Anthropology TAship Applications

TAship postings

Fall/Winter 2020-21 - Emergency Round 4 – Due 6 December

Posted on: 2020-12-01

Applications due: 2020-12-06

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
ANT208H1S-Reg - Medical Anthropology: An Evolutionary Perspective on Human Health STG 400 2 175 hours each 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 This course 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.
ANT336H1S - Evolutionary Anthropology Theory STG 60 1 35 hours January 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021 none This course will be delivered online synchronously. Consult with Instructor/students. Participate in class discussions. Mark papers/exams and assist with course materials. Invigilate tests/examinations. Completed undergraduate/graduate courses in Evolutionary Anthropology; demonstrated excellence in course performance. Previous teaching and marking experience preferred.
ANT370H1S - Introduction to Social Anthropological Theory STG 70 1 35 hours January 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021 none This course will be delivered online synchronously. Hold office hours for students before and after assessments are due including exam. Contact with students primarily by email. Mark papers and exams. Invigilate tests/examinations. Graduate Student in Social Cultural Anthropology. Completion of undergraduate or graduate level courses in theory and/or history of socio-cultural anthropology preferred.
ANT378H1S - Gift, Money and Finance STG 60 1 30 hours January 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021 none This course will be delivered online synchronously. Read assigned materials, consult with Supervisor. Mark papers/exams and assist with course materials. Graduate Student in Social Cultural Anthropology. Familiarity with course topic this year (i.e. primitive accumulation) preferred.
ANT380H1S - Craft of Social Cultural Anthropology STG 30 1 60 hours January 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021 none This course will be delivered online synchronously. Consult with Instructor and students. Mark weekly assignments/papers/exams and assist with course materials. Invigilate tests/examinations. Academic background in Social Cultural Anthropology. Familiarity with debates over anthropological knowledge production preferred. Demonstrated excellence in course performance; field research. Previous teaching and marking experience preferred.
ANT388H1S - Anthropologists and Indigenous Peoples in North America STG 60 1 50 hours January 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021 none This course will be delivered online synchronously. Consult with Supervisor/students. Mark papers/exams and assist with course materials. Invigilate tests/examinations. Graduate Student in Social Cultural Anthropology. Familiarity with course topic preferred. Some familiarity with archaeology and/ or evolutionary anthropology" is also preferred.
ANT434H1S - Health, Diet and Disease in the Past STG 30 1 40 hours January 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021 Wednesdays 2-4 This course will be delivered online synchronously. 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.
JAR301H1S - Plagues and Peoples: From Divine Intervention to Public Health STG 100 1 130 hours January 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021 T10-11, T11-12, T1-2 This course will be delivered online synchronously. Read assigned texts and prepare discussion questions for tutorials; conduct tutorials; mark examinations/essays; consult with Supervisor/students; invigilate tests; dealing with email correspondence from students as needed. Graduate Student in Social Cultural Anthropology, specifically Medical Anthropology. Familiarity with course topic preferred.
ANT101H5S - Introduction to Biological Anthropology and Archaeology UTM 800 3 140 hours each depending on enrollment January 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021 Practicals are on Thursdays and Fridays 9am-5pm Teaching assistant to conduct labs, invigilate tests and final exams (if any), consult with supervisor and students, mark assignments, quizzes, lab reports, tests and final exams (if any). Other duties as required by the instructor. Please note that the delivery mode for this course is “online synchronous”. As such, all duties will be online and not in-person. 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 (online).
ANT206H5S - Culture and Communication UTM 150 1 100 hours depending on enrollment January 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021 Tutorials are on Tuesdays from 1-7pm Teaching assistant to conduct tutorials, invigilate tests and final exams (if any), consult with supervisor and students, mark assignments, quizzes, tests and final exams (if any). Please note that the delivery mode for this course is “online synchronous”. As such, all duties will be online and not in-person. 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 on Tuesdays from 1-7pm to conduct tutorials online.
ANT207H5S - Being Human: Classic Thought on Self and Society UTM 120 1 135 hours depending on enrollment 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). Please note that the delivery mode for this course is “online synchronous”. As such, all duties will be online and not in-person. 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 to conduct tutorials on Thursdays from 11am-7pm online.
ANT208H5S - The Culture Machine: The Anthropology of Everyday Life UTM 150 1 70 hours depending on enrollment 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). Please note that the delivery mode for this course is “online synchronous”. As such, all duties will be online and not in-person. 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 1 140 hours depending on enrollment January 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021 None Teaching assistant invigilate tests and final exams (if any), consult with supervisor and students, mark assignments, tests and final exams (if any). Other duties as required by the instructor. The DDAH form will outline the duties in more detail. Please note that the delivery mode for this course is “online synchronous”. As such, all duties will be online and not in-person. 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.
