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Jun 29

Academic, Careers, Student: Fall 2022 TA Position: ASI1000Y Issues in Contemporary East and Southeast Asian Studies

CONTEMPORARY EAST AND SOUTHEAST ASIAN STUDIES
COLLABORATIVE MASTER’S SPECIALIZATION
Job Posting – Teaching Assistant Position
Fall Term 2022 (September 1, 2022 – December 31, 2022)

Posted on June 29, 2022

The Asian Institute seeks 1 Teaching Assistant for the following course:

ASI1000Y: Issues in Contemporary East and Southeast Asian Studies

The core seminar in the Collaborative Master’s Specialization in Contemporary East and Southeast Asian Studies presents in depth discussion of an array of issues, approaches, and analytical tools to understand contemporary trends in East and Southeast Asia. It is built around the expertise and regional specialization of core faculty members, while providing students with opportunities to tailor assignments and presentations to suit their individual research interests. The seminar offers an emphasis on creating a dialogue across social sciences and humanities disciplinary lines.

Qualifications

Preference in hiring will be given to graduate students at the University of Toronto in Geography, Anthropology, Political Science, East Asian Studies, History, Sociology, Centre for Diaspora and Transnational Studies, or related discipline. A background in Asia-Pacific and/or South Asian studies is required, preferably from an interdisciplinary and multi-regional perspective. First consideration will be given to senior PhD students at the University of Toronto. TA experience is preferred.

Relevant Criterion

Previous experience is the more relevant criterion than the need to acquire experience in respect of this posted position.

Duties

  • Mark papers

Duties of this position shall be performed at the campus on which the position is located. Where the duties are intended to be performed at another location, such other location will be specified in the posting.

Hours of work: approx. 15 hours total
Estimated Course Enrolment: 15 students
Rate of Pay: UG/SGS I/II – $47.17/hour (+ 4% vacation pay)

Application Process

Applicants should submit a cover letter and updated CV (including previous teaching evaluations if applicable) by July 22, 2022. Letters of recommendation are not required but will be accepted. Applications should be sent via email to the Contemporary Asian Studies Program Advisor, Katherine MacIvor, at ai.asianstudies@utoronto.caYOU MUST USE THE FOLLOWING FOR YOUR SUBJECT LINE: APPLICATION: COURSE CODE: LAST NAME. Please attach your CV and cover letter as PDFs, and label your attachments as follows: Last Name_First Name_Cover; Last Name_First Name_CV.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Candidates who are members of Indigenous, Black, racialized and LGBTQ2S+ communities, persons with disabilities, and other equity seeking groups are encouraged to apply, and their lived experience shall be taken into consideration as applicable to the position.

The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission. The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities. If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact uoft.careers@utoronto.ca. During employment, to request accommodation from the University, contact the supervisor or department chair and/or Health & Wellbeing Programs & Services at hwb@utoronto.ca. For more information about accommodations at U of T, please visit our Accommodation webpage.

The hiring criteria for Teaching Assistant positions are academic qualifications, the need to acquire experience, previous experience and previous satisfactory employment under the provisions of this Collective Agreement.

This job is posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 1 Collective Agreement.

Positions posted here are open to Graduate Students in the School of Graduate Studies, Postdoctoral Fellows and Undergraduate Students in the University of Toronto.

The position posted above is tentative, pending final course determinations and enrolments.

Preference in hiring shall be given to Graduate Students enrolled in the School of Graduate Studies of the University of Toronto or those who have made application to be enrolled in the School of Graduate Studies of the University of Toronto.

Deadline: July 22, 2022

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Jun 29

Academic, Careers, Student: Fall 2022 TA Position: SAS318H1F: Colonialism and Tradition

SOUTH ASIAN STUDIES PROGRAM
Job Posting – Teaching Assistant Position
Fall Term 2022 (September 1, 2022 – December 31, 2022)

Posted on June 29, 2022

The South Asian Studies program seeks 1 Teaching Assistant for the following course:

SAS318H1F: Colonialism and Tradition

This course analyzes the impact of colonialism in South Asia and the various ways in which tradition intersects with and has reshaped colonialism in postcolonial South Asia. The course will examine the role of religion, education, ethnicity, gender, and caste. Some attention will be paid to postcolonial and indigenous theory.

Qualifications

Preference in hiring will be given to graduate students at the University of Toronto. A background in South Asian studies is required, preferably from an interdisciplinary and multi-regional social science perspective. First consideration will be given to senior PhD students at the University of Toronto. TA experience is preferred.

