Posting Date: June 10, 2015

Department for the Study of Religion
Faculty of Arts and Science
University of Toronto

JOB POSTING – SESSIONAL LECTURER

Course Number and Title:
RLG323H1F Jesus of Nazareth

Course description: An examination of the historical Jesus based on a critical study of the earliest accounts of Jesus, with intensive study of the Gospels to determine what can be said about Jesus activities and teachings.

Estimated course enrolment: 50

Estimated TA support: Based on enrollment

Schedule: Thursday 6:00-8:00 pm

Sessional Appointment dates: September 1, 2015 – December 31, 2015

Salary: $7,232.23 per FCE for Sessional Lecturer I, $7,369.26 for Sessional Lecturer I Long Term, $7,689.00 for Sessional Lecturer II, $8,044.27 for Sessional Lecturer III

Please note that should rates stipulated in the collective agreement vary from rates stated in this posting, the rates stated in the collective agreement shall prevail.

Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Religion/Religious Studies or related discipline, or Ph.D. advanced candidacy, with significant graduate work and ongoing professional/academic development in the area preferred;
  • Evidence of superior teaching ability, in the form of prior teaching evaluations and, in the case of instructors who have not yet taught, TA evaluations required;
  • Knowledge of Koine Greek and preferably Hebrew or Aramaic;
  • Teaching and/or TA experience an equivalent course preferred.

Duties: Include presenting three hours of lectures a week; conducting tutorials; grading papers and exams; and other pedagogical and administrative tasks associated with an undergraduate course.

Closing date: June 29, 2015


Applicants should submit

(1) A current curriculum vitae,

(2) Evidence of teaching ability (e.g., summarized course evaluations, letters of reference, etc.) and

(3) A CUPE 3902 Unit 3 application form, available in PDF or RTF format at http://www.hrandequity.utoronto.ca/resources/forms.htm#recruitment

Application should be addressed to Professor Frances Garrett Department for the Study of Religion Room 310, 170 St. George Street. M5R 2M8. Please send a copy of your applications as a single pdf file by email to religion.undergrad@utoronto.ca. The subject line should read 2015-2016 Unit 3 – RLG323H1 Jesus of Nazareth.

Please note: Undergraduate or graduate students and postdoctoral fellows of the University of Toronto are covered by the CUPE 3902 Unit 1 collective agreement rather than the Unit 3 collective agreement, and should not apply for positions posted under the Unit 3 collective agreement.

Preference in hiring is given to qualified individuals advanced to the rank of Sessional Lecturer II or Sessional Lecturer III in accordance with Article 14:12.

This job is posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 3 Collective Agreement.