Unit 1 TA Positions

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Fall 2017 and Winter 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 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 Fall and Winter 2017-18 acedemic 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            
July 19, 2017

Deadline:                    
August 9, 2017

Available Sessions:   

Fall and Winter Session                
September 5, 2017 – April 30, 2018

Fall Session                                  
September 5, 2017 – December 31, 2017

Winter Session                              
January 3, 2018 – April 30, 2018

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

“Y” Session Available Positions

Course Number and Title

Estimated Course Enrolment

Approximate Size of Appointment

Estimated Number of Positions

PSY100Y5Y
Introduction to Psychology

1200

60

2-3

 

 “F” Session Available Positions (Fall)

Course Number and Title

Estimated Course Enrolment

Approximate Size of Appointment

Estimated Number of Positions

PSY270H5 F
Introduction to Cognitive Psychology 

145

60

1

PSY290H5 F
Introduction to Physiological Psychology    

201

75

1-2

PSY312H5 F
Cognitive Development  

80

60

1-2

PSY344H5 F
Forensic Psychology   

100

50

1

PSY391H5 F
Psychology of Pain 

80

60

1

PSY392H5 F
Behavioural Epigenetics 

50

70

1

 

 “S” Session Available Positions (Spring)

Course Number and Title

Estimated Course Enrolment

Approximate Size of Appointment

Estimated Number of Positions

PSY351H5 S
Evolutionary Psychology 

40

55

1

PSY352H5 S
Animal Behaviour 

35

50

1

PSY362H5 S
Animal Cognition   

20

30

1

PSY393H5 S
Human Neuropsychology    

70

90

1-2

PSY399H5 S
Psychobiology Lab  

10

40

1

PSY410H5 S
Special Topics in Developmental Psychology   

10

15

1

 

 

 

 

 

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.