Academic Jobs & Opportunities

Academic Opportunities

MISC has a number of opportunities available to scholars interested in teaching Canadian Studies and/or visiting the Institute. Every year, course lecturers are sought to teach MISC's interdisciplinary undergraduate Canadian Studies courses (CANS), and we host visiting scholars through the Eakin Visiting Fellowships in Canadian Studies. 

Past Opportunities

 

Course Lecturer - CANS 310

Please note that Course Lecturers have signed their first Collective Agreement on 30 October 2015, available here.

Should you wish to apply for the CANS 310 Course Lecturer position, please email your complete application in a single PDF file to daniel.beland [at] mcgill.ca (Prof. Daniel Béland) by October 11, 2020.

All candidates must include the following in their application:

1) Appendix 11 – "Application Form,” available in the Collective Agreement, pages 91-92;
2) a cover letter;
3) a proposed course outline or full syllabus;
4) student evaluations (if available).

In addition:

a) Candidates who have previously taught in the Department must include an updated curriculum vitae. International applicants must also submit a copy of a valid work permit if the most recently submitted work permit has expired.
b) New candidates who have never taught in the Department must submit a curriculum vitae. International applicants must also submit a copy of a valid work permit.

Hiring Unit: McGill Institute for the Study of Canada
Course Title: Canadian Cultures: Context and Issues.
Subject Code: CANS 310 – Section 1
Term: Winter 2021
Location:
Arts 260*

Schedule: Mondays and Wednesdays 04:05 pm-05:25 pm

Application Deadline: October 11, 2020

View the posting: PDF icon Posting for CANS 310 - winter 2021

Teaching Qualification Requirements:
Education:
Ph.D with specialization in relevant areas
Experience: Teaching subject with broad approach.

*Please note that given the current circumstances and the lack of certainty with regards to the resumption of in-person teaching activities, this course may be required to be taught in part or entirely remotely or in part or entirely in person. Confirmation of primary mode of teaching for the Winter semester for specific courses in a Faculty/School will be announced at the latest by the end of October 2020. The course lecturer may be required to prepare and deliver teaching material suited to a remote/online teaching environment using a virtual learning platform [e.g., Zoom, WebEx] and the McGill myCourses learning management system. Training and assistance on remote teaching is available through Teaching and Learning Services. Course Lecturers are encouraged to record their lectures.

Veuillez noter que compte tenu des circonstances actuelles et de l’incertitude entourant la reprise des cours en personne, ce cours pourrait être donné en partie ou en totalité à distance ou en partie ou en totalité en personne. Le mode d’enseignement principal pour le trimestre d’hiver pour des cours spécifiques donnés par une faculté ou une école sera confirmé avant la fin du mois d’octobre 2020. Il est donc possible que le chargé de cours soit tenu de préparer et fournir du matériel pédagogique adapté à un environnement d'enseignement à distance en utilisant une plateforme d'apprentissage virtuelle (ex. : Zoom, WebEx) et myCourses, le système de gestion de l'apprentissage de McGill. Les services d’aide à l’enseignement offrent des formations et de l’assistance sur l’enseignement à distance. Les chargés de cours sont encouragés à enregistrer leurs cours.

Course Lecturer - CANS 420

Please note that Course Lecturers have signed their first Collective Agreement on 30 October 2015, available here.

Should you wish to apply for the CANS 420 Course Lecturer position, please email your complete application in a single PDF file to daniel.beland [at] mcgill.ca (Prof. Daniel Béland) by October 11, 2020.

All candidates must include the following in their application:

1) Appendix 11 – "Application Form,” available in the Collective Agreement, pages 91-92;
2) a cover letter;
3) a proposed course outline or full syllabus;
4) student evaluations (if available).

In addition: 

a) Candidates who have previously taught in the Department must include an updated curriculum vitae. International applicants must also submit a copy of a valid work permit if the most recently submitted work permit has expired.
b) New candidates who have never taught in the Department must submit a curriculum vitae. International applicants must also submit a copy of a valid work permit.

Hiring Unit: McGill Institute for the Study of Canada
Course Title: Shaping Public Affairs in Canada
Subject Code: CANS 420 – Section 1
Term: Winter 2021
Location: Ferr 105*

Schedule: Tuesdays 11:35 am - 12:55 pm

Application Deadline: October 11, 2020

View the postingPDF icon cans_420.pdf

Teaching Qualification Requirements:
Education:
Ph.D with specialization in relevant areas
Experience: Knowledge and teaching experience teaching on Canadian public affairs.

*Please note that given the current circumstances and the lack of certainty with regards to the resumption of in-person teaching activities, this course may be required to be taught in part or entirely remotely or in part or entirely in person. Confirmation of primary mode of teaching for the Winter semester for specific courses in a Faculty/School will be announced at the latest by the end of October 2020. The course lecturer may be required to prepare and deliver teaching material suited to a remote/online teaching environment using a virtual learning platform [e.g., Zoom, WebEx] and the McGill myCourses learning management system. Training and assistance on remote teaching is available through Teaching and Learning Services. Course Lecturers are encouraged to record their lectures.

