Sociology TAship Applications

TAship postings

Fall/Winter 2020-2021 - Fall 2020 Emergency Round 1

Posted on: 2020-08-10

Applications due: 2020-08-16

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

Course Campus Enrollment (est.) No. positions (est.) No. hours (est.) Dates Times Tutorials Duties Qualifications
SOC109H5F - Introduction to Criminology, Law & Society UTM 500 1 50 Sept - Dec, 2020 Tues & Thus 1 - 2pm Preparation for classes; preparation of written or audio-visual materials; possibly attending lectures, teaching, and/or leading discussions; rating students' 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. Previous knowledge and coursework in subject of course; good knowledge of subject matter; TA experience or need to acquire TA experience in subject of this or related course; minimum MA in Sociology or related discipline, or currently accepted or enrolled in the graduate Sociology program; ability to instruct in writing; strong desire to advise students and help them learn; establish(ed) record of teaching excellence.
SOC346H5F - Special Topics in Crime & Law UTM 60 1 60 Sept - Dec, 2020 Tues 3 - 5pm Preparation for classes; preparation of written or audio-visual materials; possibly attending lectures, teaching, and/or leading discussions; rating students' 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. Previous knowledge and coursework in subject of course; good knowledge of subject matter; TA experience or need to acquire TA experience in subject of this or related course; minimum MA in Sociology or related discipline, or currently accepted or enrolled in the graduate Sociology program; ability to instruct in writing; strong desire to advise students and help them learn; establish(ed) record of teaching excellence.
SOC354H5F - Global Sociology UTM 60 1 40 Sept - Dec, 2020 Thurs 3 - 5pm Preparation for classes; preparation of written or audio-visual materials; possibly attending lectures, teaching, and/or leading discussions; rating students' 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. Previous knowledge and coursework in subject of course; good knowledge of subject matter; TA experience or need to acquire TA experience in subject of this or related course; minimum MA in Sociology or related discipline, or currently accepted or enrolled in the graduate Sociology program; ability to instruct in writing; strong desire to advise students and help them learn; establish(ed) record of teaching excellence.
SOC356H5F - Population and Society UTM 150 1 90 Sept - Dec, 2020 Mon 8 - 10am Preparation for classes; preparation of written or audio-visual materials; possibly attending lectures, teaching, and/or leading discussions; rating students' 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. Previous knowledge and coursework in subject of course; good knowledge of subject matter; TA experience or need to acquire TA experience in subject of this or related course; minimum MA in Sociology or related discipline, or currently accepted or enrolled in the graduate Sociology program; ability to instruct in writing; strong desire to advise students and help them learn; establish(ed) record of teaching excellence.
SOC362H5F - Sex, Gender and Work UTM 60 1 40 Sept - Dec, 2020 Mon 1 - 3pm Preparation for classes; preparation of written or audio-visual materials; possibly attending lectures, teaching, and/or leading discussions; rating students' 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. Previous knowledge and coursework in subject of course; good knowledge of subject matter; TA experience or need to acquire TA experience in subject of this or related course; minimum MA in Sociology or related discipline, or currently accepted or enrolled in the graduate Sociology program; ability to instruct in writing; strong desire to advise students and help them learn; establish(ed) record of teaching excellence.
SOC378H5F - Law, Crime & Justice UTM 60 1 90 Sept - Dec, 2020 Mon 6 - 8pm Preparation for classes; preparation of written or audio-visual materials; possibly attending lectures, teaching, and/or leading discussions; rating students' 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. Previous knowledge and coursework in subject of course; good knowledge of subject matter; TA experience or need to acquire TA experience in subject of this or related course; minimum MA in Sociology or related discipline, or currently accepted or enrolled in the graduate Sociology program; ability to instruct in writing; strong desire to advise students and help them learn; establish(ed) record of teaching excellence.
SOC407H5F - Development & Social Change UTM 50 1 50 Sept - Dec, 2020 Wed 11am - 1pm Preparation for classes; preparation of written or audio-visual materials; possibly attending lectures, teaching, and/or leading discussions; rating students' 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. Previous knowledge and coursework in subject of course; good knowledge of subject matter; TA experience or need to acquire TA experience in subject of this or related course; minimum MA in Sociology or related discipline, or currently accepted or enrolled in the graduate Sociology program; ability to instruct in writing; strong desire to advise students and help them learn; establish(ed) record of teaching excellence.
