Human Biology TAship Applications

TAship postings

Fall-Winter 2022-2023 - JEH455S

Posted on: 2022-11-23

Applications due: 2022-12-06

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Course Campus Enrollment (est.) No. positions (est.) No. hours (est.) Dates Times Tutorials or laboratories/practicals Duties and responsibilities Qualifications Relevant criterion
JEH455H1S - Current Issues in Environment and Health STG 30 1 80 January 1, 2023 - April 30, 2023 Tu 12-2 PM Duties: - marking students' grant proposal assignments - providing feedback to students in a timely manner - helping instructor in course organization Appropriate background for the course in Environmental Science & Human Health. Excellent written English communication skills. Experience with grant writing and Peer Scholar program preferred. Enrolled in a MSc or PhD program in a science department. First consideration will be given to full-time graduate students at the University of Toronto. The need to acquire experience is the more relevant criterion than previous experience in respect of this posted position.


  1. The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission. The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities. If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact During employment, to request accommodation from the University, contact the supervisor or department chair and/or Health & Wellbeing Programs & Services at For more information about accommodations at U of T, please visit our Accommodation webpage.

  2. 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, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

  3. Candidates who are members of Indigenous, Black, racialized and LGBTQ2S+ communities, persons with disabilities, and other equity seeking groups are encouraged to apply, and their lived experience shall be taken into consideration as applicable to the position.

  4. 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.

  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. Positions posted here are open to Graduate Students in the School of Graduate Studies, Postdoctoral Fellows and Undergraduate Students in the University of Toronto.

  8. Preference in hiring shall be given to Graduate Students enrolled in the School of Graduate Studies of the University of Toronto or those who have made application to be enrolled in the School of Graduate Studies of the University of Toronto.

  9. The hiring criteria for Teaching Assistant positions are academic qualifications, the need to acquire experience, previous experience and previous satisfactory employment under the provisions of this Collective Agreement.

  10. The rates of pay correspond with the current CUPE Agreement and are as follows:

    • Effective January 1, 2022: UG/SGSI/SGSII $47.17 per hour (+ vacation pay)

    • Effective January 1, 2023: UG/SGSI/SGSII $47.64 per hour (+ vacation pay)

    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.