Course lecturer positions | Winter 2018 | COMS 200 & ARTH 200


McGill University

Department of Art History and Communication Studies

2017-2018 - Employment Opportunity for Ph.D. students - Course Lecturers

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The Department of Art History and Communication Studies has received authorization for two “course exclusions” in 2017-2018 – that is to say that we can hire students to teach the following two courses without posting the positions under the terms of the course lecturer’s collective agreement :

Winter 2018 : ARTH 200 and COMS 200

The Department invites applications for course lecturers to teach ARTH 200 and COMS 200 courses for winter 2018.  Eligible applicants must be students registered in one of our PhD programs, in good academic standing, who have completed their comprehensive examinations before the start date of the course.  Priority will be accorded to students who have not yet taught a course at McGill.  Proposals for co-teaching will also be considered.


In order to apply to teach one of the WINTER courses, please submit a letter of application, current CV, proposed course outline or sample syllabus for the course in question, and evidence of prior teaching effectiveness (if you have it). 


Please note that these courses are IN ADDITION to the positions currently advertised under the terms of the course lecturers’ collective agreement.  Eligible candidates may apply in both competitions.


Please send applications to the following persons :

  • Hélène Côté (helene.cote [at]
  • Jocelyne Régnier (jocelyne.regnier [at]

Posting date :  29 September 2017

Application deadline : 23 October 2017


Salary : Salary : $8,220

Positions available :


  • ARTH 200 (CRN 17916 – 3 credits) Introduction to Art History 1
    • Schedule : 
      • Jan 08, 2018 - Apr 16, 2018 
      • Tuesdays, Thursdays, 8:35 am to 9:55 am
    • Location: LEA 232
    • Course description : Selected introductory survey of the history of art.


  • COMS 200 (CRN 17217 – 3 credits) History of Communication
    • Schedule : 
      • Jan 08, 2018 - Apr 16, 2018
      • Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, 8:35 am to 9:25 am
    • Location: Arts W-215
    • Course description : The social and cultural implications of major developments in communications from prehistory to the electronic era. Thematic and conceptual introduction to the underlying media technologies and to some key issues and practices of historical thinking about their role in society.






Sept. 29, 2017