Human Biology TAship Applications

TAship postings

Fall-Winter 2021-2022 - Main Round Fall/Winter 2021/22

Posted on: 2021-06-09

Applications due: 2021-07-06

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

Course Campus Enrollment (est.) No. positions (est.) No. hours (est.) Dates Times Tutorials Duties Qualifications
HMB200H1S - Introduction to Neuroscience STG 242 4 68 (TBC) January 1, 2022 - April 30, 2022 W11-13; Method of Delivery TBC Tutorials: F11, F12, F13; Method of Delivery TBC Duties: •Leading tutorials •Marking midterm and final exam •Midterm and final exam invigilation Appropriate neuroscience background for the course. 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.
HMB201H1S - Introduction to Fundamental Genetics and its Applications STG 100 2 50 January 1, 2022 - April 30, 2022 M10-12; Method of Delivery TBC Tutorial: M12; Method of Delivery TBC Duties: •Preparation and leading tutorials •Marking assignments, tests, final exam Appropriate background in molecular biology for the course. 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.
HMB202H1S - Introduction to Health and Disease STG 288 5 62 January 1, 2022 - April 30, 2022 F10-12; Method of Delivery TBC Tutorials: M10, M11, M12, M13; Method of Delivery TBC Duties: •Preparation for online labs and case studies •Leading tutorials •Marking quizzes, midterm and final exam •Midterm and final exam invigilation Appropriate background for the course. Enrolled in a MSc, MPH or PhD program in a science department. First consideration will be given to full-time graduate students at the University of Toronto.
HMB203H1S - Introduction to Global Health STG 100 3 50 January 1, 2022 - April 30, 2022 T14-17; Method of Delivery TBC Tutorial: T16; Method of Delivery TBC Duties: •Leading tutorials •Marking assignments, and midterm test or final exam Appropriate background in health sciences for the course. Enrolled in a MPH, MSc or PhD program in a science department. First consideration will be given to full-time graduate students at the University of Toronto.
HMB204H1S - Introduction to Human Biology STG 270 5 55 January 1, 2022 - April 30, 2022 R14-16; Method of Delivery TBC Tutorials: M10, M11, M12, M13; Method of Delivery TBC Duties: •Preparation and leading tutorials •Marking quizzes, assignment, midterm and final exam Appropriate background in human biology for the course. 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.
HMB265H1F - General & Human Genetics STG 1185 8 75 September 1, 2021 - December 31, 2021 T15-17, F13-14; Method of Delivery TBC Tutorials: M10, M11, M12, M13, M14, M15; Method of Delivery TBC Duties •Preparation and leading tutorials •Marking quizzes and assignment •Midterm and final exam marking Appropriate background in genetics for the course. 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.
HMB300H1F - Neurobiology of Behaviour STG 300 3 60-70 (TBC) September 1, 2021 - December 31, 2021 W16-18; Method of Delivery TBC Tutorial: W19; Method of Delivery TBC Duties - assist to co-ordinate online lectures - moderate discussions online - assist in online grading of assignments - will be involved in content production related to online projects - provide feedback to students about use of online resources for projects and be familiar with online clients such as Blackboard Collaborate, Pressbooks, and Hypothes.is Appropriate neuroscience background for the course, knowledge and experience in online education and support. 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.
HMB302H1F - Vertebrate Histology and Histopathology STG 250 7 65 September 1, 2021 - December 31, 2021 W10-12; Method of Delivery TBC Labs: M9-12, M18-21; F9-12; Method of Delivery TBC Duties •Preparation and demonstrating labs •Setup and marking lab tests •Midterm and final exam marking Appropriate histology background for the course. Enrolled in a MPH, MSc or PhD program in a science department. First consideration will be given to full-time graduate students at the University of Toronto.
HMB303H1F - Global Health and Human Rights STG 100 3 50-60 (TBC) September 1, 2021 - December 31, 2021 T16-19; Method of Delivery TBC Duties •Organizing case study groups •Meeting with students •Marking assignments Appropriate background in health sciences for the course. Enrolled in a MPH, MSc or PhD program in a science department. First consideration will be given to full-time graduate students at the University of Toronto.
HMB306H1F - Ethical Considerations in Emerging Technology STG 80 1 108 September 1, 2021 - December 31, 2021 M10-12; Method of Delivery TBC Duties: • Attending lectures • Leading seminars • Marking assignments and exams • Invigilation Appropriate background in health sciences with focus in ethics for the course. 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.
HMB310H1F - Laboratory in Neuroscience STG 216 6 69 September 1, 2021 - December 31, 2021 T10-11; Method of Delivery TBC Lab: R9-12, R13-16, F9-12; Method of Delivery TBC Duties •Preparation and demonstrating labs •Setup and marking lab tests •Midterm and final exam marking Appropriate background in neuroscience for the course. 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.