SOC408H5F - The Sociology of Anti-Muslim Racism UTM 50 1 90 Sept - Dec, 2020 Mon 9 - 11am Preparation for classes; preparation of written or audio-visual materials; possibly attending lectures, teaching, and/or leading discussions; rating students' 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. Previous knowledge and coursework in subject of course; good knowledge of subject matter; TA experience or need to acquire TA experience in subject of this or related course; minimum MA in Sociology or related discipline, or currently accepted or enrolled in the graduate Sociology program; ability to instruct in writing; strong desire to advise students and help them learn; establish(ed) record of teaching excellence.
SOC455H5F - Comparative Indigenous Politics UTM 50 1 40 Sept - Dec, 2020 Thurs 11am - 1pm Preparation for classes; preparation of written or audio-visual materials; possibly attending lectures, teaching, and/or leading discussions; rating students' 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. Previous knowledge and coursework in subject of course; good knowledge of subject matter; TA experience or need to acquire TA experience in subject of this or related course; minimum MA in Sociology or related discipline, or currently accepted or enrolled in the graduate Sociology program; ability to instruct in writing; strong desire to advise students and help them learn; establish(ed) record of teaching excellence.
SOCB49H3F - Sociology of Family UTSC 85 1 50 September 1, 2020- December 31, 2020 Monday 15:00 -17:00 https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/registrar/timetable Preparation for classes; preparation of written or audio-visual materials; possibly attending lectures, teaching, and/or leading discussions; rating students' 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 the 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. There maybe mandatory 4 hour online training before or during the term. Previous knowledge and coursework in subject of course; good knowledge of subject matter; TA experience or need to acquire TA experience in subject of this or related course; minimum MA in Sociology or related discipline, or currently accepted or enrolled in the graduate Sociology program; ability to instruct in writing; strong desire to advise students and help them learn; establish(ed) record of teaching excellence.
SOCD01H3F - Advanced Seminar in Culture and Cities UTSC 20 1 30 September 1, 2020- December 31, 2020 Wednesday 10:00 -12:00 https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/registrar/timetable Preparation for classes; preparation of written or audio-visual materials; possibly attending lectures, teaching, and/or leading discussions; rating students' work; holding office hours; consulting with students (including electronic consultation); 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 the 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. There maybe mandatory 4 hour online training before or during the term. This work may involve the preparation of data and curriculum content for the research seminar. During the semester, duties may include some of the following: Attending class, overseeing lab work and student research, providing tailored feedback on student assignments, facilitating group-based assignments. For more information on work contact the course instructor. Graduate coursework in subject of course; TA experience in subject of this or related course; completion of one year of graduate school; ability to instruct in writing; strong to desire to advise students and help them learn; ability to instruct in writing and research. Specialized knowledge in Culture and Cities as demonstrated by graduate course work, research, and/or comprehensive exams in appropriate fields. Skills and background to complement the instructor will be given preference.
SOCD15H3F - Advanced Seminar in Critical Migration Studies UTSC 20 1 30 September 1, 2020- December 31, 2020 Thursday 13:00-15:00 https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/registrar/timetable Preparation for classes; preparation of written or audio-visual materials; possibly attending lectures, teaching, and/or leading discussions; rating students' work; holding office hours; consulting with students (including electronic consultation); writing, grading and/or invigilation of tests/examinations; 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 the 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. There maybe mandatory 4 hour online training before or during the term. Previous knowledge and coursework in subject of course; good knowledge of subject matter; TA experience or need to acquire TA experience in subject of this or related course; minimum MA in Sociology or related discipline, or currently accepted or enrolled in the graduate Sociology program; ability to instruct in writing; strong desire to advise students and help them learn; establish(ed) 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 Jan 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. Applicants are responsible for uploading their academic CV, which must include the following information: teaching experience (institution, course name, course number, dates and number of appointments); TA experience (institution, course name, course number, dates and number of appointments); dissertation title; areas of research; conference and other presentations; publications. CV must provide a phone number and email address at which an applicant can be reached during the hiring time period.