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FACULTY LECTURER POSITION:

McGill University
Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies - IGSF

The Women’s Studies Program at McGill University’s Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies (IGSF) invites applications for a Faculty Lecturer position to begin August 1, 2014.  This is a renewable, non-tenure stream, 12-month contract (academic staff position).

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The successful candidate will have completed a PhD in Women’s and Gender Studies, or a related field, and a proven record of excellence in teaching. Candidates should be able to engage actively with scholars and students across a wide range of research interests and be willing to play a role in the further development of McGill University’s Women’s Studies programs, which are currently being integrated with our teaching program in Sexual Diversity Studies. Candidates will also be expected to actively participate in the intellectual life of the Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies.  The language of instruction is English, but a working knowledge of French would be an asset. Office space will be provided at IGSF.

Teaching load will normally not exceed six, 3-credit (undergraduate and graduate) courses per year. Courses to be taught include “Introduction to Women’s Studies,” “Feminist Theory and Research,” and other core and special topics courses in the curriculum. We are particularly interested in candidates with additional teaching expertise in one of the following areas: critical race feminism, indigenous feminisms, transnational feminisms, and queer theory and sexuality studies.  In addition to teaching, other responsibilities include participation on the Women’s Studies Advisory Committee and relevant sub-committees, participation in events at IGSF and student advising.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and in keeping with the salary scale for Faculty Lecturers. Applications must include: a cover letter, CV, a teaching dossier including outlines of courses taught and relevant student evaluations, a sample of written work, and three confidential letters of reference sent under separate cover by the applicant’s referees. 

Deadline for receipt of all complete applications, including letters: May 5, 2014.

Address: A digital copy of all application materials must be sent to info [dot] igsf [at] mcgill [dot] ca by midnight of the application deadline. Please put ‘Faculty Lecturer Application’ and your last name in the subject heading of the email (eg: Faculty Lecturer Application: Smith). 

Inquiries should be addressed to Natalie Amar at info [dot] igsf [at] mcgill [dot] ca. More information about the Women’s Studies programs and IGSF can be found online at www.mcgill.ca/igsf/programs/ and www.mcgill.ca/igsf/.


COURSE LECTURER POSITIONS:

Sexual Diversity Studies, Fall Session 2014

Deadline for receipt of complete applications: Friday, April 25th, 2014

McGill’s Sexual Diversity Studies Program is seeking a sessional instructor to teach SDST 250: Introduction to Sexual Diversity Studies. The class will be held in the fall semester of 2014, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 12:35-1:25pm. The registration cap is 150 students. There will be two TAs. The pay is $7,200. The course is required for all students taking the SDS Minor, and is intended as a general introduction to the study of sexuality and sexual and gender diversity from a range of perspectives across a variety of disciplines. Preference will be given to McGill doctoral students and post docs.

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If you are interested in applying for the Course Lecturer position for SDST 250, please send:
  • a cover letter that addresses the ways in which you plan to approach the course
  • a c.v.
  • and teaching evaluations (if available)

To: Professor Lloyd Whitesell
c/o Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies (IGSF)
McGill University
3487 Peel Street, 2nd Floor
Montreal, Quebec, H3A 1W7
(preference: electronically to info [dot] igsf [at] mcgill [dot] ca)

By: Friday, April 25th, 2014

Please also arrange for one letter of recommendation to be sent directly, either by regular mail or by e-mail. 

The language of instruction at McGill is English, but a working knowledge of French would be an asset.


Women’s Studies, Winter Session 2015

Deadline for receipt of complete applications: Monday, May 12th, 2014

McGill’s Women’s Studies Program is seeking a Course Lecturer to teach WMST 401: Advanced Studies in Sexuality. WMST 401 is a special topics course that will be open to students in both Women’s Studies and Sexual Diversity Studies. The Women’s Studies program values interdisciplinary research and teaching and is particularly interested in instructors who can contribute to any of the following areas of inquiry, broadly conceived: critical masculinities; queer theory; trans theory; and/or transnational feminisms. Instructors who use intersectional feminist approaches in their teaching are encouraged to apply. Ph.D. or near completion is preferred.

WMST 401 will be held in the winter semester of 2015 on Wednesdays from 2:35-5:25pm, with an enrolment cap of 25 students. Salary will be commensurate with the salary scale for Course Lecturers, currently set at $7,200/course. 

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If you are interested in applying for the Course Lecturer position for WMST 401, please send:

  • a cover letter that addresses the ways in which you plan to approach the course
  • a c.v.teaching evaluations (if available)
  • one letter of recommendation (to be sent directly, either by regular mail or by e-mail).