Relevant Criterion

Previous experience is the more relevant criterion than the need to acquire experience in respect of this posted position.

Duties

  • Consultations with the instructor
  • Mark assignments and tests
  • Hold office hours for counselling students

Duties of this position shall be performed at the campus on which the position is located. Where the duties are intended to be performed at another location, such other location will be specified in the posting.

Hours of work: approx. 40 hours total
Estimated Course Enrolment: 40 students
Rate of Pay: UG/SGS I/II – $47.17/hour (+ 4% vacation pay)

Application Process

Applicants should submit a cover letter and updated CV (including previous teaching evaluations if applicable) by July 22, 2022. Letters of recommendation are not required but will be accepted. Applications should be sent via email to the Contemporary Asian Studies Program Advisor, Katherine MacIvor, at ai.asianstudies@utoronto.caYOU MUST USE THE FOLLOWING FOR YOUR SUBJECT LINE: APPLICATION: COURSE CODE: LAST NAME. Please attach your CV and cover letter as PDFs, and label your attachments as follows: Last Name_First Name_Cover; Last Name_First Name_CV.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Candidates who are members of Indigenous, Black, racialized and LGBTQ2S+ communities, persons with disabilities, and other equity seeking groups are encouraged to apply, and their lived experience shall be taken into consideration as applicable to the position.

The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission. The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities. If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact uoft.careers@utoronto.ca. During employment, to request accommodation from the University, contact the supervisor or department chair and/or Health & Wellbeing Programs & Services at hwb@utoronto.ca. For more information about accommodations at U of T, please visit our Accommodation webpage.

The hiring criteria for Teaching Assistant positions are academic qualifications, the need to acquire experience, previous experience and previous satisfactory employment under the provisions of this Collective Agreement.

This job is posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 1 Collective Agreement.

Positions posted here are open to Graduate Students in the School of Graduate Studies, Postdoctoral Fellows and Undergraduate Students in the University of Toronto.

The position posted above is tentative, pending final course determinations and enrolments.

Preference in hiring shall be given to Graduate Students enrolled in the School of Graduate Studies of the University of Toronto or those who have made application to be enrolled in the School of Graduate Studies of the University of Toronto.

Deadline: July 22, 2022

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Jun 29

Academic, Careers, Student: Fall 2022 TA Position: CAS400H1F: Interdisciplinary Research in Methods in Contemporary Asian Studies

CONTEMPORARY ASIAN STUDIES PROGRAM
Job Posting – Teaching Assistant Position
Fall Term 2022 (September 1, 2022 – December 31, 2022)

Posted on June 29, 2022

The Contemporary Asian Studies program seeks 1 Teaching Assistant for the following course:

CAS400H1F: Interdisciplinary Research in Methods in Contemporary Asian Studies

This seminar addresses Asian worlds – In Asia, transnationally, and locally – to cultivate new approaches to global processes and problems. The course explores key Asian sites that open new configurations for studying interactions between economic/environmental development, political change, and migration and cultural politics. It provides an advanced and systematic overview of the research methodologies that students have been exposed to throughout the CAS program. These include historical-archival, ethnographic, visual/media, and statistical/quantitative methods that allow us to map Asian political, economic, and cultural formations, and through them, global challenges. The seminar builds interdisciplinary conversations attentive to both critical problematizing and problem-solving, to qualitative and applied projects. It is the required capstone to the Contemporary Asian Studies major.

Qualifications

Preference in hiring will be given to graduate students at the University of Toronto in Geography, Anthropology, Political Science, East Asian Studies, History, Sociology, Centre for Diaspora and Transnational Studies, or related discipline. A background in Asia-Pacific and/or South Asian studies is required, preferably from an interdisciplinary and multi-regional perspective. First consideration will be given to senior PhD students at the University of Toronto. TA experience is preferred.

Relevant Criterion

Previous experience is the more relevant criterion than the need to acquire experience in respect of this posted position.

Duties

  • Mark assignments and tests

Duties of this position shall be performed at the campus on which the position is located. Where the duties are intended to be performed at another location, such other location will be specified in the posting.

Hours of work: approx. 20 hours total
Estimated Course Enrolment: 20 students
Rate of Pay: UG/SGS I/II – $47.17/hour (+ 4% vacation pay)

Application Process

Applicants should submit a cover letter and updated CV (including previous teaching evaluations if applicable) by July 22, 2022. Letters of recommendation are not required but will be accepted. Applications should be sent via email to the Contemporary Asian Studies Program Advisor, Katherine MacIvor, at ai.asianstudies@utoronto.caYOU MUST USE THE FOLLOWING FOR YOUR SUBJECT LINE: APPLICATION: COURSE CODE: LAST NAME. Please attach your CV and cover letter as PDFs, and label your attachments as follows: Last Name_First Name_Cover; Last Name_First Name_CV.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Candidates who are members of Indigenous, Black, racialized and LGBTQ2S+ communities, persons with disabilities, and other equity seeking groups are encouraged to apply, and their lived experience shall be taken into consideration as applicable to the position.