ANT210H5S - Fantasies, Hoaxes and Misrepresentations of the Ancient World UTM 175 1 100 hours depending on enrollment January 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021 None Teaching assistant to invigilate tests and final exams (if any), consult with supervisor and students, mark assignments, tests and final exams (if any). Other duties as required by the instructor. Please note that the delivery mode for this course is “online synchronous”. As such, all duties will be online and not in-person. Successful applicants will have completed undergraduate and/or graduate courses in archaeology, with an ability to communicate information clearly. Expertise in archaeological data analysis, critique and theory may be a priority, or interest in popular archaeology, depending on needs to complement other TAs' and instructor's strengths.
ANT300H5S - Cultural Heritage Management: The Past in the Present and for the Future UTM 50 1 70 hours depending on enrollment January 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021 None Teaching assistant to invigilate tests and final exams (if any), consult with supervisor and students, mark assignments, tests and final exams (if any). Other duties as required by the instructor. Please note that the delivery mode for this course is “online synchronous”. As such, all duties will be online and not in-person. Successful applicants will have completed undergraduate and graduate courses in Archaeology, with an ability to communicate information clearly. Previous teaching and marking experience preferred, with expertise in Archaeological theory.
ANT312H5S - Archaeological Analysis UTM 58 1 105 hours depending on enrollment January 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021 Practicals are on Thursdays 11am - 1pm Teaching assistant to set up and conduct practicals (Thursdays 11am – 1pm), invigilate tests and final exams (if any), consult with students, consult with supervisor, and mark practical assignments and final exams (if any). Other duties as required by the instructor. Please note that the delivery mode for this course is “online synchronous”. As such, all duties will be online and not in-person. Successful applicants will have completed undergraduate and/or graduate courses in archaeology; an ability to communicate information clearly; previous teaching and marking experience preferred. Field and lab experience in any part of the world required, to complement instructor preferred.
ANT314H5S - Archaeological Theory UTM 50 1 95 hours depending on enrollment January 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021 None Teaching assistant to invigilate tests and final exams (if any), consult with supervisor and students, mark assignments, tests and final exams (if any). Other duties as required by the instructor. Please note that the delivery mode for this course is “online synchronous”. As such, all duties will be online and not in-person. Successful applicants will have completed undergraduate and graduate courses in Archaeology, with an ability to communicate information clearly. Previous teaching and marking experience preferred, with expertise in Archaeological theory
ANT322H5S - Anthropology of Youth UTM 50 1 95 hours depending on enrollment January 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021 None Teaching assistant to invigilate tests and final exams (if any), consult with supervisor and students, mark assignments, tests and final exams (if any). Other duties as required by the instructor. Please note that the delivery mode for this course is “online synchronous”. As such, all duties will be online and not in-person. 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.
ANT331H5S - The Biology of Human Sexuality UTM 85 1 130 hours depending on enrollment January 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021 None Teaching assistant invigilate tests and final exams (if any), consult with supervisor and students, mark assignments, tests and final exams (if any). Other duties as required by the instructor. Please note that the delivery mode for this course is “online synchronous”. As such, all duties will be online and not in-person. 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 the course (Biology of Human Sexuality) preferred. Skills and background to complement instructor may be preferred.
ANT337H5S - Anthropology of Growth and Development UTM 75 1 100 hrs depending on enrollment January 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021 None Teaching assistant to invigilate tests and final exams (if any), consult with supervisor and students, mark assignments, tests and final exams (if any). Other duties as required by the instructor. Please note that the delivery mode for this course is “online synchronous”. As such, all duties will be online and not in-person. The successful applicant will have completed undergraduate and/or graduate courses in biological anthropology, preferably with a focus clearly related to growth and development. 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.
ANT338H5S - Laboratory Methods in Biological Anthropology UTM 48 1 130 hours depending on enrollment January 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021 Practicals are on Mondays from 11am - 3pm Teaching assistant to conduct labs, demonstrate lab techniques, assist students during scheduled labs, mark lab assignments, hold office hours, and invigilate tests and final exams (if any), consult with supervisor and students, mark assignments, quizzes, lab reports, tests and final exams (if any). Other duties as required by the instructor. Please note that the delivery mode for this course is “online synchronous”. As such, all duties will be online and not in-person. Must be available for online practicals on Mondays 11am - 3pm. The successful applicant will have completed undergraduate and/or graduate courses in biological anthropology. Must hold or be willing to develop competence in a variety of field methodologies used in human health assessment: anthropometry, nutrition and physical activity assessment, application of reference standards. Use of software in course requires competence in basic analytic techniques including database management and descriptive statistics. Candidates must be organized, able to communicate effectively, and work well with undergraduates. Candidates with previous relevant field experience and/or expertise in class topics may be preferred. Must be available for online practicals on Mondays 11am - 3pm.
