Sessional Lecturer - Topics in Cinema Studies

Toronto (City), Ontario (CA)
14 Oct 2020
End of advertisement period
03 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Sessional Lecturer - CIN401H5S Topics in Cinema Studies
Date Posted: 10/13/2020
Req ID: 1455
Faculty/Division: UofT Mississauga
Department: UTM: Visual Studies
Campus: University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM)


Course number and title: CIN401H5S – Topics in Cinema Studies – The topic will be a focus on BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of Colour) Cinema.

An examination of a topic in cinema. Topics vary from year to year; the content in any given year depends upon the instructor. 

Estimated course enrolment: 20

Estimated TA support: 0

Class schedule:  LEC0102 13:00-15:00; Screening: PRA0102 Friday 13:00-16:00   

Sessional dates of appointment:  January 4th - April 1st, 2021

Salary:  $8,489.67 (Sessional Lecturer I)  

$8,869.25 (Sessional Lecturer I Long Term)  

$9,085.58 (Sessional Lecturer II)  

$9,301.90 (Sessional Lecturer III) 

Minimum qualifications: A Ph.D is essential.  Demonstrated excellence in teaching a CIN course at UTM is preferred.   Experience as a sole responsibility course instructor is an asset. 

Description of duties: (May include but are not limited to): All normal duties related to the design and teaching of a university credit course, including preparation and delivery of course material (including online modes), preparation and delivery of online assignments, tests and/or exams, supervision of teaching assistants (includes providing instruction on how to mark online as well as holding office hours online), marking of students’ work online, submission of grades to university officials, and holding regular office hours online.

Application instructions: 

Please email your CV, a letter of application, and a short course proposal to:

Professor Jill Caskey, Chair, Department of Visual Studies


No late applications will be accepted.

Selections for positions are made by the Chair.  Questions regarding positions may be directed to Steph Sullivan by e-mail to

Closing Date: 11/03/2020, 11:59PM EDT

This job is posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 3 Collective Agreement. 

It is understood that some announcements of vacancies are tentative, pending final course determinations and enrolment. Should rates stipulated in the collective agreement vary from rates stated in this posting, the rates stated in the collective agreement shall prevail.  

 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.

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

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