Health Studies - Sessional Lecturer

Toronto (City), Ontario (CA)
Wednesday, 25 November 2020
End of advertisement period
Tuesday, 1 December 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job Posting for Health Studies

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

HST309H1S – Special Topics in Health Studies II: Indigenous Health (formerly UNI309H1) 

An introduction to factors and issues that impact the health of Indigenous peoples in Canada, including health care provision, legislation and policy, and especially community health initiatives.

Position:                  1
Estimated Course Enrolment:          30
Estimated Teaching Assistant Support:     none
Class Schedule:                 Thursdays from 2pm – 4pm*
* 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 indigenous health.
Preferred qualifications: Ph.D. preferred, with a specialization in indigenous health. 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:  Tuesday 24 November 2020
Closing Date:  Tuesday 1 December 2020

All individuals interested in this position must submit the CUPE Local 3902 Unit 3 application form (, cover letter, and CV to:  Khamla Sengthavy, Academic Liaison and Assistant to the Vice Principal at
A valid email address is required. 

Deadline to apply is Tuesday 1 December 2020. No late applications will be accepted.

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

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