Veuillez noter que compte tenu des circonstances actuelles et de l’incertitude entourant la reprise des cours en personne, ce cours pourrait être donné en partie ou en totalité à distance ou en partie ou en totalité en personne. Le mode d’enseignement principal pour le trimestre d’hiver pour des cours spécifiques donnés par une faculté ou une école sera confirmé avant la fin du mois d’octobre 2020. Il est donc possible que le chargé de cours soit tenu de préparer et fournir du matériel pédagogique adapté à un environnement d'enseignement à distance en utilisant une plateforme d'apprentissage virtuelle (ex. : Zoom, WebEx) et myCourses, le système de gestion de l'apprentissage de McGill. Les services d’aide à l’enseignement offrent des formations et de l’assistance sur l’enseignement à distance. Les chargés de cours sont encouragés à enregistrer leurs cours.

 

Course Lecturer - CANS 306

Please note that Course Lecturers have signed their first Collective Agreement on 30 October 2015, available here.

Should you wish to apply for the CANS 306 Course Lecturer position, please email your complete application in a single PDF file to daniel.beland [at] mcgill.ca (Prof. Daniel Béland) by July 14, 2020.

All candidates must include the following in their application:

1) Appendix 11 – "Application Form,” available in the Collective Agreement, pages 91-92;
2) a cover letter;
3) a proposed course outline or full syllabus;
4) student evaluations (if available).

In addition:

a) Candidates who have previously taught in the Department must include an updated curriculum vitae. International applicants must also submit a copy of a valid work permit if the most recently submitted work permit has expired.
b) New candidates who have never taught in the Department must submit a curriculum vitae. International applicants must also submit a copy of a valid work permit.

Hiring Unit: McGill Institute for the Study of Canada
Course Title: Issues in Native Studies
Subject Code: CANS 306 – Section 1
Term: Fall 2020
Location: On line
Schedule: Friday from 11:35 AM to 2:25 PM

Application Deadline: June 14, 2020

View the posting: PDF icon 2nd posting - course instructor for CANS306

Teaching Qualification Requirements:
Education:
Ph.D with specialization in relevant areas
Experience: Knowledge and teaching experience in Native culture, political organization, leadership, land claims, education and economic and business development.

Course Lecturer - CANS 401

Please note that Course Lecturers have signed their first Collective Agreement on 30 October 2015, available here.

Should you wish to apply for the CANS 401 Course Lecturer position, please email your complete application in a single PDF file to daniel.beland [at] mcgill.ca (Prof. Daniel Béland) by June 16, 2020.

All candidates must include the following in their application:

1) Appendix 11 – "Application Form,” available in the Collective Agreement, pages 91-92;
2) a cover letter;
3) a proposed course outline or full syllabus;
4) student evaluations (if available).

In addition: 

a) Candidates who have previously taught in the Department must include an updated curriculum vitae. International applicants must also submit a copy of a valid work permit if the most recently submitted work permit has expired.
b) New candidates who have never taught in the Department must submit a curriculum vitae. International applicants must also submit a copy of a valid work permit.

Hiring Unit: McGill Institute for the Study of Canada
Course Title: Canadian Studies Seminar
Subject Code: CANS 401 – Section 1
Term: Fall 2020
Location: On line
Schedule: Tuesday from 3:35 PM to 6:25 PM

Application Deadline: June 16, 2020

View the postingPDF icon cans_401_092020_posting.pdf

Teaching Qualification Requirements:
Education:
Ph.D with specialization in relevant areas
Experience: Knowledge and teaching experience teaching in the politics and sociology of the Caribbean diaspora; Caribbean migration to Canada and politics..

Course Lecturer - CANS 404

Please note that Course Lecturers have signed their first Collective Agreement on 30 October 2015, available here.

Should you wish to apply for the CANS 404 Course Lecturer position, please email your complete application in a single PDF file to daniel.beland [at] mcgill.ca (Prof. Daniel Béland) by June 16, 2020

All candidates must include the following in their application:

1) Appendix 11 – "Application Form,” available in the Collective Agreement, pages 91-92;
2) a cover letter;
3) a proposed course outline or full syllabus;
4) student evaluations (if available).

In addition:

a) Candidates who have previously taught in the Department must include an updated curriculum vitae. International applicants must also submit a copy of a valid work permit if the most recently submitted work permit has expired.
b) New candidates who have never taught in the Department must submit a curriculum vitae. International applicants must also submit a copy of a valid work permit.

Hiring Unit: McGill Institute for the Study of Canada
Course Title: Canadian Studies Seminar
Subject Code: CANS 404 – Section 1
Term: Fall 2020
Location: On line
Schedule: Monday 02:35 PM-05:25 PM

Application Deadline: June 16, 2020

View the posting: PDF icon cans_404_posting_092020.pdf

Teaching Qualification Requirements:
Education:
Ph.D with specialization in relevant areas
Experience: Knowledge and teaching experience teaching in Canadian heritage, museum research and public culture..

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Fulbright Chair

Bronfman Award 

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