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Sessional Lecturer: CSC384H1Y (Introduction To Artificial Intelligence), LEC2501 And LEC5101 - Saint George

Saint George , Ontario
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University of Toronto
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: Course number and title : CSC384H1Y (Introduction to Artificial Intelligence), LEC2501 and LEC5101Please note that LEC2501 and LEC5101 both refer to the same lecture section (0.5 FCE appointment); lecture section codes are different for student enrollment purposes only.
Course description : See
Estimated course enrolment : 125 students
Estimated TA support : one 60-hour TA position for every 30 students enrolled
Class schedule : Mondays, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. (Tutorials on Mondays, 8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.)
Sessional dates of appointment : May 1, 2019 - August 31, 2019
Salary : Sessional Lecturer I $9,451.02; Sessional Lecturer I Long Term $9,812.52; Sessional Lecturer II $9,915.81; Sessional Lecturer III $10,277.30.Please note that should rates stipulated in the collective agreement vary from rates stated in this posting, the rates stated in the collective agreement shall prevail.
Minimum qualifications :
  • MSc or PhD in computer science or closely related field required (PhD preferred).
  • Demonstrated expertise in topic area of the course required.
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills required.
  • Teaching experience at the university level or equivalent industry level required.
  • Preferred qualifications :
  • Demonstrated evidence of excellence in teaching preferred.
  • Description of duties :
    Responsible for all aspects of delivering the course, including:
  • Planning the lectures, tutorials, assignments and tests, and marking schemes.
  • Maintaining a course website.
  • Delivering the lectures.
  • Providing appropriate contact time outside of class to students, through office hours, email, the course website and/or the course bulletin board.
  • Writing the TA contract(s) for the course and supervising the TAs.
  • Ensuring that tutorials and/or labs are delivered appropriately by the TAs.
  • Managing the grading for the course, which is largely done by TAs, and carrying out any grading not completed by the TAs.
  • Invigilating the final exam.
  • While there is a lot of room for creativity in course delivery, instructors will be expected to follow the basic content and style used by the faculty members who normally teach the course, and must get approval from these faculty members or the Associate Chair, Undergraduate on any substantial changes to the course content or assessment methods. Instructors will also be expected to consult with the department''s Teaching Support group when creating the course syllabus, final exam, and test(s).
    Application instructions :All individuals interested in this position must submit to #removed# a Curriculum Vitae and the CUPE 3902 Unit 3 application form available at , with the following information:
  • a clear description of how you meet the qualifications listed;
  • the name of at least one reference who can comment on your teaching ability.
  • This job is posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 3 Collective Agreement.
    It is understood that some announcements of vacancies are tentative, pending final course determinations and enrolment. Should rates stipulated in the collective agreement vary from rates stated in this posting, the rates stated in the collective agreement shall prevail.
    Preference in hiring is given to qualified individuals advanced to the rank of Sessional Lecturer II or Sessional Lecturer III in accordance with Article 14:12 of the CUPE 3902 Unit 3 collective agreement.
    Please note: Undergraduate or graduate students and postdoctoral fellows of the University of Toronto are covered by the CUPE 3902 Unit 1 collective agreement rather than the Unit 3 collective agreement, and should not apply for positions posted under the Unit 3 collective agreement.
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