Queen's University

 

Current Employment Opportunities: 

 

ONLINE SUMMER TA POSITIONS:

 ENIN 207 - Envisioning Disruptive Technologies

 MUSC 171 - Social History of Popular Music

application deadline: April 2nd

See Course Descriptions


Please note: These teaching assistantships are for the support of online courses. Some training and preparation is needed before the start of the course.  Candidates must be prepared to work outside the regular 9-5 work week, 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) would be an asset. 

Applicants are required to have expertise in the field relevant to the course and excellent interpersonal skills. Familiarity with OnQ and excellent writing skills are considered assets.  

TA duties may include working with online assessment tools on OnQ, grading research and writing assignments, assisting in student peer-to-peer assessment, assessing online discussion and reflections, grading exams and managing grades. The TA will also help manage student inquiries, and assist with scheduling and facilitating exams. 

Graduate Teaching Assistants and Teaching Fellows at Queen’s University are governed by the Collective Agreement for Teaching Assistants and Teaching Fellows between PSAC Local 901 and Queen’s University. Remuneration will be in accordance with the Collective Agreement. Appointments are subject to enrolment figures and budgetary approval.

Graduate Teaching Assistantships are filled according to Group Preferences set out in the Collective Agreement between The Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) and Queen’s University at Kingston, December 18, 2013 to April 30, 2017.

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.

Please forward your application and supporting documentation by email to Lee Atkinson, Dan School of Drama and Music.

Applications:

Graduate Students – Group A: Please indicate course preference

Graduate Students – Groups B, C, and D please submit:

1.      Statement of interest and relevant experience, including an indication of course preference

2.      Complete and current curriculum vitae

3.      SOLUS printout of grades or transcript

4.      Any other relevant materials the candidate wishes to submit for consideration.

The University will provide support in its recruitment process to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs.

For additional details and information on the position and to submit applications, please contact Lee Atkinson at: lee.atkinson@queensu.ca; (613) 533-6000, ext. 77526​