Academic, Student: CUPE Unit 1 Job Posting: Course Instructor, SAS114H1F: Introduction to South Asian Studies
University of Toronto
Centre for South Asian Studies at the Asian Institute,
Munk School of Global Affairs
Job Posting – Course Instructor Position
Fall Term 2015 (September – December)
The South Asian Studies Program seeks 1 Course Instructor for the following course:
SAS114H1F: Introduction to South Asian Studies
An interdisciplinary introduction to South Asian Studies emphasizing inquiry and critical analysis, drawing attention to the specificities of individual nations as well as the factors (historical, political, economic and cultural) that define South Asia as a region. Some attention will be paid to the South Asian Diaspora.
Working on PhD in the disciplines of History, Anthropology, Political Science, Religion or South Asian Cultural Studies, with current knowledge of research in these areas is required. A strong scholarly background in disciplines relevant to the course preferred. As the course is an important bridge into the South Asian Studies minor and the Contemporary Asian Studies program, the candidate would preferably have pedagogical and/or research experience that addresses large global themes, such as democracy and authoritarianism, public culture, and capitalism, through deep site-located study. Previous teaching experience is preferred. First consideration will be given to full-time graduate students at the University of Toronto.
- Developing syllabus
- Planning and teaching a weekly two hour lecture
- Creating and marking tests and assignments
- Providing scheduled office hours for academic counselling and answering student emails
- Maintaining Blackboard site
Estimate of TA Support: None
Estimated Course Enrolment: 60 students
Rate of Pay: $7,114.65 including vacation pay
Applicants should submit a cover letter, C.V. (including previous teaching evaluations if applicable), a syllabus outline, and two letters of reference by June 8, 2015. Applications should be sent by email to:
Program Administrator, Centre for South Asian Studies
Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto
This job is posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 1 Collective Agreement. The position posted above is tentative, pending final course determinations and enrolments. The Departmental Hiring Policy is available in the Department office and in the CUPE Local 3902 office.
In accordance with the Employment Equity Policy, the University of Toronto encourages applications from qualified women and men, members of visible minorities, aboriginal peoples, and persons with disabilities.
Posted on May 8, 2015.
Deadline: June 8, 2015