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TA Posting: CAS200H1F: Introduction to Contemporary Asian Studies (Deadline: July 19, 2024)

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.

Minimum Qualifications

Demonstrated interest in Asia-Pacific and/or South Asian Studies and strong performance in a social sciences or humanities graduate program is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to candidates with grounded research experience in East, Southeast, and/or South Asian Studies who are excelling in their respective disciplinary graduate program, and those that evince a multi-regional social science perspective that includes critical approaches to area studies, public culture and markets, ethnography and/or historical studies. First consideration will be given to senior PhD students at the University of Toronto, but strong MA students are invited to apply. 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: 68 students

Rate of Pay: UG/SGS I/II - $54.01/hour (+ 4% vacation pay)

Application Process

Applicants should submit a cover letter and updated CV (including previous teaching evaluations if applicable) by July 19, 2024. Letters of recommendation are not required but will be accepted. Applications should be sent via email to Asian Institute Program Administrator and Communications Officer, Rebecca Bi 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 Rebecca Bi 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.

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.

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.

 

 

TA Posting: CAS350H1F: Asian Youth Cultures (Deadline: July 19, 2024)

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.

Minimum Qualifications

Demonstrated interest in Asia-Pacific and/or South Asian Studies and strong performance in a social sciences or humanities graduate program is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to candidates with grounded research experience in East, Southeast, and/or South Asian Studies who are excelling in their respective disciplinary graduate program, and those that evince a multi-regional social science perspective that includes critical approaches to area studies, public culture and markets, ethnography and/or historical studies. First consideration will be given to senior PhD students at the University of Toronto, but strong MA students are invited to apply. 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. 55 hours total

Estimated Course Enrolment: 50 students

Rate of Pay: UG/SGS I/II - $54.01/hour (+ 4% vacation pay)

Application Process

Applicants should submit a cover letter and updated CV (including previous teaching evaluations if applicable) by July 19, 2024.  Letters of recommendation are not required but will be accepted. Applications should be sent via email to Asian Institute Program Administrator and Communications Officer, Rebecca Bi at ai.asianstudies@utoronto.ca.  YOU 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 Rebecca Bi 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.

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.

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.

TA Posting: SAS114H1F: Introduction to South Asian Studies (Deadline: July 19, 2024)

The South Asian Studies program seeks 1 Teaching Assistant 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.

Minimum Qualifications

Demonstrated interest in Asia-Pacific and/or South Asian Studies and strong performance in a social sciences or humanities graduate program is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to candidates with grounded research experience in East, Southeast, and/or South Asian Studies who are excelling in their respective disciplinary graduate program, and those that evince a multi-regional social science perspective that includes critical approaches to area studies, public culture and markets, ethnography and/or historical studies. First consideration will be given to senior PhD students at the University of Toronto, but strong MA students are invited to apply. 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: 40 students

Rate of Pay: UG/SGS I/II - $54.01/hour (incl. 4% vacation pay)

Application Process

Applicants should submit a cover letter and updated CV (including previous teaching evaluations if applicable) by July 19, 2024.  Letters of recommendation are not required but will be accepted. Applications should be sent via email to Asian Institute Program Administrator and Communications Officer, Rebecca Bi at ai.asianstudies@utoronto.ca. YOU 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 Rebecca Bi 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.

TA Posting: SAS318H1F: Colonialism and Tradition (Deadline: July 19, 2024)

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

SAS318H1F: Colonialism and Tradition

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.

Minimum Qualifications

Demonstrated interest in Asia-Pacific and/or South Asian Studies and strong performance in a social sciences or humanities graduate program is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to candidates with grounded research experience in East, Southeast, and/or South Asian Studies who are excelling in their respective disciplinary graduate program, and those that evince a multi-regional social science perspective that includes critical approaches to area studies, public culture and markets, ethnography and/or historical studies. First consideration will be given to senior PhD students at the University of Toronto, but strong MA students are invited to apply. 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. 25 hours total

Estimated Course Enrolment: 50 students

Rate of Pay: UG/SGS I/II - $54.01/hour (incl. 4% vacation pay)

Application Process

Applicants should submit a cover letter and updated CV (including previous teaching evaluations if applicable) by July 19, 2024.  Letters of recommendation are not required but will be accepted. Applications should be sent via email to Asian Institute Program Administrator and Communications Officer, Rebecca Bi at ai.asianstudies@utoronto.ca. YOU 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 Rebecca Bi 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.

