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 Arts (no positions)

Faculty of Science (one position)

Department/Program: Biology

Application Deadline: 06/04/2015

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 of Western Ontario and the 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. External students must have permission from their supervisor to accept positions in our department. Graduate students in Biology programs will be given preference.

Bio2290F Intersession: 23 hours over two weeks of classes. Classes run 9 till noon  M-Fri (but not each and every day). Field trip to Pinery is Wed June 10 from noon to early evening.  Classes start Mon June 8 and end the following Thurs June 19. The TA should be familiar with Ontario plants and ecology. Please indicate this experience in an email to tgray5@uwo.ca before 4:00 pm on Thursday, June 4.

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