Course Instructor SMD301 “Sacred Architecture” Position Filled

Closed for Applications

This course explores the most significant religious architectural expressions in the world. We will study Taoist and Shinto shrines, Buddhist and Hindu temples, Jewish synagogues, Christian churches, and Islamic mosques.  A global perspective will allow for comparisons and contrasts between Western and Non-Western architecture.  Students will analyze sacred spaces and share their own experiences, in order to evaluate the design intentions and their accomplishments.

  • Start Date
    September 28, 2020
  • Department
    Faculty of Theology — Supervised by: Interim Dean, Faculty of Theology
  • Compensation
    $4,161.00 (includes vacation pay)
  • Hours
    TBA
  • How to Apply
    usmc.deanoftheology@utoronto.ca
  • Terms

    Fall 2020 | Course Instructor SMD301 “Sacred Architecture” | Faculty of Theology

     

    Post closing date: September 8, 2020

    The University of St. Michael’s College, federated with the University of Toronto, is a Catholic institution of higher learning founded by the Congregation of St. Basil, whose motto, “Teach me goodness, discipline and knowledge,” sets the tone for campus life. Committed to the pursuit of knowledge, meaning and truth, USMC is a dynamic centre where Catholic intellectual life thrives in a context of academic freedom and rigorous debate. The University of St. Michael’s College boasts a large and dynamic undergraduate division, a Faculty of Theology and one of the busiest and most important libraries on the University of Toronto Campus.

     

    Organization: University of St. Michael’s College

    Location: 81 St Mary St, Toronto, ON, Canada

    Start Date: September 28, 2020

    Department: Faculty of Theology

    Supervisor: Dean, Faculty of Theology

    Compensation: $4,161(includes vacation pay)

    Hours: Monday Evenings 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

    Apply to: usmc.deanoftheology@utoronto.ca

     

    Terms:

    Position:  Course Instructor
    Number of Positions Available One (1)
    Term when the course will be offered: 2020 Fall (remotely)
    Course Number & Course Title: SMD301
    Course Description: This course explores the most significant religious architectural expressions in the world. We will study Taoist and Shinto shrines, Buddhist and Hindu temples, Jewish synagogues, Christian churches, and Islamic mosques.  A global perspective will allow for comparisons and contrasts between Western and Non-Western architecture.  Students will analyze sacred spaces and share their own experiences, in order to evaluate the design intentions and their accomplishments.
    Qualifications: PhD in the above area
    Brief Description of Duties: Preparation and delivery of course content; goals/outcomes; development, administration and marking of assignments, tests and exams; calculation and submission of grades; holding regular office hours; supervising TAs (if any) assigned to the course.
    Salary: $4,161 (includes vacation pay)
    Estimated Course Enrollment: 12
    Estimated TA Support: N/A
    Class Schedule: Monday 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
    Dates of the Appointment: September 28, October 5, 19 & 26, 2020
    Application Process Applicants should submit a cover letter, an updated CV and names of three references via email to the Office of the Dean, Faculty of Theology, University of St. Michael’s College usmc.deanoftheology@utoronto.ca


    This job is posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 4 Collective Agreement.

    Please note that this position is tentative, pending funding, final course determinations and enrollments.

    We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

     

    The University of St. Michael’s College is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons/persons of colour, women, Indigenous/Aboriginal people of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, people who take a religiously informed view of human experience, and others who may contribute to further diversification of ideas.

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

     

    If you require accessibility accommodation, please contact Human Resources at 416-926-1300 ext. 7191 or hr.stmikes@utoronto.ca