TA postings

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 ELEVEN, for a total of 550 hours.

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

FRSC 2007-91 Introduction to Forensic Science
Time and location: N/A Distance Education (DE)
Number of projected positions: 1 TA position for 50 hrs
FRSC 2007-01 Introduction to Forensic Science   
Time and location: M 19:00-21:50
Number of projected positions: 4 or 5 TA positions for 50 hrs each 
FRSC 3111 Digital Photography in Forensic Science
Time and location: F 2:30-3:50 LL G101A F 4:00-5:20 BB 223 An additional lab may need to be scheduled, depending on enrolment
Number of projected positions: 1 or 2 TA positions for 50 hrs each
FRSC 3217-91 Serology and DNA Applications
Time and location: N/A  DE
Number of projected positions: 1 TA position for 50 hrs
FRSC 4217-91 Advances in Human Identification
Time and location: N/A DE
Number of projected positions: 1 TA position for 50 hrs
FRSC 4227-91 Forensic Medicine: Toxins and Pathology
Time and location: N/A DE
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 242, Essex Hall, University of Windsor between 9:00 and 4:00, or email science@uwindsor.ca.  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:

Ms. Sarah Desarranno
Room 242 Essex Hall

Deadline for receiving applications: November 27, 2019, by 4:00 pm
Date Posted:  November 8, 2019
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