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Deadline November 2, 2021

Academic, Careers: Sessional Lecturer Position (CUPE 3902 Unit 3) Winter 2022: CAS390H1S: Asian Digital Network Practicum

Sessional Lecturer: CAS390H1S: Asian Digital Network Practicum

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

Course Number and Title: CAS390H1S: Asian Digital Network Practicum

Course description: Students are connected with a digital practicum placement in partnership with local, national, or international not-for-profits or governmental organizations connected to Asia. Students work in teams of 2-5 students, and help partner organizations address key issues they identify. Student teams work actively on strengthening on-line networks with partner organizations, while developing mutual mentoring, critique, and exchange with the organizations. Students are expected to invest 5-7 hours per week in course projects, in addition to class time.  Students are expected to help teammates, advise other teams, and contribute their skills and talents to their community partners. The course will emphasize how groups can work together to contribute to extending, learning from, and contributing to transnational networks that bridge the University of Toronto and a range of partners throughout Asia.

Estimated course enrolment: 15 students
Estimated TA support: None
Schedule: Wednesdays 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:

  • Develop and maintain student placements with partner organizations
  • Prepare course syllabus and course marking scheme
  • Plan and teach weekly lectures
  • Set and mark 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
  • Submit grades
  • Hold office hours for academic counselling of students
  • Deal with student enquiries, appeals and petitions

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: 11/02/2021, 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.

Deadline: November 2, 2021

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Academic, Careers: Sessional Lecturer Positions at the Asian Institute: Continuously Posted Notice

ASIAN INSTITUTE AT THE MUNK SCHOOL OF GLOBAL AFFAIRS & PUBLIC POLICY
FACULTY OF ARTS AND SCIENCE
CONTINUOUSLY-POSTED NOTICE

FILLING SESSIONAL LECTURER POSITIONS
UNDER THE CUPE 3902 UNIT 3 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT

HOW TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION

The Asian Institute may hire Sessional Lecturers to deliver some of its undergraduate courses. Specific courses will be posted on the Asian Institute website at https://munkschool.utoronto.ca/ai/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/ 

Deadline: open

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