Session: Fall / Winter 2017-18 - Winter 2018 Tri-Campus TA Postings

Posted on: Oct 16, 2017

Applications due: Nov 03, 2017

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

CampusCourse No.Course TitleEnrollment (est.)No. positions (est.) *No. hours (est.)DatesTutorialsDutiesQualifications
STGSOC212H1SCrime and Deviance3001110January - AprilNAPreparation for classes; preparation of written or audio-visual materials; possibly attending lectures, teaching, and/or leading discussions; rating students' work; holding office hours; consulting with students (including electronic consultation); writing, grading and/or invigilation of tests/examinations; grading term papers and essays; communicating with course instructor and other TAs; other ad hoc tasks.Graduate coursework in subject of course; TA experience in subject of this or related course; completion of one year of graduate school; ability to instruct in writing; strong to desire to advise students and help them learn; established record of teaching excellence.
STGSOC251H1S-L0101Contemporary Sociological Theory751110January - AprilYesPreparation for classes; preparation of written or audio-visual materials; possibly attending lectures, teaching, and/or leading discussions; rating students' work; holding office hours; consulting with students (including electronic consultation); writing, grading and/or invigilation of tests/examinations; grading term papers and essays; communicating with course instructor and other TAs; other ad hoc tasks.Graduate coursework in subject of course; TA experience in subject of this or related course; completion of one year of graduate school; ability to instruct in writing; strong to desire to advise students and help them learn; established record of teaching excellence.
STGSOC254H1S-L0101Intermediate Qualitative Methods in Sociology75190January - AprilNAPreparation for classes; preparation of written or audio-visual materials; possibly attending lectures, teaching, and/or leading discussions; rating students' work; holding office hours; consulting with students (including electronic consultation); writing, grading and/or invigilation of tests/examinations; grading term papers and essays; communicating with course instructor and other TAs; other ad hoc tasks.Graduate coursework in subject of course; TA experience in subject of this or related course; completion of one year of graduate school; ability to instruct in writing; strong to desire to advise students and help them learn; established record of teaching excellence.
STGSOC308H1SGlobal Sociology130180January - AprilNAPreparation for classes; preparation of written or audio-visual materials; possibly attending lectures, teaching, and/or leading discussions; rating students' work; holding office hours; consulting with students (including electronic consultation); writing, grading and/or invigilation of tests/examinations; grading term papers and essays; communicating with course instructor and other TAs; other ad hoc tasks.Graduate coursework in subject of course; TA experience in subject of this or related course; completion of one year of graduate school; ability to instruct in writing; strong to desire to advise students and help them learn; established record of teaching excellence.
UTMSOC222H5S(L0101)Measuring Society1501118Jan - Apr, 2018Wed. 10-11, 11-12, 12-1, 1-2TA's in this course will be fully responsible for students in the tutorial section(s) assigned to them. Duties include (but are not limited to): conducting weekly (and/or as assigned) tutorial sections by the instructor; supporting students in the tutorials in office hours; answering students’ email for students in the assigned tutorial section(s), marking all work (essays, assignments, tests, and final exams) by students in the assigned tutorial sections and recording the resulting grades on BlackBoard; doing all course readings, participating in training for conducting tutorials; and any other duties assigned by the course instructor. Additional duties may include attending lectures and invigilating tests where applicable.Graduate work in Sociology with a solid working knowledge of basic statistics and SPSS. MUST BE AVAILABLE TO TEACH A TUTORIAL SECTION ON WEDNESDAYS BETWEEN 10AM AND 2PM
UTMSOC361H5SSociology of Organizations & Industrial Relations1501100Jan - Apr, 2018Grading essays/assignments, tests and final exams; holding office hours; doing course reading; attending classes; invigilating tests; answering student's email; record grades on blackboard. TA's are expected to come to campus regularly as required and attend training as required by Instructor.Graduate work in sociology with experience or knowledge in sociology of organizations and sociology of industrial relations preferred.
UTMSOC475H5SSociology of Law and Lawyers501100Jan - Apr, 2018Grading essays/assignments, tests and final exams; holding office hours; doing course reading; attending classes; invigilating tests; answering student's email; record grades on blackboard. TA's are expected to come to campus regularly as required and attend training as required by Instructor.Graduate work in Sociology and/or Criminology with experience in the area of Criminology or Law and Society preferred.
