advise of any accessibility needs by contacting the Human Resources office at (204)727-9782 or  This posting is available in an alternate format.  

Issued July 27, 2018