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Job Posting: Faculty Lecturer in Gender, Sexuality, Feminist and Social Justice Studies, Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies, McGill University (2018-19)

McGill University’s Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies (IGSF) invites applications for a Faculty Lecturer position in Gender, Sexuality, Feminist and Social Justice Studies (GSFS), to begin August 1, 2018.  This is a renewable, non-tenure stream, 12-month contract (academic staff position).

The successful candidate will have completed a PhD in a field pertinent to Gender, Sexuality and/or Feminist Studies and a proven record of excellence in teaching. Candidates should be able to engage actively with scholars and students across a wide range of research interests and be willing to play a role in the further development of the GSFS program. Candidates will also be expected to actively participate in the intellectual life of IGSF.  Office space will be provided at IGSF.

The teaching load is normally eight, 3-credit (undergraduate and graduate) courses per year, spread over fall, winter and summer teaching terms. In the first year in the position, the teaching load will be six 3-credit courses in the fall and winter. Regular course rotation includes GSFS 200 “Feminist and Social Justice Studies,” GSFS 300 “Research Inquiry,” and other core and special topics courses in the curriculum. For a complete list of GSFS courses, see here: https://www.mcgill.ca/igsf/programs/gsfs/courses. We are particularly interested in candidates with additional teaching expertise in at least one of the following areas: critical race feminism, indigenous feminisms, trans*feminisms, politics of identity, and social justice studies. In addition to teaching, other responsibilities include participation on the GSFS Advisory Committee and relevant sub-committees, participation in events at IGSF and some student advising.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and in keeping with the salary scale for Faculty Lecturers at McGill University. Applications must include:

  • a cover letter
  • CV
  • a one page teaching statement including a complete list of courses taught and teaching assistantships and summary of teaching experience
  • one sample of written work
  • two confidential letters of reference sent under separate cover by the applicant’s referees.

All materials, including referees’ letters of recommendation, must be submitted electronically to: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11161   Deadline for receipt of all complete applications, including letters: June 10, 2018.

Inquiries should be addressed to Kim Reany (subject: “Faculty Lecturer Position”) at kim.reany [at] mcgill.ca. More information about the GSFS program and IGSF can be found online at https://www.mcgill.ca/igsf/programs and   www.mcgill.ca/igsf/.

McGill is an English language institution, but a working knowledge of French would be an asset for this position.

We seek candidates who value diversity and equity and whose research, teaching, and service bear this out. McGill University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We welcome applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. McGill implements an employment equity program and encourages members of designated equity groups to self-identify. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, Professor Angela Campbell, Associate Provost (Equity and Academic Policies) by angela.campbell [at] mcgill.ca (email )or phone at 514-398-1660.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Appel aux candidates : Chargé(e) d'enseignement en études féministes, des genres, des sexualités et de la justice sociale, Institut Genre, sexualité et féminisme, Université McGill (2018-19)

L’Institut Genre, sexualité et féminisme (IGSF) sollicite des candidatures pour un poste de Chargé(e) d'enseignement en Études du genre, de la sexualité, du féminisme et de la justice sociale (GSFS), non titularisable, avec entrée en fonction le 1er août 2018. Ce poste d’une durée contractuelle de 12 mois est renouvelable. 

Le candidat retenu doit être titulaire d’un doctorat dans un domaine relié aux études sur le genre, le feminisme et la sexualité et faire preuve d’un excellent dossier en matière d’expérience de l’enseignement au niveau universitaire. La personne choisie devra démontrer sa capacité à s’engager de manière active sur une variété de sujets de recherche avec les étudiants du programme et des spécialistes, et à jouer un rôle de premier plan dans le développement du programme de GSFS. Les candidats devront également participer activement à la vie intellectuelle de l’Institut. Le bureau du candidat retenu sera situé dans les locaux de l’Institut.

