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Deadline July 19, 2021

Academic, Careers: Sessional Lecturer Position (CUPE3902 Unit 3) Winter 2022: CAS360H1S: Asian Genders

Sessional Lecturer: CAS360H1S: Asian Genders

Asian Institute at the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy
Faculty of Arts & Science
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)

Course Number and Title: CAS360H1S: Asian Genders

Course description: 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.

Estimated course enrolment: 40 students
Estimated TA support: 40 hours
Schedule: Mondays 10:00am – 12:00pm

*This course is scheduled to be delivered in-person. Please note that, in keeping with current circumstances, this course may be delivered in-person, remotely/online, or by a combination of delivery methods as determined by the Faculty or Asian Institute at a later date.

Sessional dates: January 1, 2022 – April 30, 2022

Salary: Sessional Lecturer I (SL I): $8,489.67; Sessional Lecturer I – Long Term (SL I -LT): $8,869.25; Sessional Lecturer II (SL II): $9,085.58; Sessional Lecturer III (SL III): $9,301.90.

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, Geography, or related fields is 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 applicable, may be submitted as part of the application package. Please submit materials to:

Program Advisor, 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: 07/19/2021, 11:59PM EDT
**
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.

Deadline: July 19, 2021

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Deadline July 19, 2021

Academic, Careers: Sessional Lecturer Position (CUPE3902 Unit 3) Fall 2021: CAS350H1F: Asian Youth Cultures

Sessional Lecturer: CAS350H1F: Asian Youth Cultures

Asian Institute at the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy
Faculty of Arts & Science
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)

Course Number and Title: CAS350H1F: Asian Youth Cultures

Course description: 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.

Estimated course enrolment: 45 students
Estimated TA support: 45 hours
Schedule: Thursdays 10:00am – 12:00pm

*This course is scheduled to be delivered in-person. Please note that, in keeping with current circumstances, this course may be delivered in-person, remotely/online, or by a combination of delivery methods as determined by the Faculty or Asian Institute at a later date.

Sessional dates: September 1, 2021 – December 31, 2021

Salary: Sessional Lecturer I (SL I): $8,489.67; Sessional Lecturer I – Long Term (SL I -LT): $8,869.25; Sessional Lecturer II (SL II): $9,085.58; Sessional Lecturer III (SL III): $9,301.90.

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, Geography, or related fields is 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 applicable, may be submitted as part of the application package. Please submit materials to:

Program Advisor, 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: 07/19/2021, 11:59PM EDT
**
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.

Deadline: July 19, 2021

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Deadline July 19, 2021

Academic, Careers: Sessional Lecturer Position (CUPE3902 Unit 3) Fall 2021: CAS200H1F: Introduction to Contemporary Asian Studies

Sessional Lecturer: CAS200H1F: Introduction to Contemporary Asian Studies

Asian Institute at the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy
Faculty of Arts & Science
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)

Course Number and Title: CAS200H1F: Introduction to Contemporary Asian Studies

Course description: 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.

Estimated course enrolment: 60 students
Estimated TA support: 75 hours
Schedule: Wednesdays 12:00pm – 2:00pm

*This course is scheduled to be delivered in-person. Please note that, in keeping with current circumstances, this course may be delivered in-person, remotely/online, or by a combination of delivery methods as determined by the Faculty or Asian Institute at a later date.

Sessional dates: September 1, 2021 – December 31, 2021

Salary: Sessional Lecturer I (SL I): $8,489.67; Sessional Lecturer I – Long Term (SL I -LT): $8,869.25; Sessional Lecturer II (SL II): $9,085.58; Sessional Lecturer III (SL III): $9,301.90.

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, Geography, or related fields is 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 applicable, may be submitted as part of the application package. Please submit materials to:

Program Advisor, 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: 07/19/2021, 11:59PM EDT
**
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.

Deadline: July 19, 2021

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Deadline July 19, 2021

Academic, Careers: Sessional Lecturer Position (CUPE3902 Unit 3) Winter 2022: CAS370H1S: Asian Cities

Sessional Lecturer: CAS370H1S: Asian Cities

Asian Institute at the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy
Faculty of Arts & Science
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)

Course Number and Title: CAS370H1S: Asian Cities

Course description: 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.