The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission. The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities. If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact uoft.careers@utoronto.ca. During employment, to request accommodation from the University, contact the supervisor or department chair and/or Health & Wellbeing Programs & Services at hwb@utoronto.ca. For more information about accommodations at U of T, please visit our Accommodation webpage.

The hiring criteria for Teaching Assistant positions are academic qualifications, the need to acquire experience, previous experience and previous satisfactory employment under the provisions of this Collective Agreement.

This job is posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 1 Collective Agreement.

Positions posted here are open to Graduate Students in the School of Graduate Studies, Postdoctoral Fellows and Undergraduate Students in the University of Toronto.

The position posted above is tentative, pending final course determinations and enrolments.

Preference in hiring shall be given to Graduate Students enrolled in the School of Graduate Studies of the University of Toronto or those who have made application to be enrolled in the School of Graduate Studies of the University of Toronto.

Deadline: July 22, 2022

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Jun 29

Academic, Careers, Student: Winter 2023 TA Position: CAS370H1S: Asian Cities

CONTEMPORARY ASIAN STUDIES PROGRAM
Job Posting – Teaching Assistant Position
Winter Term 2023 (January 1, 2023 – April 30, 2023)

Posted on June 29, 2022

The Contemporary Asian Studies program seeks 1 Teaching Assistant for the following course:

CAS370H1S: Asian Cities

This course offers a multidisciplinary perspective of urban life in Asia. The thematic focus will be on how the urban intersects with modernities and postcolonial formations. Drawing on recent scholarship in the social sciences and the humanities, we will examine the realignment of cultural, political, and economic forces associated with Asia’s diverse processes of urbanization.

Qualifications

Preference in hiring will be given to graduate students at the University of Toronto. A rigorous background in Asia-Pacific and/or South Asian Studies is required, as evinced by grounded research in these regions and strong interdisciplinary training. Preference will be given to candidates that evince a multi-regional social science perspective that includes critical approaches to area studies, public culture and markets, ethnography and/or historical studies, deployment of vernacular languages in their research, and engagement with humanities approaches. First consideration will be given to senior PhD students at the University of Toronto. TA experience is preferred.

Relevant Criterion

Previous experience is the more relevant criterion than the need to acquire experience in respect of this posted position.

Duties

  • Consultations with the instructor
  • Mark assignments and tests
  • Hold office hours for counselling students

Duties of this position shall be performed at the campus on which the position is located. Where the duties are intended to be performed at another location, such other location will be specified in the posting.

Hours of work: approx. 60 hours total
Estimated Course Enrolment: 60 students
Rate of Pay: UG/SGS I/II – 47.64/hour (+ 4% vacation pay)

Application Process

Applicants should submit a cover letter and updated CV (including previous teaching evaluations if applicable) by July 22, 2022. Letters of recommendation are not required but will be accepted. Applications should be sent via email to the Contemporary Asian Studies Program Advisor, Katherine MacIvor, at ai.asianstudies@utoronto.caYOU MUST USE THE FOLLOWING FOR YOUR SUBJECT LINE: APPLICATION: COURSE CODE: LAST NAME. Please attach your CV and cover letter as PDFs, and label your attachments as follows: Last Name_First Name_Cover; Last Name_First Name_CV.

To access accommodation during the application and hiring processes, and throughout the duration of the appointment, please contact Katherine MacIvor at ai.asianstudies@utoronto.ca.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Candidates who are members of Indigenous, Black, racialized and LGBTQ2S+ communities, persons with disabilities, and other equity seeking groups are encouraged to apply, and their lived experience shall be taken into consideration as applicable to the position.

The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission. The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities. If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact uoft.careers@utoronto.ca. During employment, to request accommodation from the University, contact the supervisor or department chair and/or Health & Wellbeing Programs & Services at hwb@utoronto.ca. For more information about accommodations at U of T, please visit our Accommodation webpage.

The hiring criteria for Teaching Assistant positions are academic qualifications, the need to acquire experience, previous experience and previous satisfactory employment under the provisions of this Collective Agreement.

