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Contract Academic Staff Appointments, Fall 2020

Date of Posting: June 26, 2020
Position: Contract Academic Staff

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

Available Courses: 2020 Fall Term
Start Date: September 1, 2020
End Date: December 31, 2020


Course Name and Number

Anticipated Class Size

Course Delivery


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

25 per course



Crusading Through the Middle Ages (HIST 115/MEDVL 115)




Murder in Canadian History (HIST 256)




Introductory Psychology (PSYCH 101)



Sociology & Legal Studies

Law and Violence (LS 386)



*Course Delivery: All Fall 2020 courses will be delivered remotely. Remote teaching is a form of online teaching that is being used to replace face-to-face teaching. Please visit the University of Waterloo Keep Learning site for information about support.

The successful candidate will normally have a completed PhD or PhD candidacy. Qualifications must be in an area of specialization related to the course.

Per Course Stipend: $8,547 plus 4% vacation pay = $8,888.88

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.


  • 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.

All applications must be submitted electronically by July 17, 2020, to Christine Schwendinger, Academic Administration Coordinator, St. Jerome’s University (

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.

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Last Submission Date: 
Friday, 17 Jul, 2020