Estimated course enrolment: 60 students
Estimated TA support: 60 hours
Schedule: Fridays 12:00pm – 2:00pm

*This course is scheduled to be delivered in-person. Please note that, in keeping with current circumstances, this course may be delivered in-person, remotely/online, or by a combination of delivery methods as determined by the Faculty or Asian Institute at a later date.

Sessional dates: January 1, 2022 – April 30, 2022

Salary: Sessional Lecturer I (SL I): $8,489.67; Sessional Lecturer I – Long Term (SL I -LT): $8,869.25; Sessional Lecturer II (SL II): $9,085.58; Sessional Lecturer III (SL III): $9,301.90.

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, Geography, 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 applicable, may be submitted as part of the application package. Please submit materials to:

Program Advisor, 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: 07/19/2021, 11:59PM EDT
**
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.

Deadline: July 19, 2021

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Deadline July 19, 2021

Academic, Careers: Sessional Lecturer Position (CUPE3902 Unit 3) Winter 2022: CAS202H1S: Global Asian Studies: Sites and Practices

Sessional Lecturer: CAS202H1S: Global Asian Studies: Sites and Practices

Asian Institute at the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy
Faculty of Arts & Science
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)

Course Number and Title: CAS202H1S: Global Asian Studies: Sites and Practices

Course description: 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.

Estimated course enrolment: 60 students
Estimated TA support: 75 hours
Schedule: Thursdays 2:00pm – 4:00pm

*This course is scheduled to be delivered in-person. Please note that, in keeping with current circumstances, this course may be delivered in-person, remotely/online, or by a combination of delivery methods as determined by the Faculty or Asian Institute at a later date.

Sessional dates: January 1, 2022 – April 30, 2022

Salary: Sessional Lecturer I (SL I): $8,489.67; Sessional Lecturer I – Long Term (SL I -LT): $8,869.25; Sessional Lecturer II (SL II): $9,085.58; Sessional Lecturer III (SL III): $9,301.90.

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, Geography, or related fields is 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 applicable, may be submitted as part of the application package. Please submit materials to:

Program Advisor, 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: 07/19/2021, 11:59PM EDT
**
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.

Deadline: July 19, 2021

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Deadline July 19, 2021

Academic, Careers: Sessional Lecturer Position (CUPE3902 Unit 3) Winter 2022: CAS320H1S: Comparative Modernities in Asia

Sessional Lecturer: CAS320H1S: Comparative Modernities in Asia

Asian Institute at the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy
Faculty of Arts & Science
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)

Course Number and Title: CAS320H1S: Comparative Modernities in Asia

Course description: 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.

Estimated course enrolment: 45 students
Estimated TA support: 45 hours
Schedule: Tuesdays 2:00pm – 4:00pm

*This course is scheduled to be delivered in-person. Please note that, in keeping with current circumstances, this course may be delivered in-person, remotely/online, or by a combination of delivery methods as determined by the Faculty or Asian Institute at a later date.

Sessional dates: January 1, 2022 – April 30, 2022

Salary: Sessional Lecturer I (SL I): $8,489.67; Sessional Lecturer I – Long Term (SL I -LT): $8,869.25; Sessional Lecturer II (SL II): $9,085.58; Sessional Lecturer III (SL III): $9,301.90.

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, Geography, or related fields is 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 applicable, may be submitted as part of the application package. Please submit materials to:

Program Advisor, 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: 07/19/2021, 11:59PM EDT
**
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.

Deadline: July 19, 2021

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Deadline July 16, 2021

Academic, Careers, Student: Teaching Assistant Position (CUPE 3902 Unit 1) Winter 2022: CAS360H1S: Asian Genders

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

Job Posting – Teaching Assistant Position
Winter Term 2022 (January – April)

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

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)
Dates of Appointment: January 1, 2022 to April 30, 2022

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

Application Process

Applicants should submit a cover letter and updated C.V. (including previous teaching evaluations if applicable) by July 16, 11:59 PM EDT. Letters of recommendation are not required but will be accepted. Applications should be sent by email to:

Program Advisor and Communications Officer
Asian Institute, Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy
University of Toronto
ai.asianstudies@utoronto.ca

YOU MUST USE THE FOLLOWING FOR YOUR SUBJECT LINE: TA APPLICATION: COURSE CODE: LAST NAME. Please attach your C.V. 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 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 Course Instructors positions are academic qualifications, the need to acquire experience, previous teaching experience and previous satisfactory employment under the provisions of this Collective Agreement.

