NOTICE OF POSTING
For Sessional Faculty
The Faculty of Social Sciences invites applications for the following teaching position to be offered in the 2020-2021 session.
Date of Posting: Department Contact: Tracey Canaris firstname.lastname@example.org
Course Name(s)/Number(s) Soc Sci 1SS3 (C04) Term 2 - January 6, 2021 -April 28, 2021
Inquiry in the Social Sciences
Number of Section(s) Available 1 Number of Units per Section 3
Location (on/off campus) ON Campus Projected Enrollment 35 Projected TA Support N/A
Wage Rate* 7,555.00 Start Time and Duration: Mondays, 2:30 pm - 5:20 pm
Course Description/Relevant Employment Duties
In this course students develop transferrable research skills by participating in active learning class sessions while undertaking an individual social sciences research project based on a shared theme. The shared research theme for each section will vary depending on the subject expertise of the instructor, so that each section in a term has a different theme. Enrolment for this section (C04) has been ongoing, with the theme “Disability, Accessibility, and Postsecondary Education”.
In Winter 2020, this course will be offered in an online, synchronous ‘virtual’ format.
Successful applicants will have previous experience teaching this course or similar courses in the social sciences at the University level, and appropriate academic qualifications (minimum of a Master’s dress). A statement of the applicant’s teaching philosophy must be included when applying. An application cover letter should include discussion of the applicant’s preparedness to teach on the theme of “Disability, Accessibility, and Postsecondary Education” or a closely related variant theme.
Teaching and/or graduate research experience in the social sciences is required. Teaching and/or graduate research experience in Social Work, Indigenous Studies, or Health, Aging & Society is strongly preferred
McMaster University is located on the traditional territories of the Haudenosaunee and Mississauga Nations and, within the land protected by the “Dish With One Spoon” wampum agreement. 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 diversity of our workforce is at the core of our innovation and creativity and strengthens our research and teaching excellence. The University seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion. While all qualified candidates are invited to apply, we particularly welcome applications from women, persons with disabilities, First Nations, Metis and Inuit peoples, members of visible minorities, and LGBTQ+ persons.