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APTPUO - Winter 2025 - AHL3100-C00

University of Ottawa

University of Ottawa

Multiple locations
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024


Main Campus


2025 Trimestre d'hiver | Winter Term


Faculté des arts / Faculty of Arts


AHL Interdisciplinary Study in Arts_PT

Course Title:

Special Topics - Interdisciplinary study in the Arts

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Course Description:

Comprehensive study of a contemporary theme from at least two disciplinary perspectives. Themes will vary annually.

Posting limited to:

Professeur à temps-partiel régulier / Regular Part-Time Professor

Date Posted:

juin 06, 2024

Closing Date:

juillet 09, 2024

Note: Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM on the day prior to the Posting End Date above

Expected Enrolment:


Approval date:

juin 06, 2024

Number of credits:


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Posting type:

Régulier / Regular

Language of instruction:

Anglais | English

Competence in second language:


Course Schedule:

Lundi | Monday 14:30-17:30 - -


PhD required. Experience of successfully teaching university-level courses in the field of metaphysics, ethics, humanism/ posthumanism, and the study of subjectivity, including an exploration of human-nonhuman relations. Preference will be given to an instructor whose own research interests fall within these areas, and who has relevant scholarly research and publications

Theme : A More Than Human World

This course will challenge students to rethink traditional notions of learning and knowing by exploring interdisciplinary perspectives and moving beyond human-centered paradigms. Beginning with a critical examination of traditional disciplinary epistemologies, we will gradually broaden our horizons to encompass interdisciplinary insights, embodied modes of understanding and diverse cross-cultural epistemologies. Our exploration will then turn to examining the consciousness of non-human beings. Through this progressively broadened perspective, students will become aware of interconnectedness as a cornerstone of knowledge, learning and teaching.

Teaching mode: in person

Additional Information and/or Comments:

An acceptable level of education and/or experience could be viewed as being equivalent to the educational required and/or demonstrated experience. If you are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us of any adaptive measures you might require. Information you send us will be handled respectfully and in complete confidence. Employees are required under provincial law to successfully complete all mandatory legislated training. The list of training may be modified by provincial law.

The hiring process will be governed by the current APTPUO collective agreements; you can click here for the main unit, here for the OLBI unit, or here for the Toronto/Windsor unit to find out more.

The University of Ottawa embraces diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We are passionate about our people and committed to employment equity. We foster a culture of respect, teamwork and inclusion, where collaboration, innovation, and creativity fuel our quest for research and teaching excellence. While all qualified persons are invited to apply, we welcome applications from qualified Indigenous persons, racialized persons, persons with disabilities, women and LGBTQIA2S+ persons. The University is committed to creating and maintaining an accessible, barrier-free work environment. The University is also committed to working with applicants with disabilities requesting accommodation during the recruitment, assessment and selection processes. Applicants with disabilities may contact to communicate the accommodation need. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Prior to May 1, 2022, the University required all students, faculty, staff, and visitors (including contractors) to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 as defined in Policy 129 – Covid-19 Vaccination. This policy was suspended effective May 1, 2022 but may be reinstated at any point in the future depending on public health guidelines and the recommendations of experts.