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. 

Current Opportunities

MISC has opportunities available for both course lecturers, and for students looking to gain teaching experience as a teaching assistant. Check back frequently to see MISC's opportunities. 

Teaching Assistant (TA) - CANS 200 - Fall 2019

MISC is looking to hire two (2) graduate students as teaching assistants for CANS 200 in the Fall Semester. It will be for a total of 180 hours, paid at an hourly rate of $29.33.

Requirements: Strong academic record in a discipline with significant Canadian content.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send the application form below and a copy of your CV to erika.detorres [at] mcgill.ca by May 30, 2019.

Applicant Form:

FileCANS TA Posting - CANS 200

Course Lecturer - CANS 303

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 303 Course Lecturer position, please email your complete application in a single PDF file to daniel.beland [at] mcgill.ca (Prof. Daniel Béland) by June 21, 2019.

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: Topics in Canadian Studies
Subject Code: CANS 303 – Section 1
Term: Fall 2019
Location: FERR 105
Schedule: Tuesday from 11:35 AM-2:25 PM

Application Deadline: June 21, 2019

View the posting: PDF iconCANS 303 Posting

Teaching Qualification Requirements:
Education:
Ph.Ds with specialization in relevant areas
Experience: Knowledge and teaching experience in Canadian religious diversity, comparative perspectives with other countries (ex: Turkey, France, USA), policies toward religions, activities and responses of religious communities, ongoing controversies on religious signs and symbols, reasonable accommodation, multiculturalism-interculturalism, and laicité

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 21, 2019.

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: Topics in Canadian Studies
Subject Code: CANS 401 – Section 1
Term: Fall 2019
Location: FERR 105
Schedule: Monday from 3:35 AM-6:25 PM

Application Deadline: June 21, 2019

View the posting: PDF iconCANS 401 Posting

Teaching Qualification Requirements:
Education:
Ph.Ds with specialization in relevant areas
Experience: Knowledge and teaching experience in the politics and sociology of 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 July 12, 2019.

All candidates must include the following in their application:

1) Appendix 11 – "Application Form,” available in the MCLIU 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: Topics in Canadian Studies
Subject Code: CANS 404– Section 1
Term: Fall 2019
Location: FERR 105
Schedule: Wednesdays from 11:35 AM-2:25 PM

Application Deadline: July 12, 2019

View the posting: PDF iconCANS 404 Course Lecturer Position

Teaching Qualification Requirements:
Education:
Ph.Ds with specialization in relevant areas
Experience: Knowledge on Canadian heritage, museums and public culture

 

 

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