HRCC324 OC1 - Human Trafficking and Other Contemporary Forms of Slavery/Forced Labour ( Fall 2023)

Date: May 24, 2023

Location: Brantford, CA

Company: Wilfrid Laurier University

Faculty/Academic Area: Faculty of Liberal Arts 

Department: Human Rights and Human Diversity 

Campus: Brantford 

Employee Group: WLUFA 

Requisition ID: 6093 



Position Title: HRCC324 OC1 - Human Trafficking and Other Contemporary Forms of Slavery/Forced Labour ( Fall 2023)

Term: Fall 2023 (Sept 7, 2023- Dec 27, 2023)

Mode of Delivery: Online

Days/Times: Online

Hours per week/Hours Total: 36 Total

Anticipated Class Size: 85

Additional Course Requirements: None  

Posted on: May 24, 2023

Posting ends: June 8, 2023


Position Summary:  This course addresses the phenomena of human trafficking and other contemporary forms of slavery and forced labour. It will address the historical context of these phenomena, causes that contribute to their prevalence, efforts to eradicate these practices, and the problematic nature of the term “human trafficking”, especially how it is often used in ways that conflate consensual and non-consensual forms of labour and human migration that skirt or violate the law. 


Qualifications – Required: Master’s Degree 

Qualifications – Other: MA (PhD preferred) in a related discipline and at least ONE of the following (both preferred) with respect to the subject matter of the course: i) a record of scholarly research or ii) prior postsecondary teaching experience. 


Salary: $5236 (Stipend)

Application Deadline: June 8, 2023: 11:59pm


Submit with Application:  

For All Applicants: 

  • CV with current contact information (required) 
  • Verification of highest degree (required, unless such verification has already been submitted to the Member’s Official file) 
  • Candidate application form (CAF)


Specifically For External Applicants 

  • Applicants will be required to submit proof of academic credentials for highest degree (i.e., a scanned copy of your official transcripts, a photocopy or digital image of your parchment, or a letter/scan of such letter from the granting institutions on its letterhead) prior to being awarded a contract. It is highly recommended that applicants include this verification with their application.  
  • Evidence of good teaching. If you choose to include Student Teaching Surveys from institutions other than Laurier, please include official reports of evaluations for all courses taught for the last three years. 
  • Names and contact information for references (optional)   


Applications may be addressed to:  
Dr. Andrew Robinson  

Chair, Part-time Appointment Committee  

Human Rights and Human Diversity

Faculty of Liberal Arts

Wilfrid Laurier University  


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All applicants are assessed using Appendix H of the Contract Teaching Faculty Collective Agreement. Candidates should consult WLU "Appendix H: Assessment of CTF Candidates” and ensure the information required is easily accessible in the application.   

Please Note:

Candidate Application form (CAF) is used to apply to an individual posting and must be submitted with each application. The completed form is to be uploaded with all other application materials by the deadline listed in the course posting. Refer to Appendix I of the Contract Teaching Faculty Collective Agreement for further guidance about completing the CAF and Appendix H for details on how this form will be scored.

CTF Members (those who have taught a Laurier in the last 36 months) may wish to submit a single application to multiple course postings via the Posted Course Application Form (PCAF) Appendix G, which includes the CAF.  The link to the Faculty specific PCAF is included in the email notification of posted courses you would have received from the hiring department/program/area at Laurier. The PCAF is a separate form due within 5 days of the email notification of posted courses and is submitted via Qualtrics. Refer to this notification for the link to the PCAF. Members who do not submit a PACF may apply for posted course through a separate application for each course. Refer to the collective agreement for additional information on the PCAF.

For Supplementary Remuneration for large classes or multi-section courses, see Article 28.3

Pursuant to Article 13.5 of the Collective Agreement for Contract Teaching Faculty (CTF) and Part-time Librarians, all applicants shall apply electronically. Applications must be received by 23:59 local time of the date on the posting.

Wilfrid Laurier University endeavors to fill positions with qualified candidates who have a combination of education, experience, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position while demonstrating Laurier's Employee Success Factors.

Diversity and creating a culture of inclusion is a key pillar of Wilfrid Laurier University's Strategic Academic Plan and is one of Laurier's core values. Laurier is committed to increasing the diversity of faculty and staff and welcomes applications from candidates from equity deserving groups. Indigenous candidates who would like to learn more about equity and inclusive programing at Laurier are welcomed to contact the Office of Indigenous Initiatives at Candidates from other equity deserving groups who would like to learn more about equity and inclusive programing at Laurier are welcomed to contact Equity and Accessibility at We have strived to make our application process accessible, however if you require any assistance applying for a position or would like this job posting in an alternative format, please contact Human Resources at

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.  In accordance with the requirements of Citizenship and Immigration Canada, the successful applicants will be required to prove they are legally able to work in Canada.

Members of the designated groups must self-identify to the appropriate Dean(s) to be considered for employment equity.

All course offerings will be contingent on adequate student registration and subject to budgetary funding.

Members of the Contract Teaching Faculty bargaining unit:

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All applications shall be reviewed and considered under a set of criteria established by the part-time hiring committee.  Only those applicants recommended for a position will be contacted.

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