Anthropology TAship Applications

TAship postings

Fall/Winter 2020-21 - Open Round

Posted on: 2020-06-26

Applications due: 2020-07-22

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-Reg - Introduction to Anthropology STG 1080 14-20 175 hours each September 1, 2020 to April 30, 2021 To Be Determined Lectures and tutorials will be delivered online synchronously. Consult with Course Coordinators/students; read course materials and attend lectures; respond to student questions via e-mail and/or Quercus; test and exam invigilation; mark written assignments. Bi-weekly tutorial preparation and instruction. TA and writing instruction training. Coordination with Administrative TAs and Course Coordinators. Must be available Mondays 10-12 for regular TA meetings. Academic background in Anthropology. Ability to lead tutorials in different fields is an asset. The recent experience of taking undergraduate courses is an asset.
ANT203Y1Y-Reg - The Nature of Humans STG 150 1 175 hours September 1, 2020 to April 30, 2021 R10-11, R11-12, R12-1, R2-3, R3-4 Lectures will be delivered online asynchronously and tutorials will be delivered through dual delivery. Consult with Instructor/students; prepare handouts; prepare and conduct laboratory sessions; store and curate teaching materials; evaluate lab sessions by test or assignment; invigilate tests/examinations; mark tests and examinations; maintain Quercus. Completed undergraduate/graduate courses in Evolutionary Anthropology with a high level of performance; familiar with human and non-human primate anatomy; demonstrated communication ability; able to knowledgeably utilize the teaching collections of casts, artifacts and other lab equipment.
ANT204H1S-Head - Social Cultural Anthropology and Global Issues - Administrative TA STG 300 1 205 hours January 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021 W2-3, W3-4, R11-12, R12-1, R1-2, R3-4, R4-5, R5-6 Lectures and tutorials will be delivered online synchronously. Assist the Instructor in all aspects of running the course, including but not limited to coordinating among TAs; dealing with email correspondence from students as needed; being in charge of the web site. Read assigned texts and prepare discussion questions for tutorials; conduct tutorials; mark examinations/essays; consult with Supervisor/students; invigilate tests and final examination. Completed graduate courses in Social and Cultural Anthropology; demonstrated excellence in course performance; demonstrated communication ability. Previous teaching, marking, head TA experience preferred. High level of organizational skills; capacity to meet deadlines.
ANT208H1S-Head - Medical Anthropology: An Evolutionary Perspective on Human Health - Admin TA STG 350 1 205 hours January 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021 W3-4, W4-5, R10-11, R11-12, R12-1, R1-2, R2-3, R3-4, W5-6, W6-7 Lectures and tutorials will be delivered online synchronously. Assist the Instructor in all aspects of delivering the course, including but not limited to: coordinating among TAs on allocation of TA duties and hours, TA work coordination, tutorial planning, technical support to prepare audiovisual materials, test/exam planning, email correspondence with students; managing course Quercus web site, in discussion boards, enrolments, marking and grade keeping. Specific activities are: Meetings with course supervisor; Attend supervisor's lectures; Read texts and source materials; Prepare content and lead tutorials; Assistance with test question development and test generation; Attending, administering, invigilating, marking tests/examinations; consult with Supervisor/ TAs/ students. Completed undergraduate and graduate courses in Anthropology or Human Biology, preferably Evolutionary and/or Medical Anthropology; demonstrated excellence in course performance; demonstrated communication ability. Previous experience teaching, marking and managing aspects of course delivery preferred. High level of organizational skills; capacity to meet deadlines.
ANT208H1S-Reg - Medical Anthropology: An Evolutionary Perspective on Human Health STG 350 1 175 hours January 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021 W3-4, W4-5, R10-11, R11-12, R12-1, R1-2, R2-3, R3-4, W5-6, W6-7 Lectures and tutorials will be delivered online synchronously. Specific activities are: Meetings with course supervisor; Attend supervisor's lectures; Read texts and source materials; Prepare for and lead tutorials; Be available to advise students on tutorial content and marks outside of set tutorial times; Attend, administer, invigilate, mark tests/ examinations; Assistance with test question development and test generation; grade book management; consult with Supervisor/ TAs/ student. Completed undergraduate and graduate courses in Anthropology or Human Biology, preferably Evolutionary and/or Medical Anthropology (demonstrated excellence in course performance); demonstrated communication ability. Previous teaching, marking and course management experience preferred.
