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Job Opportunity: Campus Observer

24 Jul 2015

Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics                                    Posted on:  June 24, 2015


Session: Fall/Spring (September, 2015 – April, 2016.)                             Applications due: Friday, 17 July 2015


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University level background in astronomy. Preference will be given to applicants with an interest and aptitude in teaching astronomy and must be familiar with the operation of a telescope. First consideration will be given to full-time graduate students at the University of Toronto.


Specific duties will be assigned by the instructors but normally involve leading tutorial sections, assistance with undergraduate recruiting, office hours for counseling and conducting observing sessions.






  1. Department Standards and Policies are available in the Department office and in the CUPE, Local 3902 office.
  2. The position(s) posted above is (are) tentative, pending final course determinations and enrolments.


This job is posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 1 Collective Agreement.

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 (or 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.


Applications should be forwarded to: Professor Dae-Sik Moon, Associate Chair, Undergraduate, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario. M5S 3H4.