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Faculty Lecturer in International Development Studies

Position Summary:

McGill University’s Institute for the Study of International Development (ISID) invites applications a full-time position as a member of the Contract Academic Staff at the rank of Faculty Lecturer, to begin July 1 2019.

Teaching and Service:

The primary responsibility is to teach undergraduate credit courses in the International Development program. The teaching load will be six, 3-credit (undergraduate) courses per year, spread over fall and winter teaching terms.

The successful candidate is expected to contribute to administrative activities within the Institute for the Study of International Development, working collaboratively with other academic and administrative staff members. These responsibilities may include participation on the IDS program committee and some student advising.

Other Qualifying Skills and/or Abilities:

The successful candidate will have completed a PhD in International Development Studies or in related disciplines such as Anthropology, Economics, Geography, History, Management, Sociology, and Political Science, with a strong interest in research in International Development and proven record of excellence in teaching. A demonstrated ability to teach methodology courses for International Development an asset. Candidates should be able to engage actively with scholars and students across a wide range of research interests and are also expected to actively participate in the intellectual life of ISID

Education/Experience:

The successful candidate will have completed a PhD in a field pertinent to International Development Studies and a proven record of excellence in teaching.

Additional Information:

This is a full-time, ranked, academic, non-tenure track position with an appointment of 12-months’ duration.

How to Apply:

Please submit your application via Academic Jobs Online: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/13713

Internal candidates: Please provide your McGill ID number when applying.

Applications must include:

The following supporting documents are required:

  • a cover letter
  • CV
  • a one page teaching statement including a complete list of courses taught, teaching assistantships and summary of teaching experience
  • Course evaluations if available
  • one sample of written work
  • three confidential letters of reference sent under separate cover by the applicant’s referees.

Inquiries should be addressed to Iain Blair (subject: “Faculty Lecturer Position”) at iain.blair [at] mcgill.ca. More information about the ISID and the International Development Studies program can be found online at www.mcgill.ca/isid

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

McGill University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We welcome applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. McGill implements an employment equity program and encourages members of designated equity groups to self-identify. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, Professor Angela Campbell, Associate Provost (Equity and Academic Policies) by email angela.campbell [at] mcgill.ca or phone at 514-398-1660.

The language of instruction at McGill is English, but a working knowledge of French is an asset. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Faculty/Unit: Institute for the Study of International Development, Faculty of Arts

Start date: July 1, 2019

Salary: Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience

Duration of Posting: Review of applications will begin on May 20 and continue until the position is filled

Duration: 12 months

Post Date: May 9 2019


Teaching Assistantships currently available


INTD 200

McGill University is committed to Equity in Employment"

Date of Posting:  1 May 2019    

Hiring Unit & Address:   Institute for the Study of International Development (ISID)  Peterson Hall, 3460 McTavish, room 126

Application Deadline Date:  May 31 2019


Course Title:    Introduction to International Development Studies

Course Number:   INTD 200

Instructor:     Professsor Kazue Takamura

Hours of work (per term):   180

Number of TA positions available (estimate based on enrollment): 3-4 positions


Dates of Appointment

Starting:   September 3 2019   Ending:   December 20 2019

Salary as per collective agreement

Hourly rate:   $29.33 (incl.4% vacation pay)

Per Term:          $5279.40 (Full TAship)


Required Duties:

  • Evaluation/ Grading and commenting on assignments
  • Conducting office hours for student consultation and advising
  • Attending course lectures
  • Holding conference sections
  • Required to be present at final formal exam (2 TAs only)

Qualifications Required:

  • Graduate Student; all fields considered
  • Students with an Undergraduate B.A., IDS Honors/Joint Honors especially encouraged to apply
  • Demonstrable knowledge of World Development preferred
  • Good academic standing

Language Requirements:  Effective communication skills, English and French


Name & Title of Course Supervisor:   Professor Kazue Takamura, Faculty Lecturer                                                        

Dept. Authorization:     Dr Sonia Laszlo, Director, ISID

Date:  1 May 2019


NOTE:    All applicants must apply in writing, using the application form provided, to the appropriate Hiring Unit within ten (10) working days from the close of the posting. Please include CV and brief description of related activities.

NOTE:    All announcements are considered tentative, pending final determination of course offerings and enrolments.

