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.

2022-2023 Academic Year

Course Instructor Postings

The Department of East Asian Studies, University of Toronto, invites applications from students interested in Course Instructor position for the 2022-2023 Academic Year. 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: June 29, 2022
Closing Date: July 25, 2022

EAS314H1F Culture and World after Hiroshima and Nagasaki
EAS489H1F Advanced Seminar in Asian Media Studies
EAS257H1S Chinese Literature (Song to Qing)
EAS273H1S Modern Chinese Cities
EAS374H1S Modern Japan and the Colonial Question

Teaching Assistant Postings

The Department of East Asian Studies, University of Toronto, invites applications from students interested in the TA positions for the 2022-2023 Academic Year. 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: July 14, 2022
Closing Date: August 8, 2022

EAS110Y1Y Modern Standard Korean I
EAS300Y1Y Modern Standard Chinese III

Posting Date: June 29, 2022
Closing Date: July 25, 2022

Job postings: 
ELL Lead TA
EAS100Y1Y Modern Standard Chinese I
EAS101Y1Y Modern Chinese I for Students with Prior Background
EAS120Y1Y Modern Standard Japanese I
EAS220Y1Y Modern Standard Japanese II
EAS110Y1Y Modern Standard Korean I
EAS210Y1Y Modern Standard Korean II
EAS103H1F Premodern East Asia
EAS105H1F Modern East Asia
EAS231H1F Tales of the Supernatural in Chinese Literature
EAS270H1F Narratives of 19th-Century Korea
EAS284H1F Modern Chinese Literature