UTSCSOCB22H3SSociology of Gender
UTSCSOCB43H3SClassic Sociological Theory II80175 hours January - April 2018*Subject to Change* TUT0001 FR 10:00 11:00 AC 334 TUT0002 FR 11:00 12:00 AC 334 TUT0003 FR 12:00 13:00 AC 334 TUT0The TA must have excellent time management skills, including the ability to mark written assignments efficiently and effectively within agreed-upon time limits. to conduct tutorials, invigilate tests and final examinations, consult with student, consult with supervisor, and mark tutorial assignments and examinations. Timely communication with the instructor and students is also expected (as stipulated on course syllabus) The TA is responsible for pro-actively reporting to the instructor problems that arise in tutorial or any tasks that exceed the estimated time. The TA is expected to attend benchmarking meetings and hold tutorials. The TA will receive and is required to attend a training workshop on how to teach and facilitate a class tutorial and on how to provide feedback on writing assignments. Must be able to attend workshops and classes at UTSC. TAs will be required to complete a mandatory Health & Safety Awareness Training. Must have a solid grasp of sociological methods and classical theory, logic of argumentation, concept and theory development process. Experience teaching writing preferred.v
UTSCSOCB59H3SSociology of Law802 positions70 hours eachSeptember - December 2017*Subject to Change* TUT0001 WE 13:00 14:00 HW 408 TUT0002 WE 14:00 15:00 HW 408 TUT0003 WE 15:00 16:00 MW 229 TUT0The TA must have excellent time management skills, including the ability to mark written assignments efficiently and effectively within agreed-upon time limits. To conduct tutorials, invigilate tests and final examinations, consult with student, consult with supervisor, and mark tutorial assignments and examinations. Timely communication with the instructor and students is also expected (as stipulated on course syllabus) The TA is responsible for pro-actively reporting to the instructor problems that arise in tutorial or any tasks that exceed the estimated time. The TA is expected to attend benchmarking meetings and hold tutorials. The TA will receive and is required to attend a training workshop on how to teach and facilitate a class tutorial and on how to provide feedback on writing assignments. Must be able to attend workshops and classes at UTSC. TAs will be required to complete a mandatory Health & Safety Awareness Training.General Knowledge in Sociology of Law as demonstrated by graduate coursework and/or comprehensive exam in appropriate fields.
UTSCSOCC09H3SSociology of Gender and Work50160 hoursJanuary - April 2018N/ATeaching assistant to consult with supervisor, mark assignments and/or examinations, invigilate tests and final examinations. Must be able to attend classes and meetings at UTSC, as required. The TA must have excellent time management skills, including the ability to mark written assignments efficiently and effectively within agreed-upon time limits. Timely communication with the instructor and students is also expected, meaning that the TA must adhere to the course's 2 business day email reply policy, and pro-actively report problems that arise in any tasks that exceed the estimated time to the instructor.Appropriate background for course (Sociology of Gender and Work) Proficiency with Blackboard, as well as Microsoft Excel to input grades. Knowledge of marks submission system.

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.

Session: Fall / Winter 2017-18 - UTM Fall 2017 Emergency Post #2

Posted on: Oct 05, 2017

Applications due: Oct 11, 2017

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

CampusCourse No.Course TitleEnrollment (est.)No. positions (est.) *No. hours (est.)DatesTutorialsDutiesQualifications
UTMSOC301H5FCanadian Prisons150180Oct - Dec, 2017Grading essays/assignments, tests and final exams; holding office hours; doing course reading; attending classes; invigilating tests; answering student's email; record grades on blackboard. TA's are expected to come to campus regularly as required and attend training as required by Instructor.Graduate work in Sociology and/or Criminology with experience in the area of Criminology or Law and Society preferred.
UTMSOC316H5FIssues in Crime Prevention601100Oct - Dec, 2017Grading essays/assignments, tests and final exams; holding office hours; doing course reading; attending classes; invigilating tests; answering student's email; record grades on blackboard. TA's are expected to come to campus regularly as required and attend training as required by Instructor.Graduate work in Sociology and/or Criminology with experience in the area of Criminology or Law and Society 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, 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.