Sessional Lecturer - International Trade Theory Winter

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Toronto (City), Ontario (CA)
04 Nov 2020
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24 Nov 2020
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Fixed Term
Full Time

Sessional Lecturer ECO364H5S International Trade Theory Winter 2021
Department of Economics at UTM

Sessional Lecturer

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

The Department of Economics has the following Sessional Lecturer position available for the Winter 2021 term and invites applications from suitably qualified candidates who are not current University of Toronto students. Late applications cannot be considered.

Posting date: Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Closing date: Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Number of positions available: 1

Course title: ECO364H5S International Trade Theory [2 sections]

Class schedule: Thursdays 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, and Fridays 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm (times subject to change)

Dates of appointment: January 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021 (actual work may extend into May 2021)
Delivery: Online; this course is required to be delivered in an online format to accommodate for COVID-19 restrictions.

Description of Course: An analysis of the nature, effects and policy implications of international trade theory; the theories of comparative costs and reciprocal demands, factor reward equalization, international tariffs and customs unions. [24L]

Estimated Enrolment: 240 [120 per section]
Estimated Teaching Assistant Support: 280 hours [140 per section] 

Position Description: All normal duties related to the design, administration and teaching of a university credit course, including preparation and delivery of course content; supervision of teaching assistants; development, administration and marking of assignments, tests and examinations, including make-up tests; calculation and submission of grades to university officials; holding regular student office hours and maintaining reasonable availability for student contact.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • PhD in Economics
  • Demonstrated evidence of excellence in teaching and mastery of subject area
  • Previous experience in teaching this, or related course, at university level

Salary:   $8,489.67 at Sessional Lecturer I 0.5 FCE rate (inclusive of vacation pay) 

$9,085.58 at Sessional Lecturer II 0.5 FCE rate (inclusive of vacation pay)

Salary rates stated in the collective agreement shall prevail, in the event in a discrepancy of rates with this posting.

Preference in hiring is given to qualified individuals advanced to the rank of Sessional Lecturer II or III in accordance with Article 14:12

Please submit application (via email) with current Curriculum Vitae and cover letter to:


Department of Economics, University of Toronto Mississauga

Late applications cannot be considered.

By submitting an application and CV for this position, you will receive email notification of vacancies for Sessional Lecturers within the UTM Department of Economics for the next twenty-four (24) months.

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

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