Teaching Assistant Positions

 

Posting Date:

March 19, 2021

Application Deadline:  

March 28, 2021

Department:

School of Social Work

Position:

Teaching Assistant - Spring/Summer 2021

Bachelor/Master of Social Work

Campus/Distance

(Multiple Positions)

 

COURSE NUMBER

SEC

DEGREE

CAMPUS/ DISTANCE

COURSE NAME

COURSE DATES

TA HOURS

SLWK 3012

50

BSW

Distance

Perspectives on Social Welfare Policy

May-July

90

SLWK 3012

51

BSW

Distance

Perspectives on Social Welfare Policy

May-July

90

SLWK 3086/3087

50

BSW

Distance

Social Work Research

May-July/Sept-Dec

90/90

SLWK 3086/3087

51

BSW

Distance

Social Work Research

May-July/Sept-Dec

90/90

SLWK 3140

50

BSW

Distance

Crisis Counselling

July-August

90

SLWK 3200

50

BSW

Distance

Law and Social Work

July-August

90

SLWK 3320

01

BSW

Campus

Social Work and Aging

May-June

90

SLWK 3360

50

BSW

Distance

Social Work with Adolescents

May-June

90

SLWK 3370

50

BSW

Distance

Child Welfare

May-June

90

SLWK 5160

50

MSW

Distance

Aboriginal Perspectives on Service Delivery and Practice

May-June

110

SLWK 6363

50

MSW

Distance

Post Modern & Narrative Social Work Practice

May-June

110

SLWK 6370

50

MSW

Distance

Advanced Practice Skills

July-August

110

SLWK 6500

50

MSW

Distance

Interventions with Families

July-August

110

For full course descriptions, please refer to the Dalhousie Undergraduate/Graduate Calendar. NOTE: Due to COVID-19 campus courses will be delivered completely online for the Spring/Summer term. For course details, including days/times of synchronous sessions, please consult the Dalhousie Academic Timetable.

PAY RATE: $24.41/hour as per CUPE 3912 Collective Agreement.

WORK ASSIGNMENT: Duties may include preparation of teaching material, marking, invigilation, and communication with students and instructor.  For distance courses this may include additional online activities (e.g. monitoring online discussion boards).

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION:  For BSW courses, enrollment in the MSW program or a graduate of a Social Work program.  For MSW courses, graduate of a Master of Social Work program (or all coursework, including field, completed).   Applicants must have knowledge of, or experience in, the subject matter being taught.  Must also have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.  Previous instructional and evaluation experience and familiarity with online course tools are considered assets.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and a resume by the application deadline to Joyce Rogers at joyce.rogers@dal.ca (only electronic applications will be accepted).  Applicants should clearly demonstrate how they meet the requirements of the position.  If applying for multiple courses, please submit only one application but address each course in the cover letter.  Identify previous TA experience (course #, dates), if applicable.  Include “TA Posting Summer 2021” in the subject line of the email.  Only candidates selected will be contacted.

Subject to budgetary approval and sufficient course enrollment. Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.