Applications and supporting documentation should be submitted via email to: kirsty.mckinnon [at] mcgill.ca

 

INTD 350

"McGill University is committed to Equity in Employment"

Date of Posting:  1 May 2019    

Hiring Unit & Address:   Institute for the Study of International Development (ISID)  Peterson Hall, 3460 McTavish, room 126

Application Deadline Date:  May 31 2019


Course Title:    Culture and Development

Course Number:   INTD 350

Instructor:     Professsor Kazue Takamura

Hours of work (per term):   180

Number of TA positions available (estimate based on enrollment): 1 position


Dates of Appointment

Starting:   September 3 2019   Ending:   December 20 2019

Salary as per collective agreement

Hourly rate:   $29.33 (incl.4% vacation pay)

Per Term:          $5279.40 (Full TAship)


Required Duties:

  • Evaluation/ Grading and commenting on assignments
  • Conducting office hours for student consultation and advising
  • Attending course lectures
  • Holding conference sections
  • Required to be present at final formal exam

Qualifications Required:

  • Graduate Student; all fields considered
  • Students with an Undergraduate B.A., IDS Honors/Joint Honors especially encouraged to apply
  • Demonstrable knowledge of international development with focus on culture preferred
  • Good academic standing

Language Requirements:  Effective communication skills, English and French


Name & Title of Course Supervisor:   Professor Kazue Takamura, Faculty Lecturer

Dept. Authorization:     Dr Sonia Laszlo, Director, ISID

Date:  1 May 2019


NOTE:    All applicants must apply in writing, using the application form provided, to the appropriate Hiring Unit within ten (10) working days from the close of the posting. Please include CV and brief description of related activities.

NOTE:    All announcements are considered tentative, pending final determination of course offerings and enrolments.

Applications and supporting documentation should be submitted via email to: kirsty.mckinnon [at] mcgill.ca

 

INTD 352

"McGill University is committed to Equity in Employment"

Date of Posting:  1 May 2019    

Hiring Unit & Address:   Institute for the Study of International Development (ISID)  Peterson Hall, 3460 McTavish, room 126

Application Deadline Date:  May 31 2019


Course Title:    Disasters and Development

Course Number:   INTD 352

Instructor:     Professsor Megan Bradley

Hours of work (per term):   180

Number of TA positions available (estimate based on enrollment): 1 positions


Dates of Appointment

Starting:   September 3 2019   Ending:   December 20 2019

Salary as per collective agreement

Hourly rate:   $29.33 (incl.4% vacation pay)

Per Term:          $5279.40 (Full TAship)


Required Duties:

  • Evaluation/ Grading and commenting on assignments
  • Conducting office hours for student consultation and advising
  • Attending course lectures
  • Holding conference sections
  • Required to be present at final formal exam (2 TAs only)

Qualifications Required:

  • Graduate Student; all fields considered
  • Students with an Undergraduate B.A., IDS Honors/Joint Honors especially encouraged to apply
  • Demonstrable knowledge of international development
  • Good academic standing

Language Requirements:  Effective communication skills, English and French


Name & Title of Course Supervisor:   Professor Megan Bradley

Dept. Authorization:     Dr Sonia Laszlo, Director, ISID

Date:  1 May 2019


NOTE:    All applicants must apply in writing, using the application form provided, to the appropriate Hiring Unit within ten (10) working days from the close of the posting. Please include CV and brief description of related activities.

NOTE:    All announcements are considered tentative, pending final determination of course offerings and enrolments.

Applications and supporting documentation should be submitted via email to: kirsty.mckinnon [at] mcgill.ca

 

INTD 397

"McGill University is committed to Equity in Employment"

Date of Posting:  1 May 2019    

Hiring Unit & Address:   Institute for the Study of International Development (ISID)  Peterson Hall, 3460 McTavish, room 126

Application Deadline Date:  May 31 2019


Course Title:    Topics in International Development

Course Number:   INTD 397 (up to two sctions)

Instructor:     TBA

Hours of work (per term):   180

Number of TA positions available (estimate based on enrollment): 1-2 positions


Dates of Appointment

Starting:   September 3 2019   Ending:   December 20 2019

Salary as per collective agreement

Hourly rate:   $29.33 (incl.4% vacation pay)

Per Term:          $5279.40 (Full TAship)


Required Duties:

