Course Lecturer Positions

Summer 2024 Course Lecturer Posting

Application Deadline: March 29, 2024

The Department of East Asian Studies is inviting applications for a course lecturer position to teach in Summer 2024. When applying, please include your Cover Letter and Curriculum Vitae, also, if applicable, please include a copy of your Study/Work Permit.


EAST 240 First Level Japanese (9 credits)

Teaching Schedule: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 9:35-11:25 am and 12:35-2:25pm.

Course Start and End Dates: May 1, 2024 - July 12, 2024

Estimated Number of Positions: 2 positions

Course Details: This is a 9-credit course to be co-taught by two Course Lecturers.  Each course lecturer will teach 4.5 credits. Please note that, this course is taught daily (Monday to Friday, for 2.5 months) at 4 hours per day.

Teaching Qualification Requirements

Education: M.A. in Linguistics, applied Linguistics, and/or foreign language education.

Experience: Teaching Chinese as an instructor at the college level, as well as interest in upper-level instruction in translation.

Other: Must be able to teach Chinese language at the introductory level and possess native or near-native fluency in Chinese with an excellent command of English. This course may be co-taught.

Position Summary:

A Course assignment includes all or part of the following teaching activities:

a) preparation of the Course and Course plan;
b) delivery of the Course;
c) evaluation of students;
d) submitting to the University a report on student attendance and student grades;
e) supervision of Teaching Assistants or any other teaching support staff;
f) upon request, review of their students’ grades;
g) meeting with students, being available to answer questions and give advice concerning Course content and requirements;

Employees shall perform their duties in compliance with the Pedagogical Regulation and as specified in the administrative directives of the Hiring Unit. An Employee shall use appropriate pedagogical methods and material.

How to Apply:

If you are an INTERNAL APPLICANT (active McGill employee), login and apply through Workday, using your McGill username and password. IMPORTANT: You MUST first connect to McGill's VPN before you login to Workday. Once logged into Workday, type "Find Jobs" in the Search bar. Then search for “Course Lecturer EAST 240", once you have found it, you can apply directly through your Workday account.

If you are an EXTERNAL APPLICANT (former McGill employee), navigate to the McGill Career website. First sign into your candidate account or create one, as applicable. IMPORTANT: To create your account, make sure to use a personal email address (and NOT an or email address). Search for “Course Lecturer EAST 240” click Apply to begin the application process.


McGill University is an English-language University where most teaching and research activities are conducted in the English language, thereby requiring English communication both verbally and in writing.

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