This job is posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 1 Collective Agreement.

Positions posted here are open to Graduate Students in the School of Graduate Studies, Postdoctoral Fellows and Undergraduate Students in the University of Toronto.

The position posted above is tentative, pending final course determinations and enrolments.

Preference in hiring shall be given to Graduate Students enrolled in the School of Graduate Studies of the University of Toronto or those who have made application to be enrolled in the School of Graduate Studies of the University of Toronto.

Deadline: July 22, 2022

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Jun 29

Academic, Careers, Student: Winter 2023 TA Position: CAS360H1S: Asian Genders

CONTEMPORARY ASIAN STUDIES PROGRAM
Job Posting – Teaching Assistant Position
Winter Term 2023 (January 1, 2023 – April 30, 2023)

Posted on June 29, 2022

The Contemporary Asian Studies program seeks 1 Teaching Assistant for the following course:

CAS360H1S: Asian Genders

This course will explore ways that gender is mobilized and produced in parts of Asia. It seeks to understand gender and sexuality in their diversity and in attempts to “fix” or locate it in various bodies and places. Attempts will be made to see how gender is made knowable in terms of sexuality, medicine, nation, class, ethnicity, religion, and other discourses. The course assumes a willingness to read challenging theory – such as the writings of Judith Butler, Michel Foucault, and Eve Sedgwick – and asks that students commit to regular attendance.

Qualifications

Preference in hiring will be given to graduate students at the University of Toronto. A rigorous background in Asia-Pacific and/or South Asian Studies is required, as evinced by grounded research in these regions and strong interdisciplinary training. Preference will be given to candidates that evince a multi-regional social science perspective that includes critical approaches to area studies, public culture and markets, ethnography and/or historical studies, deployment of vernacular languages in their research, and engagement with humanities approaches. First consideration will be given to senior PhD students at the University of Toronto. TA experience is preferred.

Relevant Criterion

Previous experience is the more relevant criterion than the need to acquire experience in respect of this posted position.

Duties

  • Consultations with the instructor
  • Mark assignments and tests
  • Hold office hours for counselling students

Duties of this position shall be performed at the campus on which the position is located. Where the duties are intended to be performed at another location, such other location will be specified in the posting.

Hours of work: approx. 40 hours total
Estimated Course Enrolment: 40 students
Rate of Pay: UG/SGS I/II – 47.64/hour (+ 4% vacation pay)

Application Process

Applicants should submit a cover letter and updated CV (including previous teaching evaluations if applicable) by July 22, 2022. Letters of recommendation are not required but will be accepted. Applications should be sent via email to the Contemporary Asian Studies Program Advisor, Katherine MacIvor, at ai.asianstudies@utoronto.caYOU MUST USE THE FOLLOWING FOR YOUR SUBJECT LINE: APPLICATION: COURSE CODE: LAST NAME. Please attach your CV and cover letter as PDFs, and label your attachments as follows: Last Name_First Name_Cover; Last Name_First Name_CV.

To access accommodation during the application and hiring processes, and throughout the duration of the appointment, please contact Katherine MacIvor at ai.asianstudies@utoronto.ca.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Candidates who are members of Indigenous, Black, racialized and LGBTQ2S+ communities, persons with disabilities, and other equity seeking groups are encouraged to apply, and their lived experience shall be taken into consideration as applicable to the position.

The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission. The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities. If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact uoft.careers@utoronto.ca. During employment, to request accommodation from the University, contact the supervisor or department chair and/or Health & Wellbeing Programs & Services at hwb@utoronto.ca. For more information about accommodations at U of T, please visit our Accommodation webpage.

The hiring criteria for Teaching Assistant positions are academic qualifications, the need to acquire experience, previous experience and previous satisfactory employment under the provisions of this Collective Agreement.

This job is posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 1 Collective Agreement.

Positions posted here are open to Graduate Students in the School of Graduate Studies, Postdoctoral Fellows and Undergraduate Students in the University of Toronto.

The position posted above is tentative, pending final course determinations and enrolments.

Preference in hiring shall be given to Graduate Students enrolled in the School of Graduate Studies of the University of Toronto or those who have made application to be enrolled in the School of Graduate Studies of the University of Toronto.

