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Academic Recruitment - Part-Time Positions

The following procedures will be followed in advertising for part-time faculty after approval for the appointment has been received:

1. In cases where no member of the bargaining unit has a claim to the position under Article 5.03 of the Collective Agreement between St. Thomas University and the Faculty Association of the University of St. Thomas (Part-time Bargaining Unit), the position shall be advertised.
   
  Internal Advertisements
     
  1. In cases where there is an internal candidate for a part-time position, the Chair or Programme Director may recommend to the Vice-President (Academic) that an internal advertisement be posted. Internal candidates are defined as retired full-time faculty, non-bargaining employees who are currently teaching at the University or who have taught in the previous academic year.
     
  2. At the request of a Chair or Programme Director, the Vice-President (Academic) may waive the requirement for advertising if time is short, or is there are other extenuating circumstances.
     
  3. The department shall submit a description of the desired candidate (50 words or less), to the Office of the Vice-President (Academic) and include a proposed closing date for the posting.
     
  4. The Vice-President (Academic) will review the description for content. Any changes to the content will be brought to the attention of the Department Chair/Programme Director before submission for publication.
     
  5. The Office of the Vice-President (Academic) will forward the description to the Human Resources Office. Internal advertisements shall be posted on the Human Resources Website. The Human Resources Office will use the attached format when developing the advertisements.
     
Note: In letter of recommendation, to the Vice-President (Academic), remember to qualify your recommendation by including: that all other part-time faculty members with more seniority have been approached and are either not able to teach this specific course or are not qualified.
     
  External Advertisements
     
  1. In cases where there are no internal candidates for a part-time position, the position shall be advertised externally.
     
  2. At the request of a Chair or Programme Director, the Vice-President (Academic) may waive the requirement for advertising if time is short, or is there are other extenuating circumstances.
     
  3. The department will submit a description of the desired candidate (50 words or less), to the Office of the Vice-President (Academic) and include a proposed closing date for the posting.
     
  4. The Vice-President (Academic) will review the description for content. Any changes to the content will be brought to the attention of the Department Chair/Programme Director before submission for publication.
     
  5. The Office of the Vice-President (Academic) will forward the description to the Human Resources Office. External advertisements shall be posted on the Human Resources Website and placed in the Daily Gleaner. The Human Resources Office will use the attached format when developing the advertisements.
     
  6. If the department wishes provincial and regional advertizing, a specific request, including the name of the publication, address, cost, and reasons for such advertising, must be submitted to the Office of the Vice-President (Academic). Placements will be arranged by the Human Resources Office.

Format for Advertising for Part-Time (Academic) Positions

The Department of fill this in, St. Thomas University invites applications for an instructor to teach course goes here with dates, days and times. A PhD is preferred; a master’s degree is required. Each applicant is to submit a curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness (teaching portfolio preferred) and arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly to the Chair’s name, Chair, the name of the department Department, St. Thomas University, Fredericton, NB E3B 5G3. Closing date: enter date, or when position is filled. Applicants are responsible for ensuring that their files, including letters of reference, are complete by this date.

St. Thomas University is a Catholic, undergraduate, liberal arts university where excellence in undergraduate teaching is the highest institutional priority. An equal opportunity employer, St. Thomas is committed to employment equity for women, Native persons, members of visible minority groups, and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent resident will be given priority.