Intersession Learning invites applications for the following teaching position to be offered in the 2020/2021 session.
INSPIRE 3EL3 – Experiential Learning Opportunities:
Topics in the Black Caribbean and its Diasporas
John Maclachlan, Director Intersession Learning
905-525-9140 ext. 24195
Intersession Term May 2021:
May 3rd, 2021 – May 28th 2021.
Number of Section(s) Available:
Number of Units per Section:
Location (on/off campus):
Start time and duration:
Projected TA Support:
As per schedule “A” of the CUPE, Local 3906, Unit 2 Collective Agreement, the Sessional Faculty rate is $7630.55 for 3 units.
This course serves as an introduction to the Black Caribbean and its Diasporas. This course will allow students to explore Black Studies, Caribbean Studies and Black Diaspora studies through the exploration of the historical, political, economic, geographical, cultural and linguistic realities of the Caribbean and its Diasporas.
The successful applicant will have previous experience teaching this course, or similar courses, at the university level and/or appropriate academic qualifications.
- Supplemented Fees- 15.02(a) The employee may be eligible to receive supplemented fees in accordance with Schedule C of the Collective Agreement. The actual rate of pay when in excess of the base rate of pay is deemed to include any supplemented fees owing, to the extent of the excess amount. If the actual rate of pay is less than the sum of the base rate of pay and the supplemented fees owing, then the employee shall receive the difference.
How To Apply
Please submit the following in ONE PDF file:
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.
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).
Names and contact information of two references. Applicants will not be required to submit reference letters as part of their application.
Any candidate that is short-listed will be required to submit a course outline for assessment. This outline should adhere to Section A of the Undergraduate Course Management Policies (states what a course outline should contain): http://www.mcmaster.ca/policy/Students-AcademicStudies/UGCourseMgmt.pdf Candidates that are short-listed will be contacted.
Employment Equity Statement
McMaster University is located on the traditional territories of the Haudenosaunee and Mississauga Nations and within the lands protected by the “Dish With One Spoon” wampum agreement.
The diversity of our workforce is at the core of our innovation and creativity and strengthens our research and teaching excellence. In keeping with its Statement on Building an Inclusive Community with a Shared Purpose, McMaster University strives to embody the values of respect, collaboration and diversity, and has a strong commitment to employment equity.
The University seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity and inclusion, who will contribute to the diversification of ideas and perspectives, and especially welcomes applications from indigenous (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) peoples, members of racialized communities, persons with disabilities, women, and persons who identify as 2SLGBTQ+.
As part of McMaster’s commitment, all applicants are invited to complete a confidential Applicant Diversity Survey through the online application submission process. The Survey questionnaire requests voluntary self-identification in relation to equity-seeking groups that have historically faced and continue to face barriers in employment. Please refer to the Applicant Diversity Survey - Statement of Collection for additional information.
Job applicants requiring accommodation to participate in the hiring process should contact:
Human Resources Service Centre at 905-525-9140 ext. 222-HR (22247), or
Faculty of Health Sciences HR Office at ext. 22207, or
School of Graduate Studies at ext. 23679
to communicate accommodation needs.