Teaching Assistants

Job Postings

Job postings for UTM Anthropology Teaching Assistant positions are listed under the Jobs section of our website on the Teaching Assistant - Unit 1 page.

Description of Duties & Allocation of Hours Form

The Description of Duties & Allocation of Hours form indicates how your TA hours will be allocated for a course. TAs must sign and date this form twice: once at the start of the term and once at the mid-term review of hours. The signed and dated form must be returned to the course instructor and Departmental Secretary both times.

If you have any concerns about running out of TA hours, please contact the course instructor.

Other Forms

Shuttle Bus reimbursement forms and procedures for tickets purchased for the Fall 2016 term are on the Forms for TAs page.

Working in Undergraduate Teaching Lab Spaces

Access to Undergraduate Teaching Labs:
Some tutorials take place in the UTM Anthropology undergraduate teaching labs in DV 2045 and DV 2047.  These rooms are accesed via TCard; your access is automatically arranged by departmental staff after you have signed your contract.

Access to Collection Storage Area:
If the course instructor indicates that you will require access to the Collection Storage area of the lab, please contact the Departmental Assistant in HSC300 to arrange access.

Collection and Catalogue:
If you have any other questions about the UTM Anthropology collection, catalogue, or lab spaces, please contact the Departmental Lab Technician in DV2002.

TA Offices

Please remember that all TA work and meetings with students must take place in assigned TA office spaces and not in the HSC 4th floor Graduate Lounge or carrel area.

The Anthropology Department has two TA offices:

  1. DV2003A is located directly across the hall from the DV2045 and DV2047 undergraduate teaching labs in the William G. Davis Building. Download PDF map showing location of DV2003A Anthropology TA Office and ANT Teaching Labs.
  2. DV2105B is located in a hallway by the Temporary Food Court in the William G. Davis Building. Download PDF map showing location of DV2105B Anthropology TA Office.

The department will communicate office assignments to TAs as close to the start of a term as possible.

Access to TA Offices:
Please contact the Departmental Assistant in HSC300 to arrange access to your assigned TA office.

Approved Methods of Communication with Students

All course-related communication to students must occur using department-approved platforms, including Blackboard and mail.utoronto.ca email accounts (emails must be sent both to and from utoronto accounts). Please do not use personal social media accounts or non-utoronto email accounts for communicating course-related information to students.