The University of Toronto’s Urban Studies Program at Innis College in the Faculty of Arts & Science invites applications for a full-time, teaching stream position in the field of Urban Studies with a specialization in community-engaged learning. The position will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream with an anticipated start date of August 1, 2021.
Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. in Urban Studies, or a related area by the time of appointment, or shortly thereafter, with a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching. Candidates must have at least three years of experience teaching at the post-secondary level. Additionally, candidates must possess a demonstrated commitment to excellent pedagogical practices and a demonstrated interest in teaching-related scholarly activities. We seek candidates with extensive knowledge of contemporary urban theory and action. We are looking for an individual who is a creative and thoughtful teacher and familiar with community-engaged learning and other active-learning pedagogies. The successful candidate will also have an interest in community engagement and research, and will support and mentor undergraduate Urban Studies students. Expertise in research methods and knowledge of challenges facing cities at a global scale would be an asset. We seek candidates whose teaching interests complement and strengthen our existing departmental strengths.
Ideally, the candidate will be equipped to teach any number of courses currently offered by the program, a listing of which appears on the program website, http://sites.utoronto.ca/innis/urban/. The candidate must have experience teaching a range of courses, from lecture-based survey courses to seminars, and, preferably, possess experience supervising teaching assistants. The candidate will also be expected to teach select courses within the core curriculum of the program, which may include INI 236H and INI 342H. The successful candidate will be expected to take on an active role within the Urban Studies Program and at Innis College.
Full details can be found here: https://jobs.utoronto.ca/job/Toronto-Assistant-Professor%2C-Teaching-Stream-Urban-Studies-ON/546516717/?locale=en_US