Course Lecturer Job Postings

Department of Political Science

Current Priority Points List - up to and including Winter 2024

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


Fall 2024 Supplemental Course Lecturer Posting

The Department of Political Science is inviting applications for a course lecturer position to teach in Fall 2024. When applying, please include your Cover Letter and Curriculum Vitae and, if applicable, a copy of your Study/Work Permit. A brief course outline is optional.

Deadline to apply: June 28, 2024

POLI 320-001 Issues in Canadian Democracy (CAP 80)
Critical analysis of selected issues and debates in Canadian politics, including citizen participation, electoral system effects, party financing, office-seeking, approaches to representation, and direct democracy and non-party alternatives. Topics are examined from both the perspective of the general population and the specific experience of women and ethno-racial minorities.

Mondays and Wednesdays 08:35 am-09:55 am, August 28, 2024 – December 4, 2024. Location: RPHYS 114.

Teaching Qualification Requirements:

  • A completed PhD degree or enrolled in a doctoral program in Political Science or a discipline related to the course;
  • Provide evidence of effective teaching ability as a result of having successfully taught a similar course;
  • The candidate's area of specialization must be as close as possible to that of the course being offered;
  • Experience as a teaching assistant for a course is an asset.

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.

Salary: $9,625 per course.

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


Detailed instructions on HOW TO APPLY can be found here.

If you are an EXTERNAL APPLICANT (a former McGill employee or have never been employed at McGill), navigate to the McGill Career website. Sign in to your candidate account or create one, as applicable. IMPORTANT: To create your account, make sure to use a personal email address (and NOT an @mail.mcgill.ca or @mcgill.ca email address). Search for the course you want to apply for in the Search bar and click Apply to begin the application process.

If you are an INTERNAL APPLICANT (active McGill employee, i.e. current TA or RA), login and apply through Workday, using your McGill username and password. IMPORTANT: You MUST first connect to McGill’s VPN before logging into Workday (instructions on how to download VPN). Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) is mandatory for VPN use. Once you are logged into Workday, type “Find Jobs” in the search bar, then search for the course you wish to apply for and apply directly through your Workday account.

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