Department of English

University of Toronto

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How to Submit an Application

The Department of English: St. George Campus may hire Sessional Lecturers to deliver some of its undergraduate courses.  Application Forms must be downloaded from the University of Toronto Human Resources & Equity website, Updated forms are posted under the section entitled Employment Application Forms.   

Specific courses will be posted on this Departmental website here.  To be considered for a position, an Application Form, available either in PDF format or rtf format, and an up-to-date CV must be submitted to:

Professor Paul Stevens
Chair, Department of English,
c/o Natasha Leghari
170 St. George Street,
University of Toronto,
Toronto, Ontario, M5R 2M8
Email:   (We encourage electronic submissions.)

A valid email address is required of all applicants.
Inquiries may be sent to Associate Chair Naomi Morgenstern:  

Employment Opportunities - Sessional Lecturers  (Click to view all current Employment Postings.)

General Information (updated March, 2020)
Departments shall post anticipated vacancies as far in advance as possible. To the extent possible, Departments shall announce positions to be filled in accordance with the following timelines:
  • On or before June 30th for course(s) commencing in September
  • On or before October 24th for course(s) commencing in January
  • On or before March 5th for all course(s) in the Summer academic session
Unexpected vacancies may arise at any time.

Applications will be retained for twenty-four (24) months. Persons who submit applications and CVs will receive emailed job postings for specific positions for the subsequent twenty-four (24) months.

This notice is posted pursuant to the CUPE Local 3902 Unit 3 Collective Agreement. Please note that in accordance with that agreement, preference in hiring is given to qualified persons advanced to the rank of Sessional Lecturer II or III by the Department of English.


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