NOTICE OF POSTING
For Sessional Faculty
The Department of English & Cultural Studies invites applications for the following teaching position to be offered in the 2020-21 session.
Date of Posting:
March 5 to March 21, 2021 (inclusive)
Department Contact :
Sophie Goellnicht, Administrative Coordinator (email@example.com)
ENGLISH 2S03 (Spectacular Bodies)
Spring 2021 (May 3 to June 18, 2021)
Number of Section(s) Available:
Number of Units per Section:
Location (on/off campus):
Projected TA Support:
Wage Rate *:
$7630.55 (as per schedule "A" of the CUPE Local 3906, Unit 2 Collective Agreement)
Start Time and Duration :
6 hours lecture/week (Tuesday & Thursday 6:00pm-9:00pm)
There may be flexibility to offer the course in a hybrid synchronous/asynchronous or asynchronous format, if that is your preference, pending approval from the Department Chair.
Course Description/Relevant Employment Duties
This course examines the representations and constructions of the racialized, gendered, ethnic, or othered human body in and through contemporary cultural texts.
PhD completed (or near completion) in a relevant field. The successful applicant must have appropriate academic qualifications, previous experience teaching at the university level, a commitment to incorporating principles of equity, diversity and inclusion in teaching practice, and an active and current research profile.
Experience teaching online/in a virtual environment.
- 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.
Please submit the following by March 21, 2021 via MOSAIC (https://hr.mcmaster.ca/careers/current-opportunities/) as one (1) PDF or Word document:
A cover letter stating your intent to apply for the position (including your address, phone number, and email address). The cover letter should also briefly address how you will approach the design and teaching of the course; your academic teaching experience (including any online or virtual teaching experience); how you incorporate equity, diversity, and inclusivity in your teaching; and your experience with the material to be taught (including, but not limited to, research, academic, and professional experiences).
A curriculum vitae listing your academic qualifications and relevant employment, community engagement, and/or lived experiences or activities.
Information necessary to determine your current and aggregate seniority (as defined by Article 20 of the Unit 2 Collective Agreement). www.cupe3906.org/unit-2-seniority-information/
Names and contact information of two references. Applicants will not be required to submit reference letters as part of their application.
Job applicants requiring accommodation to participate in the hiring process should contact the Human Resources Services Centre at 905-525-9140 ext. 222-HR (22247) or Nina Bovair at ext. 23850 to communicate accommodation needs.
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) to communicate accommodation needs.