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Teaching Assistant Posting: School of Public Administration

Posted by School of Public Administration on August 25, 2015 in Job Postings

Position: Teaching Assistant Managerial Economics (PUAD 5130)
Location: Dalhousie University, School of Public Administration
Hourly wage:  $21.50 per hour
Workload: 130 hours (September to December 2015)
The course is designed to provide graduate students in the Master’s of Public Administration Program with a solid understanding of principles of microeconomics and how these relate to public policy.
The course is offered from September to December 2015 on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 11:35 to 13:15, and has a tutorial on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 13:15 to 14:25.  The teaching assistant is responsible for a series of course related tasks, including the holding of the tutorial, the holding of office hours for consultations with students, and the grading of student work. The TA is expected to attend the lectures.
The ideal candidate will have succeeded in this course and will have obtained a grade of A- or higher. A high academic performance in undergraduate economics courses would also be an asset. The ideal candidate will have a personable approach to students, show concern for students learning, and have an understanding of the challenges students face when learning economics, and be excited about economic theory.
Please submit your application electronically to Dr. Dominika Wranik ( and put TA Economics in the subject line. Include a cover letter outlining your qualifications, a CV and the names of two references. Please apply by September  1st, 2015. I will contact only those, whom I consider suitable potential candidates.