Sessional Instructors, Faculty of Arts

The Faculty of Arts is seeking qualified sessional instructors to teach the following courses at Brandon University for the 2018-19 Regular Session. Please apply by submitting a letter of application, curriculum vitae and the names of three referees in a single pdf file to the appropriate individual noted below each course. Courses will be offered based on sufficient enrollment and budgetary restrictions.

Exact course times can be found in the Registration Guide at

Qualifications                    A PhD is preferred; Master’s Degree required.

Fall term runs                    September 5, 2018 to December 18, 2018

Winter term runs               January 3, 2019 to April 23, 2019

Salary:                                 $6,205 per 3 credit hour course

Application Deadline:       June 20, 2018

54:357 North American Environmental History –  Winter term

This course explores the environmental history of the United States and Canada (and with some attention to Mexico), focusing on human interaction with the natural world from pre-Columbian through contemporary times. Topics covered include Native North Americans and nature, conservation history, urban and suburban environments, wildlife issues, forestry history, the environmental movement, and more recent energy and environmental justice topics. 3 lecture hours per week, one term. Please apply to Dr. David Winter



A critical study of the great thinkers of modern times who are responsible for the development of traditional and contemporary political ideologies.  An examination of the features and content of those ideologies. 3 lecture hours per week, one term. Please apply to Dr. Kelly Saunders



This course represents a critical study of contemporary theories, themes, issues, and cases in the study of International Politics. Themes may include critical geopolitics, global political economy, gender in international politics, Canada-US relations, conceptions of the international system, international relations theory, and other contemporary issues and events in international politics. 3 seminar hours per week, one term. Please apply to Dr. Kelly Saunders


We thank all applicants for their interest in applying for this position and advise that only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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 posting is available in an alternate format.

Issued June 11, 2018