Course Lecturer Guidelines
These positions are offered to visiting academic staff, contract personnel and to qualified graduate students registered in the School's Doctoral and Master's programs.
The standard stipend for a Course Lecturer subject to the union collective agreement. A 4% vacation entitlement is included in this stipend. Each course runs over a term. Each term is normally four months [i.e. September through December (Fall term) and January through April (Winter Term) except for our Summer term which runs from May through June inclusively].
Successful applicants must complete appropriate paperwork for payroll purposes. Once officially in the University's payroll system, cheques will be directly deposited into the Course Lecturer's bank on the 15th and the last day of every month of employment.
The average workload for a Course Lecturer in the School of Computer Science is 135 hours for the term (for a 3-credit course). Of these, three (3) hours are spent in class time per week. The rest are spent in preparation time for the class and regular office hours.
A Course Lecturer is expected to:
Where multiple sections of a course exist, a Course Lecturer may be designated as Co-ordinator of this course. As the Co-ordinator, he/she will be asked to perform the following additional duties:
The School sends e-mail to all registered graduate students soliciting applications by a given deadline. Applicants must submit an application form together with an updated C.V. to the School's administrative office for consideration.
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At the end of each semester, the performance of Course Lecturers will be evaluated through the course evaluation exercise. The results of this evaluation will remain on file for future reference.
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