ENG202H5F British Literature in the World 1: Medieval to Eighteenth-Century

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Downtown Toronto University of Toronto Harbord, ONTARIO
Deadline: ;

Date Posted: 03/08/2022
Req ID: 23072
Faculty/Division: UofT Mississauga
Department: UTM: English & Drama
Campus: University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM)

Description: This course serves as an introduction to influential texts that have shaped British literary history from Beowulf and Chaucer to Shakespeare, from Milton and Behn to Burney. Students will focus on questions such as the range and evolution of poetic forms, the development of the theatre and the novel, and the emergence of women writers. The course will encourage students to think about the study of English literatures in relationship to history, including the history of world literatures.

LEC0101 (in person)

Day(s): Tuesday, Thursday

Time(s):  1-3

Estimated Enrolment: 45

Est of TA hours: ~140h

Sessional dates of of appointment: July 4- Aug 15 2022


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.

Duties: All normal duties related to the design and teaching of a university credit course, including preparation and delivery of course content; development, admin. and marking of assignments, tests and exams; calculation and submission of grades; holding regular office hours; supervising any TAs assigned to course, if applicable. 

Minimum Qualifications: PhD in English with specialization in more than one major period of English literature covered by this course and experience teaching it; strong academic record, demonstrated teaching ability, preferably in larger lecture courses; evidence of currency in subject matter. 

Application Instructions:

Anyone wishing to be considered for a particular position must submit an Application Form as well as a current CV. E-submissions are preferred and should be sent to Professor Richard Greene, Chair, Department of English and Drama c/o edassist.utm@utoronto.ca. 

For an application form go to: http://www.utm.utoronto.ca/english-drama/about-us/employment  

Closing Date: 03/25/2022, 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.

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