Employment Opportunities - Fall 2024

Sessional / Contract Academic Staff Positions

University of Waterloo 

Waterloo, Ontario

Closing Date – June 15, 2024

Positions Available

RS 100Religions of Asia

RS 216 Islam


Applicants should normally hold a PhD in Religious Studies or a related discipline. The Department will consider late-stage ABD students.


Typical duties include developing and delivery course content and assessments (including a course syllabus), 3 hours of classroom time per week (36 hours per term), weekly office hours, course administration and regular communication with students regarding course content and special circumstances, developing assignments and/or tests, grading of student work, and the preparation and posting of final grades.

Course Delivery
These courses are in-person and require the instructor to be on-campus for classes.

 Per Course Stipend

The current sessional stipend is $8,910 (+4% vacation pay) for the term (subject to change resulting from collective bargaining).

Applications should include:

  1. a letter detailing their interest in and suitability for the position
  2. a curriculum vitae with contact information; and
  3. evidence of positive teaching performance, such as teaching evaluations, letters of recommendation, statement of teaching philosophy, and/or previous syllabi where applicable.

All submissions should be addressed to Dr. Scott Kline, Chair, Religious Studies, and emailed to Priti Nayak, Department Administrative Manager, at p2nayak@uwaterloo.ca by June 15, 2024.


Further Information
The University respects, appreciates and encourages diversity. Applications from all qualified individuals are encouraged.