Job Opportunity in the Aboriginal Studies Program at U of T

The Aboriginal Studies Program is looking for an academic for a 12-month, part-time 50% position, at the rank of Lecturer in the area of Aboriginal Studies. The position will begin August 15th, 2014 and end August 14th, 2015. We are looking for a candidate who has a Ph.D. and a record of excellence in teaching. The candidate must be willing to teach and participate in a unit that has a number of events beyond the classroom.

The position involves the teaching of 2.0 full courses (or4.0 half courses). Additional duties may include coordinating senior students hired to initiatives within the Centre for Aboriginal Initiatives.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applications should include curriculum vitae, cover letter, and evidence of teaching excellence. The applicant should arrange for two referees who are familiar with the candidate’s teaching to submit letters independently. All application materials should be submitted via email to To receive full consideration, applications should be received by 4:00pm on Friday, August 1st, 2014. 

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