Anthropology TAship Applications

TAship postings

Summer 2019 - Summer 2019

Posted on: 2019-03-12

Applications due: 2019-04-02

Submit applications on-line to: https://taships.iit.artsci.utoronto.ca/ant.

Course Campus Enrollment (est.) No. positions (est.) No. hours (est.) Dates Times Tutorials Duties Qualifications
ANT100Y1Y - Introduction to Anthropology STG 80 2 (1 Archaeology/Evolutionary, 1 Social Cultural-Linguistic) 1-3 at 35 hours each (Arch/Evo); 1-3 at 35 hours each (SCL) 1 Archaeology/ Evolutionary May 1-June 30, 2019, 1 Social Cultural- Linguistic July 1-August 31, 2019 Mondays 8-9 pm and Wednesdays 5-6 pm Conduct tutorials; prepare reading lists; consult with Supervisor/students; attend examinations; mark tutorial assignments and exams. Demonstrated excellence in teaching and scholarly work (including undergraduate and graduate course work). Consideration will also be given to anthropological field research experience, grading experience, and course management experience.
ANT204H1F - Anthropology of the Contemporary World STG 80 2 35 hours each May 1, 2019 to June 30, 2019 Mondays 12-1 pm, Mondays 1-2 pm, Wednesdays 12-1 pm Consult with Supervisor/students. Mark papers/exams and assist with course materials. Prepare and conduct tutorials. Invigilate tests/examinations. Demonstrated excellence in scholarly work (including undergraduate and graduate course work) within the field of Social and Cultural Anthropology. Consideration will also be given to anthropological field research experience, grading experience, and course management experience.
ANT207H1S - Core Concepts in Social and Cultural Anthropology STG 80 2 35 hours each July 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019 Mondays 12-1 pm, Mondays 1-2 pm, Wednesdays 12-1 pm Consult with Supervisor/students. Mark papers/exams and assist with course materials. Prepare and conduct tutorials. Invigilate tests/examinations. Completed undergraduate and graduate courses in Social and Cultural Anthropology (demonstrated excellence in course performance); demonstrated communication ability. Previous teaching and marking experience preferred.
ANT253H1S - Language and Society STG 120 1 140 hours July 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019 none Consult with Supervisor/students. Mark papers/exams and assist with course materials. Invigilate tests/examinations. Demonstrated excellence in scholarly work (including undergraduate and graduate course work) within the field of Linguistic Anthropology. Consideration will also be given to grading experience and course management experience.
ANT346H1F - Anthropology of Food STG 80 1-2 35 hours each May 1, 2019 to June 30, 2019 none Consult with Supervisor/students. Mark papers/exams and assist with course materials. Invigilate tests/examinations. Graduate student in Social-Cultural Anthropology, demonstrated excellence in course performance. Previous teaching and marking experience preferred.
ANT348H1F - Anthropology of Health STG 80 1 35 hours May 1, 2019 to June 30, 2019 none Complete assigned readings. Interact with students in class and facilitate small group discussions. Hold office hours. Respond to student emails. Mark papers and exams. Invigilate tests/examinations. Graduate student in Socio-Cultural Anthropology. Completion of at least one graduate level medical anthropology course preferred. Previous teaching and grading experience preferred.
ANT356H1S - Anthropology of Religion STG 80 1 35 hours July 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019 none Consult with Supervisor/students. Mark papers/exams and assist with course materials. Graduate Student in Social Cultural Anthropology. Familiarity with course topic required.
ARH306Y1F - Archaeological Field Methods STG 30 1 140 hours May 1, 2019 to June 30, 2019 See duties Supervise small groups of students; mapping and excavating at a site in Toronto, Mon to Fri, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (10 days); marking of field notes and mapping data. Completed courses in Archaeology; knowledge of and experience in Archaeological fieldwork (survey and excavation); experience supervising small groups; ability to work independently and with groups; knowledge of mapping, including use of a theodolite or total station, GPS, topographic maps. Knowledge of augering/coring, remote sensing, or digital photography an asset. Ontario archaeological license an asset.
ANT101H5F-Summer - Intro to Biological Ant & Arch UTM 100 2 140 hrs each May 1, 2019 - June 30, 2019 Thurs 1-3pm and 3-5pm at UTM Teaching assistant to conduct practicals, invigilate tests and final examination, consult with supervisor and students, mark practical assignments and examinations. Successful applicants will have completed undergraduate and/or graduate courses in biological anthropology and/or archaeology, and have an ability to communicate information clearly. Skills and background to complement instructor & other TAs will be given preference. May also prefer current TA, depending on specilities in need and complementarity needs. Must be available for practical on Thursdays at UTM, midterms, and final exam.