To: Professor Elizabeth Groeneveld
Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies (IGSF)
McGill University
3487 Peel Street, 2nd Floor
Montreal, Quebec, H3A 1W7
(preference: electronically to info [dot] igsf [at] mcgill [dot] ca)

By:Monday, May 12th, 2014

The language of instruction at McGill is English, but a working knowledge of French would be an asset.


TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIP POSITIONS:

Course title: Introduction to Women's Studies

Course number: WMST 200
Instructor: Elizabeth Groeneveld
Faculty/Unit: Faculty of Arts, Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies (IGSF)
Salary: Hourly rate: $26.83 Total: $4,829.00
Hours of work: 180
Number of TA positions available: 2
Dates of Appointment: FALL 2014: September 2-December 19
Application Deadline: Monday, April 21st, 2014

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Required Duties: The successful applicant/s will facilitate weekly student conferences, attend lectures, and confer with students during regular office hours. The TA will also evaluate student work, including exams. Invigilation may also be required. TAs will be expected to develop and present some course content. Tasks will also include meeting with the course supervisor, reading required material for the class for the preparation of conferences and class discussions, and preparing for conferences and discussions with students.

Qualifications Required:
Preference will be given to students enrolled in the Graduate Option in Gender and Women's Studies. Applicants must be in good standing in their academic program and be conversant with Women's Studies and Feminist Theory. Applicants must meet course deadlines, interact effectively with students, provide helpful feedback on written assignments, facilitate discussions and act as a resource person. Applicants must be free for two weekly conferences (one of which is currently scheduled on Fridays).

Application Requirements:

  • TA Application Form (English form - formulaire en Francais)
  • CV
  • Cover Letter, containing a brief description of any academic and non-academic activities that have helped to prepare them for the position
  • Evaluations from previous TAships held

NOTE: All applicants must apply in writing, using the application form provided, to the appropriate Hiring Unit by the application deadline.
NOTE: Announcements are considered tentative, pending final determination of course offerings and enrolments.

Applications should be forwarded to:

Caili Woodyard, Student Affairs Coordinator
Women’s Studies Program
Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies (IGSF)
3487 Peel Street, 3rd floor
Montreal, Quebec, H3A 1W7
(Preference: electronically to caili [dot] woodyard [at] mcgill [dot] ca)


Course title: Introduction to Sexual Diversity Studies

Course number: SDST 250
Instructor: TBA
Faculty/Unit: Faculty of Arts, Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies (IGSF)
Salary: Hourly rate: $26.83 Total: $4,829.00
Hours of work: 180
Number of TA positions available: 2
Dates of Appointment: FALL 2014: September 2-December 19
Application Deadline: Monday, April 21st, 2014

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Required Duties:
Evaluate and comment on student assignments and exams. Invigilation may also be required. Hold office hours to advise students in office space designated by IGSF. Hold conferences.

Qualifications Required:
Graduate student; all fields considered. Demonstrable knowledge of sexuality and/or gender studies preferred. Applicants must be in good standing in theier academic program. Applicants must meet course deadlines, interact effectively with students, provide helpful feedback on written assignments, facilitate discussion and act as a resource person.

Application Requirements:

  • TA Application Form (English form - formulaire en Francais)
  • CV
  • Cover Letter, containing a brief description of any academic and non-academic activities that have helped to prepare them for the position
  • Evaluations from previous TAships held

NOTE: All applicants must apply in writing, using the application form provided, to the appropriate Hiring Unit by the application deadline.
NOTE: Announcements are considered tentative, pending final determination of course offerings and enrolments.

Applications should be forwarded to:

Caili Woodyard, Student Affairs Coordinator
Women’s Studies Program
Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies (IGSF)
3487 Peel Street, 3rd floor
Montreal, Quebec, H3A 1W7
(Preference: electronically to caili [dot] woodyard [at] mcgill [dot] ca)


"All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority."

"On encourage tous les candidats qualifiés à postuler; la priorité sera toutefois accordée aux Canadiens ainsi qu'aux résidents permanents."


"McGill University is committed to diversity and equity in employment. It welcomes applications from indigenous peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities and others who may contribute to further diversification."

"L’Université McGill souscrit à la diversité et à l’équité en matière d’emploi. Elle accueille favorablement les demandes d’emploi des peuples autochtones, des minorités visibles, des minorités ethniques, des personnes handicapées, des femmes, des personnes de toutes orientations et identités sexuelles et d’autres personnes qui pourraient contribuer à une plus grande diversité."