  • Evaluation/ Grading and commenting on assignments
  • Conducting office hours for student consultation and advising
  • Attending course lectures
  • Holding conference sections
  • Required to be present at final formal exam (2 TAs only)

Qualifications Required:

  • Graduate Student; all fields considered
  • Students with an Undergraduate B.A., IDS Honors/Joint Honors especially encouraged to apply
  • Demonstrable knowledge of international development
  • Good academic standing

Language Requirements:  Effective communication skills, English and French


Name & Title of Course Supervisor:   TBD

Dept. Authorization:     Dr Sonia Laszlo, Director, ISID

Date:  1 May 2019


NOTE:    All applicants must apply in writing, using the application form provided, to the appropriate Hiring Unit within ten (10) working days from the close of the posting. Please include CV and brief description of related activities.

NOTE:    All announcements are considered tentative, pending final determination of course offerings and enrolments.

Applications and supporting documentation should be submitted via email to: kirsty.mckinnon [at] mcgill.ca

 

INTD 497

"McGill University is committed to Equity in Employment"

Date of Posting:  1 May 2019    

Hiring Unit & Address:   Institute for the Study of International Development (ISID)  Peterson Hall, 3460 McTavish, room 126

Application Deadline Date:  May 31 2019


Course Title:    Research Seminar in International Development

Course Number:   INTD 497

Instructor:     Professsor Kazue Takamura

Hours of work (per term):   180

Number of TA positions available (estimate based on enrollment): 1 position


Dates of Appointment

Starting:   September 3 2019   Ending:   December 20 2019

Salary as per collective agreement

Hourly rate:   $29.33 (incl.4% vacation pay)

Per Term:          $5279.40 (Full TAship)


Required Duties:

  • Evaluation/ Grading and commenting on assignments
  • Conducting office hours for student consultation and advising
  • Attending course lectures
  • Holding conference sections

Qualifications Required:

  • Graduate Student; all fields considered
  • Students with an Undergraduate B.A., IDS Honors/Joint Honors especially encouraged to apply
  • Demonstrable knowledge of international development
  • Good academic standing

Language Requirements:  Effective communication skills, English and French


Name & Title of Course Supervisor:   Professor Kazue Takamura, Faculty Lecturer

Dept. Authorization:     Dr Sonia Laszlo, Director, ISID

Date:  1 May 2019


NOTE:    All applicants must apply in writing, using the application form provided, to the appropriate Hiring Unit within ten (10) working days from the close of the posting. Please include CV and brief description of related activities.

NOTE:    All announcements are considered tentative, pending final determination of course offerings and enrolments.

Applications and supporting documentation should be submitted via email to: kirsty.mckinnon [at] mcgill.ca

 

AFRI 200

"McGill University is committed to Equity in Employment"

Date of Posting:  1 May 2019    

Hiring Unit & Address:   Institute for the Study of International Development (ISID)  Peterson Hall, 3460 McTavish, room 126

Application Deadline Date:  May 31 2019


Course Title:    Introduction to African Studies

Course Number:   AFRI 200

Instructor:     TBD

Hours of work (per term):   180

Number of TA positions available (estimate based on enrollment): 1 position


Dates of Appointment

Starting:   September 3 2019   Ending:   December 20 2019

Salary as per collective agreement

Hourly rate:   $29.33 (incl.4% vacation pay)

Per Term:          $5279.40 (Full TAship)


Required Duties:

  • Evaluation/ Grading and commenting on assignments
  • Conducting office hours for student consultation and advising
  • Attending course lectures
  • Holding conference sections
  • Required to be present at final formal exam (2 TAs only)

Qualifications Required:

  • Graduate Student in relevant discipline
  • Demonstrable knowledge of Africa and African Studies
  • Good academic standing

Language Requirements:  Effective communication skills, English and French


Name & Title of Course Supervisor:   TBD

Dept. Authorization:     Dr Khalid Medani, Chair, African Studies Program

Date:  1 May 2019


NOTE:    All applicants must apply in writing, using the application form provided, to the appropriate Hiring Unit within ten (10) working days from the close of the posting. Please include CV and brief description of related activities.

NOTE:    All announcements are considered tentative, pending final determination of course offerings and enrolments.

Applications and supporting documentation should be submitted via email to: kirsty.mckinnon [at] mcgill.ca