Sessional Instructor - ACT 2210 (CUPE Sessional)
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Canada
1d ago

Responsibilities :

  • This course will be taught remotely; in-person classes or meetings with students will not be permitted. The successful candidate must be willing and able to work remotely;
  • applicants without adequate computer or internet access may be granted limited access, upon request, to attend campus for the purpose of using University computer facilities (social distancing enforced).

    Prior to the start of the course, the successful applicant must complete five (5) hours of online tutorials offered through The Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning for which they will be paid$150 (one time per instructor).

  • Preparing instructional and testing materials relevant to the course being taught.- Instructing / teaching / testing remotely.
  • Marking / grading of exams and assignments etc, remotely.- Providing constructive feedback to students remotely.- Maintaining regular virtual office hours.
  • Applications may be considered after the posting closing date. If more than one section is advertised for this course different applicants may be considered for each section, and applicants are required to indicate their preferred section.

    Where a University of Manitoba student is the successful candidate, the terms and conditions of employment, including remuneration, will be governed by the UM / CUPE 3909 (Student) Collective Agreement.

    Qualifications : - Master's degree, Ph.D. or Ph.D. candidate preferred.- Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, in the English language is required.

  • Background / specialization in subject area required.- Demonstrated competence in post-secondary teaching required.- Empathetic approach to the instructional needs and concerns of students is required.
  • Previous teaching in the subject area or related area would be an asset.Additional Information : Additional Duties : ºInstructing / teaching using WebEx, Zoom, or a comparable platform.
  • ºInstructing / teaching, live synchronous classes at their scheduled times.ºSupervising TAs, GMs, etc. remotely.ºMonitoring and participating in online discussion forums.

    ºFrequently interacting with students remotely. Additional Qualifications : ºMust have adequate computer and technical skills to be able to deliver synchronous online classes on WebEx, Zoom, or a comparable platform .

    ºMust be able to teach remotely.ºOnline teaching experience would be considered an asset. The University of Manitoba is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, racialized persons, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual and gender identities, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

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

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