Fall 2018 Course Lecturer Job Postings


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).

Fall 2018 Course Lecturer Positions Available

Deadline to Apply: June 22, 2018

The Department of Philosophy is inviting applications for course lecturers to teach courses in Fall 2018. Please complete the online application form and upload required documents such as your Curriculum Vitae and Work/Study Permit. A letter outlining teaching experience and areas of specialization and a brief course outline are optional.

Teaching Qualification Requirements

  • Doctoral level study in Philosophy or completed PhD degree in Philosophy;
  • Evidence of highly effective teaching ability or of superior communications skills and potential for teaching excellence;
  • Candidates must have TA experience in courses in Philosophy. Preference will be given to candidates with such experience in courses related to the topic of the advertised course.
  • Applicants should have research specializations that include topics in 19th Century Philosophy, preferably evidenced by conference presentations and/or publications in the field; minimum qualification is two graduate seminars completed on topics specifically in 19th Century Philosophy, as characterized in the general course description.

PHIL 367-001 19th Century Philosophy
An examination of the works of such 19th century philosophers as Mach, Helmholtz, Dedekind, Frege, Marx, Kierkegaard, Schopenhauer, Nietzsche, Mill and Bradley.

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays: 04:35 PM-05:25 PM September 4 - December 4, 2018, Location BURN 1B23

Teaching Qualification Requirements

  • Applicants must have completed a PhD degree or be enrolled in a doctoral program in Philosophy.
  • Applicants must provide evidence of highly effective teaching ability as a result of having successfully taught or TA’ed a similar course.
  • Applicants must have an established record of research on Merleau-Ponty’s philosophy and contemporary critical responses to his work. This record may be evidenced in one or both of the following ways: (a) publications in peer-reviewed journals and/or conference presentations at specialized conferences; (b) completed or ongoing doctoral or post-doctoral research focused on these issues.
  • Applicants must have successfully completed at least two graduate seminars on topics directly relating to the French phenomenological tradition.

PHIL 475-001 Topics in Contemporary European Philosophy
Advanced discussion of selected themes in contemporary European philosophy.
Topic for Fall 2018: Merleau-Ponty and his critics

Mondays, Wednesdays: 02:35 PM-03:55 PM September 4 - December 4, 2018, Location SH688 295

Salary: $8,220 per course

McGill Course Lecturers and Instructors Union Membership Form (Must be completed by first-time course lecturers and emailed to mail [at] mcliu.ca (MCLIU))

For any questions, please contact judy.dear [at] mcgill.ca (Judy Dear), Area Manager, HR & Operations.