ANT354H5S - Capitalism and its Rebels UTM 50 1 70 hours depending on enrollment January 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021 None Teaching assistant to invigilate tests and final exams (if any), consult with supervisor and students, mark assignments, tests and final exams (if any). Other duties as required by the instructor. Please note that the delivery mode for this course is “online synchronous”. As such, all duties will be online and not in-person. 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.
ANT368H5S - World Religions and Ecology UTM 50 1 40 hours depending on enrolment January 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021 None Teaching assistant to invigilate tests and final exams (if any), consult with supervisor and students, mark assignments, tests and final exams (if any). Other duties as required by the instructor. Other tasks as required by the instructor. Please note that the delivery mode for this course is “online synchronous”. As such, all duties will be online and not in-person. Successful applicants will have completed undergraduate and graduate courses related to anthropology and environmental studies/ecology, as well as religion; an ability to communicate information clearly; previous teaching and marking experience preferred.
ANT370H5S - Environment, Culture and Film UTM 50 1 95 hours depending on enrollment January 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021 None Teaching assistant to invigilate tests and final exams (if any), consult with supervisor and students, mark assignments, tests and final exams (if any). Other duties as required by the instructor. Please note that the delivery mode for this course is “online synchronous”. As such, all duties will be online and not in-person. Successful applicants will have completed undergraduate and graduate courses related to anthropology and environmental studies/ecology and/or religion (especially the former); an ability to communicate information clearly; previous teaching and marking experience preferred.
ANT380H5S - Special Topics in Biological Anthropology and Archaeology UTM 50 1 40 hours depending on enrollment January 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021 None Teaching assistant to invigilate tests and final exams (if any), consult with supervisor and students, mark assignments, tests and final exams (if any). Other duties as required by the instructor. Please note that the delivery mode for this course is “online synchronous”. As such, all duties will be online and not in-person. The topic title this year is: "Introduction to Paleopathology". Successful applicants will have completed undergraduate and/or graduate courses in the subject matter as described in the course description (https://student.utm.utoronto.ca/timetable - click on "details" link), an ability to communicate information clearly; previous teaching and marking experience preferred. Preference will be given to applicants with knowledge related to the topic title.
ANT381H5S - Special Topics in Sociocultural and Linguistic Anthropology UTM 50 1 40 hours depending on enrollment January 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021 None Teaching assistant to invigilate tests and final exams (if any), consult with supervisor and students, mark assignments, tests and final exams (if any). Other duties as required by the instructor. Please note that the delivery mode for this course is “online synchronous”. As such, all duties will be online and not in-person. The topic title this year is: "Queer Bodies: Gender, Disability and Illness". Successful applicants will have completed undergraduate and/or graduate courses in the subject matter as described in the course description (https://student.utm.utoronto.ca/timetable - click on "details" link), an ability to communicate information clearly; previous teaching and marking experience preferred. Preference will be given to applicants with knowledge related to the topic title.
ANT415H5S - Faunal Archaeo-Osteology UTM 35 2 200 hours each depending on enrollment January 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021 Lectures are from 10-11am on Wednesdays at UTM Practicals are from 11am-2pm and 3-6pm on Wednesdays at UTM The delivery mode for this course will be “in-person”. As such, the TAs must attend labs at UTM in-person on Wednesdays from 11am – 6pm. The duties will include preparing and cleaning up labs, assisting students during scheduled labs, and disinfecting the labs between lab sections. TAs will also invigilate midterm tests and lab tests in-person, mark research papers, assignments and tests and other duties as required. Successful applicants will have completed undergraduate and/or graduate courses in archaeology and/or biological anthropology and be familiar with the majority of faunal analysis techniques examined in class; an ability to communicate information clearly; previous teaching and marking experience preferred. Must attend labs at UTM in-person on Wednesdays from 11am – 6pm. Note that there will be no shuttle bus service during the pandemic. Parking passes can be provided or a reimbursement of $14 per day (round trip).
ANT433H5S - Advanced Seminar in Sociocultural and Linguistic Anthropology UTM 25 1 35 hours depending on enrolment January 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021 None Teaching assistant invigilate tests and final exams (if any), consult with supervisor and students, mark assignments, tests and final exams (if any). Other duties as required by the instructor. The DDAH form will outline the duties in more detail. Please note that the delivery mode for this course is “online synchronous”. As such, all duties will be online and not in-person. The topic title this year is: "The Anthropology of Toxicity". Successful applicants will have completed undergraduate and/or graduate courses in the subject matter as described in the course description (https://student.utm.utoronto.ca/timetable - click on "details" link), an ability to communicate information clearly; previous teaching and marking experience preferred. Preference will be given to applicants with knowledge related to the topic title.
