Lecturer - Equity Studies

Canada, North America
Jan 05, 2014
Position Type

Job Description

Requisition Title:Lecturer - Equity Studies - 1301689

Job Field:Teaching Stream
Faculty / Division:Faculty of Arts and Science
Department:Faculty of Arts and Science
Campus:St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting:Nov 4, 2013
Job Closing:Jan 15, 2014


The Equity Studies Program at New College in the Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto invites applications for a teaching-stream appointment in the field of Disability Studies at the rank of Lecturer to begin on July 1, 2014.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. by July 1, 2014, or shortly thereafter, and must demonstrate evidence of excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level. The successful candidate will have the ability to teach courses in Disability Studies and a broad range of undergraduate courses from the introductory to advanced levels in Equity Studies. An academic background and teaching competence in both Disability Studies and Social Justice is expected. Experience in academic program administration is an asset.

Appointments at the rank of Lecturer may be renewed annually to a maximum of five years. In the fifth year of service, Lecturers shall be reviewed and a recommendation made with respect to promotion to the rank of Senior Lecturer. Senior Lecturers hold continuing appointments at the University.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Equity Studies is an interdisciplinary undergraduate program administered by New College that focuses on social justice theories and practices in a variety of local and global contexts. Cutting across a spectrum of academic disciplines, the program brings together scholarship, community work and activism in areas of study that include disability studies, global food equity, community development and social advocacy.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link below.

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a teaching dossier. All application materials should be submitted online by January 15, 2014.

Applicants should also ask at least three referees to send letters directly to nc.principal@utoronto.ca by January 15, 2014.

The U of T application system can accommodate up to five attachments (10 MB in total) per candidate profile. Using PDF/MS Word format, please label files clearly, and if necessary, combine them to stay under the 5 attachment limit. Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply.

If you have questions about this position, please contact nc.principal@utoronto.ca.

The University of Toronto offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research and live in one of the most diverse and cosmopolitan areas in the world. For more information about the Disability Studies Program, please visit http://www.newcollege.utoronto.ca/academics/new-college-academic-programs/equity-studies/.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

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