Unit 1 TA Positions

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FALL 2018/WINTER 2019

TEACHING ASSISTANT POSITIONS CUPE 3902 UNIT 1 
(Internal Applicants)

Below are psychology courses offered on the University of Toronto Mississauga Campus during the Fall and Winter 2018-19 sessions. Persons wishing to assist in any of these courses should complete an online application on or before the deadline.


Date Posted            
July 11, 2018

Deadline:                    
August 1, 2018

Available Sessions:   

Fall Session: September 6, 2018 – December 31, 2018
Winter Session: January 7, 2019 – April 30, 2019

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 are:

Effective January 1, 2018
UG/SGS I/SGS II/PDF: $44.44

Effective January 1, 2019
UG/SGS I/SGS II/PDF: $45.33

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                

Qualifications

All Psychology Courses:               
At least a 4‐year degree in Psychology with appropriate background for the course to be demonstrated
*Specific Course:                           
PSY345H5:
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.

Note: 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.

Duties and Responsibilities

All Psychology Courses:               
Marking/grading; contact hours with students; preparation; test invigilating; Quercus uploading of files and grades; leading tutorials if indicated.

*Specific Course:                           
Psychology Writing Assessor – PSY290H5
Will be responsible for evaluating for two writing assessments on neuroscience related topics for approximately 140 students.  Duties will include attending writing assessment training sessions from the Robert Gillespie Academic Skills Centre, meeting with instructor to establish assessment practices and benchmarking sessions, providing consultations to students before and after assessment deadlines.

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.

Note:  Highest priority will be given to Psychology Graduate Students who are supervised by University of Toronto Mississauga Psychology Faculty.  

Notes of Importance

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.

Application Instructions

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

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.

The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission. The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities. If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact uoft.careers@utoronto.ca.

All jobs are posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 1 Collective Agreement. It is understood that some announcements of vacancies are tentative, pending final course determinations and enrollment.

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

PSY230H5 F
Introduction to Personality   

160

60

2-3

PSY270H5 F
Introduction to Cognitive Psychology 

145

60

1

*PSY290H5 F
Introduction to Physiological Psychology   

200

60

1

PSY340H5 F
Adult Disorders  

70

50

1

PSY344H5 F
Forensic Psychology   

100

70

1

*PSY345H5 F
Exceptionality    

70

90

1-2

PSY353H5 F
Developmental Soc Neuroscience

50

70

1

PSY354H5 F
Biopsychology of Sex 

35

50

1

PSY395H5 F
Hormones and Behaviour   

60

40

1

 

 “S” Session Available Positions (Spring)

Course Number and Title

Estimated
Course Enrolment

Approximate Size of Appointment

Estimated Number of Positions

PSY290H5 S
Introduction to Physiological Psychology   

170

60

1-2

*PSY290H5 S
Introduction to Physiological Psychology   

170

60

1

PSY311H5 S
Social Development   

70

50

1

PSY351H5 S
Evolutionary Psychology 

35

50

1

PSY371H5 S
Higher Cognitive Processes

60

45

1-2

PSY399H5 S
Psychobiology Lab  

10

40

1

PSY490H5 S
Advanced Topics in Biological Psychology

10

15

1