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TEACHING ASSISTANT POSTING
DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4H6

POSTING DATE: November 9, 2017
APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 16, 2017
DEPARTMENT: School of Social Work

POSITION: Teaching Assistant Positions – Winter Term 2017 – Bachelor/Master of Social Work - Campus and Distance (MULTIPLE POSITIONS)    

Course Number

Section

Campus/ Distance

Course Name

Course Dates

*Est. TA Hours

SLWK 2334.03 /2335.03
 

07
 



Distance

Beginning Social Work Practice (Note: includes 2-week in person residency component in May, 2018)
 

January-June 2018
 

110
 

SLWK 2444.03
 

07
 


Distance

Life Processes: Conceptualizations and Practices for Critical Social Work
 

January-April 2018
 

110
 

SLWK 2444.03
 

01
 


Campus

Life Processes: Conceptualizations and Practices for Critical Social Work
 

January-April 2018
 

90 x 2 positions
 

SLWK 3110.03
 

01
 

Campus

Africentric Perspectives in Social Work
 

January-April 2018
 

65
 

SLWK 3220.03
 

02
 


Campus

Cross-Cultural Issues and Social Work Practice
 

January-April 2018
 

65
 

SLWK 3220.03
 

01
 


Campus

Cross-Cultural Issues and Social Work Practice
 

January-April 2018
 

65
 

SLWK 3370.03
 

01
 

Campus

Child Welfare
 

January-April 2018
 

65
 

SLWK 6341.03
 


08
 


Distance

Critical Perspectives on Social Work Practice Interventions
 

January-April 2018
 

90 x 2 positions
 

SLWK 6381.03
 

08
 


Distance

Social Policy Issues & Analysis for Practice
 

January-April 2018
 

90 x 2 positions
 

SLWK 6540.03
 

08
 


Distance

Critical Approaches to Mental Health and Addiction in Social Work Practice
 

January-April 2018
 

65
 

For full course descriptions, please refer to the Dalhousie Undergraduate/Graduate Calendar. **For day, time and location of campus courses, as well as instructor names, please consult the Dalhousie Academic Timetable.

PAY RATE: $23/hr as per CUPE 3912 Collective Agreement. *NOTE: Actual TA hours may vary depending on student enrollment.

WORK ASSIGNMENT: For campus courses, the teaching assistant will be responsible for duties which may include preparation of teaching material, in-class duties, marking, invigilation, and communication with students and instructor. For distance courses, duties may also include on-line duties such as monitoring group assignments and fielding technical issues.

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. Applicants must also have excellent communication skills, energy, and enthusiasm. Previous instructional and evaluation experience and familiarity with on-line course tools are considered assets. All new TAs will receive training in the Learning Management System, Brightspace.

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 separately in the cover letter. Identify previous TA experience (course #, dates), if applicable. Include “TA Posting Winter 2018” in the subject line of the email. Only candidates selected will be contacted.

Subject to budgetary approval. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.