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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 Science: Biology 1001A/1002B Literacy (one position)

Department/Program: Biology

Deadline: Friday, July 17, 2015

Position Description:

Graduate Teaching Assistant positions available in the Department of Biology In compliance with the existing provisions of the Collective Agreement between the University and the UWO-GTA Union, PSAC Local 610, the Department of Biology would like to inform qualified graduate students that following teaching assistantship positions 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. Graduate students in the Biology programs will be given preference.

Biology 1001A/1002B Literacy ( 10 hours per week) Responsibilities will include teaching, marking assignments and record keeping. Applicants should have experience teaching and be knowledgeable in the fields of genetics, physiology, ecology and evolution. Familiarity with First Year Biology content and comfort with online communication, OWL and Excel will be assets.

These positions are subject to course and section enrollment. Application deadline: 4:00 pm Friday, July 17, 2015. Send an updated curriculum vitae or resume of teaching experience to Tricia Gray (tgray5@uwo.ca) via UWO mail server only. All applications will be acknowledged; however, only potential candidates will be notified past the deadline.

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