GNDR Sessional Posting for Jan 2022

The Department of Gender Studies at the University of Victoria seeks Sessional Instructors for in person 2021-22 Appointments within CUPE 4163 (Component 3)

The Department of Gender Studies at the University of Victoria seeks Sessional Instructors for the Spring term – January-April 2022. The delivery mode for the Spring term courses is planned for in person, on campus.

Interested individuals should apply to the Chair, Dr. Thea Cacchioni, Department of Gender Studies, University of Victoria, by e-mail to  to arrive by no later than 4 PM ON MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 20th, 2021. Applications should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae and the names and contact details of three referees.

The cover letter should indicate which courses the applicant would be prepared to teach and what qualifications the applicant has for teaching these particular courses. The Department is seeking qualified instructors for: GNDR 100 – Gender, Power and Difference (multiple sections) and a special topics class (to be taught at the 2nd or 3rd year level) that will add breadth to our existing course offerings. Please see the UVic academic calendar for current course titles and information:

Specific course offerings will depend on the availability of qualified instructors and are subject to final budgetary approval. Unexpected vacancies may occur at any time. Qualified individuals living (or expecting to live) in the Greater Victoria area are especially encouraged to apply, and to maintain a current statement of interests and qualifications on file with the Chair.

In all appointments, preference will be given to those with a completed or nearly complete PhD and a combination of expertise and experience appropriate to the courses concerned, though those with MA’s in Gender and Women’s studies or other related fields will also be considered. The University of Victoria is an equity employer and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and Indigenous peoples, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadian and permanent residents will be given priority.

The University of Victoria reserves the right to fill additional teaching assignments from the pool of applicants for this posting. Applications must reach the Chair at no later than 4 PM ON MONDAY, September 20th, 2021.