Sessional Lecturer in English Grammar University of Toronto Mississauga, UTM: Language Studies

Sessional Lecturer - LIN205H5S English Grammar II - 1701970

Job Field: CUPE 3902 Unit 3

Faculty / Division: University of Toronto Mississauga

Department: UTM: Language Studies

Campus: Mississauga

Job Posting: Oct 25, 2017

Job Closing: Nov 22, 2018, 11:59pm EST


Course number and title: LIN205H5S English Grammar II


Course description: This course examines complex methods of sentence construction that will enable a critical analysis of English sentence structure, word and sentence meanings, and language function in communicative contexts. This course is particularly suitable for students who wish to improve their academic writing skills or who wish to teach English.


Estimated course enrolment: 375


Estimated TA support: 600-650 hours


Class schedule: Mondays 9-11:00


Sessional dates of appointment: January 1, 2018-April 30, 2018


Sessional Lecturer I: $7,359.07
Sessional Lecturer II: $7,823.85
Sessional Lecturer III: $8,185.35

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: Ph.D. is required. The candidate should have a strong background in linguistics, preferably holding a Ph.D. in linguistics or in the area of applied linguistics. Demonstrated excellence in teaching and previous experience teaching a similar course are required.


Preferred qualifications: Familiarity with the teaching philosophy/practices within a multi-language department is an asset.


Description of duties: Preparation and delivery of course content (*INCLUDES AN ONLINE COMPONENT*); development, administration and marking of
assignments, tests and exams; calculation and submission of grades;
holding regular office hours; supervising TAs (if any) assigned to the course.


Application Procedure: Applicants should send a letter of application and CV to Professor Emmanuel Nikiema, Chair, Department of Language Studies to:


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.


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 of the CUPE 3902 Unit 3 collective agreement.


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.

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