Sessional Lecturer - Feminist Perspectives on Society and Education

Toronto (City), Ontario (CA)
30 Sep 2020
End of advertisement period
30 Nov 2020
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education, Sociology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Sessional Lecturer - LHA1143, Feminist Perspectives on Society and Education

Description: This course will provide both students without much background in feminism and students wishing to renew and deepen their knowledge of feminism with an overview of: 1) the principles of feminist social analyses and social practice, and 2) feminist perspectives on current issues. It will be useful for students who are facing issues of gender in their research, their work, or their personal lives and are interested in how gender intersects with race, class and sexuality.

Estimated Enrolment: 30

Estimated TA Support: 0

Class Date: TBA

Sessional Date of Appointment: January 1-April 30, 2021

Salary: CUPE3902 Unit 3 Salaries. The rates stated in the collective agreement shall prevail.

Minimum Qualifications: Holds a PhD in adult education or a related field. Prior graduate teaching in the areas of the course topic and an established record of publications and research in the topic area is required, with demonstrated community and workplace experience in the field of equity. An established and successful track record of online teaching is required, preferably using Canvas/Quercus.

Duties: Prepare, organize, and teach this graduate seminar online; be available to students seeking assistance throughout the term; evaluate and provide students with feedback on their work in a timely manner.

Application Process: Apply online at Complete applications must include a cover letter that details why your experience qualifies you to teach this particular course, a CV, most recent course evaluations, a draft outline for this course using OISE's official template (, and the names of three referees. Only complete applications received by the deadline will be considered. 

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

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

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