Deadline: July 22, 2022

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Jun 29

Academic, Careers, Student: Fall 2022 TA Position: CAS350H1F: Asian Youth Cultures

CONTEMPORARY ASIAN STUDIES PROGRAM
Job Posting – Teaching Assistant Position
Fall Term 2022 (September 1, 2022 – December 31, 2022)

Posted on June 29, 2022

The Contemporary Asian Studies program seeks 1 Teaching Assistant for the following course:

CAS350H1F: Asian Youth Cultures

In focusing on youth in Asia, this course brings together two disputed cultural formations of substantial contemporary importance. Both youth and Asia are increasingly invoked on the global stage in support of a wide range of interests. Examining practices of young people and the idea of youth in the context of Asia requires critical attention to the promises and fears that attach to the rise of Asian economies, international demographic transitions, the growth of a global middle-class, increasing consumption disparities, changing immigration patterns, expanding technological skills, global/local environmental concerns, and young people’s shifting political priorities and loyalties. The course may feature a significant amount of social theory, with authors such as Michel Foucault, Roland Barthes, Louis Althusser, and Stuart Hall.

Qualifications

Preference in hiring will be given to graduate students at the University of Toronto in Geography, Anthropology, Political Science, East Asian Studies, History, Sociology, Centre for Diaspora and Transnational Studies, or related discipline. A background in Asia-Pacific and/or South Asian studies is required, preferably from an interdisciplinary and multi-regional perspective. First consideration will be given to senior PhD students at the University of Toronto. TA experience is preferred.

Relevant Criterion

Previous experience is the more relevant criterion than the need to acquire experience in respect of this posted position.

Duties

  • Consultations with the instructor
  • Mark assignments and tests
  • Hold office hours for counselling students

Duties of this position shall be performed at the campus on which the position is located. Where the duties are intended to be performed at another location, such other location will be specified in the posting.

Hours of work: approx. 45 hours total
Estimated Course Enrolment: 60 students
Rate of Pay: UG/SGS I/II – $47.17/hour (+ 4% vacation pay)

Application Process

Applicants should submit a cover letter and updated CV (including previous teaching evaluations if applicable) by July 22, 2022. Letters of recommendation are not required but will be accepted. Applications should be sent via email to the Contemporary Asian Studies Program Advisor, Katherine MacIvor, at ai.asianstudies@utoronto.caYOU MUST USE THE FOLLOWING FOR YOUR SUBJECT LINE: APPLICATION: COURSE CODE: LAST NAME. Please attach your CV and cover letter as PDFs, and label your attachments as follows: Last Name_First Name_Cover; Last Name_First Name_CV.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Candidates who are members of Indigenous, Black, racialized and LGBTQ2S+ communities, persons with disabilities, and other equity seeking groups are encouraged to apply, and their lived experience shall be taken into consideration as applicable to the position.

The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission. The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities. If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact uoft.careers@utoronto.ca. During employment, to request accommodation from the University, contact the supervisor or department chair and/or Health & Wellbeing Programs & Services at hwb@utoronto.ca. For more information about accommodations at U of T, please visit our Accommodation webpage.

The hiring criteria for Teaching Assistant positions are academic qualifications, the need to acquire experience, previous experience and previous satisfactory employment under the provisions of this Collective Agreement.

This job is posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 1 Collective Agreement.

Positions posted here are open to Graduate Students in the School of Graduate Studies, Postdoctoral Fellows and Undergraduate Students in the University of Toronto.

The position posted above is tentative, pending final course determinations and enrolments.

Preference in hiring shall be given to Graduate Students enrolled in the School of Graduate Studies of the University of Toronto or those who have made application to be enrolled in the School of Graduate Studies of the University of Toronto.

Deadline: July 22, 2022

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Jun 29

Academic, Careers, Student: Winter 2023 TA Position: CAS320H1S: Comparative Modernities in Asia

CONTEMPORARY ASIAN STUDIES PROGRAM
Job Posting – Teaching Assistant Position
Winter Term 2023 (January 1, 2023 – April 30, 2023)

Posted on June 29, 2022

The Contemporary Asian Studies program seeks 1 Teaching Assistant for the following course:

CAS320H1S: Comparative Modernities in Asia

Since at least the late 1700s, the effects of capitalism across the globe have profoundly transformed the landscapes of human livelihood, consumption, production and governance in Asia. While colonial empires have declined, new empires have emerged, and a growing number of countries have witnessed the rise of nationalism and independent states, social, political and technological revolutions, and most recently neoliberal globalization. This course theorizes and explores these dramatic changes in a comparative framework. It is aimed at students wishing to better understand the great transformations of modern Asia in a global context.

