ENG291H5S Reading for Creative Writing

University of Toronto


Date Posted: 11/23/2022
Req ID: 28633
Faculty/Division: UofT Mississauga
Department: UTM: English & Drama
Campus: University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM)

This course will help students to see connections between their reading and their work as creative writers. They will read texts in a variety of literary and non-literary genres and consider the way that writers learn their craft from other writers. Practical assignments will encourage students to find creative ways to critique, imitate, speak to, and borrow responsibly from the work they read.

Section: LEC0101 (In-Person)

Day(s): Tuesday, Thursday

Time(s): 10-11

Estimated Enrolment: 60

Est of TA hours: ~130

Sessional dates of appointment: January 8, 2023 – April 24, 2023


  • $8,489.67 for Sessional Lecturer I

  • $8,869.25 for Sessional Lecturer I – Long Term

  • $9,085.58 for Sessional Lecturer II

  • $9,301.90 for Sessional Lecturer III

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.

All normal duties related to the design and teaching of a university credit course, including preparation and delivery of course content; development, admin. and marking of assignments, tests and exams; calculation and submission of grades; holding regular office hours; supervising any TAs assigned to course, if applicable.

Minimum Qualifications:
PhD in English with experience teaching literature and creative writing at the university level; strong academic record, demonstrated teaching ability, evidence of currency in subject matter.

Application Instructions:

Anyone wishing to be considered for a particular position must submit an Application Form as well as a current CV. E-submissions are preferred and should be sent to Professor Jacob Gallagher-Ross, Chair, Department of English and Drama c/o [email protected]

For an application form go to: http://www.utm.utoronto.ca/english-drama/about-us/employment

Closing Date:
11/29/2022, 11:59PM EDT

This job is posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 3 Collective Agreement.

It is understood that some announcements of vacancies are tentative, pending final course determinations and enrolment. Should rates stipulated in the collective agreement vary from rates stated in this posting, the rates stated in the collective agreement shall prevail.

Preference in hiring is given to qualified individuals advanced to the rank of Sessional Lecturer II or Sessional Lecturer III in accordance with Article 14:12 of the CUPE 3902 Unit 3 collective agreement.

Please note: Undergraduate or graduate students and postdoctoral fellows of the University of Toronto are covered by the CUPE 3902 Unit 1 collective agreement rather than the Unit 3 collective agreement, and should not apply for positions posted under the Unit 3 collective agreement.

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