La personne choisie sera appelée à enseigner huit cours de 3 crédits chacun pendant l'année universitaire, au niveau du premier cycle ainsi qu’aux cycles supérieurs. Dans la première année du poste, la charge d'enseignement sera de six cours de 3 crédits. Les cours à dispenser sont le cours d’introduction GSFS 200 ‘Feminist and Social Justice Studies’, GSFS 300 ‘Research Inquiry’, ainsi que des cours sur des thèmes précis inscrits au programme. Nous sommes particulièrement intéressés par des candidats qui possèdent une expérience d’enseignement sur les sujets suivants : critique féministe des questions de race, féminisme indigène, trans*feminismes, théorie queer et études sur la sexualité, les politiques d’identité, les études sur le genre et la justice sociale. En plus de sa charge d’enseignement, la personne choisie devrait assumer les responsabilités suivantes : participer au Comité aviseur du programme GSFS et à ses sous-comités, prendre part aux événements de l’Institut, et s’impliquer dans les activités de conseil et d’orientation des étudiants inscrits au programme.

Les conditions salariales tiendront compte des qualifications et expériences du candidat retenu, en conformité cependant avec l’échelle salariale en vigueur à l’Université McGill pour les Chargé(e) d'enseignement. Chaque candidature doit comprendre :

  • une lettre de présentation
  • le curriculum vitae du postulant
  • un exemplaire de travail écrit
  • une déclaration d'enseignement d'une page comprenant une liste complète des cours enseignés et des assistanats d'enseignement et un résumé de l'expérience d'enseignement
  • deux lettres de référence soumises directement dans le système en ligne par les recommandataires.

Veuillez soumettre votre candidature par l’intermédiaire du système en ligne à l’adresse https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11161 Pour être pleinement considérées, les candidatures (incluant les lettres de référence) doivent être reçues au plus tard le 10 juin 2018.

Pour toutes questions au sujet de ce poste, prière de contacter Kim Reany (subject : « Faculty Lecturer Position » à l’adresse courriel suivante : kim.reany [at] mcgill.ca. Pour obtenir plus d’information sur le programme ou l’institut, visitez https://www.mcgill.ca/igsf/programs and   www.mcgill.ca/igsf/.

L'Université McGill est un établissement de langue anglaise, mais une bonne connaissance du français sera un atout pour ce poste.

Nous sommes à la recherche de candidats et de candidates qui valorisent la diversité et dont les travaux de recherche, les expériences d’enseignement et les services rendus à la collectivité peuvent en attester. L’Université McGill recrute sur la base du mérite et s’est fermement engagée à promouvoir et instaurer l’équité et la diversité au sein de sa communauté. Nous accueillons favorablement les demandes d’emploi des personnes racisées et de minorités visibles, des femmes, des personnes autochtones, des personnes handicapées, des minorités ethniques, des personnes de toute orientation et identité sexuelles, ainsi que toute personne possédant les aptitudes et les connaissances lui permettant de travailler en collaboration avec diverses communautés. L’Université McGill met en œuvre un programme d’équité en matière d’emploi et invite les membres des groupes visés à indiquer leur appartenance à ces derniers dans leur dossier de candidature. Les personnes handicapées qui pourraient avoir besoin d’accommodements à n’importe quelle étape du processus de candidature sont invitées à communiquer en toute confidentialité avec la professeure Angela Campbell, vice-principale exécutive adjointe (équité et priorités académiques) par angela.campbell [at] mcgill.ca (courriel) ou téléphone au 514-398-1660.

On encourage tous les candidats qualifiés à postuler; veuillez noter que conformément aux exigences de l'immigration canadienne, la priorité sera toutefois accordée aux Canadiens ainsi qu'aux résidents permanents.

Fall 2018 Course Lecturer Positions
Institute for Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies
PDF icon Current Priority Points List - up to and including Winter 2018

The current Priority Points list contains the names of those who have acquired priority points in accordance with the Collective Agreement of McGill Course Lecturers' and Instructors' Union (MCLIU).

Deadline to Apply: Tuesday, June 22, 2018

The Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies is inviting applications for course lecturers to teach courses in Fall 2018. Please complete the PDF icon Course Lecturer Application Form and submit required documents such as your Curriculum Vitae and a cover letter to andrew.folco [at] mcgill.ca (Andrew Folco )before the deadline. Teaching evaluations and or a brief course outline are optional.

Salary: $8,220 per course

Teaching Qualifications Requirements

  • A completed PhD degree or enrolled in a doctoral program in a discipline related to the course;
  • Teaching experience in related courses at the university level preferred;
  • Experience as a teaching assistant for a course is an asset.
     

