SL220193-Fall 2022-IDEV*3300 Engaging in Development Practice

Sessional Lecturer Work Assignment
Sessional Lecturer, Unit 2
Academic Unit: 
International Development Studies
Semester(s) of Assignment(s): 
Fall 2022
Number of Available Work Assignment(s) / Sections: 
1
Level of Work Assignment(s): 
Other:
1.25
Right of First Refusal (RoFR)
A Sessional Lecturer holds a RoFR (i.e., for a particular course) if they have successfully taught the course in the past six (6) semesters. A SL who holds a RoFR to this course is required to exercise their right by way of the online hiring system. Also see: What is Right of First Refusal (RoFR)?
A Sessional Lecturer Currently Holds a Right of First Refusal for this Course: 
No
Course Details
Course Number: 
IDEV*3300
Course Name: 
Engaging in Development Practice
Course Format: 
In-Class
Course Description: 
See Course Calendar
Other Course Description or Assignment Information: 
This course provides an opportunity for students to engage with development practitioners in a real-world context. Students will implement a community engagement project determined in consultation with a community partner. The focus of engagement opportunities will be on the analysis of a development issue and defining related policy and/or practice options. The course explores the challenges associated with engaging with development practitioners in the real world and equips students with the necessary skills for successful engagement. The University of Guelph has vaccination and masking policies that may be altered with limited notice depending on COVID-19 circumstances and advice from government, public health authorities, and prevailing science. Currently, the vaccination policy is paused and masking will be paused as of July 1, 2022 (https://news.uoguelph.ca/2022/06/covid-19-update-masking-update-and-classes-on-campus-this-fall/). With the evolving nature of the pandemic, public health measures may resume with little advance notice to address the health risks. Should this occur, vaccinations will be required. The U of G’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy can be found here (https://news.uoguelph.ca/covid-19/vaccination/). More COVID-related information can be found here (https://news.uoguelph.ca/covid-19/faculty-and-staff/)
Projected Class Enrolment: 
25
Anticipated Duties and Responsibilities
Anticipated Duties and Responsibilities: 
Orientation-Training
Office Hours
Preparation
Student Consultation
Lecturing
Email Correspondence/Monitoring
TA Coordination Meetings
Invigilating Exams
Supervising Field Trips
Grading
Other Duties Described: 
Preparation work related to establishing relationship with community engagement partner. Note: Preparation for the course includes establishing a relationship and developing a research project with the community engagement partner. This must take place well in advance of the start of the semester in which the course is offered. As such, the weighting for the course is greater than 1.00 and is 1.25.
Qualifications
Required Qualifications
Degree: 
Masters related to field
Prior Teaching Experience: 
Successful teaching related to field at college or university level
Required competence, capability, skill and ability related to course content: 
Demonstrated experience with engaging with community partners; Demonstrated experience developing and undertaking community-engaged research projects; Demonstrated understanding of current issues and debates within development studies and practice; Demonstrated research, reading, and writing skills, as well as critical thinking. NOTE: Applicants must submit a cover letter that demonstrates how they meet the required qualifications.
Preferred Qualifications
Degree: 
ABD related to field
PhD related to field
Research Experience: 
Quality and or Recent Research activity in areas relevant to the course demonstrating knowledge of current developments in course content.
Days Required and Wages
Days and Times Required: 
Lectures: Monday 11:30-2:20pm
Period of the Work Agreement (Start Date and End Date): 
September 6, 2022 to December 23, 2022
Wages (per semester, per full-load): 
minimum $7,758.48 (effective 2022/23)
Other Posting Information
Application Deadline (All postings will automatically expire at 11:59 pm on this day): 
Monday, July 18, 2022
Posting Email Contact: 
ids@uoguelph.ca
Hiring Contact Information: 
GIDS Administrative Assistant, ids@uoguelph.ca

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