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Contract Academic Staff Appointments, Fall 2019/Winter 2020 (#1)

Date of Posting: June 28, 2019
Position: Contract Academic Staff

St. Jerome’s University invites applications for contract teaching appointments during the 2019 Fall Term and 2020 Winter Term.


Available Courses: 2019 Fall Term
Start Date: September 1, 2019
End Date: December 31, 2019

 

Department/Program

Course Name and Number

Anticipated Class Size

Qualifications (must be in an area of specialization related to the course)

1.

English

Canadian Children’s Literature (ENGL 217)

55

Normally a PhD (PhD candidacy may also be considered)

2.

English

Professional Communications in Statistics and Actuarial Science (ENGL 378/MTHEL 300) – FOUR (4) SECTIONS AVAILABLE

25 per course

Normally a PhD (PhD candidacy may also be considered)

3.

Italian and French Studies

Introduction to Italian Language 1 (ITAL 101) – TWO (2) SECTIONS AVAILABLE

50 per course

Normally a PhD (PhD candidacy or completed Master’s degree may also be considered); native or near-native competency in the language; priority will be given to candidates with experience and demonstrated excellence in teaching introductory Italian language

4.

Italian and French Studies

Mafia Culture and the Power of Symbols, Rituals, and Myth (ITALST 265)

150

Normally a PhD (PhD candidacy may also be considered)

5.

Psychology

Educational Psychology (PSYCH 212)

285

Normally a PhD (PhD candidacy may also be considered)

6.

Religious Studies

Evil (RS 121) – ONLINE

150

Normally a PhD (PhD candidacy or completed Master’s degree may also be considered)

7.

Sexuality, Marriage, and Family Studies

Introduction to Human Sexuality (SMF 204)

200

Normally a PhD (PhD candidacy or completed Master’s degree may also be considered)

8.

Sexuality, Marriage, and Family Studies

The Dark Side of Sexuality (SMF 205)

60

Normally a PhD (PhD candidacy or completed Master’s degree may also be considered)

9.

Sexuality, Marriage, and Family Studies

Research Methods (SMF 220)

40

Normally a PhD (PhD candidacy or completed Master’s degree may also be considered)

 


Available Courses: 2020 Winter Term
Start Date: January 1, 2020
End Date: April 30, 2020

 

Department/Program

Course Name and Number

Anticipated Class Size

Qualifications (must be in an area of specialization related to the course)

1.

English

The Rebel (ENGL 108F)

60

Normally a PhD (PhD candidacy may also be considered)

2.

English

Literature and the Law (ENGL 213/LS 292)

40

Normally a PhD (PhD candidacy may also be considered)

3.

English

Introduction to Linguistics (ENGL 306A)

40

Normally a PhD (PhD candidacy may also be considered)

4.

Italian and French Studies

Introduction to Italian Language 1 (ITAL 101)

50

Normally a PhD (PhD candidacy or completed Master’s degree may also be considered); native or near-native competency in the language; priority will be given to candidates with experience and demonstrated excellence in teaching introductory Italian language

5.

Italian and French Studies

Special Topics/Directed Readings [Topic: Italian Soccer] (ITALST 397)

80

Normally a PhD (PhD candidacy may also be considered); expertise and demonstrated teaching excellence in popular culture, as well as both research and personal interest in soccer

6.

Psychology

Introductory Psychology (PSYCH 101)

285

Normally a PhD (PhD candidacy may also be considered)

7.

Psychology

Learning Disabilities (PSYCH 312)

100

Normally a PhD (PhD candidacy may also be considered)

8.

Religious Studies

Evil (RS 121) – ONLINE

150

Normally a PhD (PhD candidacy or completed Master’s degree may also be considered)

9.

Sexuality, Marriage, and Family Studies

Parents, Children, and Family Relations (SMF 207)

75

Normally a PhD (PhD candidacy or completed Master’s degree may also be considered)

10.

Sexuality, Marriage, and Family Studies

Navigating Sexuality and Relationships in Mid/Later Life (SMF 212)

125

Normally a PhD (PhD candidacy or completed Master’s degree may also be considered)

11.

Sexuality, Marriage, and Family Studies

Introduction to Statistics in Sexuality, Marriage, and Family Studies (SMF 230)

40

Normally a PhD (PhD candidacy or completed Master’s degree may also be considered)

 


Per Course Stipend: $8,547 plus 4% vacation pay = $8,888.88
Total # of Classroom Hours: 36 (on campus courses); n/a (online courses)

Application:
In accordance with the Collective Agreement between St. Jerome’s University and the St. Jerome’s University Academic Staff Association (Contract Academic Staff Unit), consideration of applicants will include an assessment of academic credentials, previous performance, experience, and support for the mission of St. Jerome’s University.

Applications should include:

  1. a letter detailing their interest in and suitability for the position;
  2. a curriculum vitae with contact information; and
  3. evidence of positive teaching performance, such as teaching evaluations, letters of recommendation, statement of teaching philosophy, and previous syllabi where applicable.

Note:

  • Candidates who have not previously taught at St. Jerome’s University may be asked to supply letters of reference, or give permission for the Employer to contact referees by telephone or email.
  • If applying for more than one course from all courses currently available to Contract Academic Staff, only one application is needed, but your application letter must specify the course(s) [title and code] you are interested in teaching.

Deadline:
All applications must be submitted electronically by July 17, 2019, to Christine Schwendinger, Academic Administration Coordinator, St. Jerome’s University (cschwen@uwaterloo.ca).

Further Information:
St. Jerome’s University is committed to the principles of employment equity, and in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements this advertisement is directed in the first instance to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. Candidates requiring accommodation should contact the Human Resources Advisor. The University respects, appreciates, and encourages diversity.

For more information on St. Jerome’s University, visit www.sju.ca.

Last Submission Date: 
Wednesday, 17 Jul, 2019