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Posting Date: July 21, 2021
Closing date: July 28, 2021

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Teaching Assistant Positions 

Fall/Winter 2021-22

Posting Date: July 23, 2021
Closing Date: August 9, 2021 

Teaching Assistant positions for the following courses may be available at the DAN School of Drama and Music in the 2021-22 academic year, conditional upon enrolment figures and budgetary approval: 

The teaching assistants that we are seeking are for the support of on-campus, online or remote courses. Delivery format is indicated for each course listed.  

Some training and preparation is required before the start of the course. Candidates must be prepared to work outside the regular 9-5 workweek and have access to the internet and a computer that meets minimum requirements. Experience with learning management systems (e.g. onQ) and videoconferencing software (e.g. Zoom or Microsoft Teams) would be an asset. 

ONLY CANDIDATES SELECTED WILL BE CONTACTED: usually the week before courses start. Please do not send follow-up emails. 

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UNDERGRADUATE TA-SHIP OPPORTUNITIES (F or F/W term)

For Undergraduate Teaching Assistantships, please apply to individual TAships separately (put the Course Code in the email subject lines). A single application to all positions will not be accepted.  

Email your application to Katherine Peter, Academic Program Manager DSDM.jobs@queensu.ca 

Send a separate email application for each course and individual sections of a course (multiple applications in one email will not be considered).   In the Subject Line include:
– Course Code (e.g. DRAM 303) and Term (e.g. W)
– One Section (on-campus, remote, or Arts & Science Online)

Undergraduate Teaching Assistantships applications should includeyour curriculum vitaeunofficial transcripts, and a one-paragraph statement why you want to TA for each course for which you are applying. 

IMPORTANT: In order to streamline the application process please DO NOT copy Katherine Peter on your email – and be sure to send separate applications for each position (with the corresponding Course Code in the Subject Line)  if you wish to be considered. Thank you.

DRAM 240 F – Introduction to Theatre Space (On-campus)
DRAM 303 W – Indigenous Playwrights (Arts & Science Online)
ENIN 140 F – Design Thinking (Remote)
ENIN 140 W – Design Thinking (Arts & Science Online)
ENIN 200 F – Foundations of Entrepreneurship (Arts & Science Online)
ENIN 204 F – Publicity and Media Relations (Arts & Science Online)
ENIN 240 F – Explorations in Creativity (Remote)
ENIN 240 W – Explorations in Creativity (Arts & Science Online)
ENIN 301 F – Creative Entrepreneurship (Arts & Science Online)
ENIN 340 W – Topics in Innovation and Entrepreneurship (On-Campus)
MUSC 104 F – Music Fundamentals  (Arts & Science Online)
MUSC 104 W – Music Fundamentals (On-Campus)
MUSC 191 F/W – Theory and Analysis I 

GRADUATE TA-SHIP OPPORTUNITIES*

DRAM 200 F/W – Theatre History and Literature I
DRAM 211 F – Introduction to Theatre for Young Audiences (ASO)
DRAM 220 W – Play Reading and Analysis
DRAM 300 F/W – Theatre History and Literature II (view DRAM 300 TA job description)
DRAM 303 W – Indigenous Playwrights (Arts & Science Online) 
ENIN 140 F – Design Thinking (Remote) 
ENIN 140 W – Design Thinking (Arts & Science Online)  
ENIN 200 F – Foundations of Entrepreneurship (Arts & Science Online)
ENIN 204 F – Publicity and Media Relations (Arts & Science Online)
ENIN 240 F – Explorations in Creativity (Remote)
ENIN 240 W – Explorations in Creativity (Arts & Science Online)
MUSC 105 W – Foundations in Tonal Music
MUSC 114 F – Introduction to Teaching Music to Children (View MUSC 114 TA Job Description)
MUSC 114 W – Introduction to Teaching Music to Children (View MUSC 114 TA Job Description)
MUSC 156 F – Introduction to Digital Audio Recording and Mixing (Remote) 
MUSC 171 W – Social History of Popular Music (ASO) 
MUSC 210 F – Western Art Music: Crusades to Colonialism 
MUSC 211 W – Western Art Music: Industrialization to the Internet
MUSC 240 F – Music of Video Games 
MUSC 280 F – Voice Techniques & Methods 
MUSC 289 W – Global Musics
MUTH 110 F – The Republic to Rationalism: History, Arts, and Performance I 
MUTH 111 W – Listening to Revolutions: History, Arts, and Performance II
MUTH 331 W – Music Direction for Music Theatre 

Please forward your application and ranked course preferences and other relevant material to  DSDM.jobs@queensu.ca  on or before Friday, August 9, 2021.

Send a separate email application for each course and individual sections of a course
**** (multiple applications in one email will not be considered)***  

In the email Subject Line include:
– Course Code (e.g. DRAM 303) and Term ( e.g. W)
– One Section (on-campus, remote, or Arts & Science Online

*Graduate TAship application should include:
1. your curriculum vitae
2.  unofficial transcripts
3.  one-paragraph statement why you want to TA for each course for which you are applying.
4. 
If the TAship is part of a graduate funding package (Group A) then applicants applying for more than one course should rank their course preferences by term in a separate list attached to each email application. 

For Graduate Students, Teaching Assistantships will be assigned in accordance with Article 12.04 of the Collective Agreement (CA) between the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) on behalf of Graduate Teaching Assistants and Teaching Fellows and Queens University. Please ensure you become familiar with all aspects of the collective agreement, including Article 12.04, included below. 

Collective Agreement
Article 12: Appointment of Teaching Assistants 

12.04 In the appointment to TAships within the bargaining unit, the Employer shall follow the four level preference system outlined below. No TAships shall be offered to candidates in Group B until the qualified candidates in Group A have been exhausted. No TAships shall be offered to candidates in Group C until the qualified candidates in Group B have been exhausted. TAships may only be offered to candidates in Group D when there remain no qualified candidates in any other Group. 

A. First Preference — Group A
Is for qualified graduate students registered as:
(i) students in a department or program in which the TAship will be offered; or
(ii) students in an interdisciplinary program with TA budget resources,
and for whom the TAship has been granted as part of the funding commitment offered by the Employer. 

B. Second Preference — Group B
Is for qualified graduate students registered as:
(i) students in a department or program in which the TAship will be offered; or
(ii) students in an interdisciplinary program with TA budget resources,
and for whom
(iii) the TAship will not form part of the funding commitment offered by the Employer; or (iv) there is currently no funding commitment provided by the Employer. 

C. Third Preference — Group C
Is for qualified graduate students that have previously held a TAship or TFship for the Employer. 

D. Fourth Preference — Group D
Is for qualified graduate students that have not met the criteria as set out in 12.04 A, B, or C

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