TA/Marker Job Openings

 

Teaching Assistant and Marker Positions


Department of Industrial Engineering

 

The following positions are open for the Winter Term, 2020/2021 (January-April).

**IMPORTANT**

***For TA Positions***

Applicants MUST be available during the scheduled lab times
(please check the academic timetable
online 
here for lab dates and times.)

 

Definitions:

Teaching Assistant (TA): an employee hired for the hours indicated to assist an instructor in the presentation and delivery of a course, who is required to directly interact with students and whose duties include a combination of the following: tutoring, marking, demonstrating, monitoring labs, conducting discussion groups/tutorials, proctoring, field trips and assisting with online teaching and other duties of a similar nature.

Marker: an hourly paid employee hired for the hours indicated to mark and/or grade the written work of students, whose duties include such tasks as marking tests and/or marking exams.

Available Positions:

Course descriptions are available online. Please note any course specific qualifications before applying.

  •     IENG 2201 - Modelling & Optimization for Engineers
        Positions: TA (90 hours); Marker (50 hours)
        NOTE: For TA positions, applicants MUST be available during the scheduled lab and midterm/quiz times

  •     IENG 4432 - Simulation of Industrial Systems    
        Positions: TA (65 hours); Marker (50 hours)
        NOTE: For TA positions, applicants MUST be available during the scheduled lab and midterm/quiz times
  •     IENG 4443 - Quality Control & Reliability
        Positions: TA (65 hours); Marker (65 hours)
        NOTE: For TA positions, applicants MUST be available during the scheduled lab and midterm/quiz times
  •     IENG 4445 - Facilities Design 
        Position: TA (65 hours); Marker (65 hours)
        NOTE: For TA positions, applicants MUST be available during the scheduled lab and midterm/quiz times
  •     IENG 4454 - Design of Inventory Systems
        Positions: TA (65 hours); Marker (40 hours)
        NOTE: For TA positions, applicants MUST be available during the scheduled lab and midterm/quiz times  
                                                                       
  •     IENG 4480 - Industrial Engineering Design
        Positions: TA (90 hours)
        NOTE: For TA positions, applicants MUST be available during the scheduled lab  and midterm/quiz times
  •     IENG 4564 - Health Care Systems Engineering
        Positions: TA (65 hours)
        NOTE: For TA positions, applicants MUST be available during the scheduled lab and midterm/quiz times
  •     IENG 4565 – Lean Engineering
        Positions: TA (65 hours); Marker (45 hours)
        NOTE: For TA positions, applicants MUST be available during the scheduled lab and midterm/quiz times
  •     IENG 4567 - Engineering Risk Management
        
    Positions: TA (65 hours)
        NOTE: For TA positions, applicants MUST be available during the scheduled lab and midterm/quiz times
  •     IENG 4579 - Supply Chain Management
        Positions: TA (65 hours)
        NOTE: For TA positions, applicants MUST be available during the scheduled lab and midterm/quiz times
  •     IENG 4583 - Industrial Engineering Design Project
        
    Positions: TA (65 hours)
        NOTE: For TA positions, applicants MUST be available during the scheduled lab and midterm/quiz time
  •     IENG 8891 - Co-op Reader
        Positions: TA (65 hours)

Required criteria:

  • Have completed this or a similar academic course with a high grade
  • Senior year undergraduate students can apply for 3000-level or below courses
  • Graduate students can apply for any of the courses
  • Enthusiasm for teaching and learning
  • Empathy for students
  • Precision in marking and giving technical advice
  • High proficiency in reading and writing in English
  • Work permit (for international students)

Optional criteria:

  • Have experience in teaching/teaching assistance/marking (previous experience as a TA will give priority, if qualified to TA a course)
  • Graduate-level course in a similar subject
  • Training in being a TA or Marker from the Center for Learning and Teaching

Instructions:

Notes:

  • Some jobs may be cancelled or reduced in hours if enrollment is too low; hours may be increased if enrollment exceeds expectations. Final decisions on cancellation/reduction/increase will occur by January 15.
  • Candidates are advised to seek training in Teaching Assistantship from CLT if they have not already done so.
  • TA’s may be required to help invigilate quizzes and examinations.