Compensation : Teaching Assistant, Course Coordinator and Lab Demonstrator positions are paid according to the qualifications that the employee holds.
Employees who do NOT hold a 4-year honours degree or a 3-year pass degree will be paid the undergraduate rate - $20.41 per hour.
Employees who hold a 4-year honours degree or a 3-year pass degree will be paid the graduate rate - $32.13 per hour.
In cases where additional duties are required as part of a Teaching Assistant?s duties, these hours shall be compensated at the appropriate Teaching Assistant rate.
Duties : There are 60 nominal hours associated with this appointment. Duties include but are not limited to :
Holding weekly office hours for consultation with students, as scheduled
Leading weekly seminar discussions in accordance with protocols established by the instructor
Evaluating all course components in accordance with established protocols
Recording grades for all course components, including weekly seminar grades, as instructed
Prioritizing work, meeting stipulated deadlines, responding in a timely manner to instructor requests, and meeting with instructor as scheduled
It is expected that Teaching Assistants will be fully prepared for weekly seminar discussion (i.e., will have completed the assigned readings).
Teaching Assistants are expected to assist students in comprehending course material, understanding course expectations, developing research and writing skills, and overcoming difficulties they encounter when dealing with course-
related issues. Qualifications : 1. A four-year Honours B.A., or equivalent, in History with a minimum 75% average in History courses;
2. Demonstrated knowledge of Popular Culture in the Modern Middle East required;
3. Evidence of successful previous university-level teaching assistant experience or equivalent.