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PSAC Local 610
University of Western Ontario
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Job Opportunities for TAs!

FIRST

From:
 Wiersma, Janice (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
Department/Program: Computer Science
Ext.: 83564

Application Deadline: December 20, 2018

Position Description:
These positions are subject to course and section enrollment. Application deadline: 4:00 pm December 20, 2018. Send an up to date curriculum vitae or resume of relevant experience to Janice Wiersma (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). All applications will be acknowledged; however; only potential candidates will be notified past the deadline. 

CS 1033 - MULTIMEDIA AND COMMUNICATION I 

Preference will be given to applicants with experience in web page development and the use of Adobe tools. 

Responsibilities include attending group meetings with the instructors, instructing hands-on labs, marking of assignments and exams, consultation (electronically and through office hours), exam proctoring, and posting of marks to Sakai Owl 2. 

CS 1032 - INFORMATION SYSTEMS & DESIGN 

Preference will be given to applicants with basic programming knowledge and experience with Microsoft Access and Excel. Familiarity with HTML and XML code is also an asset. 

Responsibilities include attending group meetings with the instructors, instructing hands-on labs, marking of assignments and exams, consultation (electronically and through office hours), exam proctoring, and posting of marks to Sakai Owl 2. 

Responsibilities include attending group meetings with the instructors, instructing hands-on labs, marking of assignments and exams, consultation (electronically and through office hours), exam proctoring, and posting of marks to Sakai Owl 2. 

CS 2033 - MULTIMEDIA AND COMMUNICATION II 

Preference will be given to applicants with experience in web page development and the use of Adobe tools. 

Responsibilities include attending group meetings with the instructors, instructing hands-on labs, marking of assignments and exams, consultation (electronically and through office hours), exam proctoring, and posting of marks to Sakai Owl 2. 

CS 2034 – DATA ANALYTICS: PRINCIPLES & TOOLS 

Preference will be given to applicants with experience in Excel and Visual Basic for Applications (VBA). 

Responsibilities include attending group meetings with the instructors, instructing hands-on labs, marking of assignments and exams, consultation (electronically and through office hours), exam proctoring, and posting of marks to Sakai Owl 2. 

CS 2208 - COMPUTER ORGANIZATION 

Preference will be given to applicants with programming knowledge and experience with Assembly language, as well as machine language encoding/decoding. 

Responsibilities include attending group meetings with the instructors, instructing hands-on labs, marking of assembly programming as well as concept assignments and exams, consultation (electronically and through office hours), exam proctoring, and posting of marks to Sakai Owl 2. 

All positions will be for 140 hours or an average of 10 hours per week. A TA must be available to proctor final exams and marking the final exam if necessary.

SECOND

From: <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>
Date: December 7, 2018 at 11:08:37 AM EST
To: <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>
Subject: GTA Position Vacancy

From: Johnson, Lori (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
Department/Program: Geography
Ext.: x85033

Application Deadline: January 7, 2019

Position Description:
The Department of Geography is currently recruiting for qualified Graduate Teaching Assistants for the following courses: 

GEOG 2010B - Geography of Canada 
Responsibilities include: 
* attending lectures 
* marking of: essays, reports, assignments, quizzes, exams 
* holding office hours 
* proctoring 

GEOG 2152G - Geography of Hazards 
Responsibilities include: 
* attending lectures 
* marking of: essays, reports, assignments, quizzes, exams 
* holding office hours 
* proctoring 

Only full-time graduate students are eligible to hold a GTA appointment. 
If you feel you qualify for either of the above posted positions, please contact me, via email, and include your CV. 

Lori Johnson 
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THIRD

 

From: Gray, Patricia (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
Department/Program: Biology
Ext.: 80146

Application Deadline: January 11, 2019

Position Description:
Correction and Addendum to posting dated November 11, 2019. 

PhD candidates who are currently just beyond their normal TA eligibility period are welcome to apply. Graduate students in Biology programs will be given preference. 

Biology 1001B/1201B (10 hours per week) 
Duties are separated into Session A "Tutorial" and Session B "Lab" 

Session A 
This is a "tutorial" environment with one TA leader for each section of 40 students. The program is organized into five Modules that each play out over 2 weeks. TAs with full (140 hr) appointments typically have five, 2 hr, sessions over the 2-week period of each Module. Each session generates 2 hr of out-of-class grading (usually online). There are biweekly 1 hr organizational meetings followed by 2 hr of prep time. There will be 8 hrs of marking for the Final Exam on one designated day during the exam period. Proctoring within the course is typically one Term Test and the Final Exam. 


Session B 

This is a "wet lab" environment with two TA leaders for each section of 40 students. The program is organized into five Modules that each play out over 2 weeks. TAs with full (140 hr) appointments typically have five, 3.5 hr, sessions over the 2-week period of each Module. There is no out-of-class grading. There are biweekly 2 hr organizational meetings followed by 2 hr of prep time. There will be 8 hrs of marking for the Final Exam on one designated day during the exam period. There will be roughly 4 hr of diverse administrative work over the term as assigned. Proctoring within the course is typically three Term Tests and the Final Exam. 

These positions are subject to course and section enrollment. Application deadline: 4:00 pm Friday, January 11, 2019. Send the following information INLINE (NO ATTACHMENTS) via UWO email server only. Full name,.uwo email, local phone contact, current program and status, name of supervisor with contact number and email, name of grad chair (if applicable) with contact number and email, brief description of subject background and teaching experience (or equivalent) PLUS the course number(s) to which you would like to apply. Applications that do not meet the above requirements or do not have the consent of supervisor will not be considered. 

NOTE: Candidates who applied by December 7 will be updated via email. Please inform me if your choices have changed, and I will revise your application.

 

FOURTH

 

From: Davis, Brian (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Department/Program: Physics
Ext.: 86639

Application Deadline: January 4, 2019

Position Description:
First Year Physics Laboratory, Winter Term, 2019. 

Positions are for 10 hrs per week (140 hrs per term). 

Duties will include but are not limited to: Conducting first year physics laboratory classes, giving lab introductory talks, grading lab reports, proctoring exams and assisting other lab related activities. 

Required Skills: Knowledgeable in basic physics laboratory skills and physics concepts at the undergraduate level. A good command of English. Previous experience in the first-year physics lab is preferred. Previous work in a science or engineering laboratory is also an asset. 

Interested applicants should submit a CV and cover letter via email to Brian Davis at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

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