Session: 2017-2018 Session - Round 5 Emergency Posting

Posted on: Nov 22, 2017

Applications due: Nov 29, 2017

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
STGLRQ6666H1YLanguage Course2-5312 hours per positionDecember 1, 2017 -April 30, 2017Duties: Teaching Assistants will normally be expected to hold regular hours in the Department to meet with students in small groups or one-on-one. An M.A. in Religious Studies or associated field or enrollment in the MA/PhD programs at the Centre for the Study of Religion. Completion of the Department's language requirements. Demonstrated experience in language instruction.Indicate which of the following languages you have proficiency in: Greek/Latin, Arabic, French. Applicants must be enrolled in a graduate course of studies as of September 2017. TAs will become members of CUPE 3902 Unit 1. Applicants should submit a CV and cover letter, outlining experience and expertise in languages.
STGRLG232H1SReligion & Film170January 1, 2018-April 30, 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.An M.A. in Religious Studies or associated field or enrolment in the MA/PhD programs at the Centre for the Study of Religion. Applicants must be enrolled in a graduate course of studies as of September 2016. TAs will become members of CUPE 3902 Unit 1.
STGRLG301H1SReligion on the Couch37140January 1, 2018-April 30, 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. In September the Department will offer a mandatory orientation session for those appointed a Teaching Assistants.An M.A. in Religious Studies or associated field or enrollment in the MA/PhD programs at the Centre for the Study of Religion. Applicants must be enrolled in a graduate course of studies as of January 2018 or be post-doctoral fellows. TAs will become members of CUPE 3902.

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, 2017 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.