Sessional Lecturer: HENT558 Social Entrepreneurship (0.25FCE)

University of Toronto

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Sessional Lecturer: HENT558 Social Entrepreneurship (0.25FCE)


University of Toronto

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Date Posted: 05/30/2024
Closing Date: 06/20/2024, 11:59PM EDT
Req ID: 37636
Job Category: Sessional Instruction
Faculty/Division: Temerty Faculty of Medicine
Department: Dept of Lab. Medicine & Pathobiology
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)Description:Social entrepreneurs are change agents who challenge the status quo by using social enterprise and social innovation to address protracted social problems. This course is designed for students who want to explore social enterprise start-ups, as well as those students who are just curious about the field and want to learn more about entrepreneurship and explore career opportunities. Students will learn the requisite knowledge and skills to develop their own health business feasibility plan that explores starting a new social venture, nonprofit, or commercial enterprise.The University of Toronto instructor will be co-facilitating the course with their KNUST counterpart. Partnering University: Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Ghana.Estimated course enrollment: ~ 20 studentsEstimated TA support: n/aClass schedule: Virtual 3-hour seminar-style sessions; occurring from 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM EST between Monday, July 8 – Thursday, July 18, 2024.Sessional dates of appointment: July 2024Salary (0.25 FCE):Sessional Lecturer I – $4,728.95
Sessional Lecturer I – Long Term -$4,965.40
Sessional Lecturer II – $5,060.88
Sessional Lecturer II – Long Term – $5,163.31
Sessional Lecturer III – $5,181.38
Sessional Lecturer III – Long Term – $5,285.01Please 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.Minimum qualifications: Master’s Degree or higher in Health Sciences or a related field.Preferred qualifications: Previous experience in teaching, project management, social innovation projects, translational research, and student evaluation.Description of duties: The instructor will be responsible for achieving the course objectives: broadening students’ understanding of the ecosystem, identifying social problems, and fostering social value creation. They will need an introduction to the role of social entrepreneurs in addressing societal issues and driving impactful change.
The instructor will be responsible for designing class activities and take-home activities, creating the mid-term and contributing to the final examination.Application instructions: Please submit application using the following form:CAUTION: This ad is “posted only” to the U of T CUPE 3902 Unit 3 job board. Please see the informationdirectly above for the application instructions; applications submitted via the “Apply Now” button on this page will NOT be considered for this position.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.All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.Diversity StatementThe University of Toronto embraces Diversity and is building a culture of belonging that increases our capacity to effectively address and serve the interests of our global community. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous Peoples, Black and racialized persons, women, persons with disabilities, and people of diverse sexual and gender identities. We value applicants who have demonstrated a commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion and recognize that diverse perspectives, experiences, and expertise are essential to strengthening our academic mission.As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see .Accessibility StatementThe University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact .

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