Sessional Lecturer – SDS355H1S: Theories of Sexuality

University of Toronto

Date Posted: June 13, 2023
Req ID: 31981

Faculty/Division: Faculty of Arts & Science
Department: Sexual Diversity Studies
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)

Course description: This course introduces students to key theories of sexuality and sexual diversity. The main goal is to create a framework for understanding sexuality at its intersections with race, gender, class, disability, citizenship status, and geography among other social relations and processes at an advanced level. Closely tracing sexuality’s intersections, course readings will draw upon critical race theory, postcolonial critique and decolonizing movements, women of colour feminisms, trans studies, and transnational sexuality and gender studies.

Estimated Course enrolment: 45

Class schedule: Wednesdays, 12:00pm – 2:00pm

Sessional dates of appointment: January 01, 2024 – April 30, 2024

Salary: $9,457.89 (Sessional Lecturer I)  

$9,930.79 (Sessional Lecturer I Long Term)  

$10,121.76 (Sessional Lecturer II) 

$10,326.61 (Sessional Lecturer II Long Term) 

$10,362.76 (Sessional Lecturer III) 

$10,570.01 (Sessional Lecturer III Long Term)

Minimum qualifications: Master’s degree in disability studies, sexuality studies, LGBTQ+ studies, or related field.

Preferred qualifications: Doctorate degree in disability studies, sexuality studies, LGBTQ+ studies, or related field. Relevant background in disability studies and LGBTQ+ studies. Experience teaching in a university environment.

Description of duties: All duties associated with teaching an undergraduate course, including preparing the course outline, syllabus and lectures; delivering lectures; developing, marking and administering course assignments, tests & exams; calculation and timely submission of grades; conducting scheduled office hours for academic counselling of students.

Application instructions: Applicants should submit a detailed letter of application; an updated curriculum vitae; and the CUPE 3902 Unit 3 application form . Please ensure you are using the CUPE 3902 Unit 3 application form. 

Submit Application to:

Dr. Naveen Minai, Undergraduate Coordinator, Mark S. Bonham Centre Sexual Diversity Studies at [email protected] . A valid email address is required.

Closing Date: July 4th, 2023, 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.

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