Qualifications

Preference in hiring will be given to graduate students at the University of Toronto. A rigorous background in Asia-Pacific and/or South Asian Studies is required, as evinced by grounded research in these regions and strong interdisciplinary training. Preference will be given to candidates that evince a multi-regional social science perspective that includes critical approaches to area studies, public culture and markets, ethnography and/or historical studies, deployment of vernacular languages in their research, and engagement with humanities approaches. First consideration will be given to senior PhD students at the University of Toronto. TA experience is preferred.

Relevant Criterion

Previous experience is the more relevant criterion than the need to acquire experience in respect of this posted position.

Duties

  • Consultations with the instructor
  • Mark assignments and tests
  • Hold office hours for counselling students

Duties of this position shall be performed at the campus on which the position is located. Where the duties are intended to be performed at another location, such other location will be specified in the posting.

Hours of work: approx. 40 hours total
Estimated Course Enrolment: 40 students
Rate of Pay: UG/SGS I/II – 47.64/hour (+ 4% vacation pay)

Application Process

Applicants should submit a cover letter and updated CV (including previous teaching evaluations if applicable) by July 22, 2022. Letters of recommendation are not required but will be accepted. Applications should be sent via email to the Contemporary Asian Studies Program Advisor, Katherine MacIvor, at ai.asianstudies@utoronto.ca. YOU MUST USE THE FOLLOWING FOR YOUR SUBJECT LINE: APPLICATION: COURSE CODE: LAST NAME. Please attach your CV and cover letter as PDFs, and label your attachments as follows: Last Name_First Name_Cover; Last Name_First Name_CV.

To access accommodation during the application and hiring processes, and throughout the duration of the appointment, please contact Katherine MacIvor at ai.asianstudies@utoronto.ca.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Candidates who are members of Indigenous, Black, racialized and LGBTQ2S+ communities, persons with disabilities, and other equity seeking groups are encouraged to apply, and their lived experience shall be taken into consideration as applicable to the position.

The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission. The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities. If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact uoft.careers@utoronto.ca. During employment, to request accommodation from the University, contact the supervisor or department chair and/or Health & Wellbeing Programs & Services at hwb@utoronto.ca. For more information about accommodations at U of T, please visit our Accommodation webpage.

The hiring criteria for Teaching Assistant positions are academic qualifications, the need to acquire experience, previous experience and previous satisfactory employment under the provisions of this Collective Agreement.

This job is posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 1 Collective Agreement.

Positions posted here are open to Graduate Students in the School of Graduate Studies, Postdoctoral Fellows and Undergraduate Students in the University of Toronto.

The position posted above is tentative, pending final course determinations and enrolments.

Preference in hiring shall be given to Graduate Students enrolled in the School of Graduate Studies of the University of Toronto or those who have made application to be enrolled in the School of Graduate Studies of the University of Toronto.

Deadline: July 22, 2022

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Jun 29

Academic, Careers, Student: Fall 2022 TA Position: CAS310H1F: Comparative Colonialisms in Asia

CONTEMPORARY ASIAN STUDIES PROGRAM
Job Posting – Teaching Assistant Position
Fall Term 2022 (September 1, 2022 – December 31, 2022)

Posted on June 29, 2022

The Contemporary Asian Studies program seeks 1 Teaching Assistant for the following course:

CAS310H1F: Comparative Colonialisms in Asia

This course analyzes the impact of colonialism in South, East, and Southeast Asia and the various ways in which pre-colonial traditions intersect with and reshape colonial and postcolonial process across the various regions of Asia. The course will examine the conjunctures of economy, politics, religion, education, ethnicity, gender, and caste, as these have played out over time in the making and re-making of Asia as both idea and place. Attention will be paid to postcolonial and indigenous theories, questions of ‘the colonial’ from the perspective of Asian Studies, and debates about the meaning of postcolonialism for the study of Asia now and in the future.

Qualifications

Preference in hiring will be given to graduate students at the University of Toronto. A background in Asia-Pacific and/or South Asian studies is required, preferably from an interdisciplinary and multi-regional perspective. First consideration will be given to senior PhD students at the University of Toronto. TA experience is preferred.

Relevant Criterion

Previous experience is the more relevant criterion than the need to acquire experience in respect of this posted position.

Duties

  • Review readings and lecture materials
  • Periodic meetings with the professor
  • Mark essays and record marks
  • Hold office hours the week after assignments are returned

Duties of this position shall be performed at the campus on which the position is located. Where the duties are intended to be performed at another location, such other location will be specified in the posting.