ANT437H5S - Advanced Seminar in the Anthropology of Health UTM 25 1 35 hours depending on enrolment January 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021 None Teaching assistant invigilate tests and final exams (if any), consult with supervisor and students, mark assignments, tests and final exams (if any). Other duties as required by the instructor. The DDAH form will outline the duties in more detail. Please note that the delivery mode for this course is “online synchronous”. As such, all duties will be online and not in-person. 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 the course preferred.
ANT465H5S - The Anthropology of Islam UTM 25 1 35 hours depending on enrolment January 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021 None Teaching assistant invigilate tests and final exams (if any), consult with supervisor and students, mark assignments, tests and final exams (if any). Other duties as required by the instructor. The DDAH form will outline the duties in more detail. Please note that the delivery mode for this course is “online synchronous”. As such, all duties will be online and not in-person. 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.
ANTA01H3S - Introduction to Anthropology: Becoming Human UTSC 230 2 100 hours each January 1, 2021 - April 30, 2021 https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/registrar/timetable https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/registrar/timetable 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. 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. Successful applicants will have completed undergraduate and graduate courses in biological anthropology and/or archaeology. Skills and background to complement instructor & other TAs will be given preference. Research specialization in topics of direct relevance to the course content (i.e., paleoanthropology, Paleolithic archaeology) preferred. Must be available for tutorials on Fridays from 10am-2pm (online).
ANTB14H3S - Biological Anthropology: Beginnings UTSC 80 1 110 hours January 1, 2021 - April 30, 2021 https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/registrar/timetable https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/registrar/timetable Preparation of tutorials; preparation of written or audio-visual materials; possibly attending lectures as needed, 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 and tutorials will be offered completely online. It will require TA to perform all normal duties related to teaching in an online environment, including delivery of tutorials, administration and marking and/or invigilation of online assignments, tests and exams, and holding 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. Successful applicant to have a general background in biological anthropology at the graduate level. The successful applicant should have understanding of phylogeny and phylogenetic/cladistic methods, evolutionary process, and the evolutionary history of the Primate Order, as well as a familiarity with the human and nonhuman primate fossil record. Online teaching and communication skills/experience will be given preference.
ANTB26H3S - The Middle East and North Africa: Past and Present UTSC 80 1 60 hours January 1, 2021 - April 30, 2021 https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/registrar/timetable https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/registrar/timetable 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. 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. Successful applicants will have completed graduate studies in "Middle East and North Africa". Skills and background to complement instructor & other TAs will be given preference. Research specialization in topics of direct relevance to the course content (i.e., history, religious movement, regional conflicts and etc. in the Middle East and North Africa).
ANTC59H3S - Anthropology of Language and Media UTSC 70 1 60 hours January 1, 2021 - April 30, 2021 https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/registrar/timetable https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/registrar/timetable 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. 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. Successful applicant will have graduate studies in sociocultural anthropology, or similar discipline. Preference may be given to applicants with graduate level experience in the scholarship on language and/or media. Skills and background to complement instructor & other TAs will be given preference.
ANTC62H3S - Medical Anthropology: Biological and Demographic Perspectives UTSC 60 1 70 January 1, 2021 - April 30, 2021 https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/registrar/timetable https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/registrar/timetable 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. 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. Successful applicants must have a basic understanding of biological anthropology, the principles of epidemiology, biostatistics, and bio-demography. Skills and background to complement instructor & other TAs will be given preference.
ANTC68H3S - Deconstructing Epidemics UTSC 120 1 50 January 1, 2021 - April 30, 2021 https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/registrar/timetable https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/registrar/timetable 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. 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. Skills and background to complement instructor & other TAs will be given preference.
ANTC70H3S - Ethnographic Methods in Anthropology: Past, Present, and Future UTSC 40 1 100 hours January 1, 2021 - April 30, 2021 https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/registrar/timetable https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/registrar/timetable Preparation of classes; preparation of written or audio-visual materials; possibly attending lectures, teaching, and/or leading discussions; holding office hours; consulting with students (including electronic consultation); writing, grading and/or invigilation of tests/examinations; grading assignments; providing active guidance to students, 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 to have a general background in Socio-cultural Anthropology at the graduate level and good knowledge of the subject matter. It is required for the candidates to have ethnographic research experience. Skills and background to complement instructor & other TAs will be given preference.

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.