Asian Institute at the Munk School of Global Affairs
Faculty of Arts and Science
University of Toronto
JOB POSTING – SESSIONAL LECTURER
Course Number and Title: CAS370H1: Asian Cities
Course description: This course offers students a multidisciplinary investigation of urban life in Asia. The thematic focus will be on how the urban intersects with Asian modernities and postcolonial formations. Drawing on recent scholarship in the social sciences, we will examine the realignment of cultural, political, and economic forces associated with Asia’s diverse processes of urbanization. A detailed course description is available upon request. The selected candidate will be asked to consult the course proposal and ensure, in discussion with the Program Director, that the course does not duplicate others offered in Geography, East Asian Studies, Innis College (Urban Studies), and Anthropology.
Estimated course enrolment: 50
Estimated TA support: n/a
Schedule: Tuesdays 12pm
Sessional dates: September 1- December 31, 2015
Salary: Sessional Lecture I (SL I): $7,232.23; Sessional Lecturer I Long Term (SL I LT): $7,369.26; Sessional Lecturer II (SL II): $7,689.00; Sessional Lecturer III (SL III): $8,044.27.
Please note that should rates stipulated in the collective agreement vary from rates stated in this posting, the rates stated in the collective agreement shall prevail.
Qualifications: Completed PhD in the disciplines of Anthropology, Sociology, Political Science, Urban Studies, Geography, Asian Studies, or related field, as well as current knowledge of research in these areas required. A strong scholarly background in disciplines relevant to the course preferred.
Description of duties: Develop syllabus, plan and present weekly lectures, create and mark all assignments and tests, maintain Blackboard site for the course, provide office hours for academic counselling of students.
Closing date: July 22, 2015
All individuals interested in this position must submit a Curriculum Vitae and the CUPE 3902 Unit 3 application form, available at http://www.hrandequity.utoronto.ca/resources/forms.htm. Qualified applicants may be asked to submit a sample syllabus following the closing date of the posting. Please submit materials to:
Katherine MacIvor, Program Administrator, Contemporary Asian Studies Program
Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto
1 Devonshire Place, room 228N
Toronto, ON, M5S 3K7
Please note: Undergraduate or graduate students and postdoctoral fellows of the University of Toronto are covered by the CUPE 3902 Unit 1 collective agreement rather than the Unit 3 collective agreement, and should not apply for positions posted under the Unit 3 collective agreement.
Preference in hiring is given to qualified individuals advanced to the rank of Sessional Lecturer II or Sessional Lecturer III in accordance with Article 14:12.
This job is posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 3 Collective Agreement.
Deadline: July 22, 2015