Hours of work: approx. 64 hours total
Estimated Course Enrolment: 50 students
Rate of Pay: UG/SGS I/II – $47.17/hour (+ 4% vacation pay)

Application Process

Applicants should submit a cover letter and updated CV (including previous teaching evaluations if applicable) by July 22, 2022. Letters of recommendation are not required but will be accepted. Applications should be sent via email to the Contemporary Asian Studies Program Advisor, Katherine MacIvor, at ai.asianstudies@utoronto.caYOU MUST USE THE FOLLOWING FOR YOUR SUBJECT LINE: APPLICATION: COURSE CODE: LAST NAME. Please attach your CV and cover letter as PDFs, and label your attachments as follows: Last Name_First Name_Cover; Last Name_First Name_CV.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Candidates who are members of Indigenous, Black, racialized and LGBTQ2S+ communities, persons with disabilities, and other equity seeking groups are encouraged to apply, and their lived experience shall be taken into consideration as applicable to the position.

The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission. The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities. If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact uoft.careers@utoronto.ca. During employment, to request accommodation from the University, contact the supervisor or department chair and/or Health & Wellbeing Programs & Services at hwb@utoronto.ca. For more information about accommodations at U of T, please visit our Accommodation webpage.

The hiring criteria for Teaching Assistant positions are academic qualifications, the need to acquire experience, previous experience and previous satisfactory employment under the provisions of this Collective Agreement.

This job is posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 1 Collective Agreement.

Positions posted here are open to Graduate Students in the School of Graduate Studies, Postdoctoral Fellows and Undergraduate Students in the University of Toronto.

The position posted above is tentative, pending final course determinations and enrolments.

Preference in hiring shall be given to Graduate Students enrolled in the School of Graduate Studies of the University of Toronto or those who have made application to be enrolled in the School of Graduate Studies of the University of Toronto.

Deadline: July 22, 2022

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Jun 29

Academic, Careers, Student: Winter 2023 TA Position: CAS202H1S: Global Asian Studies: Sites and Practices

CONTEMPORARY ASIAN STUDIES PROGRAM
Job Posting – Teaching Assistant Position
Winter Term 2023 (January 1, 2023 – April 30, 2023)

Posted on June 29, 2022

The Contemporary Asian Studies program seeks 1 Teaching Assistant for the following course:

CAS202H1S: Global Asian Studies: Sites and Practices

This interdisciplinary course explores a variety of sites and topics in South, Southeast, and East Asia. It explores themes including contemporary and historical articulations of socio-economic development, (post)colonial political formations, urbanization processes, climate change, labour struggles, gender studies, migration, citizenship, and social justice. The course examines the diversity of Asian modernities, cross-regional linkages, and changing approaches to area studies over time. It provides a foundation for the Contemporary Asian Studies major and minor, preparing students for taking more advanced courses on Asia in the global context.

Qualifications

Preference in hiring will be given to graduate students at the University of Toronto. A rigorous background in Asia-Pacific and/or South Asian Studies is required, as evinced by grounded research in these regions and strong interdisciplinary training. Preference will be given to candidates that evince a multi-regional social science perspective that includes critical approaches to area studies, public culture and markets, ethnography and/or historical studies, deployment of vernacular languages in their research, and engagement with humanities approaches. First consideration will be given to senior PhD students at the University of Toronto. TA experience is preferred.

Relevant Criterion

Previous experience is the more relevant criterion than the need to acquire experience in respect of this posted position.

Duties

  • Consultations with the instructor
  • Mark assignments and tests
  • Hold office hours for counselling students

Duties of this position shall be performed at the campus on which the position is located. Where the duties are intended to be performed at another location, such other location will be specified in the posting.

Hours of work: approx. 75 hours total
Estimated Course Enrolment: 60 students
Rate of Pay: UG/SGS I/II – 47.64/hour (+ 4% vacation pay)

Application Process

Applicants should submit a cover letter and updated CV (including previous teaching evaluations if applicable) by July 22, 2022.  Letters of recommendation are not required but will be accepted. Applications should be sent via email to the Contemporary Asian Studies Program Advisor, Katherine MacIvor, at ai.asianstudies@utoronto.caYOU MUST USE THE FOLLOWING FOR YOUR SUBJECT LINE: TA APPLICATION: COURSE CODE: LAST NAME. Please attach your CV and cover letter as PDFs, and label your attachments as follows: Last Name_First Name_Cover; Last Name_First Name_CV.

To access accommodation during the application and hiring processes, and throughout the duration of the appointment, please contact Katherine MacIvor at ai.asianstudies@utoronto.ca.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Candidates who are members of Indigenous, Black, racialized and LGBTQ2S+ communities, persons with disabilities, and other equity seeking groups are encouraged to apply, and their lived experience shall be taken into consideration as applicable to the position.

