Teaching Assistantships Opportunities

ANNOUNCEMENT OF TEACHING ASSISTANT POSITIONS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF PHYSIOLOGY

The following jobs are posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Collective agreement. The departmental hiring policy is available in the department of Physiology Office and at the CUPE 3902 office.  It is understood that some announcements of vacancies are tentative, pending final course determinations and enrollment.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Up-to-date WHMIS & Biosafety Training is required of all TAs.

* Scroll down to bottom for full application submission details and application form * Application Deadline:  Friday, April 30, 2021 @ 4PM

Salaries:

The current rate of pay for a UG/SGS1/SGS11/PDF) is $46.24 all levels respectively, per hour, in accordance with the CUPE collective agreement.

  • The estimated number of positions, approximate hours of work, and dates of employment, required qualifications, and a brief description of the duties are listed below for the following courses where positions are expected to be available.
  • Actual number of positions will depend on student enrolment. Second, and where applicable, third, fourth, fifth, and sixth appointments will be offered to eligible graduate students who held previous appointments.

**Undergraduate Courses**

PSL300H: Human Physiology I

2 positions: approximately 40 hours.  Summer Term. Estimated enrolment - 300

PSL300H covers neurophysiology and endocrine and reproductive systems. This course is intended for students proceeding to a specialist or major degree in physiology, or for those specializing in other disciplines requiring a thorough grounding in physiological principles. The course includes tutorials after each major topic to reinforce the lecture material. TA candidates will possess a strong physiological background. Teaching Assistants must be aware of course objectives and physiology to the satisfaction of the course director. The course will be delivered in a fully online format this fall. TA duties will include running tutorials and/or help sessions, marking, assisting with the development of course materials.

PSL301H Human Physiology II

1 positions: approximately 40 hours. Summer Term. Estimated enrolment - 250

PSL301H covers the respiratory, cardiovascular, renal, blood/immune and gastrointestinal systems. This course is intended for students proceeding to a specialist or major degree in physiology, or for those specializing in other disciplines requiring a thorough grounding in physiological principles. The course includes tutorials after each major topic to reinforce lecture material. TA candidates will possess a strong physiological background and awareness of course objectives and physiology to the satisfaction of the course director. The course will be delivered in a fully online format this fall. TA duties will include running tutorials and/or help sessions, marking, assisting with the development of course materials.

**Hiring Policy: The departmental hiring policy is available in Room 3209, Medical Sciences Building, and at the CUPE office.

To Apply:

ClickPDF icon teaching_assistant_application_form_v5.pdf (90.5 KB) to obtain an Application Form.  Application deadline: Friday, April 30, 2021 @ 4 p.m.

Submit applications to Eva Eng via email at eva.eng@utoronto.ca. All TA Application Forms must be accompanied by a short-version CV (2 pages)  
Application Package must include:  1) TA Application Form + 2) CV (2 pages)

~ first posted 9 April, 2021 ~