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Course Lecturer – POLI 313-001 – Winter 2023

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Department of Political Science
Faculty of Arts
McGill University
Winter 2023 Supplemental Course Lecturer Position
Deadline to Apply: November 27, 2022
The Department of Political Science is inviting applications for a course lecturer position to teach in Winter 2023. Please include your Cover Letter and Curriculum Vitae and if applicable a copy of your Study/Work Permit. A brief course outline is optional.
POLI 313-001 Introduction to Qualitative Methods in Political Science (CAP 80)
Introduction to the basic concepts, approaches, and techniques of qualitative research methods in political science. It covers both positivist and interpretivist approaches, and techniques such as interviewing, focus groups, case studies, comparative historical analysis, discourse analysis, archival research, and ethnographic research.
Teaching Qualification Requirements:
  • A completed PhD degree or enrolled in a doctoral program in Political Science or a discipline related to the course;
  • Provide evidence of effective teaching ability as a result of having successfully taught a similar course;
  • The candidate’s area of specialization must be as close as possible to that of the course being offered;
  • Experience as a teaching assistant for a course is an asset.
Wednesdays and Fridays 02:35 pm-03:55 pm, January 4, 2023 – April 13, 2023. Location: ENGMD 280.
Please note that, government directives permitting, it is anticipated that most courses will be taught in person. Should government restrictions prohibit in-person teaching, courses will revert to remote teaching. In the event of such a change, Course Lecturers will be advised without delay. Course Lecturers may be required to prepare and deliver teaching material suited to a remote/online teaching environment using a virtual learning platform (e.g., Zoom, WebEx) and the McGill myCourses learning management system. Training and assistance on remote teaching are available through Teaching and Learning Services (TLS). Course Lecturers are encouraged to record their lectures.
The language of instruction at McGill is English, but proficiency in spoken and written French is an asset.
Salary: $9,625 per course.
For any questions, please contact

Judy Dear

, Area Manager, Human Resources & Operations.

Hiring Unit:

Department of Political Science

Course Title:

Introduction to Qualitative Methods in Political Science

Subject Code:

POLI 313-001




Wednesdays and Fridays 02:35 pm-03:55 pm

Deadline to Apply:


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