ANT102H5S-Summer - Intro to Sociocultural and Linguistic Anthropology UTM 200 1-4 depending on enrollment 50-70 hours each depending on enrollment July 1, 2019 - August 31, 2019 none, but must come to UTM for tests, exams and meetings Teaching assistant to invigilate tests and final examination, consult supervisor and students, and mark assignments and examinations. Must come to UTM for tests, exams, and meetings. Successful applicants will have completed undergraduate and/or graduate courses in sociocultural and/or linguistic anthropology; an ability to communicate information clearly; previous teaching and marking experience preferred. Complementary background with instructor and current TA may be desirable.
ANT202H5S-Summer - Biological Anthropology: Human Variation and Adaption UTM 50 1 140 hrs July 1, 2019 - August 31, 2019 Wednesdays 1-3pm and 3-5pm at UTM Teaching assist to conduct tutorials, prepare lab notes and handouts, invigilate tests and examinations, consult with supervisor and students, mark practical assignments and examinations. Successful applicants will have completed undergraduate and/or graduate courses in biological anthropology; familiarity with material covered, genetics and human diversity. Experience and expertise to complement instructor and other TAs may be desirable. Must be available for practicals at UTM as well as midterms and exams.
ANT203H5F-Summer - Biological Anthropology: Primatology and Palaeoanthropology UTM 50 1 140 hours May 1, 2019 - June 30, 2019 Wednesdays 1-3pm and 3-5pm at UTM Teaching assist to conduct tutorials, prepare lab notes and handouts, invigilate tests and examinations, consult with supervisor and students, mark practical assignments and examinations. Successful applicants will have completed undergraduate and/or graduate courses in biological anthropology; familiarity with material covered, paleaoanthropology and primatology. Experience and expertise to complement instructor and other TAs may be desirable. Must be available for practicals at UTM as well as midterms and exams.
ANT207H5Y-summer - Being Human: Classic Thought on Self and Society UTM 45 1 85 hours May 1, 2019 - August 31, 2019 Yes, Mondays 3-4pm at UTM Teaching assistant to conduct tutorials, invigilate tests and final examination, consult with supervisor and students, mark tutorial assignments and examinations. Successful applicants will have completed undergraduate and/or graduate courses in sociocultural anthropology; an ability to communicate information clearly; strong background in social science theory preferred; previous teaching and marking experience an asset. Skills and background to complement instructor & other TAs may be given preference. Must be available for tutorials at UTM.
ANT218H5F-summer - The Social Conquest of Earth UTM 150 1-4 depending on enrollment 50-70 hours each depending on enrollment May 1, 2019 - June 30, 2019 none, but must come to UTM for tests, exams and meetings Teaching assistant to invigilate tests and final examination, consult with supervisor and students, mark assignments and examinations. Successful applicants will have completed undergraduate and/or graduate courses in biological anthropology; an ability to communicate information clearly; previous teaching and marking experience preferred. Expertise in topics related to course preferred. Must be available for midterms and exams at UTM.
ANT317H5F-Summer - Archaeology of Eastern North America UTM 50 1 depends on enrollment 70 hours May 1, 2019 - June 30, 2019 none, but must come to UTM for tests, exams and meetings Teaching assist to conduct tutorials, invigilate tests and final examinations, consult with students, consult with supervisor, and mark assignments and examinations. Successful applicants will have completed undergraduate and graduate courses in Anthropological Anthropology, with an ability to communicate information clearly. Previous teaching and marking experience preferred, with experience in topics related to the course focus (prehistory of Eastern North America).
ANT318H5-August - Archaeological Fieldwork UTM 20 1-2 depending on enrollment 90 hrs each August 19, 2019 - August 30, 2019 n/a Field and laboratory assistant to supervise students, consult with supervisor and students, and mark field assignments. Successful applicants will have completed undergraduate and/or graduate courses in archaeology, knowledge of and experience in archaeological fieldwork (survey and excavation); an ability to communicate information clearly; the ability to utilize teaching collection of artifacts, etc. Candidates with previous field, teaching and marking experience preferred. Ontario license may be an asset. Must be available from 9am-5pm during the week of Aug 20-24 for the field portion of class at UTM.
