Sessional Lecturer - PPG2008H1F - Comparative Public Policy

Date Posted: 03/23/2021
Req ID: 3229
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Arts & Science
Department: Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)




Course number and title: PPG2008H1F - Comparative Public Policy 


Course description: This course is designed to expose MPP students to the scholarly literature on public policy across a wide range of countries. Through the study of public policy in other countries, students will deepen their knowledge of public policy, and Canadian policy.

Estimated course enrolment: 45 students


Estimated TA support: TBA


Class schedule: TBA


*The delivery method for this course is expected to be in-person. Please note that, in keeping with current circumstances, the course delivery method may change as determined by the Faculty or the Department.


Sessional dates of appointment: September 1, 2021 – December 31, 2021

Salary: Sessional Lecturer I - $8,489.67; Sessional Lecturer I, Long Term - $8,869.25; Sessional Lecturer II - $9,085.58; Sessional Lecturer III - $9,301.90


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.

Qualifications: Graduate degree in political science required, with specialization in public policy. Extensive and senior professional policy practitioner experience required. Teaching experience at the graduate or undergraduate level required.


Description of duties: Teaching at the graduate level, developing the syllabus, teaching three-hour classes, providing weekly break-out group leadership and office hours for academic counseling of students, preparing and delivering course material, preparing and delivering assignments and tests, marking student work and submitting grades, and supervising TA(s) if applicable.


Application procedure: All individuals interested in this position must submit an updated Curriculum Vitae and the CUPE 3902 Unit 3 application form available at https://uoft.me/CUPE-3902-Unit-3-Application-Form to p.jory@utoronto.ca.


Closing Date: 04/30/2021, 11:59PM EDT




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.

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

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