Course Instructor

University of Toronto

Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies

Job Posting: Course Instructor

Spring Term 2020 (January–April)

The Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies seeks 1 Course Instructor for the following course:

CJS390H1S Jews By the Numbers: Research Methods for Jewish Studies

This course offers an introduction to research methodology, with an emphasis on research design, qualitative and quantitative methods, and the digital humanities. The course teaches students how to read, evaluate, and plot data in tables, charts, and graphs, using cutting-edge data analysis and illustration tools. For sample data and in-class exercises, we will draw heavily from datasets of interest within the interdisciplinary field of Jewish Studies.

Qualifications

Applicants should have at least an MA in the social sciences (e.g. Political Science) as well as a background in Jewish Studies and Digital Humanities. First consideration will be given to full-time graduate students at the University of Toronto.

Duties

  • Developing syllabus
  • Teaching a weekly two hour class, Thursday 2pm–4pm
  • Academic counselling of students
  • Responding to student inquiries
  • Uploading materials to Quercus
  • Marking course materials and reporting on final grades

Estimated Course Enrolment: 20

Class Schedule: Thursdays, 2:00pm–4:00pm

Rate of Pay: $8219.16 (vacation pay included)

This job is posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 1 Collective Agreement. The position posted above is tentative, pending final course determinations and enrolments.

Application Process                                                                                                             

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, and names of two references by Friday, November 8, 2019. Applications should be sent by email to:

Professor Anna Shternshis

email: cjs.events@utoronto.ca
Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies
Jackman Humanities Building, Room 218, 170 St. George Street
Toronto, ON  M5R 2M8

 This job is posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 1 Collective Agreement. The Departmental Hiring Policy is available in the Department office and in the CUPE Local 3902 office.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Note: Although a graduate student’s preference as to the campus location of his/her TA appointment will be taken into account, both the initial TA appointment (or CI appointment) and the subsequent appointment obligation related to that appointment may be met through position(s) on any one of the three University of Toronto campuses (UTM, UTSC or St. George) in courses in the same discipline as the initial appointment. TAs will only be assigned to courses in fields in which they are or should be qualified to assist.

Posted on Tuesday, October 8th, 2019

 

 

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University of Toronto

Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies

Job Posting: Course Instructor

Spring Term 2020 (January–April)

The Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies seeks 1 Course Instructor for the following course:

CJS290H1S The Jewish-Christian Encounter: On the Possibility of Dialogue

This introductory course reflects on the evolving relations between Jews and Christians throughout history. Students will discuss the historical challenges to Jewish-Christian dialogue, historical examples of Jewish Christian dialogue, the modern challenges to Jewish-Christian dialogue—specifically the Holocaust—and what can be learned from recent examples of Jewish-Christian partnership like the American Jewish Committee’s involvement with Vatican II and evangelical support for the modern state of Israel.

Qualifications

Applicants should have at least an MA in Religion as well as a background in Jewish philosophy, Christian theology and modern German history. First consideration will be given to full-time graduate students at the University of Toronto.

Duties

  • Developing syllabus
  • Teaching a weekly two hour class, Mondays 1pm–3pm
  • Academic counselling of students
  • Responding to student inquiries
  • Uploading materials to Quercus
  • Marking course materials and reporting on final grades

Estimated Course Enrolment: 25

Class Schedule: Mondays, 1:00pm–3:00pm

Rate of Pay: $8219.16 (vacation pay included)

This job is posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 1 Collective Agreement. The position posted above is tentative, pending final course determinations and enrolments.

 

Application Process                                                                                                             

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, and names of two references by Friday, October 18, 2019. Applications should be sent by email to:

Professor Anna Shternshis

email: cjs.director@utoronto.ca
Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies
Jackman Humanities Building, Room 218, 170 St. George Street
Toronto, ON  M5R 2M8

 

This job is posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 1 Collective Agreement. The Departmental Hiring Policy is available in the Department office and in the CUPE Local 3902 office.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Note: Although a graduate student’s preference as to the campus location of his/her TA appointment will be taken into account, both the initial TA appointment (or CI appointment) and the subsequent appointment obligation related to that appointment may be met through position(s) on any one of the three University of Toronto campuses (UTM, UTSC or St. George) in courses in the same discipline as the initial appointment. TAs will only be assigned to courses in fields in which they are or should be qualified to assist.

Posted on Friday, September 20, 2019