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Course lecturers - RELG and CATH

Positions announced here are governed by the McGill Course Lecturers and Instructors Union (MCLIU) collective agreement which may be found on McGill's Human Resources website. Candidates are advised to review the agreement prior to applying.

Course lecturer priority points list

Teaching Qualification Requirements

  1. Minimum of a Ph.D. in religious studies, or be enrolled in doctoral program preferably ABD (all but dissertation);
  2. Evidence of superior teaching ability, in the form of prior teaching or TA evaluations, in the course subject;
  3. The candidate's area of specialization should be as close as possible to that of the course being offered.

Winter 2021 posting

Research in Interfaith Studies


MCLIU application form

Union membership form - This form must be completed by first time course lecturers.

Teaching assistants

A Teaching Assistant is a graduate student appointed to assist a Course Supervisor with the instruction and evaluation of students in a course. A teaching assistant works under the guidance and supervision of the Course Supervisor who is responsible for setting the course objectives, content and method of instruction as well as final grades and grading practices of the course. Further information about teaching assistantships at McGill University can be found on AGSEM website.

For any questions, please contact Francesca Maniaci by francesca.maniaci [at] (e-mail).

Winter 2021 Teaching Assistant postings

Please note that all job postings can be accessed on the McGill HR Workday Site. The Teaching Assistant positions for Winter 2021 have been posted on October 1, 2020 and the deadline to apply is November 20, 2020. Your applications must be submitted through Workday also.

For any questions, please contact Francesca Maniaci by francesca.maniaci [at] (e-mail).

See links to job postings below:

RELG 203 Bible and Western Culture

RELG 204 Judaism, Christianity and Islam

RELG 207 The Study of World Religions

RELG 253 Religions of East Asia

RELG 254 Introduction to Yoga Traditions

RELG 270 Religious Ethics and the Environment

RELG 271 Religion and Sexuality

RELG 368 Japanese Religions in Pop Culture

RELG 375 Religion, Politics and Society


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Research assistants

A Research Assistant is a student hired to perform work in the context of carrying out research activities and whose duties and tasks may include, but are not limited to, the performance of clerical, laboratory or technical tasks. Further information about research assistantships at McGill University can be found on AMURE website.

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