ANT335Y1F - Human Evolution STG 60 1 75 hours September 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020 M1-4, T1-4, W1-4 Lectures and practicals will be delivered asynchronously. Conduct laboratories; invigilate tests/examinations; consult with Supervisor/students; mark laboratory assignments and exams; maintain web site. Completed undergraduate/ graduate courses in Evolutionary Anthropology, at a high level of performance; knowledge of human osteology and fossil cast material; demonstrated supervisory capacity; previous teaching and marking experience preferred.
ANT345H1F - Global Health: Anthropological Perspectives STG 60 1 35 hours September 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020 none This course will be delivered online synchronously. 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 Social and Cultural Anthropology and/or Medical Anthropology. Consideration will also be given to anthropological field research experience, grading experience, and course management experience.
ANT434H1S - Health, Diet and Disease in the Past STG 20 1 105 hours January 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021 W2-4 This course may be delivered in dual delivery mode. Consult with Instructor and students. Organize and supervise labs. Invigilate tests/exams. Mark labs, tests and papers and assist with course materials. Completed undergraduate/graduate courses in Evolutionary Anthropology, including human skeletal anatomy at a high level of performance; previous teaching and marking experience preferred.
ANT101H5S - Introduction to Biological Anthropology and Archaeology UTM 800 7 at 140hrs each, depending on enrolments 140hrs each, depending on enrolments January 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021 Practicals are offered from 9am - 5pm Thursdays and Fridays Teaching assistant to conduct practicals, invigilate tests and final examination, consult with supervisor and students, mark practical assignments and examinations (including online if any). 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. Must be available for practicals on Thursdays and Fridays from 9-5 pm, plus invigilation of tests and exam.
ANT101H5S-Head - Intro to Biological Anthropology and Archaeology UTM 800 1 70hrs January 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021 Practicals are offered from 9am - 5pm, Thursdays and Fridays Teaching assistant to conduct practicals, invigilate tests and final examination, consult with supervisor and students, mark practical assignments and examinations (including online if any). As Head TA, the duties may also include additional coordination, communication with other TAs, and other administrative tasks as required by the instructor. Successful applicants will have completed undergraduate and/or graduate course in biological anthropology and/or archaeology; an ability to communicate information clearly; previous teaching and marking experience in ANT101 or related courses may be preferred. Skills and background to complement current instructor & TAs will be given preference.
ANT102H5F-Head - Introduction to Sociocultural and Linguistic Anthropology UTM 850 1 70hrs September 1, 2020 - December 31, 2020 none Teaching assistant to help with the coordination of the course, including management of marks, invigilate tests and final examination, consult with other TAs, instructor and students; mark assignments and examinations (including online if any). As Head TA, the duties may also include additional coordination, communication with other TAs, and other administrative tasks as required by the instructor. Successful applicants will have completed undergraduate and/or graduate courses in sociocultural and/or linguistic anthropology, and have an ability to communicate information clearly. Previous experience in ANT102 or related course may be preferred. Skills and background to complement instructor & other TAs may be given preference.
ANT202H5F - Biological Anthropology: Human variation and adaption UTM 150 1 200hrs September 1, 2020 - December 31, 2020 Must be available for online practicals (Mon: 9-4pm) Teaching assistant to conduct online practicals, prepare lab materials such as handouts, invigilate tests (including online) and examinations (if any), consult with supervisor and students, mark practical assignments (including online). Other duties as required by the instructor. The DDAH form will outline the duties in more detail. 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 preferred. Must be available for online practicals on Mondays 9am - 4pm.
ANT203H5S - Biological Anthropology: Primatology and palaeoanthropology UTM 150 1 200hrs January 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021 Practicals are on Wednesdays 9am - 12noon and 1-4pm Teaching assistant to conduct practicals (including online), prepare lab materials such as handouts, invigilate tests (including online) and examinations (if any), consult with supervisor and students, mark practical assignments (including online). Other duties as required by the instructor. The DDAH form will outline the duties in more detail. 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 on Wednesdays 9am - 12noon and 1-4pm (including online) and invigilation for tests (including online) and exams (if any).
