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Teaching Assistant Postings ‑ Environmental Science, Faculty of Science

Posted by Environmental Science, Faculty of Science on March 29, 2019 in Job Postings

POSTING DATE:                       March 28, 2019

APPLICATION DEADLINE:        April 12, 2019 or until positions filled

POSITION:  Teaching Assistant, ENVS 2000.03, Environmental Science Urban Field School (Several)

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION:       Environmental Science, Faculty of Science

PAY RATE:  Stipend for 90 hrs ($2,154), according to the CUPE collective agreement

WORK ASSIGNMENT:  Several TA positions are available (depending on enrolment) to assist the instructor with the summer class ENVS 2000.03, Environmental Science Urban Field School, in the field and classroom. Duties will include assisting in preparation of class materials and exercises, obtaining, and preparing field gear and supplies, assisting in teaching duties in the field, providing logistical support for trips, and assisting with marking of exercises. This second-year, Environmental Science class will provide students with hands-on experience in the subject of field methodology across the interdisciplinary field of Environmental Science. The class will be held from April 29 to May 10, 2019, Mondays to Fridays, and TAs must be available for the full day during the course.  The TAs will also be needed to assist the instructor with preparatory work during the week of April 23rd, 2019.

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: Research, teaching, or relevant class work experience in an aspect of Environmental Science. Schedule must be free every day except weekends (must have no other commitments) from April 22 to May 10. Experience with ArcGIS an asset (but not required).

To apply: Send a cover letter and resume by email to:

Dr. James Steenberg:

If you have further questions about the positions, please email James Steenberg.

All offers of employment as a part-time academic are conditional upon sufficient student enrolment in the course and approval by the University.

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.