McMaster University
Hamilton, ON

For Sessional Faculty

The Honours Social Psychology Program invites applications for the following teaching position to be offered in the 2019 Fall session.

Applications submitted via MOSAIC to the attention of: Dr. Tara Marshall, Director

Course Name(s)/Numbers(s): SOCPSY 3F03 – Who Am I? Self and Identity

Fall Term: September 3 – December 4, 2019

Number of sections available: 1 section
Number of units per section: 3 units

Location (on/off campus): T13 107
Projected enrolment: 60
Projected TA support: TBD

Wage Rate: $7,555.00

Start Time and Duration: Mondays (4:30pm – 5:20pm) and Thursdays (3:30pm – 5:20pm)

Course Description:
An exploration of one of the central themes in social psychology how we define ourselves. The course emphasizes the relational roots of self and the social processes underlying how identities are formed and change.

Required Qualifications: PhD or near completion of a PhD in sociological social psychology or a related field of study, along with teaching experience. Selection will be based on academic qualifications, demonstrated teaching competence, ability to perform the various duties associated with the Appointment, and previous academic employment experience. (These criteria are not listed in order of priority.)

Preferred Qualifications: PhD or near completion of a PhD in these areas: Sociology; Social Psychology or in a related field of study.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. However, those legally able to work in Canada and at McMaster University will be given priority. McMaster University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community, and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. Accordingly, the University especially encourages applications from women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, members of sexual minorities, and persons with disabilities.

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Application Procedure

Please submit application online via MOSAIC by the closing date:

A cover letter stating your intent to apply for the position (including your address, phone number, and email address) and emphasizing your experience with the material to be taught.
A resume listing your academic qualifications and relevant employment experience.
For current or previous McMaster sessional faculty, information necessary to determine your current and aggregate seniority (as defined by Article 20 of the Unit 2 Collective Agreement). Questions may be directed to CUPE 3906 (905 525-9140 Ext. 24003).
If you require this information in an alternate/accessible format, please contact Nina Bovair, Employee/Labour Relations Administrator at extension 23850.