Sessional Instructors, Fall 2019 & Winter 2020
University of Calgary Department of Classics and Religion

Sessional Instructors, FALL 2019 & WINTER 2020, Department of Classics and Religion

Job ID: 18125

Updated: April 18, 2019

Location: Main Campus


Position Description


The Department of Classics and Religion invites applications for sessional instructors to teach the following courses in FALL 2019 & WINTER 2020




GRST 205 - Introduction to Greece and Rome: MWF 12-12.50 pm

GRST 211 - Technical Terms of Medicine and the Life Sciences: Web-based

GRST 315 - Women and the Family in the Greek and Roman World: MWF 2-2.50 pm

GRST 321 - Ancient Technology: MWF 12-12.50 pm

RELS 373.12 - Topics in Religious Studies - Introduction to Sikhism: TR 12.30-1.45 pm




GRST 205 - Introduction to Greece and Rome: TR 11:00-12:15 pm

GRST 211 - Technical Terms of Medicine and the Life Sciences: Web-based

RELS 200 L02 - Religious Myths and Worldviews: Web-based

RELS 201 - Jews, Christians and Muslims: Web-based

RELS 205 - Religion and the Good Life: TR 11:00-12:15 pm


Please submit your application online via the 'Apply Now' link. Please be aware that the application process allows for only four attachments. The four attachments should be organized to contain the following (which may require you to merge documents):


    Proof of completion of PhD or PhD candidacy** (if not already on file)

    Teaching evaluations from a course you have taught or for which you have been a TA

    Cover letter indicating which courses you are interested in teaching

    Current CV

    Three academic reference letters (if not already on file)

    Statement of teaching philosophy and methods

    Course names and descriptions of courses you have taught

    A course proposal and reading list for each course you are applying for


**Doctoral students who have passed their candidacy exams 30 days before the course begins are eligible to apply. Please indicate in your letter of application the anticipated dates for completion of the candidacy exams.


For course descriptions, please refer to the University Calendar. Please note that the courses are tentative, pending sufficient enrollments.


For salary information, please refer to TUCFA's Collective Agreement, Schedule B. As per the Collective Agreement, the Department of Classics and Religion adheres to the right of first refusal terms (Section 23.12.1 and 23.12.2) for Sessional Appointments.


The application deadline is: 8 May 2019


The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)


Additional Information


To learn more about academic opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Academic Careers website. For more information about the Faculty of Arts visit Careers in the Faculty of Arts.


About the University of Calgary


The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit


About Calgary, Alberta


Calgary is one of the world's cleanest cities and has been named one of the world's most livable cities for years. Calgary is a city of leaders - in business, community, philanthropy and volunteerism. Calgarians benefit from a growing number of world-class dining and cultural events and enjoy more days of sunshine per year than any other major Canadian city. Calgary is less than an hour's drive from the majestic Rocky Mountains and boasts the most extensive urban pathway and bikeway network in North America.

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