Sessional Lecturer – SDS490Y1: Engaging our Communities

University of Toronto

Date Posted: June 13, 2023
Req ID: 31987
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Arts & Science
Department: Sexual Diversity Studies
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)

Course description: A service-learning course with student placements in various LGBT community organizations alongside regular classroom seminars to look at the politics of engagement, active citizenship, mobilization, archiving community histories, accessibility, belonging, activism, and philanthropy. Only students in the specialist or major programs in Sexuality Diversity Studies can enrol in this course.

Estimated Course enrolment: 20

Estimated TA Hours: 130

Class schedule: Mondays, 3:00pm – 5:00pm

Sessional dates of appointment: September 1, 2023 – April 30, 2024

Salary: $18,915.79 (Sessional Lecturer I)  

$19,861.58 (Sessional Lecturer I Long Term)  

$20,243.53 (Sessional Lecturer II) 

$20,653.23 (Sessional Lecturer II Long Term) 

$20,725.52 (Sessional Lecturer III) 

$21,140.03 (Sessional Lecturer III Long Term)

Minimum qualifications: Master’s degree in Indigenous Studies, LGBTQ+ Studies, Sexuality Studies, or related field.

Preferred qualifications: Doctoratedegree in Indigenous Studies, LGBTQ+ Studies, Sexuality Studies, or related field. Relevant academic background in both Indigenous 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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