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Contract Academic Staff - Winter 2023 (various departments)
Date of Posting: September 9, 2022
Position: Contract Academic Staff
 
St. Jerome’s University invites applications for contract teaching appointments during the Winter 2023 Term.

Available Courses: 2023 Winter Term
Start Date: January 1, 2023
End Date: April 30, 2023
 
Department / Program
Course Name and Number
Anticipated Class Size
Qualifications (must be in an area of specialization related to the course)
English
The Superhero (ENGL 108A)
55
Normally a PhD (PhD candidacy may also be considered)
English
Creative Writing 1 (ENGL 335)
25
Normally a completed Master’s degree (MFA or MA)
English
Creative Writing 2 (ENGL 336)
15
Normally a completed Master’s degree (MFA or MA)
English
Professional Communications in Statistics and Actuarial Science (ENGL 378)
27
Normally a PhD (PhD candidacy may also be considered)
History
Medieval Europe c.300-c.1500 (HIST 260/MEDVL 260)
40
Normally a PhD (PhD candidacy may also be considered)
History
The History of Sexuality: The Modern Period (HIST 318/SMF 318)
30
Normally a PhD (PhD candidacy may also be considered)
Italian and French Studies
French Language 1: Module 2 (FR 192B)
35
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 French language
Italian and French Studies
French Culture and Literature: 1715 to the Present (FR 297) – ONLINE*
40
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 French language and culture
Italian and French Studies
Introduction to Italian Language 1 (ITAL 101) ONLINE*
120
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 Italian language
Italian and French Studies
Understanding Modern Italy (ITALST 100) ONLINE*
100
Normally a PhD (PhD candidacy may also be considered)
Italian and French Studies
Italian Culture and Civilization 2 (ITALST 292)
60
Normally a PhD (PhD candidacy may also be considered)
Philosophy
Critical Thinking (PHIL 145)
75
Normally a PhD (PhD candidacy may also be considered)
Philosophy
Great Works: Ancient and Medieval (PHIL 283/CLAS 261)
35
Normally a PhD (PhD candidacy may also be considered)
Philosophy
The Philosophy of Palliative Care (PHIL 321J)
60
Normally a PhD (PhD candidacy or completed Master’s degree may also be considered)
Psychology
Introductory Psychology (PSYCH 101)
285
Normally a PhD (PhD candidacy may also be considered)
Psychology
Psychopathology (PSYCH 257)
285
Normally a PhD (PhD candidacy may also be considered)

Course Delivery:
All Winter 2023 courses are being scheduled for in person delivery except for those marked as Online.
 
*Online: These Winter 2023 courses will be delivered fully online, asynchronously, supported through the University of Waterloo Centre for Extended Learning.
 
Per Course Stipend: $8,910 plus 4% vacation pay = $9,266.40
Total # of Classroom Hours: 36 (on campus); n/a (online)
 
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. Carol Ann MacGregor, 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 September 30, 2022, 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 Director of Human Resources. The University respects, appreciates, and encourages diversity.
 
For more information on St. Jerome’s University, visit www.sju.ca.
Last Submission Date: 
Friday, 30 Sep, 2022

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