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 Social Science (one position)

Geography

Geography 2041G - Geography of China

One TA is required for Geography 2041G: Geography of China.

Responsibilities include:  grading quizzes, lab assignments, mid-terms and final exam; and attending lectures.

Preference will be given to those who have taken Geography courses and have a broad knowledge of contemporary China.

Please respond by January 10, 2014 with cover letter and CV to: Lori Johnsonljohns24@uwo.ca

Faculty of Science (several positions)

Department/Program: Biology

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. Graduate students in Biology programs will be given preference.

Biology 2485B Environmental Science Tutorials (10 hours per week). Basic principles of environmental biology, human ecology, ecosystem structure and function. Human population growth and its impact on soil, water, energy, agriculture and natural populations of plants and animals. Environmental problems created by resource exploitation and possible solutions. TA responsibilities include teaching, marking assignments, and record keeping. Applicants should have experience teaching and be knowledgeable in the fields of ecology, environmental science, and evolution.

These positions are subject to course and section enrollment. Application deadline: 4:00 pm Tuesday, January 20, 2015. Send an updated (BRIEF) curriculum vitae or resume of teaching experience to Tricia Gray (tgray5@uwo.ca) via UWO mail server only. All candidates must have the approval of their program supervisor. All applications will be acknowledged.

Biology 2485B Environmental Science Tutorials (5 hours per week). Basic principles of mycology. TA responsibilities include teaching, assisting students with laboratory exercises, marking assignments, and record keeping. Applicants should have experience teaching and be knowledgeable in the fields of mycology.

These positions are subject to course and section enrollment. Application deadline: noon Thursday, January 22, 2015. Send an updated (BRIEF) curriculum vitae or resume of teaching experience to Tricia Gray (tgray5@uwo.ca) via UWO mail server only. All candidates must have the approval of their program supervisor. All applications will be acknowledged.



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