SMB 3266 Psalms Instructor – Position Filled

Closed for Applications

The course is an introduction to the critical study of the psalms, its goal (general outcome) a better understanding of the prayer life of ancient Israel and its relevance for contemporary theology and spirituality. Its objectives (particular outcomes) are a general knowledge of the interpretation and theological import of psalms and some grasp of the problems and methods of biblical study.

  • Start Date
    May 3, 2021
  • Department
    Faculty of Theology — Supervised by: Dean, Faculty of Theology
  • Compensation
    $8,489.50 (includes vacation pay)
  • Hours
    TBA
  • How to Apply
    usmc.deanoftheology@utoronto.ca
  • Terms

     

    Job Posting No. (please quote on application): SMB 3266 Psalms Instructor
    Posting Date: February 24, 2021 Closing Date: March 24, 2021
    Position:  Course Instructor
    Number of Positions Available One (1)
    Term when the course will be offered: Spring 2021
    Course Number & Course Title: SMB 3266  Psalms
    Course Description: The course is an introduction to the critical study of the psalms, its goal (general outcome) a better understanding of the prayer life of ancient Israel and its relevance for contemporary theology and spirituality. Its objectives (particular outcomes) are a general knowledge of the interpretation and theological import of psalms and some grasp of the problems and methods of biblical study.
    Qualifications: A graduate degree in Scripture.  Previous teaching experience in a similar course is strongly preferred. Ability to assume sole responsibility for the preparation and grading of all written assignments, and tests.
    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: $8489.50    (includes vacation pay)
    Estimated Course Enrolment: 10
    Estimated TA Support: N/A
    Class Schedule: Monday & Wednesday 17:00 to 19:00

    (Classes will be held remotely)

    Dates of the Appointment: May 3, 2021 – June 9, 2021
    Application Process Applicants should submit a cover letter, a current 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 enrolments.

    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

     

    If you are unable to teach at the scheduled time or teach the course remotely, this offer will be withdrawn.