Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream - Contractually Limited Term Appointment (CLTA) - Sexual Diversity Studies University College and the Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies in the Faculty of Arts and Science Canada

Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream - Contractually Limited Term Appointment (CLTA) - Sexual Diversity Studies - 1900835 

Job Field

: Limited Term (Teaching Stream) 

Faculty / Division: University College 


: University College 


: St. George (downtown Toronto) 

Job Posting

: Mar 19, 2019 

Job Closing

: Apr 25 2019, 11:59 EST 




University College and the Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies in the Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto invite applications for a three-year contractually limited term appointment in Sexual Diversity Studies. This appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream, beginning on July 1, 2019, or shortly thereafter, and ending on June 30, 2022. This will be a joint appointment between University College (51%) and the Mark S. Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies (49%) in support of the teaching mission of the Bonham Centre.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in Sexual Diversity Studies or a related area by the time of their appointment or shortly thereafter. We seek candidates whose teaching interests complement and strengthen our existing departmental strengths. Candidates must have teaching expertise in a degree-granting program, including lecture preparation and delivery, curriculum development, and development of online material/lectures, and must possess a demonstrated commitment to excellent pedagogical practices and a demonstrated interest in teaching-related scholarly activities. 

The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to teach a broad range of undergraduate courses from introductory to advanced levels, and will be expected to have demonstrated teaching and research competency in Queer of Colour Critique and Queer Asian Transnationalism and Diaspora. All teaching will be in the Sexual Diversity Studies program.

Candidates must demonstrate strong evidence of excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level and a commitment to related pedagogical and professional development in Sexual Diversity Studies. Evidence of excellence in teaching and pedagogical inquiry can be demonstrated through teaching accomplishments, awards and accolades, presentations at significant conferences, the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application including a strong teaching statement, sample syllabi, course materials, and teaching evaluations, as well as strong letters of reference from referees of high standing. Previous administrative experience working with undergraduate programs will be an asset.



Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto has both a collegiate and departmental structure. University College is the founding college of the University and has a long-standing commitment to challenging its diverse body of over 5000 undergraduate students to excel intellectually and to preparing them to engage in the wider world. University College sponsors three interdisciplinary undergraduate programs – Canadian Studies, Cognitive Science, and Health Studies – and is affiliated with the Mark S. Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies and the Centre for Drama, Theatre, and Performance Studies.

The Bonham Centre is Canada’s premier academic institute focused on the study of sexuality and sponsors both a thriving undergraduate program and, in partnership with 33 other units across the University, a Collaborative Graduate Program that is an international leader in the field.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking the link below. Applicants must submit a cover letter, a current curriculum vita, teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy), sample syllabi and course materials, teaching evaluations, and a statement outlining plans for pedagogical and professional development. If you have questions about this position, please

Applicants must also arrange to have three letters of reference, including at least one primarily addressing the candidate’s teaching, sent directly by the referee via email (on letterhead and signed) by the closing date.


All application materials, including letters of reference, must be received by April 25, 2019, 11:59pm

Submission guidelines can be found at:  We recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format.

For more information about University College, please visit; for the Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies, please visit

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

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

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