Session: UTM and STG Summer 2018 - Round 1

Posted on: Mar 15, 2018

Applications due: Apr 06, 2018

Submit applications on-line to: https://taships.chass.utoronto.ca/rlg.

Listed below are courses that have required Teaching Assistants in the past. (For descriptions of these courses, please go to http://www.artsandscience.utoronto.ca/ofr/calendar/crs_rlg.htm for St. George courses, http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~registrar/calendars/calendar/ for Scarborough campus courses, and http://www.utm.utoronto.ca/regcal/WEBDEP34.html for UTM courses. All TA hours and positions are estimates. Some of these courses may not require Teaching Assistants and other courses not listed here may require them. The assignment of Teaching Assistantships is always contingent on enrolments and the availability of funds. For students who are within the funded cohort, TA hours will normally form a portion of the student’s funding package and will include at least 140 hours of employment. This figure may be increased, depending on the student’s program year.

CampusCourse No.Course TitleEnrollment (est.)No. positions (est.) *No. hours (est.)DatesTutorialsDutiesQualifications
STGRLG100Y1Y-DAYWorld Religions (Day)50150May 1, 2018-August 31, 2018NoneTeaching Assistants (except in courses requiring markers only) will normally be expected to conduct tutorials, mark essays and examinations, hold consultation hours with students, and, in some cases, attend lectures.Successful applicants will be in an MA or PhD program in a relevant religious field; be competent in the subject matter of the class; and have organizational and communication skills necessary for the fulfillment of their duties. Previous teaching and marking experience preferred TAs will be members of CUPE Unit1
UTMRLG101H5SIntroduction to the Study of Religion803-420-30July 1, 2018 - August 30, 2018YesTeaching Assistants (except in courses requiring markers only) will normally be expected to conduct tutorials, mark essays and examinations, hold consultation hours with students, and, in some cases, attend lectures. Successful applicants will be in an MA or PhD program in a relevant religious field; be competent in the subject matter of the class; and have organizational and communication skills necessary for the fulfillment of their duties. Previous teaching and marking experience preferred.
UTMRLG203H5FIntroduction to Christianity601-220-30May 1, 2018 - June 30, 2018YesTeaching Assistants will be expected to mark essays and examinations, hold consultation hours with students, and, in some cases, attend lectures.Successful applicants will be in an MA or PhD program in a relevant religious field; be competent in the subject matter of the class; and have organizational and communication skills necessary for the fulfillment of their duties. Previous teaching and marking experience preferred.
UTMRLG206H5SIntroduction to Buddhism601-220-30July 1, 2018 - August 30, 2018YesTeaching Assistants (except in courses requiring markers only) will normally be expected to conduct tutorials, mark essays and examinations, hold consultation hours with students, and, in some cases, attend lectures.Successful applicants will be in an MA or PhD program in a relevant religious field; be competent in the subject matter of the class; and have organizational and communication skills necessary for the fulfillment of their duties. Previous teaching and marking experience preferred.
UTMRLG211H5FIntroduction to Religion, Media, and Popular Culture601-220-30May 1, 2018 - June 30, 2018YesTeaching Assistants (except in courses requiring markers only) will normally be expected to conduct tutorials, mark essays and examinations, hold consultation hours with students, and, in some cases, attend lectures.Successful applicants will be in an MA or PhD program in a relevant religious field; be competent in the subject matter of the class; and have organizational and communication skills necessary for the fulfillment of their duties. Previous teaching and marking experience preferred.

Notes:

  1. The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

  2. These jobs are posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 1 Collective Agreement. The Departmental Statement of Policy is available in the Department Office and in the CUPE, local 3902 office.

  3. The position (s) posted above is (are) tentative, pending final course determinations and enrolments.

  4. The rates of pay correspond with the current CUPE Agreement and is effective May 1, 2018 as follows:

  5. Please 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.

  6. Although a graduate student’s preference as to the campus location of his/her TA appointment will be taken into account, both the initial TA appointment (CI appointment) and the subsequent appointment obligation related to that appointment may be met through position (s) on any one of the three University of Toronto campuses (UTM, UTSC or St George) in courses in the same discipline as the initial appointment. TAs will only be assigned to courses in fields in which they are or should be qualified to assist.