ANT205H5F - Introduction to Forensic Anthropology UTM 125 1 or 2 at 140 or 200hrs each, depending on enrolments 1 or 2 at 140 or 200hrs each, depending on enrolments September 1, 2020 - December 31, 2020 Practicals are on Tuesdays from 1pm - 6pm Teaching assistant to conduct practicals (including online), prepare lab materials such as handouts, invigilate tests (including online) and examinations (if any), consult with supervisor and students, mark assignments (including online). Other duties as required by the instructor. The DDAH form will outline the duties in more detail. Successful applicants will have completed undergraduate and/or graduate courses in osteology and forensic anthropology (excellence in course performance should be demonstrated); assisted with forensic anthropological cases, and/or recoveries; conducted research in the area of forensic anthropology; an ability to communicate information clearly. Must be available for practicals on Tuesdays 1-6 pm (including online) and invigilation of test (including online) and exams (if any).
ANT206H5S - Culture and Communication UTM 150 1 or 2 at 140 or 200hrs, depending on enrolments 1 or 2 at 140 or 200hrs, depending on enrolments January 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021 Tutorials are on Tuesdays from 1-7pm Teaching assistant to conduct tutorials (including online), invigilate tests (including online) and final examination (if any), consult with supervisor and students, mark tutorial assignments (including online). Other duties as required by the instructor. The DDAH form will outline the duties in more detail. Successful applicants will have completed undergraduate and/or graduate courses in linguistic anthropology or related fields, have an interest in linguistic anthropology research, and have an ability to communicate information clearly. Skills and background to complement instructor & other TAs may be given preference. Must be available Tuesdays from 1-7pm at UTM for tutorials, and invigilation of tests and exams at UTM.
ANT207H5S - Being Human: Classic Thought on Self and Society UTM 120 2 or 3 positions at 105hrs each, depending on enrolments 2 or 3 positions at 105hrs each, depending on enrolments January 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021 Tutorials are on Thursdays from 11am-7pm Teaching assistant to conduct tutorials (including online), invigilate tests (including online) and final examination (if any), consult with supervisor and students, mark tutorial assignments (including online). Other duties as required by the instructor. The DDAH form will outline the duties in more detail. 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 on Thursdays from 11am-7pm.
ANT208H5S - The Culture Machine: The Anthropology of Everyday Life UTM 150 1 100hrs January 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021 none Teaching assistant to invigilate tests (including online) and final examination (if any), consult with supervisor and students, mark assignments (including online) and final examinations (if any). Other duties as required by the instructor. The DDAH form will outline the duties in more detail. Successful applicants will have completed undergraduate and/or graduate courses in sociocultural anthropology; an ability to communicate information clearly; previous teaching and marking experience preferred. Expertise in topics related to the course preferred.
ANT209H5S - War, Trade and Aid: The Anthropology of Global Intervention UTM 150 1 100hrs January 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021 none Teaching assistant to invigilate tests (including online) and final examination (if any), consult with supervisor and students, mark assignments (including online) and final examinations (if any). Other duties as required by the instructor. The DDAH form will outline the duties in more detail. Successful applicants will have completed undergraduate and/or graduate courses in sociocultural anthropology; an ability to communicate information clearly; previous teaching and marking experience preferred.
ANT211H5F-Head - Sex, Evolution and Behaviour UTM 300 1 70hrs September 1, 2020 - December 31, 2020 none Teaching assistant to invigilate tests (including online) and final examination (if any), consult with supervisor and students, mark assignments (including online) and final examinations (if any). Other duties as required by the instructor. The DDAH form will outline the duties in more detail. Successful applicants will have completed appropriate undergraduate and/or graduate course in biological anthropology, and have an ability to communicate information clearly. Expertise in topics related to the course (sex, evolution and behaviour) preferred. Skills and background to complement instructor & other TAs may be given preference.
