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Contract Academic Staff Appointments, Winter 2020

Date of Posting: October 15, 2019
Position: Contract Academic Staff

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

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



Course Name and Number

Anticipated Class Size

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



Topics in Creative Writing (ENGL 332)


Normally a completed Master’s degree (MFA or MA)



Professional Communications in Statistics and Actuarial Science (ENGL 378/MTHEL 300) – THREE (3) SECTIONS AVAILABLE

25 per course

Normally a PhD (PhD candidacy may also be considered)


Per Course Stipend: $8,547 plus 4% vacation pay = $8,888.88
Total # of Classroom Hours: 36

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 October 31, 2019, 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: 
Thursday, 31 Oct, 2019