Sessional Lecturer EESB16H3 Feeding Humans - The Cost to the Planet

Date Posted: 10/09/2020
Req ID: 1380
Faculty/Division: UofT Scarborough
Department: UTSC:Dept-Physical & Environmental Sci
Campus: University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC)



Course Code and Title: EESB16H3 Feeding Humans - The Cost to the Planet


Course Description: Examines the origins and systems of production of the major plants and animals on which we depend for food. Interactions between those species and systems and the local ecology will be examined, looking at issues of over harvesting, genetic erosion, soil erosion, pesticide use, and impacts of genetically modified strains.


Lecture Section: 30


Course Enrollment (est.): 75


Number of Positions (est.): 1


Qualifications: Ph.D. in Environmental Science, Biology, Agricultural Sciences, or Environmental Toxicology, and University teaching experience.  The instructor must have knowledge of ecological agricultural practices and the issues surrounding food security and the history of the current agroindustrial approach farming and its roots in agribusiness. Technical and pedagogical competencies in relation to the online delivery of courses would be an asset.


Duties: Modification and updating of lecture material, lecturing, creation of assignments and exams, supervision of teaching assistants, marking and marks management. Please note: Course will be taught online synchronous.


Estimated TA Support (Hours): Appropriate TA support consistent with enrolment.


Sessional dates of appointment: January 1, 2021 - April 30, 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.


Application Instructions:  All applicants who wish to be considered for a particular position must submit an application form https://uoft.me/CUPE-3902-Unit-3-Application-Form and an updated curriculum vitae (including a valid email address) through the online application system:  https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/webapps/slship/modules/postings/postings.php?d=258&u=1&s_a=true


Link to timetable: https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/regoffice/timetable/timetable.php


Department Contact: Janet Blakely


Email: janet.blakely@utoronto.ca



Closing Date: 10/30/2020, 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.  

 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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