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Forensic Science Teaching Assistant (TA) Positions Available – Winter 2019

In accordance with Article 12:01 of the CUPE 4580 Collective Agreement the Faculty of Science invites applications for TA positions in Forensic Science for the Winter 2020 term.

The total number of Teaching Assistantships (50 hours each) allocated to the Forensic Science programs for the Winter 2020 term is two, for a total of 100 hours.

List of additional courses that may utilize Teaching Assistants for the Winter 2020 term:

FRSC 1107-01 Introductory Crime Scene Investigation
Time and location: F 10:00am – 12:50pm
Exam time: TBD
Number of projected positions: 1 TA position for 50 hrs (*Depending on confirmation of course being offered)
FRSC 4237-91 Bioterrorism, Food and Environmental Forensics
Time and location: Distance Education
Exam time: TBD
Number of projected positions: 1 TA position for 50 hrs

*Duration – January 1, 2020 - April 30, 2020
All positions are subject to sufficient enrolment and final budgetary approval.

Expected TA duties: Students may be asked to assist in preparations for lectures and laboratories, in marking assignments and/or midterms and exams, in online monitoring of discussions and class participation, and in proctoring of exams.  Other duties may be assigned, including set-up time immediately preceding classes or laboratories.

Eligibility requirements:

TA appointments shall be offered to qualified applicants in accordance with the criteria specified in Article 12:04 of the Collective Agreement.  To be eligible for a Teaching Assistantship you must be a registered student:
  • Must be registered for the term of work at the time of hiring 
  • Must maintain registration throughout the term and must be in good standing in the degree program
  • Note that Teaching Assistants cannot be employed for more than 100 hours per semester total. If you already hold or have applied for another TA position (in this or another department) note that the total combined hours for all TA appointments held in all departments cannot exceed 100 hours.

Required Essential Qualifications

  • Must be able to attend the lecture classes at the specified time (with preparation time as necessary) and to proctor the final exam
  • Minimum of 75% in course applied for, with the exception FRSC 3217 which has a minimum of 80%
  • Completion of FRSC 2100 and FRSC 3101 if applying for FRSC 3217, FRSC 4217, FRSC 4227 and FRSC 4237
  • Registered in a BFS or BA (Combined) Forensics program
Preferred Qualifications
  • Completion of BIOL 2023 if applying for FRSC 3217
Application forms are available from Room 234, Essex Hall, University of Windsor between 9:00 and 4:00, or email  Note that applicants can request to be considered for more than one course, but in normal circumstances, a student will only be offered one TA.  Please list your choices in order of preference.

Return completed application forms to:

Room 234 Essex Hall

Deadline for receiving applications: December 5, 2019, by 4:00 pm

In pursuit of the University of Windsor’s Employment Equity Plan, members from the designated groups (Women, Aboriginal Peoples, Visible Minorities, Persons with Disabilities, and Members of Sexual Minorities) are encouraged to apply. 

Date Posted:  November 28, 2019
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