Teaching Assistant-VIC191Y1Y Artistic Creation and Public Issues

VictoriaCollege Program: Vic One

 Teaching Assistant: One Position


 VIC191Y1Y Artistic Creation and Public Issues: This course addresses social issues through the exploration of creative activity and the imaginative arts. Topics will be discussed from historical, ethical and philosophical perspectives, and might be considered either in a group or individually

 Expected course time: Tuesdays, 3-5 pm. 

Expected enrolment: 28

Dates of appointment: November 20 to December 5, 2017

Hours: 15 hours

Salary: The salary will be as per the CUPE agreement -$43.54 per hour.


Requirements: MA in Comparative Literature or a closely related discipline. Demonstrated knowledge of critical and cultural theory, diversity in racialized groups, and visual art relevant to the course.Scholarly expertise relevant to the course material (as shown, for example, by dissertation research). At least two years of prior experience as a Teaching Assistant in position(s) involving tutorials or as a Course Instructor.Evidence of effective teaching and communication skills.


Duties: Classroom teaching, preparation, email and consultation with students, consultation with instructor and course supervisor.


Application: Along with your cover letter, please submit a detailed course proposal, CV, contact information for references, and any supporting materials (teaching evaluations,previous teaching materials, etc.).  Please ensure that the file names of all uploaded documents contain your full name and the document title, e.g., Jane Smith - CV – October 30, 2017.


Submit your application online: http://www.vic.utoronto.ca/academics/cupeTA/VIC191Y1Y.htm

Closing date for applications: Monday, October 30,2017


 This job is posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902Unit 2 Collective Agreement.

Victoria University encourages applications from qualified women or men, members of visible minorities, aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. We are committed to equity in employment and diversity. If you require accessibility accommodations,please contact the Human Resources Department.

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