TA Posting: CAS310H1F: Comparative Colonialisms in Asia (Deadline: July 31, 2024)

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.

Minimum Qualifications

Demonstrated interest in Asia-Pacific and/or South Asian Studies and strong performance in a social sciences or humanities graduate program is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to candidates with grounded research experience in East, Southeast, and/or South Asian Studies who are excelling in their respective disciplinary graduate program, and those that evince a multi-regional social science perspective that includes critical approaches to area studies, public culture and markets, ethnography and/or historical studies. First consideration will be given to senior PhD students at the University of Toronto, but strong MA students are invited to apply. 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. 50 hours total

Estimated Course Enrolment: 45 students

Rate of Pay: UG/SGS I/II - $54.01/hour (+ 4% vacation pay)

Application Process

Applicants should submit a cover letter and updated CV (including previous teaching evaluations if applicable) by July 19, 2024. Letters of recommendation are not required but will be accepted. Applications should be sent via email to Asian Institute Program Administrator and Communications Officer, Rebecca Bi 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 Rebecca Bi 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.

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.

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.

 

TA Posting: CAS100H1S: Introduction to Contemporary Asian Studies (Deadline: July 31, 2024)

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

CAS100H1S: Introduction to Contemporary Asian Studies

This course provides an introduction to Contemporary Asian Studies, focusing on the rapid social, political, economic, and cultural changes taking place in the dynamic regions of East Asia, South Asia, and Southeast Asia.

Minimum Qualifications

Demonstrated interest in Asia-Pacific and/or South Asian Studies and strong performance in a social sciences or humanities graduate program is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to candidates with grounded research experience in East, Southeast, and/or South Asian Studies who are excelling in their respective disciplinary graduate program, and those that evince a multi-regional social science perspective that includes critical approaches to area studies, public culture and markets, ethnography and/or historical studies. First consideration will be given to senior PhD students at the University of Toronto, but strong MA students are invited to apply. 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: 75 students

Rate of Pay: UG/SGS I/II - $55.09/hour (+ 4% vacation pay)

Application Process

Applicants should submit a cover letter and updated CV (including previous teaching evaluations if applicable) by July 31, 2024. Letters of recommendation are not required but will be accepted. Applications should be sent via email to Asian Institute Program Administrator and Communications Officer, Rebecca Bi 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 Rebecca Bi 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.

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.

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.

 

TA Posting: CAS201H1F: Global Asian Studies: Insights and Concepts (Deadline: July 31, 2024)

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

CAS201H1F: Global Asian Studies: Insights and Concepts

This course addresses Asia empirically in contemporary global formations and as an idea in the global imagination. It introduces students to concepts and theories central to scholarship on Asia and its transnational formations. It provides foundational theoretical and conceptual material to understand global issues as they play out in the politics, economies, cultures and contemporary social worlds of contemporary Asian sites. Interdisciplinary analytical and research concepts are introduced to provide area studies grounding. This course provides preparation to delve into deeper research on Asia connected to broad questions about the natures of democracy, authoritarianism, market formation, social justice, and the media of cultural expression. It informs students aiming to take more advanced courses on Asia and globalization and provides one part of the foundation for the Contemporary Asian Studies major and minor. CAS201H1 introduces the theoretical and conceptual frameworks that are explored through further grounded empirical case studies in upper year CAS courses.

Minimum Qualifications

Demonstrated interest in Asia-Pacific and/or South Asian Studies and strong performance in a social sciences or humanities graduate program is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to candidates with grounded research experience in East, Southeast, and/or South Asian Studies who are excelling in their respective disciplinary graduate program, and those that evince a multi-regional social science perspective that includes critical approaches to area studies, public culture and markets, ethnography and/or historical studies. First consideration will be given to senior PhD students at the University of Toronto, but strong MA students are invited to apply. 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 - $54.01/hour (+ 4% vacation pay)

Application Process

Applicants should submit a cover letter and updated CV (including previous teaching evaluations if applicable) by July 31, 2024. Letters of recommendation are not required but will be accepted. Applications should be sent via email to Asian Institute Program Administrator and Communications Officer, Rebecca Bi 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 Rebecca Bi 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.

