Sociology TAship Applications

TAship postings

Fall / Winter 2018-19 - Tri-Campus Fall 20189 Emergency Post #2

Posted on: 2018-08-14

Applications due: 2018-08-19

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
SOC205H5F(L0102) - Theories in Criminology UTM 125 1 175 Sept - Dec Fri 9 - 11am Mon 10-11; 11-12; 1-2; 2-3; 3-4 TA's in this course will be fully responsible for students in the tutorial section(s)  assigned to them. Duties include (but are not limited to):  conducting weekly (and/or as assigned) tutorial sections by the instructor; supporting students in the tutorials in office hours; answering students’ email for students in the assigned tutorial section(s), marking all work (essays, assignments, tests, and final exams) by students in the assigned tutorial sections and recording the resulting grades on BlackBoard; doing all course readings, participating in training for conducting tutorials; and any other duties assigned by the course instructor. Additional duties may include attending lectures and invigilating tests where applicable.  Graduate work in Sociology and/or Criminology with experience in the area of Criminology or Law and Society preferred.
SOC209H5F(L0101) - Introduction to Criminology & Socio-Legal Studies UTM 200 1 110 Sept - Dec Tues 1 - 4pm TA's in this course will be fully responsible for students in the tutorial section(s)  assigned to them. Duties include (but are not limited to):  conducting weekly (and/or as assigned) tutorial sections by the instructor; supporting students in the tutorials in office hours; answering students’ email for students in the assigned tutorial section(s), marking all work (essays, assignments, tests, and final exams) by students in the assigned tutorial sections and recording the resulting grades on BlackBoard; doing all course readings, participating in training for conducting tutorials; and any other duties assigned by the course instructor. Additional duties may include attending lectures and invigilating tests where applicable.  Graduate work in Sociology and/or Criminology with experience in the area of Criminology or Law and Society preferred.
SOC222H5F - Measuring the Social World UTM 125 1 200 Sept - Dec Tues 1 - 3pm Wed 9-10, 10-11, 12-1 TA's in this course will be fully responsible for students in the tutorial section(s)  assigned to them. Duties include (but are not limited to):  conducting weekly (and/or as assigned) tutorial sections by the instructor; supporting students in the tutorials in office hours; answering students’ email for students in the assigned tutorial section(s), marking all work (essays, assignments, tests, and final exams) by students in the assigned tutorial sections and recording the resulting grades on BlackBoard; doing all course readings, participating in training for conducting tutorials; and any other duties assigned by the course instructor. Additional duties may include attending lectures and invigilating tests where applicable.  Graduate work in Sociology with a solid working knowledge of basic statistics and SPSS preferred.
SOC227H5F - Sociology of Work and Occupations UTM 200 1 80 Sept - Dec Fri 1 - 3pm Grading essays/assignments, tests and final exams; holding office hours; doing course reading; attending classes; invigilating tests; answering student's email; record grades on blackboard. TA's are expected to come to campus regularly as required and attend training as required by Instructor. Graduate work in Sociology with experience in work and occupations preferred.
SOC326H5F(L0101) - Policing UTM 150 1 80 Sept - Dec Thurs 3 - 5pm Grading essays/assignments, tests and final exams; holding office hours; doing course reading; attending classes; invigilating tests; answering student's email; record grades on blackboard. TA's are expected to come to campus regularly as required and attend training as required by Instructor. Graduate work in Sociology and/or Criminology with experience in the area of Criminology or Law and Society preferred.
SOC340H5F - Social Change UTM 60 1 60 Sept - Dec Wed 1 - 3pm Grading essays/assignments, tests and final exams; holding office hours; doing course reading; attending classes; invigilating tests; answering student's email; record grades on blackboard. TA's are expected to come to campus regularly as required and attend training as required by Instructor. Graduate in Sociology.
SOC348H1F - Culture and Inequality STG 40 1 120 September 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018 n/a 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. 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; established record of teaching excellence.
SOC352H5F - Gender and Care UTM 150 1 70 Sept - Dec Tues 11am - 1pm Grading essays/assignments, tests and final exams; holding office hours; doing course reading; attending classes; invigilating tests; answering student's email; record grades on blackboard. TA's are expected to come to campus regularly as required and attend training as required by Instructor. Graduate work in Sociology with experience in gender preferred.
SOC354H5F - Global Sociology UTM 60 1 80 Sept - Dec Tues 3 - 5pm Grading essays/assignments, tests and final exams; holding office hours; doing course reading; attending classes; invigilating tests; answering student's email; record grades on blackboard. TA's are expected to come to campus regularly as required and attend training as required by Instructor. Graduate work in sociology with experience in transnational/diasporic networks and social movement and/or related areas preferred
SOC393H1F-L0101 - New Topics: Consumer Society STG 100 1 105 September 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018 n/a 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. 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; established record of teaching excellence.
SOC423Y5Y - Identity Crime & Experiential Learning UTM 60 1 82 Sept - Apr Various This Writing TA position focuses on writing skill development across two courses (SOC423 Identity Crime and SOC480 Experiential Learning). You will be expected to be familiar with policy writing in terms of its purposes, typical structures, and typical approaches; this position will give you the opportunity to develop that knowledge and share it with upper year Sociology undergraduate students. Your duties will include training, meeting with the course instructor and RGASC faculty, developing learning materials and writing guides for policy writing, preparing and delivering policy writing workshops, email communication and office hours with students, providing policy writing feedback for students, grading one assignment, and communication with your supervisor and RGASC faculty. Graduate work in Sociology, Criminology or a related field.
SOC452H5F - Contemporary Issues in Higher Education UTM 50 1 70 Sept - Dec Tues 1 - 3pm Grading essays/assignments, tests and final exams; holding office hours; doing course reading; attending classes; invigilating tests; answering student's email; record grades on blackboard. TA's are expected to come to campus regularly as required and attend training as required by Instructor. Graduate work in Sociology.
SOC460H5F - Migrant Labour UTM 50 1 50 Sept - Dec Thurs 11am - 1pm Grading essays/assignments, tests and final exams; holding office hours; doing course reading; attending classes; invigilating tests; answering student's email; record grades on blackboard. TA's are expected to come to campus regularly as required and attend training as required by Instructor. Graduate work in Sociology.
SOC463H5F - Sociology of Disasters UTM 50 1 70 Sept - Dec Fri 11am - 1pm Grading essays/assignments, tests and final exams; holding office hours; doing course reading; attending classes; invigilating tests; answering student's email; record grades on blackboard. TA's are expected to come to campus regularly as required and attend training as required by Instructor. Graduate work in Sociology

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 May 1, 2017 as follows:

    • Undergraduate (UG) $44.44 per hour + 4% vacation pay

    • SGS I $44.44 per hour + 4% vacation pay

    • SGS II & PDF $44.44 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.