Health Studies - Sessional Lecturer

Location
Toronto (City), Ontario (CA)
Posted
Wednesday, 21 October 2020
End of advertisement period
Thursday, 29 October 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Health Studies - Sessional Lecturer

This job is posted in accordance with the CUPE3902 Unit 3 Collective Agreement

HST308H1S – Aging and Health (formerly UNI309H1)

Provides an understanding of the interface between health and aging, and how to maintain wellness in a rapidly aging population. Examines theories of aging, the meaning of health in old age, myths about the health of Canada’s older people, and emerging national and international responses to aging populations.

Position:                    1
Estimated Course Enrolment:          32
Estimated Teaching Assistant Support:     none
Class Schedule:                  Thursdays from 10am – 12pm*
* Please note that, in keeping with current circumstances, this course is delivered in an online – synchronous  format as determined by the College
Dates of Appointment:             1 January 2021 to 30 April 2021 (Winter term)
Salary:     $8,489.67  (Sessional Lecturer 1)
                 $8,869.25  (Sessional Lecturer 1 – Long Term)
                 $9,085.58  (Sessional Lecturer 2)
                 $9,301.90  (Sessional Lecturer 3)
Please note that should rates stipulated in the collective agreement vary from rates stated in this posting, the rates stated in the collective agreement shall prevail.

Minimum qualifications: A Master’s degree in social sciences, health science, or public health science is required; The successful candidate will have an understanding of theories of aging, population health research, public health policy as it relates to an aging population
Preferred qualifications: Ph.D. preferred, with a specialization in gerontology or geriatrics. Experience teaching undergraduates and online software/BB Collaborate an asset.

Description of Duties:  Normal duties related to the design and teaching of a university credit course such as course development; administration of the course; marking assignments and tests; calculation and submission of grades; holding regular office hours.
Lectures will be live-streamed and recorded; small group exercises and other activities will occur synchronously and asynchronously. Students need access to the internet, a microphone and webcam, and the ability to use Bb Collaborate.

Posting Date:  Thursday 8 October 2020
Closing Date:  Thursday 29 October 2020

All individuals interested in this position must submit the CUPE Local 3902 Unit 3 application form (https://uoft.me/CUPE-3902-Unit-3-Application-Form), a cover letter, and CV to:  Khamla Sengthavy, Academic Liaison and Assistant to the Vice Principal at uc.programs@utoronto.ca.

A valid email address is required. 

The job is posted in accordance with CUPE 3902, Unit 3 Collective Agreement.  Preference in hiring is given to qualified individuals advanced to the rank of Sessional Lecturer II or Sessional Lecturer III in accordance with Article 14:12.

This position is tentative pending final course determinations and enrolments.

Please note:  Undergraduate or graduate students and postdoctoral fellows of the University of Toronto are covered by the CUPE 3902 Unit 1 collective agreement rather than the Unit 3 collective agreement, and should not apply for positions posted under the Unit 3 collective agreement.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons/ persons of colour, women, Indigenous/ Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

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

Diversity Statement 
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.

Accessibility Statement
The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.

The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.

If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact uoft.careers@utoronto.ca

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