HMB312H1S - Laboratory in Health and Disease STG 216 8 72 (TBC) January 1, 2022 - April 30, 2022 M12-13; Method of Delivery TBC Labs: W9-12, R9-12, R13-16; Method of Delivery TBC Duties: •Preparation for labs •Demonstrating labs •Marking lab reports and posters Appropriate molecular techniques background for the course. Enrolled in a MSc, MPH or PhD program in a science department. First consideration will be given to full-time graduate students at the University of Toronto.
HMB320H1S - Neuroanatomy STG 165 3 56 (TBC) January 1, 2022 - April 30, 2022 M15-17; Method of Delivery TBC Labs: W9-11, W11-13, W15-17; Method of Delivery TBC Duties: •Preparation for labs •Demonstrating labs •Marking term test and final exam Appropriate neuroscience background for the course. 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.
HMB321H1S - Topics in Genetics STG 100 1 60 January 1, 2022 - April 30, 2022 W13-14, F13-14; Method of Delivery TBC Tutorials: W15, W16; Method of Delivery TBC Duties •Preparation for tutorials •Leading tutorials •Marking assignments, tests and final exam Appropriate genetics background for the course. 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.
HMB322H1S - Topics in Health & Disease STG 120 4 50 January 1, 2022 - April 30, 2022 T13-15; Method of Delivery TBC Tutorials: R15, R16; Method of Delivery TBC Duties: - co-ordinate online lectures - moderate Discussions online - online grading of assignments - TA will be involved in content production, assist in the creation of online videos and assignment guidelines - provide feedback to students about use of online resources for projects and be familiar with online clients such as Blackboard Collaborate, Hypothes.is and Python (or other coding languages) and video-editing platforms Appropriate background in cancer biology and familiarity with online instruction/grading. 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.
HMB342H1S - Epidemiology of Health & Disease STG 210 2 59 January 1, 2022 - April 30, 2022 T10-12; Method of Delivery TBC Tutorials: R10, R11, F10, F11; Method of Delivery TBC Duties: •Preparation and leading online tutorials •Marking quizzes, midterm and final exam Appropriate background in epidemiology for the course. Enrolled in a MSc, MPH or PhD program in a science department. First consideration will be given to full-time graduate students at the University of Toronto.
HMB360H1F - Neurogenomics STG 95 2 60 September 1, 2021 - December 31, 2021 M10-13; Method of Delivery TBC Tutorials: M12; Method of Delivery TBC Duties: •Marking assignments, presentations and exams Appropriate background in neuroscience for the course. 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.
HMB420H1F - Seminar in Neurobiology of Behaviour STG 30 1 30 September 1, 2021 - December 31, 2021 M14-16; Method of Delivery TBC Duties: - assist to moderate Discussions online - assist in online grading of assignments - assist in recording Zoom based interviews or conducting Zoom based interviews for use in asynchronous content delivery may also required Appropriate background in clinically oriented neuroscience/neurology/neuro-oncology and familiarity with online instruction/grading for the course. Experience on web-based conferencing and video-editing experience would be helpful (but not a requirement, as training could be provided) Enrolled in a MPH, MSc or PhD program in a science department. First consideration will be given to full-time graduate students at the University of Toronto.
HMB422H1F - Seminar in Health & Disease STG 30 1 55 September 1, 2021 - December 31, 2021 T10-12; Method of Delivery TBC Duties: - Facilitate and co-ordinate online activities using Blackboard Collaborate Ultra and other web-conferencing platforms such as OBS and Zoom - Familiarity with WordPress and multimedia applications such as Zencastr for podcasting to help students with any technical issues related to creating multimedia assignments - Grading and evaluating bi-weekly assignments Appropriate background in health & disease or neuroscience for the course. Enrolled in a MPH, MSc or PhD program in a science department. First consideration will be given to full-time graduate students at the University of Toronto.
HMB430H1F - Trends in Neuroscience STG 50 1 34 September 1, 2021 - December 31, 2021 M14-16; Method of Delivery TBC Duties: - Marking assignments, midterm and final exam Appropriate background in neuroscience for the course. Enrolled in a MSc or PhD program in a science department. Previous experience as a Teaching Assistant at the University of Toronto. First consideration will be given to full-time graduate students at the University of Toronto.
