Unit 1 TA Positions

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Summer 2018

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 racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, 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 2018 Academic Sessions. 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 14, 2018

Deadline:                    
March 5, 2018

Available Sessions:   

Summer 1st- Term:         
May 7th to June 15th

Summer 2nd Term:          
July 3rd to August 13th

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

PSY210H5F
Introduction to Developmental Psychology

75

40

2

PSY270H5F
Introduction for Cognitive Psychology  

75

40

2

PSY290H5F
Introduction for Physiological Psychology 

74

45

2

PSY312H5F
Cognitive Development

60

40

1-2

PSY345H5F
Exceptionality: Disability and Giftedness  

75

40

2

PSY393H5F
Human Neuropsychology    

60

40

1-2

 

Term 2 (S) Available Positions

 

Course Number and Title

Estimated Course Enrolment

Approximate Size of Appointment

Estimated Number of Positions

PSY220H5S
Introduction to Social Psychology 

75

40

2

PSY240H5S
Introduction to Abnormal Psychology  

75

40

2

PSY340H5S
Adult Disorders 

60

40

1-2

PSY344H5S 
Forensic Psychology   

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.

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.