Unit 1 TA Positions

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Summer 2017

TEACHING ASSISTANT POSITIONS CUPE 3902 UNIT 1 
(Internal Applicants)

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas

Below are psychology course(s) offered on the University of Toronto Mississauga Campus during the Summer 2017 session. Persons wishing to assist in any of these course(s) should complete an online application on or before the deadline.

The on-line application form can be found at
http://www.utm.utoronto.ca/psychology/application-teaching-assistantships 

Applicants not able to apply on-line should contact:
Jodie Stewart at
905-828-5414
utmpsych.utm@utoronto.ca


Date Posted            
February 15, 2017

Deadline:                    
March 7, 2017

Available Sessions:   

Summer 1st- Term:           May 8th to June 19th
Summer 2nd Term:            July 4th to August 14th

actual work may continue until final grades have been submitted                       

Rate of Pay:              

According to the collective agreement between the University and the Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 3902, the applicable rates of pay and job classifications effective May 1, 2017 are as follows:

  • UG/SGS I/SGS II/PDF: $43.65

Please note that should rates stipulated in the collective agreement vary from rates stated in this posting, the rates stated in the collective agreement shall prevail.                     

Positions:

For detailed information about these courses, view the academic calendar:
https://registrar.utm.utoronto.ca/student/calendar/newdep_detail.pl?Depart=33

Term 1 (F) Available Positions

Course Number and Title

Estimated

Course Enrolment

Approximate Size of Appointment

Estimated Number of Positions

PSY100Y5F

Introduction to Psychology

120

55

2-3

PSY220H5F

Introduction to Social Psychology 

60

40

1-2

PSY290H5F

Introduction for Physiological Psychology 

74

45

2

PSY311H5F

Social Development

60

40

1-2

PSY333H5F

Health Psychology    

60

40

1-2

PSY340H5F

Adult Disorders  

60

40

 

Term 2 (S) Available Positions

Course Number and Title

Estimated

Course Enrolment

Approximate Size of Appointment

Estimated Number of Positions

PSY210H5S

Introduction to Developmental Psychology

75

40

2

PSY270H5S
Introduction for Cognitive Psychology   

75

40

2

PSY344H5S 

Forensic Psychology    

60

40

1-2

PSY372H5S

Human Memory

60

40

1-2

PSY393H5S

Human Neuropsychology     

60

40

1-2

Duties and Responsibilities

Marking/grading; contact hours with students; preparation; test invigilating; Blackboard uploading of files; leading tutorials if indicated.

Qualifications               
At least a 4-year degree in Psychology with appropriate background for the course to be demonstrated.

*Specific Courses:                         
PSY345H5/PSY442Y5:
Excellent knowledge of disability issues (legislation, family, culture, lifespan), special education (including IEPs, controversial issues), and the etiology and treatment of Hearing impairments, Visual Impairments, Autism, Acquired brain injury, and Communication Disorders.  Formal acquisition of this knowledge through graduate studies in the area of disability/special education is an asset.

Hiring Criteria 16:03(a) of Current Collective Agreement
Hiring Criteria shall be: academic qualifications, demonstrable suitability for the position, The University’s need to support excellent students in pursuing  graduate studies with the hiring department or a graduate center or institute, enrolment in a recognized graduate program of study in the hiring Department or a Graduate Centre or Institute, financial need, the need to acquire experience, previous experience, teaching ability, and, for continuing students, previous satisfactory employment under the provisions of this collective agreement.

  • In deciding between two relatively equal candidates, the Employer shall hire candidate with the greater competence.      

Preference 16:03(a) of Current Collective Agreement
Preference in hiring shall be given to graduate students enrolled in the School of Graduate Studies of the University of Toronto or those who have made application to be enrolled in the School of Graduate Studies of the University of Toronto. Appointments shall be made for the full academic session, or a portion thereof.

Notes of Importance

  • Highest priority will be given to Psychology Graduate Students who are supervised by University of Toronto Mississauga Psychology Faculty.  
  • Employment takes place AT UTM. Teaching Assistants MUST be prepared to travel to UTM as required by the instructor of the course(s) they are assisting.
  • Departmental Standards and Hiring Policy is available http://www.utm.utoronto.ca/psychology/hiring-policy ; positions posted are tentative pending final course determinations and enrolments; appointments include the completion of all regular course grading not completed by the end of the appointment.

For detailed information about these courses, view the academic calendar: http://www.utm.utoronto.ca/regcal/WEBDEP33.html