ANT214H5S - Anthropology of Food and Nutrition UTM 325 1 100hrs January 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021 none Teaching assistant to invigilate tests (including online) and final examination (if any), consult with supervisor and students, mark assignments (including online) and final examinations (if any). Other duties as required by the instructor. The DDAH form will outline the duties in more detail. Successful applicants will have completed undergraduate and/or graduate course in anthropology with a focus clearly related to nutrition and food; a good knowledge of biological aspects of the topic is required, but a strong socio-cultural background in the topic also highly desired. Skills and background to complement instructor & other TAs may be given preference.
ANT216H5F - Racketeers, Smugglers and Pirates: Anthropology of Illegality UTM 150 1 100hrs September 1, 2020 - December 31, 2020 none Teaching assistant to invigilate tests (including online) and final examination (if any), consult with supervisor and students, mark assignments (including online) and final examinations (if any). Other duties as required by the instructor. The DDAH form will outline the duties in more detail. Successful applicants will have completed undergraduate and/or graduate courses in sociocultural anthropology; an ability to communicate information clearly; previous teaching and marking experience preferred.
ANT241H5S - Anthropology and the Indigenous Peoples of Turtle Island (in Canada) UTM 80 1 100hrs January 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021 none Teaching assistant to invigilate tests (including online) and final examination (if any), consult with supervisor and students, mark assignments (including online) and final examinations (if any). Other duties as required by the instructor. The DDAH form will outline the duties in more detail. Successful applicants will have completed an undergraduate and/or graduate course related to Indigenous studies, and have experience in community engaged learning. Preference will be given to applicants with experience working in partnership with Indigenous communities.
ANT306H5F - Forensic Anthropology Field School UTM 18 One at 105hrs, and one to three positions at 36 – 54hrs each, depending on enrolment. One at 105hrs, and one to three positions at 36 – 54hrs each, depending on enrolment. September 1, 2020 - December 31, 2020 Practicals are on Tuesdays 2-4pm, Fieldwork component: Sept 19, 20, Oct 3 at UTM. Field and laboratory assistant to supervise students, consult with supervisor and students, mark field and laboratory assignments and examinations. Note that for the field component (at the UTM campus), the TA must be available on Sept 19 & 20 as well as Oct 3 (Saturday only unless excavations are not completed on Sat.). Other duties as required by the instructor. The DDAH form will outline the duties in more detail. Successful applicants will have: experience working on a crime scene following proper forensic protocols for establishing perimeters, safe zones, search strategies, recovering evidence, etc.; familiarity with biohazard protocols relating to decomposed and/or diseased tissues; completed or TAed undergraduate courses in forensic anthropology, osteology and archaeology. Candidates with previous training and marking experience are preferred. NOTE that the 105hrs is for the lab component of the course for the full duration of the term. The remainder of the hours are for the field component which will be on the weekends (Sept 19, 20 & Oct 3).
ANT318H5F - Archaeological Fieldwork UTM 17 1 160hrs September 1, 2020 - December 31, 2020 Practicals are on Fridays from 11am - 2pm at UTM Field and laboratory assistant to supervise students, consult with supervisor and students, mark field and laboratory assignments and examinations. Other duties as required by the instructor. The DDAH form will outline the duties in more detail. 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 casts, artifacts, etc. Candidates with previous field, teaching and marking experience preferred. NOTE: The lab component for this course will be held in the Fall term at UTM and preference will be given to applicants who have recently TAed for the summer field school portion. Must be available for practicals on Fridays at UTM. The mode of delivery for Fall 2020 will be in-person only so the TA must be able to commute to UTM for the full duration of the term. There is no online component for this course.
ANT334H5S - Osteological Theory and Methods UTM 40 2 117hrs January 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021 Practicals are on Tuesdays from 12pm - 6pm at UTM. Teaching assistant to invigilate tests and examinations at UTM, consult with students and with supervisor, and mark assignments and examinations. Other duties as required by the instructor. The DDAH form will outline the duties in more detail. Successful applicants will have completed undergraduate and/or graduate courses in human osteology; an ability to communicate information clearly; interest and enthusiasm for the subject and a rapport with undergraduates; the ability to utilize teaching collection of casts, artifacts etc. Candidates with previous teaching and marking experience are preferred. Must be available for practicals on Tuesdays from 12pm - 6pm at UTM. The mode of delivery for this Winter 2021 course will be in-person only so the TA must be able to commute to UTM for the full duration of the term. There is no online component for this course.