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.

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.

TA Posting: CAS202H1S: Global Asian Studies: Sites and Practices (Deadline: July 31, 2024)

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.

Minimum Qualifications

Demonstrated interest in Asia-Pacific and/or South Asian Studies and strong performance in a social sciences or humanities graduate program is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to candidates with grounded research experience in East, Southeast, and/or South Asian Studies who are excelling in their respective disciplinary graduate program, and those that evince a multi-regional social science perspective that includes critical approaches to area studies, public culture and markets, ethnography and/or historical studies. First consideration will be given to senior PhD students at the University of Toronto, but strong MA students are invited to apply. 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 - $55.09/hour (+ 4% vacation pay)

Application Process

Applicants should submit a cover letter and updated CV (including previous teaching evaluations if applicable) by July 31, 2024. Letters of recommendation are not required but will be accepted. Applications should be sent via email to Asian Institute Program Administrator and Communications Officer, Rebecca Bi 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 Rebecca Bi 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.

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.

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.

TA Posting: CAS320H1S: Comparative Modernities in Asia (Deadline: July 31, 2024)

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.

Minimum Qualifications

Demonstrated interest in Asia-Pacific and/or South Asian Studies and strong performance in a social sciences or humanities graduate program is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to candidates with grounded research experience in East, Southeast, and/or South Asian Studies who are excelling in their respective disciplinary graduate program, and those that evince a multi-regional social science perspective that includes critical approaches to area studies, public culture and markets, ethnography and/or historical studies. First consideration will be given to senior PhD students at the University of Toronto, but strong MA students are invited to apply. 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: 40 students

Rate of Pay: UG/SGS I/II - $55.09/hour (+ 4% vacation pay)

Application Process

Applicants should submit a cover letter and updated CV (including previous teaching evaluations if applicable) by July 31, 2024. Letters of recommendation are not required but will be accepted. Applications should be sent via email to Asian Institute Program Administrator and Communications Officer, Rebecca Bi 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 Rebecca Bi 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.

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.

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.

TA Posting: CAS360H1S: Asian Genders (Deadline: July 31, 2024)

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.

Minimum Qualifications

Demonstrated interest in Asia-Pacific and/or South Asian Studies and strong performance in a social sciences or humanities graduate program is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to candidates with grounded research experience in East, Southeast, and/or South Asian Studies who are excelling in their respective disciplinary graduate program, and those that evince a multi-regional social science perspective that includes critical approaches to area studies, public culture and markets, ethnography and/or historical studies. First consideration will be given to senior PhD students at the University of Toronto, but strong MA students are invited to apply. 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: 40 students

Rate of Pay: UG/SGS I/II - $55.09/hour (+ 4% vacation pay)

Application Process

Applicants should submit a cover letter and updated CV (including previous teaching evaluations if applicable) by July 31, 2024. Letters of recommendation are not required but will be accepted. Applications should be sent via email to Asian Institute Program Administrator and Communications Officer, Rebecca Bi 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 Rebecca Bi 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.

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.

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.

TA Posting: CAS370H1S: Asian Genders (Deadline: July 31, 2024)

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.

Minimum Qualifications

Demonstrated interest in Asia-Pacific and/or South Asian Studies and strong performance in a social sciences or humanities graduate program is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to candidates with grounded research experience in East, Southeast, and/or South Asian Studies who are excelling in their respective disciplinary graduate program, and those that evince a multi-regional social science perspective that includes critical approaches to area studies, public culture and markets, ethnography and/or historical studies. First consideration will be given to senior PhD students at the University of Toronto, but strong MA students are invited to apply. 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. 70 hours total

Estimated Course Enrolment: 65 students

Rate of Pay: UG/SGS I/II - $55.09/hour (+ 4% vacation pay)

Application Process

Applicants should submit a cover letter and updated CV (including previous teaching evaluations if applicable) by July 31, 2024. Letters of recommendation are not required but will be accepted. Applications should be sent via email to Asian Institute Program Administrator and Communications Officer, Rebecca Bi 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 Rebecca Bi 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.

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.

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.