GSFS 200-002 Feminist and Social Justice Studies

Introduction to the key concepts, issues, and modes of analysis in the interdisciplinary fields of feminist and social justice studies. Emphasis on the intersections of gender, race, class, sex, sexuality, and nation in systems of power from historical and contemporary perspectives and the means for collectively transforming them.

Mondays: 8:35 AM -11:25 AM, September 4 - December 4, 2018, Location: Leacock room 109
Estimated Enrolment: 50 students


GSFS 303-001 Gender and Disability

Focus on critical theorists of impairment and visions of social justice from gender and disability studies perspectives.

Fridays: 2:35 PM - 5:25 PM, September 4 - December 4, 2018, Location: Sherbrooke 688 room 295.
Estimated Enrolment: 40 students


Resources

For new candidates, a Curriculum Vitae must be submitted with the application form.
For returning candidates, any update to the curriculum vitae must be attached.
For returning candidates, submission of Work Permit is not required unless the Work permit has expired.

Fall 2018 Teaching Assistant Positions

TA positions for GSFS 200 & GSFS 250 in Fall 2018 are now posted. The application deadline is May 30th, 2018.

Here is the complete position posting for Fall 2018: PDF icon Fall 2018 TA Posting

To apply, complete the Microsoft Office document icon TA Application Form and submit it to andrew.folco [at] mcgill.ca (Andrew Folco) before the deadline.

Applicants should normally be students registered in a McGill graduate program.

For any questions or concerns, please contact andrew.folco [at] mcgill.ca (Andrew Folco), IGSF Student Affairs Coordinator.

Teaching Assistant Forms

If you are accepted for a TA position, you must complete the following forms:



SKILLSETS - AGSEM Teaching Assistant Training

For more information, click here.
 

Teaching and Learning Services (TLS)

Learning to Teach (LTT) Day is a professional development workshop for McGill graduate students and post-doctoral fellows designed to help improve teaching competencies through interactive learning sessions. Participants will develop pedagogical knowledge and skills through small and large group sessions. Additionally, participants will receive a certificate of participation to add to their teaching portfolio upon completion of the event.


Important Note: International Students

International students must have a valid Canadian Social Insurance Number to work as a teaching assistant (or other employment on campus). To apply for a Social Insurance Number, you will need to present your Visa/Study Permit at your local Service Canada Centre after arrival in Canada, before starting work. For more information, see the International Student Services website, here.

The Centre nearest McGill’s downtown campus is:
Montréal (Downtown) Service Canada Centre
Guy-Favreau Complex, Suite 034
200 René-Lévesque Blvd West
Montreal, Quebec
Tel: 514-522-4444

MURIEL GOLD SENIOR VISITING PROFESSORSHIP
Institute for Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies

McGill University
2018-2019


The Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies (IGSF) at McGill University, Montreal, Canada invites applications for the position of Muriel Gold Visiting Professor. This position is open to professors who wish to spend one or two academic terms in a university environment in order to carry out research on gender, sexuality or feminist studies. The Institute offers work space and support, an ongoing seminar program, contact with other professors within McGill and in neighbouring universities - all this located at the centre of a stimulating, bilingual, urban environment.

The Visiting Professor position is ideal for faculty with research leave funding, a portable research fellowship, or sabbatical. Preference will be given to professors who already hold faculty positions. Research funding in the amount of $5,000 for the Muriel Gold Senior Visiting Professor is available from the IGSF. Visiting professors also participate in our Esquisses works in progress talks series, and have an opportunity to present and discuss their research with an engaged and enthusiastic research community.

If interested, please send a one page proposal via email with the header “Muriel Gold Visiting Professorship”, describing the research that would be undertaken while in residence as a Visiting Professor, a copy or link to a recent publication, an up-to-date curriculum vitae and an indication of what period you would like for your tenure as IGSF Visiting Professor to:

Alanna Thain, Director
Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies (IGSF)
3487 Peel Street, 2nd floor
Montreal, QC H3A 1W7
e-mail: Alanna.Thain [at] mcgill.ca

While we may be able to provide administrative advice on the following matters, we ask that IGSF visiting professors assume full responsibility on matters relating to visa applications, health insurance, housing and living expenses. Please note in particular that Canada does not pay for hospital or medical services for visitors. We ask all visiting professors to ensure to have health insurance to cover any medical costs for the duration of your visit to Canada.

APPLICATION CLOSING DATE: January 10, 2018 Please submit your application and all documents electronically