CUPE Unit 1 Positions

The Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 3902 Unit 1 (CUPE 3902 Unit 1) represents University of Toronto students (undergraduate and graduate students) and some postdoctoral fellows working as Teaching Assistants, Teaching Laboratory Assistants, markers, graders, and course instructors. These positions are governed by the CUPE 3902 Unit 1 collective agreement.

To view a list of currently available Unit 1 positions across the University, please visit the Human Resources & Equity CUPE 3902 Job Board.

Within the Department of East Asian Studies (EAS), Summer positions are normally posted early in the calendar year, before March 15. Fall positions are normally posted in the early summer, before June 30, and Winter positions before October 31. Positions may be posted earlier than these dates, and emergency positions may be posted outside of these timelines.

Summer 2022 

Course Instructor Postings

The Department of East Asian Studies, University of Toronto, invites applications from students interested in Course Instructor position for the Summer 2022. Applicants must submit a cover letter, an abridged syllabus, curriculum vitae, and previous teaching evaluations (if applicable). 

Applications should be addressed to the EAS Hiring Committee and must be submitted by email to eas.grad@utoronto.ca with the subject line: Unit 1 CI Application. Receipt of your application will be acknowledged with an email response. If you do not receive an acknowledgement within one week of submission, please follow up to ensure your application has been received. Thank you.

Posting Date: February 8, 2022
Closing Date: March 2, 2022

EAS241H1S Introduction to Chinese Philosophy
EAS256H1F Chinese Literature (Pre-Qin to Tang)
EAS257H1S Chinese Literature (Song to Qing)
EAS273H1S Modern Chinese Cities
EAS274H1F Popular Culture in East Asia
EAS296H1F Topics in East Asian Studies (March 8 deadline)
EAS314H1F Culture & World After Hiroshima & Nagasaki
EAS357H1F Mao's China and Beyond
EAS386H1F Culture of Nature in China
EAS394H1S Film Culture in Contemporary China
EAS496H1F Advanced Topics in East Asian Studies

Teaching Assistant Postings

The Department of East Asian Studies, University of Toronto, invites applications from students interested in the TA positions for the summer session. Applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae and an PDF icon EAS TA Application Form (WORD version).

Applications should be addressed to the EAS Hiring Committee and must be submitted by email to eas.grad@utoronto.ca with the subject line: Unit 1 TA Application. Receipt of your application will be acknowledged with an email response. If you do not receive an acknowledgement within one week of submission, please follow up to ensure your application has been received. Thank you.

Posting Date: February 8, 2022
Closing Date: March 2, 2022

Job postings: 
EAS110Y1Y Modern Standard Korean I (March 3 deadline)
EAS120Y1Y Modern Standard Japanese I (March 3 deadline)
EAS241H1S Introduction to Chinese Philosophy
EAS256H1F Chinese Literature (Pre-Qin to Tang)
EAS257H1S Chinese Literature (Song to Qing)
EAS271H1F 20th Century Korean History
EAS274H1F Popular Culture in East Asia
EAS340H1F Chinese Society and Culture