International Studies Postings

FALL 2018

Sessional Instructor positions are available for the following courses:

  • IS 101 J100 Global Challenges of the 21st Century: An Introduction to International Studies (3 credits) 
  • IS 101 D900 Global Challenges of the 21st Century: An Introduction to International Studies (3 credits) 
  • IS 210 J100 Comparative World Politics: Trajectories, Regimes, Challenges (3 units)
  • IS 265 D100 Global History from the Revolutionary Age to the Present (3 credits)
  • IS 302 D100 Introduction to Humanitarian Intervention (4 credits)
  • IS 323 D100 Sub-Saharan Africa: Key Issues and Understandings (4 credits)
  • IS 329 D200 ST: Contemporary Indigenous Politics: Comparative, Regional, and Transnational (4 credits)
  • IS 355 D100 Refugees and Forced Migration (4 credits)
  • IS 358 D100 Development, Aid and Difference in Historical Perspective (4 credits)

Application deadline: June 15, 2018

Criteria for awarding TAships in the School for International Studies

Sessional Instructor positions are posted for a minimum of two weeks around:
a) September for the Spring term
b) January for the Summer term
c) May for the Fall term

Please note that sessional positions are subject to budgetary approval and contingent on enrollment.

Resources for TAs/TMs/Sessionals

The following links will help you get your medical coverage and other benefits, as well as help you learn how to become a better teacher.


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