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MUSC 227 Ear Training and Sight Singing 2

Winter 2022 Graduate Teaching Assistant Position

DAN SCHOOL OF DRAMA AND MUSIC

Queen’s University, Kingston, ON CAN K7L 3N6

Posting Date: December 6, 2021

Closing Date: December 17, 2021

A Graduate Teaching Assistant position for MUSC 227 is available at the DAN School of Drama and Music in the 2022 winter term. Please note:  this is a 65-hour Graduate TA-ship for the second term of a fall/winter course.

Some training and preparation may be 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. Familiarity with ear training and sight singing plus experience with learning management systems (e.g. onQ) and videoconferencing software (e.g. Zoom or Microsoft Teams) would be an asset.


 

GRADUATE TA-SHIP OPPORTUNITY (winter term)

Please forward your application to Katherine Peter, Academic Program Manager at dsdm.jobs@queensu.ca on or before Friday, December 17, 2021 

 

The application should include your curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, and a one-paragraph statement outlining why you want to TA for MUSC 227.

 

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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