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Job Opportunity: Summer 2015 Job Opportunities

13 Mar 2015

Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics                                    Posted on:  March 13, 2015


Summer  Session (May-June — July-August 13, 2015)                                 Applications due:  April 13, 2015


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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.




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.



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.

Rate of Pay:  Effective September 1, 2013, the rate of pay for a teaching assistant will be:  SGS II/PDF ($42.05) per hour.

Please forward applications to:  Professor Raymond Carlberg, Associate Chair – Undergraduate, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of Toronto, 50 St. George Street, Toronto, Ontario  M5S 3H4    email: