Teaching Assistantships in WGS

Women's and Gender Studies TA Positions

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Online Assistantship Application Form for Women's and Gender Studies Positions

September 7, 2021 to December 31, 2021
 
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 Fall term 2021.  The total number of projected Teaching Assistantship positions in Women’s and Gender Studies in the School of Social Work for the Fall term 2021  is 15 TA positions for a total of 1150 hours.  All positions are subject to sufficient enrolment and final budgetary approval.
 
List of courses that may utilize Teaching Assistants for Fall term 2021:
 
COURSES IN WOMEN’S AND GENDER STUDIES
 
Course # & Title
Day/Time of Course
# of Projected Positions Available & Hours Per Position
Duration of Position(s)
WGST-1000-01:  Women in Canadian Society
Tues/Thurs 11:30-12:50pm
in flexible online format
2 TA positions X 100 hours each
September 7 to December 31
WGST-1200-01:  Gal Pals:  Women and Friendship
Thurs 2:30-5:20pm
in flexible online format
2 TA positions X 100 hours each
September 7 to December 31
WGST-1300-01:  Imagining Women
Mon/Wed 2:30-3:50pm
in flexible online format
2 TA positions X 100 hours each
September 7 to December 31
WGST/WORK-2400-01:  Work and Equality
Mon/Wed 11:30-12:50pm
in flexible online format
1 TA position X 50 hours
September 7 to December 31
WGST-2500-01:  Women’s Bodies, Women’s Health
Tues/Thurs 2:30-3:50pm
in flexible online format
1 TA position X 50 hours
September 7 to December 31
Refer to the timetable (www.uwindsor.ca/registrar/timetable-information) for class and exam dates/times.
 
COURSES IN WORK AND EMPLOYMENT ISSUES
 
Course # & Title
Day/Time of Course
# of Projected Positions Available & Hours Per Position
Duration of Position(s)
WORK-1000-01:  Labour and Social Movements in Canadian Society
Tues/Thurs 10:00-11:20am
in flexible online format
2 TA positions X 100 hours each
September 7 to December 31
WORK-2000-01:  Labour Law and Workers’ Rights
Tues/Thurs 1:00-2:20pm
in flexible online format
1 TA position X 50 hours
September 7 to December 31
WORK/WGST-2400-01:  Work and Equality
see under Courses in Women’s and Gender Studies
WORK-2500-01:  Worker Health and Safety
Tues/Thurs 4:00-5:20pm
in flexible online format
1 TA position X 50 hours
September 7 to December 31
Refer to the timetable (www.uwindsor.ca/registrar/timetable-information) for class and exam dates/times.
 
COURSES IN SOCIAL JUSTICE STUDIES
 
Course # & Title
Day/Time of Course
# of Projected Positions Available & Hours Per Position
Duration of Position(s)
SJST/DISB-1000-01:  Social Justice in Action
Tues 4:00-6:50pm
in flexible online format
2 TA positions X 100 hours each
1 TA position X 50 hours
September 7 to December 31
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 remotely (online), leading online discussion, grading of handwritten & online material, proctoring and answering student queries. 
 
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 Fall term period (September 1 to December 31).
 
Required Essential Qualifications:
  1. Applicant must have taken the course (see exceptions below*).
  2. Applicant must be available during class times and final exam slot.
  3. Applicant must have received a final grade of 80% or higher in the course.
  4. Applicant must have a cumulative GPA of 75% or higher.
 
*For WGST-1200-01, applicants who have not taken WGST-1200 must have completed WGST-1000 with a final grade of 80% 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:  July 30, 2021 by 4:00 p.m.
 
Date posted:  July 12, 2021

Women's and Gender Studies Teaching Assistant Positions for Fall 2021 [pdf]


Useful resources:

GA/TA Academy:

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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 Bystander Initiative TA positions for Fall 2021 have now been filled.  Please check back in October-November for the Winter 2022 posting.