Unit 1 TA Positions

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FALL/WINTER 2020-21

TEACHING ASSISTANT POSITIONS CUPE 3902 UNIT 1 
(Internal Applicants)

Below are psychology courses offered on the University of Toronto Mississauga Campus during the Fall/Winter 2020-21. Persons wishing to assist in any of these courses should complete an online application on or before the deadline.


Date Posted            
July 30, 2020

Deadline:                    
August 10, 2020

Available Sessions:   

Fall Term: September 9, 2020 to December 31, 2020
Winter Term: January 4, 2021 to April 30, 2021

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, 2020
UG/SGS I/SGS II/PDF: $46.24

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

NOTE: At this point due to COVID-19, all UTM Psychology Fall courses will be offered online via Quercus.  Spring courses will be finalized in late September on what type of delivery mode.  You must be proficient in Quercus in order to fulfill these duties.
Training opportunities will be sent provided

Duties and Responsibilities 
Marking/grading; contact hours with students; preparation; test invigilating; Quercus uploading of files and grades; leading tutorials if indicated.

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=3

Course Number and Title

Estimated Course Enrolment

Approximate Size of Appointment

Estimated Number of Positions

PSY100Y5Y 
Introduction to Psychology

1200

60

4-5

PSY201H5 F 
Research Design and Analysis in Psych I

250

80

1

PSY210H5 F 
Introduction of Developmental Psych

250

80

1

PSY240H5 F 
Introduction to Abnormal Psychology

200

50

1

PSY320H5 F 
Social Psychology: Attitudes

45

60

1

PSY344H5 F 
Forensic Psychology   

80

50

1

PSY346H5 F 
Neuroscience Perspectives 

90

40

1

PSY397H5 F 
Neuroplasticity and Behaviour

80

60

1

PSY220H5 S 
Introduction to Social Psychology

170

60

1

PSY290H5 S 
Introduction to Neuroscience   

170

60

1-2

PSY325H5 S 
Psychology of the Self

85

50

1

PSY328H5 S 
Psychology of the Law

90

45

1

PSY392H5 S 
Behavioural Epigenetics

40

50

1