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Contract Academic Staff Appointments, Winter 2021

Date of Posting: October 8, 2020
Position: Contract Academic Staff

St. Jerome’s University invites applications for contract teaching appointments during the Winter 2021 Term.

Note about Course Delivery: All Winter 2021 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.


Available Courses: 2021 Winter Term
Start Date: January 1, 2021
End Date: April 30, 2021

 

Department/Program

Course Name and Number

Anticipated Class Size

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

1.

English

Topics in Creative Writing (ENGL 332)

25

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

2.

English

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)

3.

History

Europe: 410-1303 (HIST 260/MEDVL 260)

40

Normally a PhD (PhD candidacy may also be considered)

4.

History

Heresy and Religious Crises in Late Medieval Europe (HIST 304/MEDVL 304/RS 342)

40

Normally a PhD (PhD candidacy may also be considered)

5.

Italian and French Studies

Introduction to Italian Language 2 (ITAL 102)

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

6.

Italian and French Studies

Italian Culture and Civilization 2 (ITALST 292)

60

Normally a PhD (PhD candidacy may also be considered)

7.

Psychology

Introductory Psychology (PSYCH 101)

285

Normally a PhD (PhD candidacy may also be considered)

8.

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)

9.

Sexuality, Marriage, and Family Studies

Sexual Health and Well-Being (SMF 213)

125

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

10.

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)

11.

Sexuality, Marriage, and Family Studies

Relational Therapy (SMF 308)

25

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

12.

Sociology and Legal Studies

Criminal Law (LS 202)

200

Normally a completed PhD or PhD candidacy

13.

Sociology and Legal Studies

Law in Popular Culture (LS 286)

70

Normally a completed PhD or PhD candidacy


Per Course Stipend: $8,735 plus 4% vacation pay = $9,084.40
Total # of Classroom Hours: n/a (remote delivery); up to 1.5 hours of synchronous teaching time per course is an option that can be scheduled

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 (letters may be addressed to Dr. Cristina Vanin, Interim Vice President Academic and Dean);
  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 October 30, 2020, 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: 
Friday, 30 Oct, 2020