ANT367H5F-summer - Sister Species: Lessons from the chimpanzee UTM 50 1 depends on enrollment 70 hours May 1, 2019 - June 30, 2019 none, but must come to UTM for tests, exams and meetings Teaching assistant to invigilate tests and final examination, consult with supervisor and students, mark assignments and examinations. The successful applicant will have completed undergraduate and/or graduate courses in biological anthropology or archaeology (as relevant), preferably with a focus clearly related to course special topic. Candidates with previous relevant field experience and/or research expertise in class topics may be preferred. Skills and background to complement instructor may be given preference. TA must be available for tests, exams, and meetings at UTM.
ANTA01H3Y - Introduction to Anthropology: Becoming Human UTSC 70 1-2 75-85 hours per position May - August * Subject to change* LEC01 TU 10:00 12:00 SW 143 TUT0001 TU 12:00 13:00 HL 303 TUT0002 TU 13:00 14:00 HL 303 TUT00 Teaching assistant to conduct tutorials, invigilate tests and final examinations, consult with student, consult with supervisor, and mark tutorial assignments and examinations. Must be available to attend classes AND meet with Instructor at UTSC. Preferred applicants will have completed undergraduate and graduate courses in biological anthropology and archaeology; an ability to communicate information clearly, previous teaching and marking experience preferred.
ANTA02H3Y - Introduction to Anthropology: Society, Culture and Language UTSC 50 1-2 60-70 hours each May – Aug 2019 * Subject to Change * LEC01 TH 10:00 12:00 SW 309 TUT0001 TH 12:00 13:00 IC 326 TUT0002 TH 13:00 14:00 IC 326 Teaching assistant to conduct tutorials, invigilate tests and final examinations, consult with student, consult with supervisor, and mark tutorial assignments and examinations. Must be available to attend classes and meet with Instructor at UTSC. Preferred applicants will have completed undergraduate and graduate courses in socio-cultural anthropology; an ability to communicate information clearly, previous teaching and marking experience preferred.
ANTB66H3F - Spiritual Paths: A Comparative Anthropology of Pilgrimage UTSC 30 1 50-60 hours May - June * Subject to Change * LEC01 TU 13:00 15:00 MW 170 TH 13:00 15:00 MW 170 Teaching assistant to consult with supervisor, mark assignments and/or examinations, invigilate tests and final examinations. Must be able to attend classes (as required) and meetings, and pick up and drop off assignments at UTSC. The TA must have excellent time management skills, including the ability to mark written assignments efficiently and effectively within agreed-upon time limits. Timely communication with the instructor and students is also expected, meaning that the TA must adhere to the course's 2 business day email reply policy, and pro-actively report problems that arise in tutorial or any tasks that exceed the estimated time to the instructor. Successful applicants must have a background in social cultural anthropology with a good understanding of the anthropology of religion and ritual. Familiarity with pilgrimage studies will be an asset.
ANTC68H3F - Deconstructing Epidemics UTSC 50 1-2 50-60 hours per position May - June * Subject to Chang* LEC01 MO 10:00 12:00 MW 110 Sawchuk, L. FR 10:00 12:00 MW 140 Sawchuk, L. TUT0001 MO 12:00 13:00 H Teaching assistant to consult with supervisor, mark assignments and/or examinations, invigilate tests and final examinations. Must be available to attend classes at UTSC. Successful applicants must have understanding of basic epidemiological principles, rates and statistical interpretation (e.g, prevalence and incidence, mortality and morbidity rates), basic understanding of various infectious diseases(e.g., cholera, SARS). Preference may be given to applicants with a background in Epidemiology and public Health at the graduate level.

Notes:

  1. The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

  2. This job is posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 1 Collective Agreement. The Departmental Hiring Policy is available in the Department Office and in the CUPE, local 3902 office. The position(s) posted above is (are) tentative, pending final course determinations and enrolments.

  3. The rates of pay correspond with the current CUPE Agreement and is effective January 1, 2019 as follows:

    • Undergraduate (UG) $45.33 per hour + 4% vacation pay

    • SGS I $45.33 per hour + 4% vacation pay

    • SGS II & PDF $45.33 per hour + 4% vacation pay

  4. Please note that should rates stipulated in the collective agreement vary from rates stated in this posting, the rates stated in the collective agreement shall prevail.

  5. Duties of this position shall be performed at the campus on which the position is located. Where the duties are intended to be performed at another location, such other location will be specified in the posting.

  6. 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 (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.

  7. If during the application and/or selection process you require accommodation due to a disability, please contact Josie Alaimo, Undergraduate Administrator.