Sociology TAship Applications

TAship postings

Fall/Winter 2019-2020 - Winter 2020 TA Tri-Campus Postings

Posted on: 2019-10-31

Applications due: 2019-11-20

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
SOC100H1SL0101 - Introduction to Sociology I - Sociological Perspectives STG 750 1 150 January 1, 2020 - April 30, 2020 TU 6-8 Yes: Monday 6-7; Tuesday 5-6; Wednesday 11-12 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. Must be available for the following tutorials: Monday 6-7; Tuesday 5-6; Wednesday 11-12 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.
SOC150H1S-L0101 - Sociological Inquiries STG 500 1 135 January 1, 2020 - April 30, 2020 Yes 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.
SOC201H1S L0101 - Classical Theory STG 110 1 100 January 1, 2020 - April 30, 2020 Yes 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.
SOC204H1S-L0101 - Introduction to Qualitative Methods in Sociology STG 110 1 100 January 1, 2020 - April 30, 2020 M 4-6 Yes 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. This post is to provide additional assistance and support to the students and the course and requires being available on Wednesdays from 2pm-3pm to assist with tutorial. 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.
SOC251H1S-L5101 - Contemporary Sociological Theory STG 110 2 @ 140 140 January 1, 2020 - April 30, 2020 TH 6-8 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.
SOC254H1S-L0101 - Intermediate Qualitative Methods in Sociology STG 110 2 2 @ 120 January 1, 2020 - April 30, 2020 M 4-6 Yes 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.
SOC313H1S-L0101 - Social Control STG 130 1 110 January 1, 2020 - April 30, 2020 FR 12-2 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 desire to advise students and help them learn; established record of teaching excellence.
SOC353H1S L0101 - New Topics: Debates in Contemporary Theory STG 35 1 110 January 1, 2020 - April 30, 2020 M 3-6 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.
SOC363H1S-L0101 - Sociology of Mental Health and Mental Disorders STG 130 1 110 January 1, 2020 - April 30, 2020 TH 2-4 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. Answering email; attending office hours; doing course readings; leading tutorials. 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. TA experience in this or related course.
SOC393H1S L0101 - New Topics: Sociology of Hip Hop STG 130 1 110 January 1, 2020 - April 30, 2020 TU 12-2 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.
SOC6712H1S - Qualitative Methods STG 15 1 25 January 1, 2020 - April 30, 2020 TH 3-6 n/a The candidate will also have excellent writing and communication skills and should be comfortable providing critical and constructive feedback to MA-level graduate students (peers). Provide extensive feedback on all written assignments in a timely manner. Weekly office hours. Set up online grading system for course. Do readings for course and help students with analytic coding and final essay writing. Must have completed SOC6712H or equivalent. Completion of SOC6303H preferred. The ideal candidate will be engaged in their own, ongoing qualitative research. They will also be familiar with the "Chicago School" style of Sociology and or neighbourhood/community-level research. The ideal candidate must have experience designing and conducting qualitative research including: ethnographic fieldwork (e.g. writing fieldnotes), doing in-depth interviews, using historical data (e.g. archives, life histories), and visual data collection (e.g. videos, photographs). Special consideration will be given to candidates who have experience working in community centres and local organizations. The candidate will also have excellent writing and communication skills and should be comfortable providing critical and constructive feedback to MA-level graduate students (peers).
SOC100H5S - Introduction to Sociology UTM 1000 1 92 Jan - Apr, 2020 Tues & Thurs 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. If undergraduate must be in the Major or Specialist Sociology program with a minimum of 75% average over all sociology courses taken
SOC205H5S-L0101 - Theories in Criminology UTM 125 1 125 Jan - Apr, 2020 Mon 1 - 3pm Mon Tues 11-12, 12-1, 2-3 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.
SOC209H5S(L0101) - Introduction to Criminology, Law & Society UTM 125 1 80 Jan - Apr, 2020 Fri 9am - 12pm 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.
SOC209H5S(L0102) - Introduction to Criminology, Law & Society UTM 125 2 @ 80 each 160 Jan - Apr, 2020 Fri 1 - 4pm 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. This course has tutorials. Graduate work in Sociology and/or Criminology with experience in the area of Criminology or Law and Society preferred.
SOC211H5S - Law, Punishment & Social Control UTM 200 1 105 Jan - Apr, 2020 Thurs 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 and/or Criminology with experience in the area of Criminology or Law and Society preferred.
SOC216H5S - Sociology of Law UTM 200 1 105 Jan - Apr, 2020 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 and/or Criminology with experience in the area of Criminology or Law and Society preferred.
