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Teaching Assistantships in WGS

Women's and Gender Studies TA Positions

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PROJECTED TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS FOR WINTER 2022

January 4, 2022 to April 30, 2022

In accordance with Article 12:01 of the CUPE 4580 Collective Agreement Women’s and Gender Studies in the School of Social Work invites applications for TA positions for the Winter term 2022.  The total number of projected Teaching Assistantship positions in Women’s and Gender Studies in the School of Social Work for the Winter term 2022  is 8 TA positions for a total of 725 hours.  All positions are subject to sufficient enrolment and final budgetary approval.

List of courses that may utilize Teaching Assistants for Winter term 2022:

COURSES IN WORK AND EMPLOYMENT ISSUES – IN-PERSON FORMAT

Course # & Title

Day/Time of Course

# of Projected Positions Available & Hours Per Position

Duration of Position(s)

WORK/SJST/PSYC-2180-01:  Everyday Conflicts and Their Resolution

Tues 1:00 – 3:50 pm

1 TA position X 75 hours

January 4 to April 30

Refer to the timetable (www.uwindsor.ca/registrar/timetable-information) for class and exam dates/times.

Expected TA duties include, but are not limited to:  all duties will be performed on campus in person, leading in-class/online discussion, grading of handwritten & online material, proctoring and answering student queries. 

TA employees are expected to make themselves available to report for all assigned duties, both on-campus and online. The University of Windsor health and safety protocols and public health and safety regulations that are in place will be observed for any face-to-face or on-campus duties required to support Winter term 2022 courses. Refer to the University’s Return to campus webpage (www.uwindsor.ca/returntocampus) for details about the policies in effect through the Winter 2022 semester.

Students cannot commence their GA/TA duties until email confirmation of the approval of their contract is received from Human Resources.

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 can be employed for no more than 100 TA 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 for the Winter term period (January 4 to April 30, 2022).

Required Essential Qualifications:

  1. Applicant must have taken a WORK-**** course.
  2. Applicant must be available during class times and final exam slot.
  3. Applicant must have received a final grade of 75% or higher in the course.
  4. Applicant must have a cumulative GPA of 70% or higher.

All GAs and TAs hired will be required to complete the mandatory new employee training at uwindsor.ca/requiredtraining and provide proof of completion to Women’s and Gender Studies.  If you have already completed this training, please submit your certificate and/or email confirmations along with your application. 

Please submit completed application form (online input form or scanned application form), resumé, unofficial transcript (download yourself from UWinsite Student), and 1 academic letter of reference (letter may arrive separately, directly from professor), to:  wgst@uwindsor.ca

Application forms are available online at www.uwindsor.ca/wgst/TAPositions.

Deadline for receiving applications:  until position is filled

Date posted:  December 2, 2021


Useful resources:

GA/TA Academy:

Visit the GATA Academy website for resources and details about GATA Academy

The GA/TA Handbook is another valuable resource on various aspects of the roles of GAs and TAs and includes tips on grading, leading tutorials and labs, conflict resolution, etc. The handbook has been developed by the GA/TA Network team and can be downloaded from their blog.


Bystander Inititative TA Positions

 
 

All BI TA positions for Winter 2022 have been filled.