Sessional Lecturer Position for Winter 2018 (January to April 2018 Session)
Course Description: This course explores the definition and implications of Knowledge Media Design through a seminar format, guided largely by the research interests of seminar participants. Apart from developing a better understanding of KMD, specific topics that will be discussed may include media ownership, privacy, digital activism, the role of government and regulation, implications of an “open” internet, hacktivism and cyber-terrorism, surveillance and counter-surveillance, design thinking, and open data. Students will be asked to consider various issues at play in Knowledge Media Design and are expected to explore and improve their domain expertise. Ideas need to be openly shared and debated in order to come to a stronger understanding of the broader world in which KMD is situated. Readings for the course will vary from year to year and will depend on the interest of the instructor and seminar participants
Estimate of the course enrolment: 35 students
Estimate of TA Support: Allocation of TA hours, if any, will be based on enrolment numbers. Please see Faculty Guidelines
Class Schedule: Thursdays, 1:00-4:00pm
Sessional dates of appointment: January 1st, 2018 – April 30th, 2018
Salary: (Half Course):
- Sessional Lecturer I: $7,359.07
- Sessional Lecturer I LongTerm: $7,498.50
- Sessional Lecturer II $7,823.85;
- Sessional Lecturer III: $8,185.35
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.
Qualifications: Preferred candidates will have a completed a Master degree, PhD preferred, related to humancomputer interaction and user centered design and will possess extensive professional experience in an area related to new media and knowledge media design. Extensive teaching experience is preferred along with industry experience.
Brief description of duties: Preparing course materials; delivering course content (e.g., seminars, lectures, and labs); developing and administering course assignments, tests & exams; grading; holding regular office hours.
Application Process: Applicants must submit a completed CUPE 3902 Unit 3 application form http://forms.hrandequity.utoronto.ca/#recruitment by Monday, August 14th, 2017 to the attention of:
Mr Glenn Cumming, Chief Administrative Officer
Faculty of Information, 140 St. George Street
University of Toronto firstname.lastname@example.org