Teaching Assistant | Fall 2022 | BMS331H1F The History of the Book Elements of Bibliography and Print Culture

Closes: July 11, 2022

Advising students, grading assignments, leading a weekly tutorial, and participating in some online discussions and activities.

Course description: An exploration of the history of the book from ancient inscriptions to e-books. This course develops an awareness of the interplay between material object and conceptual categories in book history by focusing on significant episodes in the evolution of the book as a medium, such as the rise of the context and the introduction of print. This course also delves in the practices of bibliography, the features of typography, and the material details of the printing process, while also highlighting the interdisciplinary nature of book history from a global perspective. Typically, this course will involve in-person workshops and visits to print studios and rare books collections on campus.

Please note as of the posting date for this position, the course is designated to be offered in-person.

  • Start Date
    September 1, 2022
  • Department
    Office of the Principal & VP
  • Compensation
    $46.23 + 4% vacation pay
  • Hours
    25 hours
  • How to Apply
    usmc.principalsoffice@utoronto.ca
  • Terms

    Qualifications:

    MA required. In accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 4 Collective Agreement, Article 15.07, preference in hiring will be given to graduate students in the field of Information, Communication & Culture, or a closely related discipline.

    Number of positions: 1

    Estimated course enrolment: 50 students

    Size of appointment: 25 hours

    Class schedule: Friday: 10:00am – 12:00pm

    Dates of appointment: September 1, 2022 to December 23, 2022

    Application process:

    Applicants should submit a letter of application, a CV, and the names of two referees to:

    University of St. Michael’s College c/o Office of the Principal

    email: usmc.principalsoffice@utoronto.ca

    Disclaimer:

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

     

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

    Vaccination Requirement

    As an employee of the University, you must be fully vaccinated to be able to attend and perform duties on University premises as required, even if some or all of your duties can be performed remotely. To read about our process in reviewing Medical Exemptions please visit this link.

    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.

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