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Job Opportunities

Job Opportunity: Fall TA Positions

25 Jul 2017

Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics

Posted on July 25, 2017

Fall  Session (September 1, 2017-December 31, 2017)

Applications due August 14 , 2017

 

Course Number and Title

Course Enrolment (est.)

Number of Positions (est.)

Size of Appointment (houts)

Dates of Appointments

Qualifications

(for ALL courses)

Duties

(for ALL courses)

 

AST101H1 F

The Sun and its Neighbours

1500 25 70 Sep.1-Dec.31/17 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 counseling and in some cases conducting observing sessions

 

AST210H1 F

Great Moments in Astronomy

260 2 70 Sep.1-Dec.31/17

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 counseling and in some cases conducting observing sessions.

AST221H1 F

Stars and Planets

65 1.5 70 Sep.1-Dec.31/17

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..

 

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

AST325H1 F

Introduction to Practical Astronomy

35 1 70 Sep.1-Dec.31/17

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.

 

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

AST325H1 F

Introduction to Practical Astronomy

35 1 70 Sep.1-Dec.31/17

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.

 

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

AST326Y1 Y

Practical Astronomy

30 2 70 Sep.1/17-Apr.30/18

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.

 

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

 

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 Yanqin Wu, 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