Bissell-Heyd Associates, Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream - Part-time (60%)
The Centre for the Study of the United States (CSUS), University of Toronto (Toronto, Ontario)
Deadline: 
April 18, 2022
Starting Date: 
July 1, 2022
Post date: March 24, 2022

University of Toronto
Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy
Centre for the Study of the United States

Bissell-Heyd Associates, Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream
Part-time (60%)
Closing date: Monday April 18, 2022 at 11:59 pm
Location: St. George campus

The Centre for the Study of the United States(CSUS) in the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy invites applications for a part-time (60%) teaching stream position with teaching duties in the American Studies undergraduate program.  The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream, for one year, beginning on July 1, 2022 and ending on June 30, 2023.  This appointment is renewable each year for two subsequent years subject to operational requirements and performance.

All applicants must currently hold a Ph.D. in American Studies or in a cognate field and have an excellent record of teaching and scholarship related to American Studies.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach four one-semester courses. Responsibilities also include aiding the Director of CSUS in curricular development and implementation; administering the Graduate Student Workshops; and administration of awards and scholarship selections.

Description of Duties:

  • The design and teaching of two university half-credit courses, including preparation and delivery of course content;

  • Teaching two additional core half-courses in American Studies;

  • Development, administration, and marking of assignments, tests, and exams, and submission of grades;

  • Aiding the Director of CSUS in curricular development;

  • Administering the CSUS Graduate Student Workshops;

  • Aiding the Director of CSUS in the administration of awards and scholarship selections;

  • Holding regular office hours for approximately four hours each week;

  • Other duties and responsibilities, as assigned by the Program Director.

Salary:

$53,345.00 per annum, including benefits and occasional funding for conference travel and/or pedagogical research.

Applicants must submit a cover letter; curriculum vitae; evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as student evaluations and/or sample syllabi); and the names and contact information of three or more referees.  All application materials should be sent as one package to amandas.martin@utoronto.ca and must be received by Monday April 18, 2022.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

 Diversity Statement:

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.

 Accessibility Statement:

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 Amanda Martin at amandas.martin@utoronto.ca

 

Application Instructions 

Applicants must submit a cover letter; curriculum vitae; evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as student evaluations and/or sample syllabi); and the names and contact information of three or more refereesAll application materials should be sent as one package to amandas.martin@utoronto.ca and must be received by Monday April 18, 2022.

Review Begins: 
April 19, 2022

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