The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission. The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities. If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact uoft.careers@utoronto.ca. During employment, to request accommodation from the University, contact the supervisor or department chair and/or Health & Wellbeing Programs & Services at hwb@utoronto.ca. For more information about accommodations at U of T, please visit our Accommodation webpage.

The hiring criteria for Teaching Assistant positions are academic qualifications, the need to acquire experience, previous experience and previous satisfactory employment under the provisions of this Collective Agreement.

This job is posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 1 Collective Agreement.

Positions posted here are open to Graduate Students in the School of Graduate Studies, Postdoctoral Fellows and Undergraduate Students in the University of Toronto.

The position posted above is tentative, pending final course determinations and enrolments.

Preference in hiring shall be given to Graduate Students enrolled in the School of Graduate Studies of the University of Toronto or those who have made application to be enrolled in the School of Graduate Studies of the University of Toronto.

Deadline: July 22, 2022

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Jun 29

Academic, Careers, Student: Fall 2022 TA Position: CAS200H1F: Introduction to Contemporary Asian Studies

CONTEMPORARY ASIAN STUDIES PROGRAM
Job Posting – Teaching Assistant Position
Fall Term 2022 (September 1, 2022 – December 31, 2022)

Posted on June 29, 2022

The Contemporary Asian Studies program seeks 1 Teaching Assistant for the following course:

CAS200H1F: Introduction to Contemporary Asian Studies

This course is an introduction to Contemporary Asian Studies. It covers detailed case study material from South Asia, Southeast Asia, and East Asia. It introduces students to the interdisciplinary study of political, sociocultural and economic interactions among these regions, as well as the transnational forces shaping internal dynamics throughout Asia. In addition, it examines the ways that forces stemming from Asia are affecting global processes, pushing scholarship to engage questions about colonialism, nationalism, “race,” religion, markets, urbanization, migration, and mass mediated culture. This course provides preparation for more advanced courses on Asia and globalization and provides an introductory gateway for the Contemporary Asian Studies major and minor. May be taken in the first year of studies.

Qualifications

Preference in hiring will be given to graduate students at the University of Toronto. A background in Asia-Pacific and/or South Asian studies is required, preferably from an interdisciplinary and multi-regional social science perspective. First consideration will be given to senior PhD students at the University of Toronto. TA experience is preferred.

Relevant Criterion

Previous experience is the more relevant criterion than the need to acquire experience in respect of this posted position.

Duties

  • Consultations with the instructor
  • Mark assignments and tests
  • Hold office hours for counselling students

Duties of this position shall be performed at the campus on which the position is located. Where the duties are intended to be performed at another location, such other location will be specified in the posting.

Hours of work: approx. 75 hours total
Estimated Course Enrolment: 60 students
Rate of Pay: UG/SGS I/II – $47.17/hour (+ 4% vacation pay)

Application Process

Applicants should submit a cover letter and updated CV (including previous teaching evaluations if applicable) by July 22, 2022. Letters of recommendation are not required but will be accepted. Applications should be sent via email to the Contemporary Asian Studies Program Advisor, Katherine MacIvor, at ai.asianstudies@utoronto.caYOU MUST USE THE FOLLOWING FOR YOUR SUBJECT LINE: APPLICATION: COURSE CODE: LAST NAME. Please attach your CV and cover letter as PDFs, and label your attachments as follows: Last Name_First Name_Cover; Last Name_First Name_CV.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Candidates who are members of Indigenous, Black, racialized and LGBTQ2S+ communities, persons with disabilities, and other equity seeking groups are encouraged to apply, and their lived experience shall be taken into consideration as applicable to the position.

The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission. The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities. If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact uoft.careers@utoronto.ca. During employment, to request accommodation from the University, contact the supervisor or department chair and/or Health & Wellbeing Programs & Services at hwb@utoronto.ca. For more information about accommodations at U of T, please visit our Accommodation webpage.

The hiring criteria for Teaching Assistant positions are academic qualifications, the need to acquire experience, previous experience and previous satisfactory employment under the provisions of this Collective Agreement.

This job is posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 1 Collective Agreement.

Positions posted here are open to Graduate Students in the School of Graduate Studies, Postdoctoral Fellows and Undergraduate Students in the University of Toronto.

The position posted above is tentative, pending final course determinations and enrolments.

Preference in hiring shall be given to Graduate Students enrolled in the School of Graduate Studies of the University of Toronto or those who have made application to be enrolled in the School of Graduate Studies of the University of Toronto.

Deadline: July 22, 2022

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