Teaching Assistants Positions

TEACHING ASSISTANT POSTING
DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY

POSTING DATE: July 30, 2020

APPLICATION DEADLINE: August 6, 2020

DEPARTMENT: School of Social Work

POSITION: Teaching Assistant Positions – Fall/Winter2020-21 - Bachelor of Social Work

COURSE NUMBER

SEC

BSW/MSW

CAMPUS/ DISTANCE

COURSE NAME

COURSE DATES

TA HOURS

SLWK 2334/2335

01 or 02

BSW

Campus

Beginning Social Work Practice

Sept 2020-April 2021

130 hours each section (2 positions available)

Due to COVID-19, most campus courses will be delivered online. Please check the Dalhousie Academic Timetable for synchronous/asynchronous component details.

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 the subject matter being taught, as well as excellent communication and interpersonal skills. 

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). Include “TA Posting 2334/2335 2020” 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.