HMB434H1F - Complementary & Integrative Medicine STG 50 1 60 September 1 - December 31, 2021 Th 10-12 Duties: •Providing feedback to students on poster project topic choices •Marking course assignments (article critique) •Marking course assessments (case-study/long answer questions) •Marking course poster projects •Quercus management/updating Appropriate background in following areas: clinical trials, evidence-based medicine, biochemistry, physiology/anatomy with some familiarity with complementary and integrative medicinal practices that includes mind-body practices such as meditation, the use of natural health products, yoga, naturopathic medicine or traditional Chinese medicine. Enrolled in a MPH, MSc or PhD program in a science department. First consideration will be given to full-time graduate students at the University of Toronto.
HMB437H1F - The Biology of the Human Metallome STG 40 1 60 (TBC) September 1, 2021 - December 31, 2021 W11-13; Method of Delivery TBC Duties: - Midterm Take-Home Assignment Marking - Literature Review/Critique Assignment Marking - Final Take-Home Assignment Marking Appropriate background in following areas: inorganic chemistry, transition metals, biochemistry, protein structure, physiology/anatomy for the course. Enrolled in a MPH, MSc or PhD program in a science department. First consideration will be given to full-time graduate students at the University of Toronto.
HMB441H1F - Genetics of Human Disease STG 30 1 50 September 1, 2021 - December 31, 2021 W15-17; Method of Delivery TBC Duties: •Contacting service learning partners and information consolidation •Marking assignments and presentations Appropriate background for the course. Enrolled in a MSc or PhD program in a science department. Previous experience as a Teaching Assistant at the University of Toronto.
HMB470H1S - Exercise and Sports Medicine STG 130 1 50 January 1, 2022 - April 30, 2022 T15-17; Method of Delivery TBC Duties: •Marking assignment, midterm and final exam •Final exam invigilation Appropriate background for the course. Enrolled in a MSc or PhD program in a science department. Previous experience as a Teaching Assistant at the University of Toronto. First consideration will be given to full-time graduate students at the University of Toronto.
HMB471H1F - Performance Enhancement STG 50 1 50 September 1, 2021 - December 31, 2021 T13-15; Method of Delivery TBC Duties •Student consultation for lab assignment •Supervision of lab assignment •Marking assignments, midterm and final exam Appropriate background for the course. Enrolled in a MSc or PhD program in a science department. Previous experience as a Teaching Assistant at the University of Toronto. First consideration will be given to full-time graduate students at the University of Toronto.
HMB474H1F - Dental Sciences STG 34 1 70 September 1, 2021 - December 31, 2021 W: 14-16; Method of Delivery TBC - Reviewing the outline for midterm assignment - Reviewing the outline for final assignment - Midterm assignment marking - Final assignment marking - Oral presentations grading - Attending lectures Appropriate dental science background for the course. Candidates should be in their 4th year of a PhD program in dental sciences or have completed a Ph.D. (or equivalent) in dental science. First consideration will be given to full-time graduate students and PostDocs at the University of Toronto.
HMB489H1S - Advanced Laboratory in Human Biology STG 72 1 63 (TBC) January 1, 2022 - April 30, 2022 F10-11; Method of Delivery TBC Lab: T9-12; Method of Delivery TBC Duties: •Marking assignments and student presentations •Assisting students in laboratories each week Appropriate background for the course. Enrolled in a MSc or PhD program in a science department. Previous experience as a Teaching Assistant at the University of Toronto. First consideration will be given to full-time graduate students at the University of Toronto.
HMB490Y - Health in Community STG 60 1 110 (TBC) September 1, 2021 - April 30, 2022 F12-15; Method of Delivery TBC Duties: • Recruiting and managing community based placements • Leading some tutorials in Human Centred Design processes • Grading reflections, scientific essays, and community based project work • Organizing year end symposium • Supporting student placements and project work Appropriate knowledge in health topics as related to community based health and well being. Knowledge in project design principles such as Human Centred Design would be an asset. Knowledge and experience with community engaged learning principles and processes would be an asset. 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.
JHA410H1S - Clinical Neuroimaging STG 147 2 41 (TBC) January 1, 2022 - April 30, 2022 R10-12; Method of Delivery TBC Labs: T9-11, T11-13, T13-15; Method of Delivery TBC Duties: •Marking assignments • Leading computer tutorials • Marking mid-term and final exam • Mid-term final exam invigilation Strong knowledge of human neuroanatomy and neuroimaging; familiarity with neuroimaging software MATLAB, FSL, Brainstorm (MNI). 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.

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, 2021 as follows:

    • Undergraduate (UG) $46.70

    • SGS I $46.70

    • SGS II & PDF $46.70

  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.