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.

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

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

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.

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

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.

Posted on June 23, 2021

Deadline: July 16, 2021

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Deadline July 16, 2021

Academic, Careers, Student: Teaching Assistant Position (CUPE3902 Unit 1) Winter 2022: CAS320H1S: Comparative Modernities in Asia

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

Job Posting – Teaching Assistant Position
Winter Term 2022 (January – April)

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

Hours of work: approx. 45 hours total
Estimated Course Enrolment: 45 students
Rate of Pay: UG/SGS I/II – 47.17/hour (+ 4% vacation pay)
Dates of Appointment: January 1, 2022 to April 30, 2022

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

Application Process

Applicants should submit a cover letter and updated C.V. (including previous teaching evaluations if applicable) by July 16, 11:59 PM EDT. Letters of recommendation are not required but will be accepted. Applications should be sent by email to:

Program Advisor and Communications Officer
Asian Institute, Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy
University of Toronto
ai.asianstudies@utoronto.ca

YOU MUST USE THE FOLLOWING FOR YOUR SUBJECT LINE: TA APPLICATION: COURSE CODE: LAST NAME. Please attach your C.V. 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 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 Course Instructors positions are academic qualifications, the need to acquire experience, previous teaching experience and previous satisfactory employment under the provisions of this Collective Agreement.

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.

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

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

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.

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

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.

Posted on June 23, 2021

Deadline: July 16, 2021

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Deadline July 16, 2021

Academic, Careers, Student: Teaching Assistant Position (CUPE 3902 Unit 1) Winter 2022: CAS202H1S: Global Asian Studies: Sites and Practices

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

Job Posting – Teaching Assistant Position
Winter Term 2022 (January – April)

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

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)
Dates of Appointment: January 1, 2022 to April 30, 2022

* 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.

Application Process

Applicants should submit a cover letter and updated C.V. (including previous teaching evaluations if applicable) by July 16, 11:59 PM EDT. Letters of recommendation are not required but will be accepted. Applications should be sent by email to:

Program Advisor and Communications Officer
Asian Institute, Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy
University of Toronto
ai.asianstudies@utoronto.ca

YOU MUST USE THE FOLLOWING FOR YOUR SUBJECT LINE: TA APPLICATION: COURSE CODE: LAST NAME. Please attach your C.V. 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 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 Course Instructors positions are academic qualifications, the need to acquire experience, previous teaching experience and previous satisfactory employment under the provisions of this Collective Agreement.

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.

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

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

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.

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

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.

Posted on June 23, 2021

Deadline: July 16, 2021

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Deadline July 16, 2021

Academic, Careers, Student: Teaching Assistant Position (CUPE3902 Unit 1) Fall 2021: CAS201H1F: Global Asian Studies: Insights an Concepts

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

Job Posting – Teaching Assistant Position
Fall Term 2021 (September – December)

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

CAS201H1F: Global Asian Studies: Insights an 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.

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 professor
  • Mark essays
  • Hold office hours the week after assignments are returned

Hours of work: approx. 75 hours total
Estimated Course Enrolment: 60 students
Rate of Pay: UG/SGS I/II – $46.70/hour (+ 4% vacation pay)
Dates of Appointment: September 1, 2021 to December 31, 2021

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

Application Process

Applicants should submit a cover letter and updated C.V. (including previous teaching evaluations if applicable) by July 16, 11:59 PM EDT. Letters of recommendation are not required but will be accepted. Applications should be sent by email to:

Program Advisor and Communications Officer
Asian Institute, Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy
University of Toronto
ai.asianstudies@utoronto.ca

YOU MUST USE THE FOLLOWING FOR YOUR SUBJECT LINE: TA APPLICATION: COURSE CODE: LAST NAME. Please attach your C.V. 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 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 Course Instructors positions are academic qualifications, the need to acquire experience, previous teaching experience and previous satisfactory employment under the provisions of this Collective Agreement.

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.

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

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

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.

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

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.

Posted on June 23, 2021

Deadline: July 16, 2021

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