Ongoing opportunities

Sessional Lecturer positions at the Asian Institute: Continuously posted notice

Filling sessional lecturer positions under the CUPE3902 Unit 3 Collective Agreement

How to submit an application

The Asian Institute at the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy in the Faculty of Arts & Science may hire Sessional Lecturers to deliver some of its undergraduate courses. Specific courses will be posted on the Asian Institute website at munkschool.utoronto.ca/ai/current-opportunities , and on our Departmental bulletin board at 1 Devonshire Place, North House, outside room 228N. To be considered for a position, the CUPE 3902 Unit 3 application form and Curriculum Vitae must be submitted to:

Katherine MacIvor
Program Advisor, Asian Institute
Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy, University of Toronto
1 Devonshire Place, Room 228N
Toronto, ON M5S 3K7
Email: ai.asianstudies@utoronto.ca
Phone: 416-946-8832

A valid email address is required. We prefer that applications and CVs be submitted via email.

General information

Generally speaking, we expect to make decisions concerning courses in May for Winter or Fall courses; and in March for Spring and Summer courses. However, some decisions may be made earlier or later than these time frames, depending on circumstances. Unexpected vacancies may arise at any time.

Applications will be retained for twenty-four (24) months. Persons who submit applications and CVs will receive emailed job postings for specific positions for the subsequent twenty-four (24) months.

This notice is posted pursuant to the CUPE Local 3902 Unit 3 Collective Agreement. Please note that in accordance with that agreement, preference in hiring is given to qualified persons advanced to the rank of Sessional Lecturer II or Sessional Lecturer III in accordance with Article 14:12.

Please visit the University’s Current Opportunities Webpage for Sessional Lecturer positions: https://jobs.utoronto.ca/go/CUPE-3902-%28Unit-3%29-Opportunities/2607317/ 

Sessional Lecturer - SAS318H1F - Colonialism and Tradition (Deadline: July 29, 2024)

Description:

Course number and title: SAS318H1F: Colonialism and Tradition

 

Course description: 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.


Estimated course enrolment: 50 students


Estimated TA support: 25 hours


Class schedule: Tuesday 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

*Please note, the delivery method for this course is currently in-person. Please note that, in keeping with current circumstances, the course delivery method may change as determined by the Faculty or the Department.


Sessional dates of appointment: September 1, 2024 - December 31, 2024


Salary: Sessional Lecturer I (SL I): $9,457.90; Sessional Lecturer I - Long Term (SL I -LT): $9,930.79; Sessional Lecturer II (SL II): $10,121,77; Sessional Lecturer II – Long Term (SL II -LT): $10,326.62; Sessional Lecturer III (SL III): $10,362.76; Sessional Lecturer III – Long Term (SL III – LT): $10,570.02. 

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. 

 

Minimum qualifications: Completed PhD in the disciplines of Anthropology, History, Sociology, Asian Studies, or related fields, as well as current knowledge of research in these areas are required. A strong scholarly background in disciplines relevant to the course is required. Applicants should have a strong commitment to teaching. 


Preferred qualifications: Demonstrated evidence of excellence in undergraduate teaching and mastery of the subject area is preferred. Previous experience in teaching a similar course is preferred. 


Description of duties:

  • Preparation of course syllabus and course marking scheme 
  • Planning and teaching weekly lectures 
  • Setting and marking assignments/tests/exams and course administration in accordance with University regulations as described in the Faculty of Arts & Science Academic Handbook for Instructors
  • Create and maintain Quercus site for the course 
  • Submission of grades 
  • Available for office hours for academic counselling of students 
  • Dealing with student enquiries, appeals and petitions 
  • Supervising and training TA 

Application Procedure: 

All individuals interested in this position must submit an updated Curriculum Vitae and the CUPE 3902 Unit 3 application form, available at https://uoft.me/CUPE-3902-Unit-3-Application-Form. Prior syllabi and teaching evaluations, if available, may be submitted as part of the application package. Please submit materials to: 

Rebecca Bi, Program Administrator and Communications Officer, Contemporary Asian Studies Program 

Asian Institute at the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy, University of Toronto 

Email: ai.asianstudies@utoronto.ca    

Closing Date: 07/29/2024, 11:59PM EDT
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This job is posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 3 Collective Agreement. 

It is understood that some announcements of vacancies are tentative, pending final course determinations and enrolment. Should rates stipulated in the collective agreement vary from rates stated in this posting, the rates stated in the collective agreement shall prevail.  

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 of the CUPE 3902 Unit 3 collective agreement.

 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.