Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream - Contractually Limited Term Appointment (CLTA) - Gender, ...

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Job FieldThe Women and GenderStudies Institute (WGSI) in the Faculty of Arts and Science at the Universityof Toronto invites applications for a Contractually Limited Term Appointment (CLTA)in the area of Gender, Environment and Activism. The appointment will be at therank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream, for a one-year term, beginning September 1, 2019, or as soon as possible.

 Applicants must haveearned a PhD degree in Women and Gender or related field by the time ofappointment. We seek candidates whose teaching interests are in gender andsexuality studies with preferred foci in the areas of gender, environment andactivism, and who compliment and strengthen our existing Institutional strengthsin transnational, postcolonial and decolonial feminist studies: Candidates must haveexperience in teaching in a degree granting program at the undergraduate level,including lecture preparation and delivery, curriculum development, anddevelopment of online material/lectures. Additionally, candidates must possessa demonstrated commitment to excellent pedagogical practices and a demonstratedinterest in teaching-related scholarly activities.

 Evidence of excellencein teaching and pedagogical inquiry can be demonstrated through teaching accomplishments,awards and accolades, presentations at significant conferences, the teachingdossier submitted as part of the application including a sample of academicwriting, a strong teaching statement, sample syllabi, course materials, andteaching evaluations, as well as strong letters of reference from referees ofhigh standing.

 The successful candidatewill have a sufficient breadth of training and interests to provide a basis forteaching courses in WGSI. Specific teaching assignments may include but are not limitedto Gender and Environmental (In) Justice (WGS 273), Gender and Neoliberalism(WGS 385), Utopian Visions, Activist Realities (WGS 370), and Toxic Worlds,Decolonial Futures (WGS 463).

 Salary will becommensurate with qualifications and experience.

 The successful applicantwill join a vibrant intellectual community dedicated to politically-engaged andcommunity-engaged scholarship. WGSI’s strength in transnational feministstudies is characterized by interdisciplinary research and collaborations withAboriginal Studies, African Studies, Caribbean Studies, East Asian Studies,Near and Middle Eastern Studies, Sexual Diversity Studies, South Asian Studies,and United States Studies. For more information about WGSI, please visit The University ofToronto, St. George campus, is located downtown, offering the opportunity toteach, conduct research and live in one of the most diverse cities in theworld. 

 All qualified candidatesare invited to apply online by clicking the link below. Applicants must submita cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, and a complete teaching dossier toinclude a sample of academic writing, a teaching statement, sample syllabi,course materials, and teaching evaluations. It may also include assignmentsand exams, and/or descriptions of teaching strategies. The teaching dossier should demonstrate outstanding teaching ability and the capacity to teach awide range of courses. 

 Applicants must alsoarrange to have three letters of reference, including at least one primarilyaddressing the candidate’s teaching, sent directly by the referee via email to ProfessorDina Georgis, c/o Paul Tsang to [email protected]by the closing date.

 Submission guidelinescan be found at recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Wordformat. If you have any questions about this position, please contact [email protected].

 All application materials,including reference letters, must be received by July 15, 2019. 

 The University of Toronto is strongly committedto diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications fromracialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal Peopleof North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who maycontribute to the further diversification of ideas.

 As part of your application, you will be askedto complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any informationdirectly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by searchcommittees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated forinstitutional planning purposes. For more information, please see

 All qualifiedcandidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residentswill be given priority.

Job Field: Limited Term (Teaching Stream)
Department: Women and Gender Studies Institute
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting: Jun 27, 2019
Job Closing: Jul 15, 2019




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Posted: 6/28/2019
Application Due: 7/16/2019
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