Western Graduate & Postdoctoral  Studies

Graduate Teaching Assistantships

GTAs assist with the teaching of undergraduate courses at Western. In September 2014, a graduate student with a full one-term GTAship will receive a base salary of $4,550 plus the GTA Collective Agreement additional amount of $1,433, paid in four monthly instalments of $358.35 (Article 18.02 of the Collective Agreement). Employment of registered graduate students as graduate teaching assistants is governed by the provisions of The Collective Agreement between The University of Western Ontario and the Public Service Alliance of Canada, which can be found at Human Resources.

Current TA Opportunities

Faculty of Schulich School of Medicine and Dentristry: 4900F/G (one position)

Department/Program: Medical Sciences

Deadline: Friday, August 14, 2015

Position Description:

Teaching Assistant positions available for Medical Sciences 4900F/G for both fall and winter semesters These positions are open to all graduate students in the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry. Medical Science 4900F/G is an advanced lab course for 4th year students in the Honors Specialization in Medical Sciences. This course will involve techniques such as cell culture, RNA isolation, real time PCR, Western Blotting, and biochemical assays. Experience in these areas is an asset. Positions are required from September 2015 to December 2015 for the fall term, and from January 2016 to April 2016 for the winter term. Labs are on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday afternoons (1:30 ? 5:30) for both the fall and winter terms. Labs run between 3 and 4 hours per day. The appointee will be responsible for familiarity with all lab material, helping students with all aspects of the lab and marking. Please indicate your availability (5 or 10 TA hours per week) in the cover letter. Interested applicants should submit a CV and cover letter via email to: Michelle Belton at: michelle.belton@schulich.uwo.ca

Faculty of Social Science (two positions)

Department/Program: DAN Management and Organizational Studies

Deadline: Thursday, August 6, 2015

Position Description:

Fall Term Teaching Assistant positions are available in the Department of Management and Organizational Studies. In compliance with the existing provisions of the Collective Agreement between the University and the UWO-GTA Union, PSAC Local 610, the Department of Management and Organizational Studies would like to inform qualified graduate students of the following teaching assistantship positions that are available in the department for the fall term. Those Ph.D. graduate students who are currently just beyond their normal TA eligibility period are welcome to apply.

Teaching Assistants Positions: Introduction to Management and Organizational Studies I (MOS 1021A/B) (Human Resource Management and Consumer Behavior)

                                           Introduction to Management and Organizational Studies II (MOS 1023A/B) (Finance and Accounting)

Position Description: Applicants should be knowledgeable in the fields of Human Resource Management and Consumer Behavior or Finance and Accounting. Familiarity with First Year Management and Organizational Studies content and comfort with online communication, OWL and Excel will be assets.

(10 hours per week) Responsibilities may include attending scheduled weekly lecturers, maintaining up-to-date lecture/course notes, available to address student questions prior to, during or following lectures, help to prepare and setup Power Point slides and video materials, assist in maintaining course web content, including editing/updating course syllabus, assisting in development/preparation of course materials, researching real-world current examples of course materials, posting to Sakai Owl 2, answer students questions electronically, attending office hours and scheduled meeting with students, organizing and overseeing online quizzes, assisting in the preparation of examinations, photocopying and proctoring examinations and assisting with the marking of examinations. Other administrative duties will include keeping track of student?s attendance and participation and other student issues such as illness, missed tests or examination, student reviews of tests or examinations and students with accommodations with Student Development Services. These positions are subject to course and section enrollment. Application deadline: 4:00 pm Thursday, August 6, 2015. Send an updated curriculum vitae or resume of teaching experience to Gloria Dawson (gdawson@uwo.ca). All applications will be acknowledged; however, only potential candidates will be notified past the deadline.

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