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Job Opportunities

Job Opportunity: Summer TA Positions

27 Mar 2017

Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics

Posted on March 23, 2017

Summer Session (May-June; July-August, 2017)

Applications due April 15, 2017

 

Course Number and Title Course Enrolment (est.) Number of Positions (est.) Size of Appointment (hours)  

Dates of Appointments

 

Qualifications

(for ALL courses)

 

Duties

(for ALL courses)

 

AST101H1 F

 

 

AST251H1 F

   

 

AST201H1 S

 

 

 

 

 

                   

 

195

 

 

195

 

 

195

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

 

 

4

 

 

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

70

 

 

70

 

 

70

 

 

 

 

 

May 15-Jul.7/17

 

 

May 15-Jul.7/17

 

 

Jul.4-Aug.25/17

 

 

 

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 counselling 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.

 

Rate of Pay:  Effective May 1, 2017, the rate of pay for a teaching assistant will be:  SGS II/PDF ($43.65) per hour.

 

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