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Job Opportunities

Job Opportunity: Fall 2015 Job Opportunities

30 Jun 2015

Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics                                    Posted on:  June 30, 2015

 

Fall  Session (September 1, 2015-December 31, 2015)                                Applications due:  July 21, 2015

 

Course Number and Title

Course Enrolment (est)

Number of Positions (est.)

Dates of Appointment

AST101H1 F – The Sun and its Neighbours

 

1500 23 Sep.1-Dec.31/15
AST201H1 F – Great Moments in Astronomy

 

 

360 2 Sep.1-Dec.31/15
AST221H1 F – Stars and Planets

 

 

65 1.5 Sep.1-Dec.31/15
AST325H1 F – Introduction to Practical Astronomy 35 1 Sep.1-Dec.31/15
AST326Y1 Y – Practical Astronomy 30 2 Sep.1-Dec.31/15

Qualifications:

 

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

 

 

Background in astronomy at the Master’s level. Preference will be given to applicants with an interest and aptitude in teaching astronomy. First consideration will be given to full-time graduate students at the University of Toronto.

 

Background in astronomy at the Master’s level, and familiarity with the operation of telescopes and astronomical instruments. Preference will be given to applicants with an interest and aptitude in teaching astronomy. First consideration will be given to full-time graduate students at the University of Toronto.

 

Duties

Specific duties will be assigned by the course instructors but normally involve leading tutorial sections, marking of tests and assignments, office hours for counseling and in some cases conducting observing sessions.

 

 

NOTES:

  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.

 

Please forward applications to: Professor Dae-Sik Moon, Associate Chair – Undergraduate, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of Toronto, 50 St. George Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3H4   email: ungrad.sec@astro.utoronto.ca