ANT340H5S - Osteological Theory UTM 40 2 105hrs January 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021 Practicals are on Mondays from 1-5pm at UTM. Teaching assistant to invigilate tests and examinations, consult with students and with supervisor, and mark tests and examinations. Other duties as required by the instructor. The DDAH form will outline the duties in more detail. Successful applicants will have completed undergraduate and/or graduate courses in human osteology; an ability to communicate information clearly; strong knowledge of theory and practice in human osteology. Candidates with previous teaching and marking experience are preferred. Must be available at UTM for tests, exams, and meetings. Must be available for practicals on Mondays from 1-5pm at UTM. The mode of delivery for this Winter 2021 course will be in-person only so the TA must be able to commute to UTM for the full duration of the term. There is no online component for this course.
ANT402H5F - Wild Nights: Sleep, evolution, and performance in the 21st century UTM 25 1 50hrs September 1, 2020 - December 31, 2020 none Teaching assistant to invigilate tests (including online) and final examination (if any), consult with supervisor and students, mark assignments (including online) and final examinations (if any). Other duties as required by the instructor. The DDAH form will outline the duties in more detail. The successful applicant will have completed both undergraduate and graduate courses in biological/health anthropology and have knowledge in the subject matter as described in the course description: https://student.utm.utoronto.ca/timetable/.
ANT441H5F - Advanced Bioarchaeology UTM 12 1 105hrs September 1, 2020 - December 31, 2020 Practicals are on Wednesdays from 1-3pm at UTM. Teaching assistant to mark assignments and tests, consult with students and supervisor, and help set up demonstrations and lab materials. Must come to UTM campus regularly for duties. Other duties as required by the instructor. The DDAH form will outline the duties in more detail. The successful applicant will have completed undergraduate and/or graduate courses in human osteology and bioarchaeology; an ability to communicate information clearly; knowledge of skeletal analyses and techniques used in bioarchaeology, including use of comparative casts; and familiarity with fragmentary bone identification. Candidates with relevant field experience may be preferred. Must be available for practicals on Wednesdays from 1-3pm at UTM. The mode of delivery for this Fall 2020 course will be in-person only so the TA must be able to commute to UTM for the full duration of the term. There is no online component for this course.
ANTB15H3F - Contemporary Human Evolution and Variation UTSC 80 1 135 September 1, 2020 – December 31, 2020 TH 11:00 am- 13:00 pm Yes Preparation of classes; preparation of written or audio-visual materials; possibly attending lectures, teaching, and/or leading discussions; rating student’s work; holding office hours; consulting with students (including electronic consultation); writing, grading and/or invigilation of tests/examinations; grading term papers and essays; communicating with course instructor and other TAs; other ad hoc tasks. Please note this course will be offered completely online or hybrid. It will require TA to perform all normal duties related to teaching in an online environment, including administration and marking of online assignments, tests and exams; hold online office hours. Teaching assistant will assist with Quercus setup and maintenance. Other duties as assigned by instructor. Successful applicant must have experience in solving problems in family and population genetics (e.g., inheritance gene counting and HW estimation). Basic statistics (e.g., chi square, regression, correlation analysis), finger print analysis, understanding of micro-evolutionary processes. Students should have experience in family genetics, population genetics and some experience in bio-statistics. Ability to use Quercus and experience with www.turnitin.com, an asset. Ability to instruct in writing; strong desire to advise students and help them learn; established record of teaching excellence.
