Anthropology TAship Applications

TAship postings

Summer 2020 - Summer Session

Posted on: 2020-03-09

Applications due: 2020-03-30

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, 2020, 1 Social Cultural- Linguistic July 1-August 31, 2020 Mondays 11-12 and Wednesdays 3-4 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 - Social Cultural Anthropology and Global Issues STG 80 2 35 hours each May 1, 2020 to June 30, 2020 Mondays 4-5 pm, Wednesdays 4-5 pm, Mondays 5-6 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, 2020 to August 31, 2020 Mondays 4-5 pm, Wednesdays 4-5 pm, Mondays 5-6 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.
ANT330Y1F - Paleoanthropology Fieldwork STG 15 1 140 hours June 1, 2020 to June 30, 2020 See duties This field school is held in Hungary from June 3 to 24, 2020 (dates to be confirmed). Help prepare labs; consult with supervisor/students; helps supervise field and lab work; mark notebooks/examinations; supervise/support/counsel students at all times. Graduate student in Evolutionary Anthropology. Completed courses in human Anatomy/Paleoanthropology; paleoanthropology fieldwork experience.
ANT346H1F - Anthropology of Food STG 80 1-2 35 hours each May 1, 2020 to June 30, 2020 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.
ANT358H1S - Medical Anthropology and Social Justice STG 80 1 35 hours July 1, 2020 to August 31, 2020 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.
ARH306Y1Y - Archaeological Field Methods STG 30 1 140 hours May 1, 2020 to August 31, 2020 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 1 depending on enrollment 70-140 hrs depending on enrolment May 1, 2020 - June 30, 2020 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. Note that due to our new Departmental Policy, all final exams are to be marked at the UTM campus. 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.
ANT102H5F-Summer - Introduction to Sociocultural and Linguistic Anthropology UTM 200 1-2 depending on enrollment 50 - 70 hours each depending on enrollment May 1, 2020 - June 30, 2020 None, but must come to UTM for tests, exams and meetings, and final exam marking. 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. Note that due to our new Departmental Policy, all final exams are to be marked at the UTM campus. 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.
ANT200H5F-Summer - Introduction to the Practice of Archaeology UTM 75 1 140hrs depending on enrollment May 1, 2020 - June 30, 2020 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. Note that due to our new Departmental Policy, all final exams are to be marked at the UTM campus. Successful applicants will have completed undergraduate and/or graduate courses in archaeology, an ability to communicate information clearly; previous teaching and marking experience preferred. Expertise to complement instructor and other TAs may be desireable. Must be available for practicals on Wednesdays at UTM, plus invigilation for tests and exams at UTM. Must be available to mark final exams (if any) at the UTM campus.
ANT201H5S-Summer - World Prehistory UTM 75 1 140hrs depending on enrollment July 1, 2020 - August 31, 2020 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. Note that due to our new Departmental Policy, all final exams are to be marked at the UTM campus. Successful applicants will have completed undergraduate and/or graduate courses in archaeology, an ability to communicate information clearly; previous teaching and marking experience preferred. Experience and expertise to complement instructor and other TAs may be desirable. Must be available for practicals on Wednesdays at UTM, plus invigilation for tests and exams at UTM. Must be available to mark final exams (if any) at the UTM campus.
ANT214H5F-Summer - Anthropology of Food and Nutrition UTM 150 1-2 50-75-100 hours depending on enrollment May 1, 2020 - June 30, 2020 None, but must come to UTM for tests, exams and meetings. Teaching assistant to invigilate tests and final examination at UTM, consult with supervisor and students, mark assignments and examinations. Note that due to our new Departmental Policy, all final exams are to be marked at the UTM campus. 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. TAs must be available for tests, exams, and meetings on the UTM campus. Must be available to mark final exams (if any) at the UTM campus.
ANT306H5-August - Forensic Anthropology Field School UTM 24 1-3 depending on enrollment 90 hrs each August 4, 2020 - August 14, 2020 n/a Field and laboratory assistant to supervise students, consult with supervisor and students, mark field and laboratory assignments and examinations. 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 TA'ed undergraduate courses in forensic anthropology, osteology and archaeology. Candidates with previous training and marking experience are preferred. Must be available for 8 hours each day on UTM campus Monday-Friday from Aug 4-14, 2020.
ANT317H5F-Summer - Pre-contact Indigenous History of Eastern North America UTM 50 1 depending on enrollment 40 - 70 hours depending on enrollment May 1, 2020 - June 30, 2020 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 17, 2020 - August 28, 2020 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 17-28 for the field portion of class at UTM.
ANT367H5F-summer - Sister Species: Lessons from the chimpanzee UTM 50 1 depending on enrollment 40 - 70 hours depending on enrollment May 1, 2020 - June 30, 2020 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 120 2 90 hours each (subject to enrolment figures) May 1, 2020 - August 31, 2020 Tue 10am-12pm Tue 12pm-1pm; 1pm-2pm; 2pm-3pm; 3pm-4pm 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. Must be available for tutorials on Tuesdays. 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. Skills and background to complement instructor & other TAs will be given preference.
ANTA02H3F - Introduction to Anthropology: Society, Culture, and Language UTSC 60 2 50 hours each (subject to enrolment figures) May 1, 2020 - June 30, 2020 Tue & Thu 10am-12pm Thu 12pm-1pm; 1pm-2pm Teaching assistant to conduct tutorials on Thursdays, consult with students, consult with supervisor, and mark assignments and/or examinations. Must be available to come to UTSC as required to consult with instructor, pick up assignments and/or examinations and invigilate. Successful applicants will have completed undergraduate and graduate courses in sociocultural anthropology and/or linguistic anthropology; an ability to communicate information clearly, previous teaching and marking experience preferred. Skills and background to complement instructor & other TAs will be given preference.
ANTB35H3F - Kids These Days: Youth, Language and Media UTSC 40-80 1 60-100 (subject to enrolment figures) May 1, 2020 - June 30, 2020 Tue & Thu 12pm-3pm N/A Teaching assistant to consult with supervisor, mark assignments and/or examinations, invigilate tests and final examinations. Must be available to attend classes, meetings, pick up and drop off assignments and examinations at UTSC, as required. Successful applicant to have a general background in Socio-cultural or Linguistic Anthropology at the graduate level. Preference given to candidates with research or teaching experience in youth culture, media or linguistic anthropological approaches to mass communication.

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.