Job Opportunity: Spring 2015 Job Opportunities17 Oct 2014
Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics Posted on: October 20, 2014
Spring Session (January 1, — April 30, 2015) Applications due: November 17, 2014
Course Number and Title
Course Enrolment (est)
Number of Positions (est.)
Size of Appointment (hours)
Dates of Appointment
|AST121H1 S – Origin and Evolution of the Universe||196||2||70||Jan.1-Apr.30/14|
|AST201H1 S – Stars and Galaxies||1500||25||70||Jan.1-Apr.30/14|
|AST222H1 S – Galaxies and Cosmology||65||2||70 or 35||Jan.1-Apr.30/14|
|AST251H1 S – Life on Other Worlds||350||7||70||Jan.1-Apr.30/14|
|AST320H1 S – Introduction to Astrophysics||40||1||70||Jan.1-Apr.30/14|
|AST326Y1 Y – Practical Astronomy||30||2||70 or 35||Jan.1-Apr.30/14|
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: email@example.com