SMP 2721H Canon Law in the Church

Closes: June 8, 2021

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.

  • Start Date
    September 13, 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): 20219 SMP2721H Canon Law in the Church
    Posting Date: May 4, 2021 Closing Date: June 8, 2021
    Position:  Course Instructor
    Number of Positions Available One (1)
    Term when the course will be offered: 2021 Fall

     

    Course Number & Course Title: SMP 2721H Canon Law in the Church
    Course Description: The Orthodox Church’s history and Tradition has been described as the “challenge of our past”. Canon law is an important part of this Tradition. Through examination of primary and secondary historical sources, this course examines the canonical history of the Church, with a special emphasis on the Churches of the Byzantine tradition. Students are to be able to identify the Sacred Canons of the Church as well as their historical interpretation over the centuries. Finally, the process of codification of canon law in the Catholic Churches will be examined, with a critical exploration of the Code of Canons of the Eastern Churches as an approach to address the challenges of the modern Church while remaining faithful to the Canonical Tradition of the Christian East.
    Qualifications: Ph.D. with expertise in Eastern Christian Studies, specifically in Canonical tradition. 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: 12
    Estimated TA Support: N/A
    Class Schedule: Wednesday 19:00 – 21:00

    In person, however due to COVID restrictions this course may be taught remotely.

    Dates of the Appointment: September 2021-December 2021

    Reading Week: TBA

    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 enrolments.

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

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