SOC222H5S(L0101) - Measuring the Social World UTM 125 1 140 Jan - Apr, 2020 Mon 3 - 5pm Tues 9-10, 10-11, 11-12 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. Must be available to teach a tutorial section on TUESDAYS between 9am and 12pm.
SOC222H5S-L0102 - Measuring the Social World UTM 125 1 140 Jan - Apr, 2020 Tue 9 - 11am Wed, 9-10, 10-11, 11-12 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. Must be available to teach a tutorial section on WEDNESDAYS between 9am and 12pm
SOC222H5S-L0103 - Measuring the Social World UTM 125 1 140 Jan - Apr, 2020 Tues 1 - 3pm Wed 12-1, 1-2, 2-3 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. Must be available to teach a tutorial section on WEDNESDAYS between 12pm and 3pm.
SOC231H5S - Classical Sociological Theory UTM 125 1 110 Jan - Apr, 2020 Wed 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 classical social theory preferred
SOC253H5S - Introduction to Race & Ethnicity UTM 200 1 105 Jan - Apr, 2020 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 race preferred.
SOC310H5S - Youth Justice UTM 150 1 80 Jan - Apr, 2020 Wed 5 - 7pm 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.
SOC325H5S - Law & Social Theory UTM 60 1 90 Jan - Apr, 2020 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
SOC326H5S - Policing UTM 150 1 80 Jan - Apr, 2020 Fri 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.
SOC334H5S - Aging and Society UTM 60 1 50 Jan - Apr, 2020 Fri 9 - 11am 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 the area of Aging and Society.
SOC338H5S - Legal Developments in Criminology UTM 60 1 80 Jan - Apr, 2020 Tues 7 - 9pm 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.
SOC361H5S - Sociology of Organizations UTM 150 1 60 Jan - Apr, 2020 Mon 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 or knowledge in sociology of organizations and sociology of industrial relations preferred.
SOC365H5S - Special Topics in Criminology UTM 60 1 80 Jan - Apr, 2020 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.
SOC384H5S - Media, Ethics and Policy UTM 60 1 90 Jan - Apr, 2020 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 media, communication and ethics and/or related area preferred.
SOC444H5S - Advanced Topics in Sociology UTM 50 1 100 Jan - Apr, 2020 Mon 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.
SOC446H5S - Advanced Topics in Crime and Law UTM 50 1 100 Jan - Apr, 2020 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 work in Sociology and/or Criminology with experience in the area of Criminology or Law and Society preferred.
SOC447H5S - Advanced Topics in Criminology UTM 50 1 100 Jan - Apr, 2020 Mon 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 and/or Criminology with experience in the area of Criminology or Law and Society preferred.
SOC463H5S - The Sociology of Disasters UTM 50 1 100 Jan - Apr, 2020 Fri 9 - 11am 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 the area.
SOC485H5S - Investigation through Study Abroad UTM 16 1 50 Jan - Apr, 2020 Thurs 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. Strong background in studies related to genocide and state violence, advanced graduate student with experience on U of T abroad trips, experience working with Operation Groundswell in particular. TA should be prepared to travel during reading week and about a week past that (i.e. from Feb 13 - 23, 2020).
SOCB35H3S - Numeracy and Society UTSC 100 1 60 January 1, 2020 - April 30, 2020 TUT0001 TU 10:00 11:00 BV 469 TUT0002 TU 11:00 12:00 BV 471 TUT0003 TU 12:00 13:00 BV 473 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.
SOCC04H3S - Social Movements UTSC 60 1 60 January 1, 2020 - April 30, 2020 TA will be expected to grade mid-term, final exams, and quizzes, answer email questions from students. Review grade rubrics and benchmark alone and/or with instructor for midterm and/or final exam and class assignments. Will be responsible for grade entry and attendance on Blackboard. Will be required to meet with supervisor at UTSC as required. TAs will be required to complete a mandatory Health & Safety Awareness Training. General Knowledge in Social Movements as demonstrated by graduate coursework and/or comprehensive exam in appropriate fields.
SOCC11H3S - Policing and Security UTSC 60 1 50 January 1, 2020 - April 30, 2020 Teaching assistant will be expected to grade assignments and/or examinations, invigilate tests and final examinations. Must be able to attend classes and meetings with course instructor at UTSC, as required. For this writing intensive course, the TA will receive and is required to attend a training workshop on how to provide feedback on writing assignments. TAs will be required to complete a mandatory Health & Safety Awareness Training. Specialized knowledge in Policing and Security as demonstrated by graduate course work and/or comprehensive exams in appropriate fields. Experience teaching writing preferred.

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, 2019 as follows:

    • Undergraduate (UG) $45.33 per hour + 4% vacation pay

    • SGS I $45.33 per hour + 4% vacation pay

    • SGS II & PDF $45.33 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.