Course Instructor

Open to CJS Doctoral Candidates:


Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies will offer one half-credit, "Special Topics” course during the second summer session this year (July-August 2018). CJS Doctoral Candidates are invited to submit a syllabus proposal within any area of Jewish studies if you are interested in the opportunity of teaching the course. To be eligible for consideration, you must be ABD. You may, but are not required to, propose a topic related to your dissertation.


The course, CJS390H1 “Special Topics in Jewish Studies,” will run twice weekly for two hours in the evenings from July 3 to August 13 (exams are from August 16 to 22). There will be no TA support for this course. The rate of pay will be $7,385.12 including vacation pay per half-course.


Duties include presenting two two-hour lectures per week; grading papers and exams (including make-up examinations if required); and other pedagogical and administrative tasks associated with an undergraduate course.


In addition to basic, syllabus items (description, lecture topics, and readings), you should provide an up-to-date curriculum vitae and the name(s) of one or more referees who can comment on your work and teaching potential.


Applications should be submitted electronically to Galina Vaisman at by Sunday, January 21. The results of the competition will be announced within a few days of the closing date. The Centre’s hiring policy is available in the Centre or in the CUPE 3902 Office. This job is posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 1 collective agreement.