ANTC27H3S - Primate Sociality UTSC 60 1 80 (subject to enrolment figures) January 1, 2021 – April 30, 2021 TU: 11:00-13:00 No Preparation of classes; preparation of written or audio-visual materials; possibly attending lectures, teaching, and/or leading discussions; rating student’s work; holding office hours; consulting with students (including electronic consultation); writing, grading and/or invigilation of tests/examinations; grading term papers and essays; communicating with course instructor and other TAs; other ad hoc tasks. Please note this course will be offered completely online or hybrid. It will require TA to perform all normal duties related to teaching in an online environment, including administration and marking of online assignments, tests and exams; hold online office hours. Teaching assistant will assist with Quercus setup and maintenance. Other duties as assigned by instructor. Teaching assistant to consult with supervisor, mark assignments and/or examinations, invigilate tests and final examinations. Must be available to pick up and drop off assignments and exams at UTSC, as required. Successful applicants will have completed undergraduate and graduate courses in biological anthropology. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in Anthropological primatology. Ability to use Quercus and experience with www.turnitin.com, an asset. Ability to instruct in writing; strong desire to advise students and help them learn; established record of teaching excellence.
ANTC67H3F - Foundations of Epidemiology UTSC 60 1 90 (subject to enrolment figures) September 1, 2020 – December 31, 2020 MO: 13:00-15:00 No Preparation of classes; preparation of written or audio-visual materials; possibly attending lectures, teaching, and/or leading discussions; rating student’s work; holding office hours; consulting with students (including electronic consultation); writing, grading and/or invigilation of tests/examinations; grading term papers and essays; communicating with course instructor and other TAs; other ad hoc tasks. Please note this course will be offered completely online or hybrid. It will require TA to perform all normal duties related to teaching in an online environment, including administration and marking of online assignments, tests and exams; hold online office hours. Teaching assistant will assist with Quercus setup and maintenance. Other duties as assigned by instructor. Successful applicants must have understanding of: basic epidemiological principles, rates and statistical interpretation (e.g, prevalence and incidence, mortality and morbidity rates), various infectious and chronic diseases, and major epidemiologic study designs (e.g., case-control studies, cohort studies). Preference may be given to applicants with a background in Epidemiology and public Health at the graduate level. Students must have a background in some statistics and a least some experience in courses that deal with medical anthropology. Ability to use Quercus and experience with www.turnitin.com, an asset. Ability to instruct in writing; strong desire to advise students and help them learn; established record of teaching excellence.
ANTC68H3S - Deconstructing Epidemics UTSC 70 1 105 (subject to enrolment figures) January 1, 2021 – April 30, 2021 TH: 13:00 - 15:00 yes Preparation of classes; preparation of written or audio-visual materials; possibly attending lectures, teaching, and/or leading discussions; rating student’s work; holding office hours; consulting with students (including electronic consultation); writing, grading and/or invigilation of tests/examinations; grading term papers and essays; communicating with course instructor and other TAs; other ad hoc tasks. Please note this course will be offered completely online or hybrid. It will require TA to perform all normal duties related to teaching in an online environment, including administration and marking of online assignments, tests and exams; hold online office hours. Teaching assistant will assist with Quercus setup and maintenance. Other duties as assigned by instructor. 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. Ability to use Quercus and experience with www.turnitin.com, an asset. Ability to instruct in writing; strong desire to advise students and help them learn; established record of teaching excellence.
ANTD15H3F - Frontiers of Anthropology UTSC 25 1 20 September 1, 2020 – December 31, 2020 WE: 11:00 -13:00 No Preparation of classes; preparation of written or audio-visual materials; possibly attending lectures, teaching, and/or leading discussions; rating student’s work; holding office hours; consulting with students (including electronic consultation); writing, grading and/or invigilation of tests/examinations; grading term papers and essays; communicating with course instructor and other TAs; other ad hoc tasks. Please note this course will be offered completely online or hybrid. It will require TA to perform all normal duties related to teaching in an online environment, including administration and marking of online assignments, tests and exams; hold online office hours. Previous knowledge and course work in subject of course; a good knowledge of subject matter; TA experience or need to acquire TA experience in subject of Frontiers of Socio-cultural Anthropology or related course; Graduate study in a field related to Anthropology or related discipline. Ability to use Quercus and Excel, experience with www.turnitin.com, an asset. Ability to instruct in writing; strong desire to advise students and help them learn; established record of teaching excellence.

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, 2020 as follows:

    • Undergraduate (UG) $46.24 per hour + 4% vacation pay

    • SGS I $46.24 per hour + 4% vacation pay

    • SGS II & PDF $46.24 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.