Department for the Study of Religion
Faculty of Arts and Science
University of Toronto
Unit 1 Job Posting 2016-17

Posting Date: April 18, 2016
Closing Date: May 15, 2016

The Department for the Study of Religion, University of Toronto invites applications from graduate students interested in teaching the following courses during the 2016 -2017 Session. Applicants should submit (1) a current curriculum vitae, (2) an outline of the course, method of evaluation, and required textbook(s), and (3) evidence of teaching ability (e.g., summarized course evaluations, letters of reference, etc.).

A description of courses is available at

Applications should be addressed to Professor Frances Garrett. Please send your application as a single PDF file to Only course evaluations will be accepted in a separate PDF file. The subject line of the email should read Unit 1 2016-2017 Application.

Duties: Include presenting two hours of lectures a week; conducting tutorials; grading papers and exams (including make-up examinations if required); and other pedagogical and administrative tasks associated with an undergraduate course.

Stipend: From September 1, 2016 to December 31, 2016 a full course is $14,515.67 and a half course is $7, 257.84 (including vacation pay). From January1, 2017- April 30, 2017 a full course is 14,624.00 and half course is $7,312

Qualifications: M.A. in Religion; Ph.D. candidacy, significant graduate work and ongoing research in the specific field of the course to which application is being made.

Course No. Session Course Title Time Est. Enrol. No. of Positions for course TA Hours(Est.)
RLG 200H1 F Study of Religiong R2-5 80 1 Based on enrollment
RLG206H1 S Buddhism R6-8 50 1 Based on enrollment
RLG232H1 S Religion & Film F12-2 140 1 Based on enrollment
RLG246H1 S Karma and Drama M2-4 50 1 Based on enrollment
RLG304H1 S Lang, Symbols, Self T5-7 70 1 Based on enrollment
RLG324H1 F Paul of Tarsus F12-2 50 1 Based on enrollment
RLG376H1 F Buddhism S & SE Asia W6:30-8:30p 30 1 Based on enrollment
RLG384H1 F Pluralism & Dialogue F12-2 50 1 Based on Enrollment
RLG404H1 S Capstone Research W6-8p 20 1 N/A
RLG469Y1 Y Readings in Tibetan MW4-6 5 1 N/A

  1. Department Standards and Policies are available in the Department office and in the CUPE3902 Office.
  2. The positions above are tentative, pending final course determinations and enrolments.
  3. This notice is posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 1 Collective Agreement.
Please Note:

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

“The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.”